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#37 Nick Hoffmann

Nick Hoffmann - Baseball - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
RHP
Height:
6-2
Weight:
225
Class:
*Fr.
Hometown:
Centerville, Ohio
High School:
Centerville HS
B/T:
R-R
* - Redshirt
BIO

Career Stats

Two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member … righthander who was a long reliever as a freshman and became one of the team’s most valuable pitchers in 2021 as both a starter and reliever … in 60.1 innings pitched over 24 appearances (four starts) and two seasons, he has a 6-2 record, four saves and a 3.43 ERA while allowing 59 hits (.250 opponents’ batting average) and five walks with 51 strikeouts.

2021: All-ACC Academic selection … ACC Academic Honor Roll member … had a 4-1 record, four saves and a 3.83 ERA in 17 appearances (four starts) … in 49.1 innings pitched, he allowed 49 hits (.255 opponents’ batting average) and five walks with 40 strikeouts … second in Tiger history in strikeout-to-walk ratio (8.00) and second in walks per nine innings pitched (0.91) … tied for third in the ACC in complete games (1) … led the team in complete games and saves … only allowed one steal … was 3-1 with four saves, a 2.77 ERA, .216 opponents’ batting average and 23 strikeouts against three walks in 26.0 innings pitched over 13 relief appearances … had a 3-0 record, four saves, a 1.83 ERA, .208 opponents’ batting average and 17 strikeouts against no walks in 19.2 innings pitched over 10 appearances (one start) at home … in 9.2 innings pitched after the eighth inning, he allowed six hits (.176 opponents’ batting average), two runs (1.86 ERA) and no walks with eight strikeouts … pitched 2.1 perfect innings in relief to earn the win against Cincinnati on Feb. 21 … pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with two strikeouts to earn the win against Georgia State on March 16 … pitched a team-season-high 9.0 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, two runs and no walks with seven strikeouts to earn the win in the second game of a doubleheader against Boston College on March 27; threw just 111 pitches; was his first career start; pitched the first complete game by a Tiger since 2017 … pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits and one walk with one strikeout at No. 25 Miami (Fla.) on April 18 … pitched 1.2 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with three strikeouts to record his first career save against Wake Forest on April 23 … pitched 3.1 perfect innings in relief to earn the win in the second game of a doubleheader against Wake Forest on April 25 … pitched 1.0 innings in relief, allowing no runs and no walks to record the save against No. 4 Louisville on May 1 … pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with four strikeouts to record the save against USC Upstate on May 5 … pitched 1.2 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with one strikeout to record the save against No. 16 South Carolina on May 11.

2020: Received a redshirt from the NCAA with the season’s suspension on March 12 and cancellation due to a coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic … ACC Academic Honor Roll member … had a 2-1 record and 1.64 ERA in seven relief appearances … in 11.0 innings pitched, he allowed 10 hits (.227 opponents’ batting average), no homers and no walks with 11 strikeouts … held opponents to a .158 batting average with runners on base, 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position and .176 batting average with two outs … pitched 3.0 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and no walks with three strikeouts to earn the win against Furman on Feb. 19; was his first career appearance … pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and no walks with two strikeouts against Boston College on March 7 … pitched a perfect 11th inning to earn the win against Winthrop on March 11.

Before Clemson: All-state selection as a junior and senior … lettered four times in baseball at Centerville High School, where he was coached by Jason Whited.

Personal: His sister, Grace, was a swimmer at Miami (Ohio) in 2015 and 2016 … majoring in management … born Nicholas Michael Hoffmann on June 2, 2000 in Centerville, Ohio.

Interesting facts about family/parents – His great-grandfather came to the U.S. on RMS Carpathia, the boat that rescued survivors on the Titanic
One fact that most people don’t know – Was a lifeguard for four years
Proudest childhood accomplishment – Going 33-0 with his third-grade basketball team
Ideal vacation spot – Dubai
Childhood hero – His father
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – John Wooden