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Clemson Hosts Cougars on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

March 4, 2020
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CLEMSON, S.C. - The Tigers face College of Charleston at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Wednesday afternoon in the first of two meetings in 2020.

GAME SETUP
• Who - College of Charleston (7-2) vs. Clemson (9-2)
• Best Ranking - COC - NR; CU - No. 21 Perfect Game
• When - Wednesday (2 p.m.)
• Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch - ACC Network Extra
• Video Announcers - Roger Hoover, Richie Shaffer
• Listen (Radio) - WCCP (105.5 FM), ESPN Upstate
• Listen (Internet) - ClemsonTigers.com
• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media - ClemsonBaseball
• Tickets - ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
• Promotion - Fans can purchase a ticket for only $2.

SERIES HISTORY
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 29-2 (1899-2019)
• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 20-2 (1899-2019)

STARTING PITCHERS
• LHP Zach Williams (COC) vs. RHP Mack Anglin (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson, who has an 8-1 home record, defeated South Carolina twice in three games at three different sites last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 3.7 runs per game and hitting .242 with a .351 on-base percentage, .354 slugging percentage and 18 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 1.89 ERA, .196 opponents’ batting average and 2.71 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .959.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON OVERVIEW
• College of Charleston is led by third-year Head Coach Chad Holbrook.
• The Cougars won two of three home games against Xavier last weekend. They are hitting .267 and have a 1.87 ERA and .971 fielding percentage.
• Ari Sechopoulos is hitting .382 with a homer and 14 RBIs, Harrison Hawkins is batting .359 with eight RBIs and Ty Good has one save.

QUICK HITS
• Tiger Head Coach Monte Lee served as head coach (2009-15) at College of Charleston after lettering four years (1996-99) for the Cougars.
• Nine of Clemson's 11 games have been decided by three runs or less.
• Clemson has only allowed four of 29 inherited baserunners to score.

POLLS
• Clemson entered the rankings for the first time on March 2 and is ranked as high as No. 21 in the nation by Perfect Game.
• The Tigers were ranked in the top 25 by at least one poll for 55 straight weeks from May 9, 2016 to April 15, 2019.

WEATHERLY STORMING BATTERS
• Junior lefthander Sam Weatherly has emerged as Clemson's Friday starter on the mound in 2020.
• He is 2-0 with an 0.53 ERA, .077 opponents' batting average and 33 strikeouts against 10 walks in 17.0 innings pitched over three starts.
• He has allowed just four hits (three singles, one double).
• He is holding opponents to 0-for-20 with runners on base and 1-for-16 (.063) with two outs.
• He earned national player-of-the-week honors by Collegiate Baseball in back-to-back weeks in late February and early March.
• He pitched 6.0 scoreless innings of two-hit ball with 14 strikeouts (most by a Tiger since 1996) against Stony Brook on Feb. 21.
• He pitched 7.0 hitless and scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts to earn the win at South Carolina on Feb. 28.
• He received the Bob Bradley Award as Clemson's MVP of the South Carolina series.
• In his career, he is 4-0 with a 3.65 ERA and 96 strikeouts in 66.2 innings pitched over 32 appearances (eight starts).
• He has given up just 45 hits in his career, good for a .200 opponents' batting average.

Clemson Hosts Cougars on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

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