Clemson Dominates Home Regionals

Clemson Dominates Home Regionals

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Clemson Dominates Home Regionals

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By Trey McCurry.

Clemson will host a regional for the 13th time since 1980 this weekend.  Since the regionals moved to the new format in 1999 the Tigers have been almost unbeatable at home in the regionals.  TheClemsonInsider.com takes a look at the history of Clemson’s regionals.

Clemson Hosting History

Times hosted: 12

Years hosted: 1980, 1981, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, and 2009

Times advanced: 9 (1980, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, and 2009)

Record: 33-7 (in the new format since 1999: 19-1 and advanced all six times)

Longest winning streak: 16

Longest losing streak: 2

Biggest win: 21-1 over East Carolina in 2002

Biggest loss: 8-1 to Notre Dame in 1994

Longest game: 16 innings (2-1 loss to South Alabama in 1998)

Most common opponent: Oklahoma State (3 times – all in 2009) 

Clemson Regional Year-by-Year

1980

East Tennessee State         W         22-4

South Carolina         W         6-2

South Carolina         W         17-12 

1981

Wichita State         L         2-7

East Tennessee State         L         1-2 

1994

The Citadel         W         5-1

Notre Dame         L         1-8

Old Dominion         W         6-1

Auburn         L         5-11 

1995

Navy         W         8-4

Jacksonville         W         11-5

Winthrop         W         9-5

Alabama         W         7-4 

1996

Charleston Southern         W         9-1

Old Dominion         W         5-1

West Virginia         W         6-3

Tennessee         W         12-5 

1998

The Citadel         W         12-3

South Alabama         L         1-2 (16)

Southern Cal         L         5-8 

2000

Middle Tennessee         W         4-0

Illinois         W         9-3

Middle Tennessee         W         21-3 

2001

William & Mary         W         4-1

Seton Hall         W         24-4

Seton Hall         W         8-2 

2002

Georgia Southern         W         15-1

East Carolina         W         4-2

East Carolina         W         21-1 

2005

North Carolina A&T         W         12-2

College of Charleston         W         6-0

Oral Roberts         W         8-3 

2006

UNC-Asheville         W         3-0

Elon         W         13-3

Mississippi State         W         8-6 

2009

Tennessee Tech         W         5-4

Oklahoma State         L         2-3

Tennessee Tech         W         10-0

Oklahoma State         W         15-1

Oklahoma State         W         6-5

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