Missed most of the 2018 season due to two injuries … one of the team’s fastest players.
2018: Hit .195 with eight runs, a double, triple, homer, five RBIs, a .411 on-base percentage, eight walks, seven hit-by-pitches and four steals in 13 games (12 starts, including eight in center field, two in left field and two as the DH) … tied for the team lead in triples … hit .280 with a .455 on-base percentage and three steals in seven ACC regular-season games … hit .304 with a .529 on-base percentage and four steals in eight games away from home … reached base via a hit, walk or hit-by-pitch in all 12 of his starts … went 2-for-3 with a triple and walk at Notre Dame on April 7; was his first career game … went 1-for-2 with his first career homer, a walk, two hit-by-pitches and two steals in the first game of a doubleheader at Notre Dame on April 8 … No. 39 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 3 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by D1Baseball … No. 4 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Baseball America … No. 8 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 8 ACC prospect for the 2020 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game.
Before Clemson: Drafted in the 28th round (No. 855 overall pick) by the Chicago Cubs … all-state selection as a sophomore and senior … all-conference selection as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior … team MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior … member of the 40-man roster for the USA Baseball 18U team as a junior … lettered four times in baseball, four times in football and three times in track & field at Glenn High School, where he was coached by Keith Walker.
Personal: His father, Tracey, played baseball at Pfeiffer … his brother, Kion, played football at Fayetteville State … his uncle, Dedrick Muhammad, played football at Morehouse … pronounced kee-AYR … majoring in psychology … born Kier Markel Meredith on Sept. 12, 1999 in Winston-Salem, N.C.