• Who - Liberty (31-9) & Western Carolina (26-12) vs.
• Rankings - LIB - NR; WCU - NR; CU - No. 22 BA, No.
• When - Tuesday (6:30 p.m.), Wednesday (6:30 p.m.)
• Where - Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Watch - TigerCast
• Listen - TigerCast, Clemson Tiger Sports Network
(Tuesday), WCCP (104.9 FM) (Wednesday)
• Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
• Social Media - Twitter/Instagram (@ClemsonBaseball)
• Tickets - ClemsonTigers.com, 1-800-CLEMSON
• Promotion (Tuesday) - Fans can obtain free tickets by
filling out a short form on ClemsonTigers.com.
• Promotion (Wednesday) - Get a Family Four Pack of
tickets for $20 at ClemsonTigers.com or at the gate
(additional tickets are $5).
SERIES HISTORY (LIBERTY)
• Overall Record - Liberty leads 5-2 (1988-13)
• Record at Clemson - Tied 2-2 (1988-99)
SERIES HISTORY (WESTERN CAROLINA)
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 56-16 (1974-14)
• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 39-5 (1974-13)
• Tuesday - RHP Parker Bean (LIB) vs. RHP Clate Schmidt (CU)
• Wednesday - TBA (WCU) vs. TBA (CU)
• Clemson won two of three games at Pittsburgh last
weekend by scores of 3-2 (11 innings) and 3-0.
• The Tigers are averaging 6.1 runs per game and hitting
.286 with a .356 on-base percentage and 65 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.97 ERA, .236 opponents'
batting average and 1.94 strikeout-to-walk ratio and
Clemson is fielding .961.
• Liberty is led by seventh-year Head Coach Jim Toman.
• The Flames won both games at Gardner-Webb last
weekend. They are hitting .295 and have a 2.41 ERA
and .972 fielding percentage.
• Ryan Seiz is hitting a team-high .414 with 15 doubles,
one triple, 10 homers, 36 RBIs and a .713 slugging
percentage in 40 games.
WESTERN CAROLINA OVERVIEW
• Western Carolina is led by seventh-year Head Coach
• The Catamounts won both games at The Citadel last
weekend. They are hitting .295 and have a 4.14 ERA
and .964 fielding percentage.
• Adam Martin is hitting .331 with nine homers and 46
RBIs, while Jacob Hoyle is batting .313 with 10 homers
and 35 RBIs.
• The Catamounts defeated the Tigers 18-10 in Cullowhee,
N.C. on March 4.
• During the series at Pittsburgh last weekend, Clemson
had a streak of 23 innings in a row without allowing a
• Clemson has a stellar .974 fielding percentage in ACC
• Clemson is averaging 4,590 fans per home date (21) in
2014, the eighth-highest figure in the nation (through
games of April 20).
• Clemson has had a top-20 national figure in average
attendance 20 straight seasons and a top-10 figure 12
years in a row (entering 2014).
• Clemson is second in the ACC Atlantic Division standings
with a 12-8 mark behind Florida State (16-5).
• In the overall ACC standings, Clemson is fourth behind
Florida State, Virginia (16-5) and Miami (Fla.) (15-5
entering Monday night's game).
ACC NUMBERS BETTER
• Many of Clemson's statistical numbers are better in
ACC games compared to non-conference games.
• Clemson's ERA (3.54 ACC, 4.42 non-ACC) and fielding
percentage (.974 ACC, .947 non-ACC) are both drastically
better in ACC games.
• Clemson has hit 14 of its 21 home runs in ACC games
and is slugging .418 in ACC games compared to .397
in non-ACC games.
• Clemson's opponent batting average is better in ACC
games (.227) compared to non-ACC games (.245).
• Clemson is 7-4 in ACC road games and 2-3 in non-ACC
• Clemson is second in the ACC in steals with 65, an
average of 1.7 steals per game.
• Steven Duggar (17), Tyler Krieger (11) and Tyler Slaton
(10) lead the team in steals.
ROCK SOLID ROTATION
• The regular weekend rotation of Daniel Gossett, Matthew
Crownover and Jake Long has been a bright spot
of the pitching staff in 2014.
• The trio has combined for a 13-5 record, a 2.70 ERA
and 139 strikeouts and has allowed just 127 hits in
160.0 innings pitched.
• Gossett is 5-0 with a 1.80 ERA, Crownover is 6-3 with
a 2.28 ERA and Long is 2-2 with a 4.65 ERA.
• In ACC games, the trio has combined for a 9-4 record,
2.55 ERA and 91 strikeouts and has allowed just 77
hits in 113.0 innings pitched.
