#22 Sam Weatherly

Howell, Mich.
High School:
Howell HS

Two-way player who saw limited action as a freshman in 2018.

2018: Had an 0-0 record and a 6.64 ERA in eight appearances (five starts) … in 20.1 innings pitched, he allowed 24 hits (.316 opponents’ batting average), one homer and 17 walks with 17 strikeouts … hit .100 with a run, an RBI, a walk and steal in seven games (two starts, including one in left field and one as the DH) … Clemson had a 5-0 record in his five starts on the mound … did not allow a steal in four attempts … pitched 3.0 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits, one run and one walk with three strikeouts against Furman on Feb. 20; was his first career appearance … No. 23 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 11 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 16 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by D1Baseball.

Before Clemson: Drafted in the 27th round (No. 819 overall pick) by the Toronto Blue Jays … East Michigan All-Star as a senior … all-state, all-district, all-region and all-conference selection as a junior and senior … state’s Mr. Baseball as a senior … lettered three times in baseball at Howell High School, where he was coached by Mike Weatherly.

Personal: His father, Mike, played baseball at Central Michigan (1984-88) … majoring in sports communication … born Samuel Thomas Weatherly on May 28, 1999 in Ann Arbor, Mich.