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Apr 15, 2024

Clemson Hosts 49ers

By: Brian Hennessy

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The No. 4 Tigers host Charlotte on Tuesday for Military Appreciation Day in the first of two meetings between the two teams in 2024.

Who – Charlotte (16-20) vs. Clemson (29-6)
Best Ranking – CHA – NR; CU – No. 4 Baseball America
When – Tuesday (5 p.m.)
Where – Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
Watch – ACC Network Extra
Video Announcers – Ron Smith, Pete Yanity
Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))
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Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
Tickets –, 1-800-CLEMSON

Overall Record – Clemson leads 14-4 (1985-23)
Record at Clemson – Clemson leads 10-3 (1985-23)

• RHP Miles Langhorne (CHA) vs. RHP Billy Barlow (CU)

• Clemson, which has a 19-4 home record, won one of three games at home against NC State last weekend.
• The Tigers are averaging 7.9 runs per game and hitting .285 with a .493 slugging percentage, .404 on-base percentage and 35 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.89 ERA, .229 opponents’ batting average and 2.54 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .966.

• Charlotte, which has a 4-8 road record and is averaging 5.9 runs per game, is led by fifth-year Head Coach Robert Woodard.
• The 49ers won one of three games at East Carolina last weekend. They are hitting .249 and have a 6.36 ERA and .971 fielding percentage.
• Thad Ector is hitting .303, Juan Correa has a team-high 10 homers and 24 RBIs and Tony Rossi has a team-high four saves.

• Clemson and Charlotte conclude the season series at Truist Field in Charlotte on May 7.
• Charlotte Associate Head Coach Toby Bicknell was Clemson’s volunteer assistant coach in 2007 and 2008.
• In the three-game series against NC State last weekend, Clemson had a 2.00 ERA and .190 opponents’ batting average.

• Senior catcher and infielder Jimmy Obertop transferred to Clemson from Michigan and has become one of the team’s best leaders.
• He is hitting .283 with nine homers, four doubles, 24 RBIs, 35 runs, 38 walks and a .471 on-base percentage in 33 games in 2024.
• He has made 25 starts at catcher, six starts at first base and two starts as the designated hitter.
• He is hitting .339 with runners on base and .324 with runners in scoring position.
• He is riding a 23-game on-base streak.
• He has thrown out eight of 24 basestealers.