Tigers Face Blue Hose in Greenville

The Tigers will then Presbyterian (11-26) at Fluor Field in Greenville, SC on Wednesday at 7:15 PM.

Clemson will be the designated home team for the neutral-site contest, which is the Tigers' second-ever game on that field.

Last year, the Tigers defeated Wofford 12-3 at Fluor Field.

The Series
Clemson and Presbyterian have met 75 times on the diamond, with Clemson holding a 56-19 lead in the series dating back to 1906. The two teams have not met since 1950, when Clemson won both meetings by scores of 15-2 and 11-10 (10 innings).

The series is tied 2-2 in neutral-site contests, all of which have been played at Greenwood, SC or Laurens, SC. Head Coach Jack Leggett has never faced Presbyterian on the diamond as well.

The Starting Pitchers
Presbyterian will send out senior righthander Ben Dollar (2-2, 6.10 ERA) on the mound. The Gaffney, SC native has made nine starts for a total of 48.2 innings pitched. He has allowed 54 hits (.287 opponents' batting average) and 31 walks with 36 strikeouts.

The Tigers have yet to determine their starting pitcher.

The Blue Hose
Presbyterian, led by fourth-year Head Coach Elton Pollock, enters this week's action with an 11-26 overall record after winning one of three games at Savannah State over the weekend.

Presbyterian, who is 0-2 in neutral-site games, is scheduled to play South Carolina-Upstate on Tuesday night.

Presbyterian is averaging 5.1 runs per game and hitting .276 with a .353 on-base percentage. The team, who has totaled 17 home runs, has stolen 14 bases in 26 attempts.

Cory Lyda leads the team with a .339 batting average, 14 doubles, and a .441 on-base percentage. Jared Combs has totaled five homers and 26 RBIs, both team-highs, while Nate Morton is hitting .287 with 17 RBIs.

The pitching staff has a 6.53 ERA and .312 opponents' batting average along with 202 strikeouts against 160 walks in 303.0 innings pitched. Sophomore righty Zach Snipes has three saves and has allowed only eight walks in 36.2 innings pitched. Presbyterian is fielding at a .954 clip as well.

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