Tigers face Wofford, College of Charleston

Clemson faces Wofford and College of Charleston in a pair of midweek games.

GAMES SETUP
• Who - Clemson (24-23) vs. Wofford (32-16) & College of Charleston (35-9)
• Rankings - CU - NR; WOF - NR; COC - No. 19 BA, No. 20 CB, No. 18 USA
• When - Tuesday (6 p.m.), Wednesday (6:30 p.m.)
• Where - Spartanburg, S.C. (Russell C. King Field), Clemson, S.C. (Doug Kingsmore Stadium)
• Promotion (Wednesday) - Purchase one adult-seat ticket and receive an additional reserved-seat ticket free of charge.

SERIES HISTORY (WOFFORD)
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 78-23-1 (1898-2015)
• Record at Wofford - Clemson leads 34-14 (1898-2004)

SERIES HISTORY (COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON)
• Overall Record - Clemson leads 23-1 (1899-2012)
• Record at Clemson - Clemson leads 16-1 (1899-2012)

STARTING PITCHERS
• Tuesday - RHP Brody Koerner (CU) vs. RHP Connell Anderson (WOF)
• Wednesday - TBA (COC) vs. TBA (CU)

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• Clemson lost two of three home games against No. 3 Louisville from Saturday to Monday despite outscoring the Cardinals 17-15 in the series.

• The Tigers are averaging 6.0 runs per game and hitting .279 with a .369 on-base percentage and 45 steals.

• The pitching staff has a 3.69 ERA, .252 opponents’ batting average and 2.44 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .963.

WOFFORD OVERVIEW
• Wofford is led by eighth-year head coach Todd Interdonato.
• The Terriers won two of three home games against UNC Greensboro. They are hitting .299 and have a 4.59 ERA and .968 fielding percentage.
• Matt Ramsay is hitting a team-high .374 with 11 of Wofford’s 113 steals. James Plaisted is batting .349 with seven homers and 37 RBIs.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON OVERVIEW
• College of Charleston is led by seventh-year head coach Monte Lee.
• The Cougars swept William & Mary on the road last weekend. They are hitting .316 and have a 3.34 ERA and .964 fielding percentage.
• Blake Butler is hitting a team-high .356 with eight homers and 46 RBIs to lead the Cougars, who have won eight games in a row.

QUICK HITS
• The Tigers beat Wofford 11-5 on Feb. 25, 2015 at Clemson. Reed Rohlman went 4-for-4 with four runs.
• The Tigers beat the Terriers 6-0 in their last meeting at Wofford on March 10, 2004. It is the only meeting at Wofford since April 19, 1977.
• Clemson won the first 23 games of the series against College of Charleston before the Cougars’ 4-2 win in the series finale on May 7, 2012.

LAST BUT NOT LEAST
• Eight Tigers have had at least one plate appearance as the No. 9 batter in the order in 2015.
• Those eight players have combined to hit .297, fourth-highest among all spots in the batting order, with a team-high 11 steals.
• Tyler Slaton is 6-for-10 (.600) with a .692 on-base percentage in three games in the nine-hole.
• Eli White, who has been the leadoff batter during the second half of the season, is hitting .319 in the nine-hole.


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