• In ACC games, Gossett is 4-0 with a 1.45 ERA,
Crownover is 4-2 with a 2.17 ERA and Long is 1-2
with a 5.25 ERA.
SIX REGULAR STARTERS
• Six Tigers (Jay Baum, Garrett Boulware, Steven Duggar,
Tyler Krieger, Chris Okey, Tyler Slaton) have started all
36 games in 2014.
• Since 1989, when Clemson first tracked starts by position
players, no Tiger team has had more than three
players start every game of a year.
• Duggar (RF), Krieger (SS) and Slaton (CF) have started
all 39 games of the 2014 season at the same position.
• Duggar (RF) and Krieger (SS), both sophomores, have
started all 101 games the last two seasons at the same
LEGGETT BY THE NUMBERS
• Leggett was inducted into the ABCA Hall of Fame on
Jan. 3, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
• In his 35th overall year, he has 1,288 wins, 10thmost
in Division I history and fifth-most among active
• His 911 wins as head coach at Clemson (1994-14)
are seventh-most in the nation during that span.
• He has led Clemson to a winning ACC regular-season
record 19 times in 20 seasons at Clemson.
• He has 235 top-25 wins, 127 top-10 wins and 62
top-five wins as head coach at Clemson.
BAUM KEY TO CLEMSON'S OFFENSE
• Junior infielder/outfielder Jay Baum has been Clemson's
best hitter in league games, as he is hitting .338 in
• He has eight doubles, one triple, 10 RBIs, 12 runs and
five steals in ACC games.
• Overall, he is hitting .295 with 11 doubles, two triples,
18 RBIs, 23 runs and seven steals.
• He has started 29 games in left field and 10 games at
• Clemson is 7-0 when he totals multiple hits.
BOULWARE PICKING UP
• Junior catcher Garrett Boulware was Clemson's top
offensive player in 2013 and has matched many of
his numbers in 2014.
• He is hitting .331 with 12 doubles, four homers, 26
RBIs, 30 runs, 19 walks, 15 strikeouts and a .402
on-base percentage in 39 games.
• He is 19-for-49 (.388) with runners in scoring position.
• As a catcher, he is 28-for-68 (.412) with seven doubles,
three homers, 18 RBIs, a .647 slugging percentage and
.475 on-base percentage.
• He was named to the Johnny Bench Award Watch List
on March 6. It was the second year in a row he was
named to the list.
• Senior righty Matt Campbell has allowed just one
earned run in 21.2 innings pitched (0.42 ERA) over
17 relief appearances as the closer.
• He is 2-0 and has given up just 12 hits (.156 opponents'
batting average) with 35 strikeouts (14.54
strikeouts per nine innings pitched).
• He has six of the team's 10 saves.
• In 12.0 innings pitched in ACC games, he has allowed
six hits (.143 opponents' batting average) and no runs
with 19 strikeouts.
• In 98.1 innings pitched over 70 relief outings in his
career, he is 5-3 with 17 saves, a 2.84 ERA and .180
opponents' batting average.
• His 17 career saves are fourth-most in Tiger history.
• He has 124 strikeouts in his career (11.35 strikeouts
per nine innings pitched).
CROWNOVER SPEEDS UP
• Sophomore lefthander Matthew Crownover had "Tommy
John" surgery in March of 2012, therefore he was not
100 percent as a freshman in 2013.
• He is 6-3 with a 2.28 ERA and 50 strikeouts against
only 13 walks in 59.1 innings pitched over 11 appearances
(10 starts) in 2014.
• He has a 13-6 career record and 2.23 ERA along
with 95 strikeouts against 30 walks in 129.1 innings
pitched over 26 outings (24 starts).
• His 2.23 ERA is fifth in Clemson history and 2.09 walks
per nine innings pitched is fourth.
• He pitched his first career game in Clemson's 7-1 win in
the second game of a doubleheader at No. 25 Maryland
on March 28.
• In his complete game against the Terrapins, he allowed
just four hits and no walks with nine strikeouts.
DUGGAR RIDING LAST SEASON'S WAVE
• Sophomore outfielder Steven Duggar is hitting .315
with nine doubles, two triples, 27 RBIs, 25 runs and
a team-high 17 steals in 2014.
• He is 21-for-52 (.404) with runners in scoring position.
• He is hitting .303 with four doubles, one triple, eight
RBIs, 10 runs, a .376 on-base percentage and eight
steals in ACC games.
• Thanks to his strong arm, he has three outfield assists
in 2014 and 12 in his career.
• He had a 19-game hitting streak, which included the
last nine games of 2013 and the first 10 games of
• He has started all 101 games of his career in right field.
Liberty overcame an early 3-0 deficit to defeat No. 20 Clemson 4-3 Tuesday night at Doug Kingsmore…