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Apr 04, 2024

Tigers Travel To Notre Dame

By: Brian Hennessy

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No. 2 Clemson travels to Notre Dame for a three-game series this weekend.

Who – Clemson (25-3, 7-2 ACC) vs. Notre Dame (14-12, 2-10 ACC)
Best Ranking – CU – No. 2; UND – NR
When – Friday (4:30 p.m.), Saturday (5:30 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)
Where – Notre Dame, Ind. (Frank Eck Stadium)
Watch – ACC Network Extra (Friday, Sunday), ESPN2 (Saturday)
Video Announcers (Friday) – Jacob Irons, Andrew McGuiness
Video Announcers (Saturday) – Mike Ferrin, Gaby Sanchez
Video Announcers (Sunday) – Jacob Irons, Cesar Sanchez
Listen (Radio) – Clemson Athletic Network (locally on WCCP (105.5 FM))
Listen (Internet) –
Live Stats –
Social Media – ClemsonBaseball

Overall Record – Clemson leads 15-14 (1994-23)
Record at Notre Dame – 6-6 (2014-22)

Friday – RHP Matthew Marchal (CU) vs. RHP Matt Bedford (UND)
Saturday – LHP Ethan Darden (CU) vs. RHP Jack Radel (UND)
Sunday – RHP Aidan Knaak (CU) vs. RHP Rory Fox (UND)

• Clemson, which has a 4-2 road record, defeated USC Upstate 11-1 in seven innings at Greenville, S.C. on Tuesday night.
• The Tigers are averaging 8.4 runs per game and hitting .294 with a .507 slugging percentage, .417 on-base percentage and 31 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.49 ERA, .231 opponents’ batting average and 2.45 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and Clemson is fielding .967.

• Notre Dame, which has a 4-1 home record and is averaging 7.8 runs per game, is led by second-year Head Coach Shawn Stiffler.
• The Fighting Irish were swept at NC State last weekend. They are hitting .276 and have a 6.70 ERA and .985 fielding percentage.
• TJ Williams is hitting .407 with five homers and 21 RBIs, David Glancy has nine homers and 31 RBIs and Nate Hardman has three saves.

• Clemson has won 14 regular-season weekend series in a row dating to 2023 and 10 ACC regular-season weekend series in a row dating to 2023.
• Clemson’s 25-3 record is its best through 28 games since 2002, when it started 26-2. That team was also 27-2 before losing its 30th game.
• Clemson’s bullpen has a 16-1 record, seven saves, a 4.00 ERA, .209 opponents’ batting average and 135 strikeouts in 126.0 innings pitched.

• Jacob Hinderleider transferred to Clemson for his final season in 2024 and has made a successful transition.
• Not only is he one of the team’s top hitters, he has become Clemson’s predominant first baseman after never having played there before 2024.
• He is hitting .319 with six homers, a triple, five doubles, 29 RBIs, 15 runs, a .420 on-base percentage and six steals in 27 games.
• He has made 26 starts, 19 at first base, four at third base and three at shortstop.
• He is hitting .419 with two outs.
• He has 11 multiple-hit games and 11 multiple-RBI games.
• He is hitting .361 with three homers, two doubles and 12 RBIs in nine ACC regular-season games.