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#8 Logan Davidson

Position:
SS
Height:
6-3
Weight:
185
Class:
Sophomore
Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.
High School:
Providence HS
BIO

The everyday shortstop each of his first two seasons … switch-hitter who has good speed and hits for power … improved his defense immensely from his freshman year … a career .289 hitter with a .509 slugging percentage and .398 on-base percentage in 126 games (126 starts) over two seasons … has 27 doubles, 27 homers, 87 RBIs, 116 runs, 85 walks, eight hit-by-pitches and 20 steals … has started every Clemson game of his career … two-time All-ACC Academic selection.

2018: Brooks Wallace Award Watch List member … third-team All-American by Baseball America … second-team All-Atlantic Region by ABCA … Second-Team All-ACC selection … won the Mitchell Award, given to the team’s most valuable player … CoSIDA Academic All-District selection … All-ACC Academic selection … hit .292 with 60 runs, 18 doubles, 15 homers, 46 RBIs, a .544 slugging percentage, .408 on-base percentage, 43 walks, six hit-by-pitches and 10 steals in 63 games (63 starts at shortstop) … tied for fourth in the ACC in doubles, tied for fifth in total bases (136), seventh in runs and tied for seventh in homers … led the team in hits (73), doubles, bunt singles (3) and steals … tied for the team lead in games and starts … committed only eight errors (.971 fielding percentage) … his .971 fielding percentage was second highest (behind Jason Stolz in 2012) by a shortstop in Tiger history … hit .340 with runners on base … had 20 multiple-hit games, including a team-high six three-hit games, and 11 multiple-RBI games … nine of his 15 homers came as a righthanded batter … hit five homers in the first inning … hit .343 with seven homers, five doubles, 20 RBIs and 16 runs in 14 May games … had an 11-game hitting streak that started in 2017 (nine games) and ended in February … named ACC Player-of-the-Week on April 30 for his five games from April 24-29; was 11-for-22 (.500) with four doubles, two homers, seven RBIs, nine runs and a .560 on-base percentage … had a 20-game on-base streak from April to May … had a 15-game hitting streak from April to May … named one of 11 national players-of-the-week by Collegiate Baseball May 14 for his five games from May 7-13; was 9-for-21 (.429) with three homers, three doubles, eight RBIs, seven runs and two steals … earned All-ACC Tournament honors by going 4-for-15 (.267) with two homers, a double, seven RBIs and three runs in three games … went 1-for-2 with a run and three walks against No. 23 South Carolina at Greenville, S.C., on March 3 … went 2-for-3 with a homer, double, two RBIs, three runs and two walks against No. 23 South Carolina on March 4; received the Bob Bradley Award, as he was 3-for-6 with a homer, double, two RBIs, five runs, eight walks, a .786 on-base percentage and two steals in the series … went 2-for-4 with a game-tying homer in the seventh inning and walk against Wofford on March 6 … hit a three-run double in the second game of a doubleheader against Georgia Tech on March 10 … hit a homer against No. 10 NC State on March 18 … No. 11 sophomore in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … went 2-for-3 with a double, run and two walks in the first game of a doubleheader at No. 11 Louisville on March 25 … went 1-for-1 with a double, two runs and a team-season-high four walks at Furman on March 27 … went 1-for-2 with a homer and two walks against No. 18 Coastal Carolina on April 3 … went 1-for-3 with a homer and walk at No. 12 Georgia on April 17 … went 2-for-4 with a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning, double, two runs and a hit-by-pitch at Wake Forest on April 20 … went 2-for-4 with a homer, four RBIs and a walk against Kennesaw State on April 24 … went 2-for-4 with an RBI, four runs, two walks and two steals against Presbyterian College on April 25 … went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBIs at Virginia on April 28 … went 3-for-5 with two doubles and three runs at Virginia on April 29 … hit a two-run homer against No. 13 Florida State on May 7 … hit a two-run homer against Western Carolina on May 9 … went 3-for-5 with a run against Austin Peay on May 11 … went 3-for-3 with a homer, two doubles, four RBIs, four runs, two walks and two steals against Austin Peay on May 12 … went 3-for-6 with two homers, three RBIs and four runs at Pittsburgh on May 17; became the first Tiger in history with a homer from both sides of the plate in one game … went 3-for-6 with two homers, a double and a team-season-high seven RBIs against Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament on May 23; hit a homer from both sides of the plate in the fourth inning, a first for an inning in Tiger history; became the fifth Tiger in history with two homers in an inning; set Clemson’s ACC Tournament record for RBIs in a game … went 3-for-4 with a double, an RBI, a run and walk against Vanderbilt in the Clemson Regional on June 2 … No. 5 shortstop in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball … No. 5 college prospect for the 2019 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball … preseason first-team All-ACC by Perfect Game … No. 1 ACC prospect for the 2019 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 2 ACC prospect for the 2019 draft in the preseason by Baseball America … No. 2 ACC prospect for the 2019 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball … one of six participants in the College Home Run Derby in Omaha, Neb., on July 1; finished second with a derby-record-tying 58 points.

