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#25 Patrick Cromwell

Position:
3B/1B
Height:
6-2
Weight:
180
Class:
Senior
Hometown:
Costa Mesa, Calif.
High School:
Calvary Chapel HS
BIO

Junior college transfer who served as the backup at third base most of the 2017 season, but became the primary starter at third base in 2018 … made many highlight-reel plays on defense … a career .219 hitter with a .340 on-base percentage in 91 games (74 starts) over two seasons … had six doubles, nine homers, 31 RBIs, 42 runs, 45 walks, five hit-by-pitches and two steals.

2018: Hit .224 with 36 runs, six doubles, seven homers, 26 RBIs, a .349 on-base percentage, 36 walks, three hit-by-pitches and a steal in 58 games (53 starts, including 48 at third base, three at first base and two as the DH) … committed only eight errors (.955 fielding percentage) … had 12 multiple-hit games … went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs and a walk against William & Mary on Feb. 17 … went 3-for-4 with two runs and a walk against Furman on Feb. 20 … went 2-for-3 with four runs and two walks against No. 10 Dallas Baptist on Feb. 23 … hit the game-tying, solo homer in the ninth inning against Winthrop on Feb. 27 … went 3-for-5 with a homer, three RBIs and two runs against No. 23 South Carolina on March 4 … went 1-for-1 with a double, two runs, three walks and a hit-by-pitch against Wofford on March 6 … hit the go-ahead, run-scoring single in the eighth inning against Georgia Tech on March 9 … went 3-for-4 with two runs in the first game of a doubleheader against Georgia Tech on March 10 … went 3-for-5 with two homers, four RBIs and a walk against Miami (Fla.) on April 13 … went 2-for-2 with an RBI, two runs and two walks against Kennesaw State on April 24 … went 1-for-4 with a homer and walk at Virginia on April 29 … went 3-for-5 with two homers, a double, four RBIs and a walk at Pittsburgh on May 17.

2017: Hit .203 with six runs, two homers, five RBIs, a .313 on-base percentage, nine walks, two hit-by-pitches and a steal in 33 games (21 starts at third base) … went 1-for-3 with his first homer as a Tiger and a walk against Elon on Feb. 26 … hit a go-ahead solo homer in the ninth inning against No. 4 South Carolina at Greenville, S.C., on March 4 … among the top-63 junior college transfers in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 35 third baseman in the nation in the preseason by D1Baseball … played for Waynesboro in the Valley League in the summer, where he hit .154 with three runs, a double, two RBIs, 13 walks and three steals in 13 games.

Before Clemson: All-conference and team MVP at Santa Ana College, where he was coached by Bryan Harris and Tom Nilles … all-league as a junior and senior at Calvary Chapel High School … second-team All-CIF as a senior … team MVP as a senior … lettered three times in baseball at Calvary Chapel High School, where he was coached by Tom Nick.

Personal: His father, Tim, played football at San Diego … graduated May 11, 2018 with a degree in communication … born Patrick Timothy Cromwell on Aug. 10, 1995 in Costa Mesa, Calif.