USC Gamecock Fans Charter Minneapolis Experience
This is the second of three USC Gamecock licensed bands to arrive in the Twin Cities.
MINNEAPOLIS — USC Women Gamecock fans who hosted their Final Four experience here in Minneapolis arrived at the Marquette Hotel Thursday afternoon.
This package includes game tickets, flights, a four night stay at this hotel, ground transportation and a Saturday night event.
Driving to the Marquette Hotel in Minneapolis in style, 80 South Carolina residents arrived at the hotel in a chartered USC Final Four bus from the airport. They were greeted at the door with personalized USC popcorn bags.
It just feels like we’ve come home to Columbia, it’s so real. It is,” said Shanika Goggans, a super fan.
They are fans who live and breathe women’s basketball.
“We’ve been to every game this year that we could… 36 hours ago we were sitting at home wondering what we were going to do on Friday before we watched the game and the email came in and wow , I can’t believe it. We’re here, but what an experience and it’s a once in a lifetime chance and this is our year,” said self-proclaimed super fan Rusty Bickford.
This charter trip is open to season ticket holders and Gamecock Club members and even Dawn Staley’s hairstylist made the cut.
“She really is a ponytailed girl, but when it’s game time she wants to be ready for game time, so I’m here to make sure she’s ready for the game. game time and to cheer on the team,” said Jessica Reese, fan and hairstylist. .
Power is getting more electric by the minute in the Twin Cities.
Friday is when the third and final USC Gamecock charter arrives.
This will include the USC Board of Trustees and Trustees.