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Tigers Travel To Notre Dame

Tigers Travel To Notre Dame

The Tigers travel northward to take on Notre Dame in a three-game series this weekend.


SERIES SETUP
Who – Clemson (23-6, 8-4 ACC) vs. Notre Dame (12-16, 4-8 ACC)
Best Rankings – CU – No. 6 Collegiate Baseball; UND – NR
When – Friday (5:05 p.m.), Saturday (2:05 p.m.), Sunday (1:05 p.m.)
Where – Notre Dame, Ind. (Frank Eck Stadium)
Watch – ACC Network Extra
Video Announcers – David Korzeniowski (Friday), Tom Peterson (Saturday, Sunday), Nik Valdiserri
Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tigers Network
Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com
Social Media – ClemsonBaseball


SERIES HISTORY
Overall Record – Clemson leads 8-5 (1994-17)
Record at Notre Dame – Clemson leads 4-2 (2014-16)


STARTING PITCHERS
Friday – LHP Jacob Hennessy (CU) vs. LHP Scott Tully (UND)
Saturday – RHP Brooks Crawford (CU) vs. LHP Tommy Sheehan (UND)
Sunday – LHP Jake Higginbotham (CU) vs. RHP Cameron Junker (UND)


CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson hit four home runs in its 6-1 home win over No. 18 Coastal Carolina on Tuesday night.
• The Tigers are averaging 6.1 runs per game and hitting .249 with a .371 on-base percentage and 18 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.11 ERA, .234 opponents’ batting average and 2.35 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .974.


NOTRE DAME OVERVIEW
• Notre Dame is led by eighth-year head coach Mik Aoki.
• The Fighting Irish beat Chicago State at home 18-4 on Tuesday. They are hitting .268 and have a 5.44 ERA and .974 fielding percentage.
• Nick Podkul is hitting .347 three homers, 22 RBIs and seven steals, while Alex Kerschner is batting .338.


QUICK HITS
• Clemson hit four homers versus Coastal Carolina on Tuesday, its most in a game since totaling four against the Chanticleers on May 16, 2017.
• Ten different Tigers have hit at least one home run and nine different Tigers have hit at least two home runs.
• Chris Williams leads the team in multiple-hit games (8) and multiple-RBI games (8).


GREENE PROVIDING SPARK AT BOTTOM
• Junior infielder Jordan Greene has come on to become the starter at second base and has provided a spark at the bottom of the lineup.
• Clemson is 8-1 in his nine starts and 5-0 when Greene is batting in the No. 9 spot in the starting lineup.
• He is hitting .300 with a double, two homers, four RBIs, 10 runs, a .432 on-base percentage and a steal in 16 games in 2018.
• In ACC regular-season games, he has a .400 batting average with a .571 on-base percentage in seven games (five starts).
• In his career, he is hitting .259 with 14 doubles, three homers, 29 RBIs, 53 runs and nine steals in 113 games (87 starts).

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