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Tigers Host Stony Brook in First Matchups

February 21, 2020
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CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers face Stony Brook for the first time when the Seawolves visit Doug Kingsmore Stadium for a three-game series this weekend.

SERIES SETUP
• Who - Stony Brook (1-3) vs. Clemson (4-0)
• Best Ranking - SBU - NR; CU - NR
• When - Friday (4 p.m.), Saturday (3 p.m.), Sunday (Noon)
• Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch - ACC Network Extra
• Video Announcers (Friday) - Bob Mahony, William Qualkinbush
• Video Announcers (Saturday) - Marty Clary, Fred Cunningham
• Video Announcers (Sunday) - Marty Clary, Pete Yanity
• Listen (Radio) - WCCP (105.5 FM), ESPN Upstate
• Listen (Internet) - ClemsonTigers.com, TuneIn (Friday, Sunday)
• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball
• Tickets - ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
• Promotion (Saturday) - Giveaway - Clemson baseball car magnet for the first 500 fans
• Promotion (Sunday) - Game Highlight - Kids run the bases

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record - 0-0

STARTING PITCHERS
• Friday - LHP Jared Milch (SBU) vs. LHP Sam Weatherly (CU)
• Saturday - RHP Sam Turcotte (SBU) vs. RHP Davis Sharpe (CU)
• Sunday - RHP Nick DeGennaro (SBU) vs. RHP Spencer Strider (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, who has a 4-0 home record, defeated Furman 3-2 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday.
• The Tigers are averaging 3.8 runs per game and hitting .282 with a .387 on-base percentage, .385 slugging percentage and six steals.
• The pitching staff has a 1.25 ERA, .144 opponents’ batting average and 2.00 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .948.

STONY BROOK OVERVIEW
• Stony Brook is led by 30th-yea
r Head Coach Matt Senk.
• The Seawolves won one of four games at Texas State last weekend. They are hitting .205 and have a 3.82 ERA and .978 fielding percentage.
• Evan Giordano is hitting .500 with two doubles and Stanton Leuthner is batting .375 with one homer and two RBIs.

QUICK HITS
• The seven runs allowed are the fewest Clemson has allowed in the first four games of a season since 2006 (4).
• Clemson has held opponents to 2-for-36 (.056) with runners in scoring position in 2020.
• Adam Hackenberg and Elijah Henderson have hit safely in all four games in 2020.
 

HENDERSON SPARKING THE TIGERS
• Sophomore outfielder Elijah Henderson only had 32 at-bats in 2019, but he has emerged as the Tigers' leadoff hitter in 2020.
• He has made two starts in left field and two starts in right field.
• He is hitting .500 with two doubles, three RBIs, three runs, a .556 on-base percentage and a steal in four games (four starts) in 2020.
• In his career, he is hitting .261 with two doubles, a homer, eight RBIs, a .364 on-base percentage and a steal in 23 games (12 starts).

Tigers Host Stony Brook in First Matchups

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