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Clemson & Georgia To Battle in North Augusta

Clemson & Georgia To Battle in North Augusta

The Tigers travel to North Augusta, S.C., to take on No. 10 Georgia in a neutral-site contest in the inaugural game at SRP Park.


GAME SETUP
Who – Georgia (23-9) vs. Clemson (25-7)
Best Rankings – UGA – No. 10 Collegiate Baseball; CU – No. 3 Collegiate Baseball
When – Tuesday (6:30 p.m.)
Where – North Augusta, S.C. (SRP Park)
Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tigers Network
Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com
Social Media – ClemsonBaseball


SERIES HISTORY
Overall Record – Georgia leads 122-108-2 (1900-2017)
Record at Neutral – Tied 3-3 (1917-46)


STARTING PITCHERS
• RHP Tony Locey (UGA) vs. RHP Spencer Strider (CU)


CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson won two of three games at Notre Dame last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 6.0 runs per game and hitting .248 with a .371 on-base percentage and 23 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.14 ERA, .238 opponents’ batting average and 2.33 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .976.


GEORGIA OVERVIEW
• Georgia is led by fifth-year head coach Scott Stricklin.
• The Bulldogs won one of three games at Vanderbilt last weekend. They are hitting .287 and have a 3.54 ERA and .978 fielding percentage.
• Keegan McGovern is hitting .364 with 10 homers, 31 RBIs and a .493 on-base percentage, while Michael Curry is batting .339 with six homers.


QUICK HITS
• Clemson and Georgia have played neutral-site games at Anderson, S.C., Gainesville, Ga., Elberton, Ga., and Thomson, Ga.
• Clemson is the designated home team against Georgia.
• Tuesday’s game marks Clemson’s first game in the Augusta, Ga., area since sweeping Maine in three games at Lake Olmstead Stadium in 2015.


MEREDITH ADDING SPEED TO LINEUP
• Freshman outfielder Kier Meredith made his Clemson debut at Notre Dame on April 7 after missing the first half of the season due to injury.
• He made an instant impact in the Notre Dame series, going 4-for-10 with a homer, triple, .571 on-base percentage and three steals.
• He is hitting .400 with a triple, homer, two RBIs, a run, .571 on-base percentage and three steals in three games in 2018.

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