December 30 Contest Set for Charlotte’s Financial institution of America Stadium
The College of South Carolina soccer program has accepted a bid to play within the 2021 Duke’s Mayo Bowl on Thursday, December 30, in opposition to the North Carolina Tar Heels, it was introduced right this moment by the Charlotte Sports activities Basis, proprietor and operator of the sport. The sport, scheduled for Financial institution of America Stadium (74,867) in Charlotte, N.C., will kick off at 11:30 am ET and shall be televised nationally on ESPN.
North Carolina is designated because the away staff and South Carolina is designated as the house staff.
The Gamecocks aren’t any stranger to enjoying in Financial institution of America Stadium, as this shall be their sixth look within the Queen Metropolis since 2011. Carolina is 3-2 when enjoying in Charlotte, with 4 of the video games being in a season opener and the opposite coming in the course of the bowl season. They defeated East Carolina (2011), North Carolina (2015) and NC State (2017) in season lid-lifters, earlier than falling to Virginia within the 2018 Belk Bowl and to the Tar Heels within the 2019 opener after they performed in back-to-back video games at BOA Stadium.
The Gamecocks enter the bowl recreation with a 6-6 document, together with a 3-5 mark within the Southeastern Convention in head coach Shane Beamer‘s first season on the helm, with wins over Florida and Auburn. The Tar Heels are additionally 6-6 general and completed 3-5 within the Atlantic Coast Convention underneath veteran head coach Mack Brown. Their greatest win was a 58-55 victory over Wake Forest.
South Carolina shall be enjoying in its twenty fourth bowl recreation. The Gamecocks personal a 9-14 document in bowl video games, with wins in 5 of their final seven and 9 of their final 15 bowl outings after dropping their first eight bowl video games. North Carolina owns a 15-20 document in 35 earlier bowl appearances. They’ve misplaced 4 of their final 5 bowl outings.
This would be the 59th all-time assembly between these bordering state’s flagship establishments. North Carolina leads the all-time sequence by a 35-19-4 margin, together with a 3-1 mark when enjoying at a impartial website. Nonetheless, the Gamecocks have gained three of the final 4 and 6 of the final eight gridiron conferences between the 2 faculties. Solely Clemson (118 all-time conferences) and Georgia (74) have performed extra video games in opposition to the Gamecocks than have the Tar Heels.
Tickets can be found for $95 within the decrease stage and $125 for Membership stage seats. To buy tickets, use this hyperlink: https://am.ticketmaster.com/gamecocks/bowlrequests