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Mar 31, 2022

Clemson Returns Home To Face No. 22 Wolfpack

By: Brian Hennessy

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The Tigers return home to host No. 22 NC State this weekend.

Who – NC State (16-8, 4-4 ACC) vs. Clemson (17-7, 1-4 ACC)
Best Ranking – NCS – No. 22 Collegiate Baseball; CU – NR
When – Friday (6 p.m.), Saturday (6 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)
Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
Watch – ACC Network Extra (Friday, Sunday), ACC Network (Saturday)
Video Announcers (Friday) – Fred Cunningham, William Qualkinbush
Video Announcers (Saturday) – Mike Monaco, Gaby Sanchez
Video Announcers (Sunday) – Marty Clary, Pete Yanity
Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))
Listen (Internet) –
Live Stats –
Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
Tickets –, 1-800-CLEMSON
Promotion (Saturday) – Military Appreciation Day

Overall Record – Clemson leads 120-88-1 (1921-2021)
Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 59-30-1 (1921-18)

Friday – RHP Matt Willadsen (NCS) vs. RHP Mack Anglin (CU)
Saturday – RHP Logan Whitaker (NCS) vs. RHP Nick Hoffmann (CU)
Sunday – RHP Sam Highfill (NCS) vs. RHP Nick Clayton (CU)

• Clemson, who has a 13-5 home record, defeated Winthrop 9-3 on the road on Tuesday night.
• The Tigers are averaging 8.0 runs per game and hitting .282 with a .469 slugging percentage, .399 on-base percentage and 14 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.98 ERA, .235 opponents’ batting average and 2.34 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .975.

• NC State, who has a 4-3 road record, is led by 26th-year Head Coach Elliott Avent.
• The Wolfpack East Carolina 2-0 on the road on Tuesday. They are hitting .304 and have a 4.15 ERA and .959 fielding percentage.
• LuJames Groover III is hitting .369, Tommy White is batting .368 with 12 homers and 38 RBIs and Chris Villaman has a team-high four saves.

• Clemson is 14-14 on steals in 2022. Clemson stole its last five attempts in 2021, meaning it has 19 steals in a row without being caught.
• Clemson is 14-1 when having at least as many hits as its opponent in 2022.
• Tiger pitchers have combined for 122 appearances in 24 games, an average of 5.1 pitchers per game.

• Junior infielder Tyler Corbitt is in his first season at Clemson after graduating from The Citadel last year.
• He is hitting .322 with four homers, four doubles, 17 RBIs, 21 runs, a .370 on-base percentage and four steals in 24 games (22 starts).
• He has a solid .971 fielding percentage as the predominant starting second baseman.
• He is hitting .364 with runners on base and .391 with two outs.