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Video: Katie Burnett Finds Success on LPGA Tour

Former Gamecock All-American Katie Burnett's childhood dream was to see the world. Now the 25 year old is doing just that, one golf course at a time. Watch Video

Maurer Making a Difference On and Off the Pitch

Jimmy Maurer is sharing what he has learned to make a difference on and off the soccer pitch. After a highly decorated career as a Gamecock goalkeeper from 2007-2010, Maurer played briefly in Chile before finding a home with the New York Cosmos, where he was not only named to the North American Soccer League's [...]

D’Angelo Steps Up to the Challenge of Professional Soccer

Great athletes love to be challenged. After standing on the opposite side of the pitch from Team USA's Hope Solo and Megan Rapinoe in her first career start for the Western New York Flash of the National Women's Soccer League, former South Carolina All-American goalkeeper Sabrina D'Angelo is ready to show that she can play [...]

Former Gamecock Trades Tennis Racket for New Passions

Ben Atkinson played with a lot of passion while helping the South Carolina men's tennis program reach four NCAA Tournaments during his career with the Gamecocks from 2001-05. He still holds that desire for success with the Gamecock program, but the untimely death of his younger brother, Tom, in a car accident in 2005 ignited [...]

Sheldon Brown Remains Humble in Life After Football

As a defensive back, Sheldon Brown didn’t get surprised very often, but he admits to being humbled twice in the last year. The former South Carolina All-American and 11 year NFL veteran was recently named to the 2015 class for the USC Association of Lettermen Athletics Hall of Fame and was honored as an SEC [...]

Downey Showing His Talents Abroad and Teaching Youths Back Home

Devan Downey didn’t have to wait long to earn a spot in the USC Association of Lettermen Athletic Hall of Fame. He, along with seven others, will be inducted this year after graduating in 2010, and the 26-year-old is appreciative of the opportunities opened to him through his experience at South Carolina. “South Carolina prepared [...]

Lifetime Connection for Tennis Alumna Lisa (Winsor) Gosselin

Lisa Gosselin grew up in St. Louis, and currently lives in Ladera Ranch, California, but time after time, major decisions in her life tie her back to the University of South Carolina where she helped the Gamecock women's tennis team win four Metro Conference championships in the 1980s. Formerly Lisa Winsor, Gosselin was one of [...]

Former Gamecocks Team Up to Write Children’s Book

Former Gamecocks Langston Moore and Preston Thorne were best known for reading offensive linemen and clogging up the middle for the South Carolina defense. The duo is now focused on a different kind of reading; childhood literacy. Moore and Thorne teamed up with fellow South Carolina alumnus and award-winning designer/freelance illustrator Kev Roche to hatch [...]

Meredith “Dissy” Thompson’s Heroic Legacy Lives On at South Carolina

College student-athletes are often seen as heroes to fans of all ages. Meredith "Dissy" Thompson is a hero, not because she played basketball and softball for the University of South Carolina, but because of her dedication and sacrifice as a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent, for which she gave her life in a plane crash [...]

Drew Meyer Has All of His Bases Covered

Former Gamecock All-American infielder Drew Meyer never had a doubt that he would earn his degree from South Carolina. After a nine year professional baseball career, he came back to school in 2011 through the Carolina Degree Completion Program, earned straight A’s over the next year and a half and discovered a professional network of [...]