* Francis Marion plays for the first time since April 20 when it opens a three-game home series against Young Harris on Thursday. The Patriots need one win to clinch a spot in the Peach Belt Conference Tournament.
* CollegeBaseballDaily.com projects South Carolina would be the No. 6 national seed if the NCAA Tournament field were selected based on results to date. The Website has Clemson as the No. 3 seed in the Columbia regional.
* Baseball America's latest "Stock Report" regarding the NCAA Tournament field as "On the Bubble - In" to be one of the eight national seeds and has Clemson as "Barely Hanging On" to a tournament bid and "On the Bubble - In."