The Tigers travel to Conway, S.C. to take on Coastal Carolina on Tuesday night in their final regular-season road game of 2022.
GAME SETUP• Who – Clemson (32-20) vs. Coastal Carolina (33-16-1)• Best Ranking – CU – NR; CCU – NR• When – Tuesday (6 p.m.)• Where – Conway, S.C. (Springs Brooks Stadium)• Watch – ESPN+• Video Announcers – Joe Catenacci• Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))• Listen (Internet) – ClemsonTigers.com• Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com• Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
SERIES HISTORY• Overall Record – Clemson leads 47-11 (1986-22)• Record at Coastal Carolina – Clemson leads 11-4 (1986-19)
STARTING PITCHERS• RHP Nick Hoffmann (CU) vs. RHP Matthew Potok (CCU)
CLEMSON OVERVIEW• Clemson, who has a 6-11 road record, won one of three games at No. 9 Virginia over the weekend.• The Tigers are averaging 7.8 runs per game and hitting .285 with a .489 slugging percentage, .389 on-base percentage and 29 steals.• The pitching staff has a 4.61 ERA, .256 opponents’ batting average and 2.16 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .973.
COASTAL CAROLINA OVERVIEW• Coastal Carolina, who has a 19-6-1 home record and is averaging 7.7 runs per game, is led by 27th-year Head Coach Gary Gilmore.• The Chanticleers swept Troy in three games on the road last weekend. They are hitting .284 and have a 4.79 ERA and .971 fielding percentage.• Tyler Johnson is hitting .360 with 14 homers and 48 RBIs, Eric Brown is batting .318 with 11 steals and Austin White has 31 steals.
QUICK HITS• Coastal Carolina defeated Clemson 16-7 at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on March 22, 2022.• A total of 27 of Clemson’s last 36 games have been against top-25 ranked teams.• Despite being six games (10-16) under .500 in ACC play, Clemson has only been outscored by three runs (177-174) in 26 ACC games.
TIGERS COMPLETING THEIR SCHEDULE• The Tigers have developed a competitive streak of playing the maximum number of games the NCAA and ACC allows in a regular season.• Starting in 2002 and every year since (excluding the shortened 2020 season), Clemson has played the maximum number of regular-season games.• From 2002 to 2019 (18 consecutive seasons), Clemson played 56 regular-season games every year.• In 2021, the ACC only allowed for 50 regular-season games, a number Clemson reached.• The Tigers are on track to play all 56 regular-season games in 2022, marking the 20th full season in a row they played all allowable games.