Tigers host Hoosiers to open season – Clemson Tigers Official Athletics Site

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The Tigers enter their 125th season with a three-game series against Indiana at Doug Kingsmore Stadium this weekend.


SERIES SETUP
WHO – Indiana (0-0) vs. Clemson (0-0)
Best ranking – IND-NR; CU–NR
When – Friday (4 p.m.), Saturday (3 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)
Or – Clemson, SC (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
Look – ACCNX
Video advertisers – Fred Cunningham, Marty Clary (Saturday, Sunday), Ron Smith (Friday)
Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))
Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com
Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com
Social networks – ClemsonBaseball
Tickets – ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
Promotion (Friday) – Distribution of rally towels
Promotion (Sunday) – children’s day


SERIES HISTORY
Overall record – 0-0


STARTING PITCHERS
Friday – RHP John-Biagio Modugno (IND) v RHP Mack Anglin (CU)
Saturday – RHP Jack Perkins (IND) v RHP Nick Clayton (CU)
Sunday – TBA (IND) vs RHP Nick Hoffmann (CU)


CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson was 25-27 overall and 16-20 ACC in 2021.
• The Tigers are led by seventh-year head coach Monte Lee, who has won 65% (207-113) of his games in Tigertown.
• Clemson have played 19 of their first 22 home games.


INDIANA OVERVIEW
• Indiana is led by fourth-year head coach Jeff Mercer.
• The Hoosiers were 26-18 overall in 2021.
• They hit .256 with .349 on-base percentage and 31 interceptions, 3.17 ERA and .970 field percentage in 2021.


QUICK KEYS
• Clemson was selected to finish fifth in the ACC Atlantic Division in a vote of 14 ACC head coaches during the preseason.
• Clemson is 3-0 (2-0 vs. Michigan State, 1-0 vs. Illinois) against current Big Ten Conference teams under head coach Monte Lee.
• Nick Hoffmann of Clemson and Morgan Colopy of Indiana were classmates at Centerville High School in Ohio and have been friends since they were 10 years old.


PRESEASON HONORS
• A total of 26 Tigers earned pre-season recognition. See the list below.

#5 GAVIN ABRAMS, INF/OF
• Freshman No. 92 in the ACC by Perfect Game

#17 BILLY AMICK, INF
• Freshman No. 49 in the ACC by D1Baseball.

#32 MACK ANGLIN, RHP
• 28th starting pitcher in the country by D1Baseball
• 134th overall prospect for the 2022 draft by Perfect Game
• 32nd college prospect for the 2022 draft by D1Baseball
• 72nd college prospect for the 2022 draft by Perfect Game
• ACC Prospect No. 5 for 2022 Draft by D1Baseball

#30 BILLY BARLOW, RHP
• No. 122 freshman in the nation by Perfect Game
• Freshman No. 25 in the ACC by Perfect Game
• Freshman No. 27 in the ACC by D1Baseball

#27 TRISTAN BISSETTA, OF
• Freshman No. 109 in the ACC by Perfect Game

#4 BENJAMIN BLACKWELL, INF
• Shortstop #36 in the country by D1Baseball

#3 DYLAN BREWER, OF/1B
• 88th outfielder in the country by D1Baseball
• 255th overall prospect for the 2022 draft by Perfect Game
• 135 college prospects for the 2022 draft by Perfect Game
• 189th college prospect for the 2022 draft by D1Baseball
• ACC No. 31 prospect for 2022 Draft by D1Baseball

#1 TYLER CORBITT, INF/OF
• #29 second baseman in the nation by D1Baseball

#35 JAY DILL, RHP
• No. 190 freshman in the nation by Perfect Game
• Freshman No. 17 in the ACC by D1Baseball
• Freshman No. 42 in the ACC by Perfect Game

#41 ALEX EDMONDSON, RHP
• ACC No. 39 prospect for 2023 Draft by D1Baseball

#9 JONATHAN FRENCH, C
• ACC No. 50 prospect for 2022 Draft by D1Baseball

#15 GARRIS REED, RHP/C
• No. 110 ACC rookie by Perfect Game

#23 GEOFFREY GILBERT, LHP
• 13th relief pitcher in the country by D1Baseball
• 175th college prospect for the 2022 draft by D1Baseball
• ACC No. 28 prospect for 2022 Draft by D1Baseball

#56 AUSTIN GORDON, HR
• Freshman No. 167 in the ACC by Perfect Game

#31 CADEN GRICE, 1B/LHP
• Member of the Golden Spikes Award Watch List
• Second Team All-American by Baseball America
• Third Team All-American by D1Baseball
• Third Team All-American by NCBWA
• First Team All-ACC by Perfect Game
• #3 first baseman in the nation by D1Baseball
• No. 15 sophomore in the nation by Perfect Game
• No. 15 overall prospect for 2023 Draft by Perfect Game
• 11th college prospect for the 2023 draft by Perfect Game
• 16th college prospect for the 2023 draft by D1Baseball
• ACC No. 4 prospect for 2023 Draft by D1Baseball

#12 COOPER INGLE, C/OF/INF
• ACC No. 30 prospect for 2023 Draft by D1Baseball

#13 DAVID LEWIS, INF
• No. 388 freshman in the nation by Perfect Game
• Freshman No. 74 in the ACC by Perfect Game

#36 TY OLENCHUK, RHP
• ACC Prospect No. 17 for 2023 Draft by D1Baseball

#51 ROCCO REID, LHP
• No. 151 freshman in the nation by Perfect Game
• No. 30 freshman in the ACC by Perfect Game

#20 RICH SPENCER, FROM
• #5 Junior College Transfer Nationwide by D1Baseball.

#6 SAMEK ARIES, INF/OF
• No. 142 freshman in the nation by Perfect Game
• Freshman No. 29 in the ACC by Perfect Game

#26 CASEY TALLENT, RHP
• No. 285 freshman in the nation by Perfect Game
• Freshman No. 47 in the ACC by D1Baseball
• Freshman No. 60 in the ACC by Perfect Game

#16 WILL TAYLOR, DE
• #3 freshman in the nation by Perfect Game
• #1 freshman in the ACC by Perfect Game
• Freshman No. 4 in the ACC by D1Baseball
• No. 3 overall prospect for 2024 Draft by Perfect Game
• 3rd college prospect for the 2024 draft by Perfect Game

#43 CAMDEN TROYER, LHP/OF
• Freshman No. 126 in the ACC by Perfect Game

#29 MAX WAGNER, INF
• ACC No. 22 prospect for 2023 Draft by D1Baseball

#22 RICKY WILLIAMS, HRP
• 93rd college prospect for the 2023 draft by D1Baseball
• ACC No. 16 prospect for 2023 Draft by D1Baseball

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