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Mar 10, 2022

Clemson Hosts Northeastern In Weekend Series

By: Brian Hennessy

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The Tigers host Northeastern in a three-game series this weekend in the first meetings between the two programs.

Who – Northeastern (6-5-1) vs. Clemson (12-0)
Best Ranking – NOR – NR; CU – No. 18 Perfect Game
When – Friday (2 p.m.), Saturday (3 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)
Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
Watch – ACC Network Extra
Video Announcers – Marty Clary (Saturday, Sunday), William Qualkinbush, Ron Smith (Friday)
Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))
Listen (Internet) –
Live Stats –
Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
Tickets –, 1-800-CLEMSON

Overall Record – 0-0

Friday – RHP Cam Schlittler (NOR) vs. RHP Mack Anglin (CU)
Saturday – RHP Sebastian Keane (NOR) vs. RHP Nick Hoffmann (CU)
Sunday – RHP Wyatt Scotti (NOR) vs. RHP Nick Clayton (CU)

• Clemson, who has a 9-0 home record, defeated Michigan State 4-2 at Greenville, S.C. on Wednesday night.
• The Tigers are averaging 9.3 runs per game and hitting .296 with a .454 slugging percentage, .435 on-base percentage and five steals.
• The pitching staff has a 2.23 ERA, .211 opponents’ batting average and 2.80 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .980.

• Northeastern, who has a 3-2 road record, is led by ninth-year Head Coach Mike Glavine.
• The Huskies tied Massachusetts 1-1 at home on Tuesday. They are hitting .252 and have a 3.36 ERA and .975 fielding percentage.
• Mike Sirota is hitting .408 with six doubles, a homer, 10 RBIs and four steals, while Dennis Colleran has both of the team’s saves.

• Clemson’s 13-game winning streak dating to 2021 is its longest since 2006 and tied for 10th longest in school history.
• Clemson is hitting .312 with two outs in 2022.
• Benjamin Blackwell (SS) and Dylan Brewer (CF) are the only Tigers to start all 12 games at the same position in 2022.

• One of the main reasons for the Tigers’ success has been their consistency on the mound.
• Clemson has allowed five runs or less in all 12 games and four runs or less in 11 of the 12 games.
• The Tigers have a 2.23 ERA, .211 opponents’ batting average and 129 strikeouts against 46 walks in 109.0 innings pitched in 2022.
• Clemson has only allowed 17 extra-base hits (12 doubles, five homers).
• Clemson has a 10.65 strikeout-per-nine-innings-pitched mark.
• The Tigers are holding opponents to .179 with runners on base and .171 with runners in scoring position.
• Clemson pitchers have done well keeping the ball down in the zone with 113 groundball outs compared to 72 flyball outs.
• Clemson starters have combined for a 4-0 record, 2.67 ERA, .204 opponents’ batting average and 57 strikeouts in 54.0 innings pitched.
• The Tiger bullpen has an 8-0 record, five saves, a 1.80 ERA, .217 opponents’ batting average and 72 strikeouts in 55.0 innings pitched.