No. 18 Clemson is right on the bubble as to whether it will host an NCAA Regional or be on the road as a No. 2 seed and the determining factors as to what happens starts tonight as the Tigers begin a three-game series at No. 2 Florida State (42-7, 20-4 ACC).
Next week, the Tigers (32-17, 15-9 ACC) are at N.C.
State and the week after that is the start of the ACC
Tournament in Jacksonville.
These are indeed three big weeks for Clemson.
"This is huge," Tigers first baseman Andy D'Alessio
said. "This is our weekend. This is the biggest
weekend of the season for us. This is our Regional and
Conventional wisdom says that Clemson at worst has to
go 4-3 over its next seven games, which includes the
home regular season finale against College of
Charleston Tuesday nigh, and then make a decent run in
the ACC Tournament in order to possibly host.
"We just got to have a good weekend this week and next
week and go into the ACC Tournament and get on a
roll," D'Alessio said. "If we do that, good things
However, there is the distinct possibility that the
Tigers could still host as a No. 2 seed because of the
size of the venue and the amount of money bid to host.
There's no doubt that Clemson will be among the
national leaders in terms of the amount of cash bid to
"We've got to win some ballgames," Tigers head coach
Jack Leggett said. "That's the bottom line. We can't
show inconsistency or we're going to be on the road."
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