2017: First-team freshman All-American by D1Baseball and Perfect Game … second-team freshman All-American by Baseball America … All-ACC Freshman selection … All-ACC Academic selection … ACC Academic Honor Roll member … hit .286 with 56 runs, nine doubles, 12 homers, 41 RBIs, a .388 on-base percentage, 42 walks, two hit-by-pitches and 10 steals in 63 games (63 starts at shortstop) … tied for fourth in the nation in homers by a freshman and tied for first among Power Five Conference teams … seventh in the ACC in walks … led the team in at-bats (241) and sacrifice flies (6) … tied for the team lead in games and starts … first Tiger shortstop to hit double-digit homers in a season since 2007 (Taylor Harbin) … had a .403 on-base percentage in ACC regular-season games … had 20 multiple-hit games … had 13 multiple-RBI games … seven of his 12 homers came as a lefthanded batter … had a 21-game on-base streak from March to April … Clemson Regional All-Tournament selection after going 10-for-23 (.435) with a homer, double, four RBIs and two runs in five games … went 2-for-3 with two RBIs, two runs and a walk against Wright State on Feb. 17; was his first career game … went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs, a run and walk against Elon on Feb. 25 … went 3-for-5 with a double, homer, two RBIs and three runs against No. 11 Virginia on March 19 … went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, two runs and a walk at College of Charleston on March 21 … went 2-for-5 with three RBIs, two runs and a walk at Georgia Tech on March 31 … went 2-for-4 with a homer, double, two RBIs and a walk at Georgia Tech on April 2 … went 4-for-5 with a homer, two RBIs and three runs against Virginia Tech on April 7; was 6-for-9 with three RBIs, seven runs and three walks in the series … hit a three-run homer and totaled two runs, two walks and a steal against Charleston Southern on April 11 … went 2-for-4 with a two-run homer in the second game of a doubleheader against No. 17 Wake Forest on April 22 … went 2-for-2 with two walks against Nevada on May 7 … went 2-for-6 with a homer, two RBIs and a steal at Furman on May 9 … hit a homer and scored two runs against No. 2 Louisville on May 14 … went 1-for-3 with a homer, two runs and a walk against No. 24 Coastal Carolina on May 16 … went 2-for-5 with a double, an RBI, two runs and a walk at NC State on May 20 … hit a homer against Duke in the ACC Tournament on May 23 … went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run against UNC Greensboro in the Clemson Regional on June 2 … hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the seventh inning and had three RBIs against UNC Greensboro in the Clemson Regional on June 4 … went 3-for-4 with a double against Vanderbilt in the Clemson Regional on June 5 … No. 3 freshman in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball … No. 156 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 6 prospect for the 2019 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 14 shortstop in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball … preseason ACC freshman-of-the-year by Perfect Game … No. 30 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 2 ACC prospect for the 2019 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 2 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by D1Baseball … one of six participants in the College Home Run Derby in Omaha, Neb., on July 1 … played for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .210 with 19 runs, four doubles, a homer, eight RBIs, 20 walks and three steals in 37 games.

Before Clemson: Drafted in the 30th round (No. 887 overall pick) by the Philadelphia Phillies … No. 131 draft prospect in the nation by Baseball America … North Carolina Gatorade Player-of-the-Year as a senior … All-American as a senior … led his team to the state title as a junior … lettered four times in baseball at Providence High School, where he was coached by Danny Hignight.

Personal: His father, Mark, played at Clemson in 1982 and was a student assistant coach on the 2018 Clemson baseball team; Mark hit .336 with eight homers, 16 doubles, two triples, 50 RBIs, 58 runs and 18 steals in 59 games in 1982; Mark played six years in the majors with the Twins and Astros from 1986-91; Mark earned a World Series championship ring with the Twins in 1987 … his sister, Taylor, was a standout on the Stanford tennis team from 2013-17; ITA All-American in doubles as a sophomore and junior … majoring in management … born Logan Douglas Davidson on Dec. 26, 1997 in Charlotte, N.C.