TCI Weekly Baseball Wrap

TCI Weekly Baseball Wrap

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TCI Weekly Baseball Wrap

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By Trey McCurry

Clemson finished the ACC Tournament 2-1 but missed the title game because of their loss to Georgia Tech.  TCI puts a wrap on last week for the Tigers.

 

 

 

Overall Record         36-23

ACC Record               15-14

 

Last Week             2-1

5/21   Wednesday   vs. Duke                          W, 5-3

5/22   Thursday      vs. Miami (FL)                  W, 3-2

5/23   Friday          vs. Georgia Tech              L, 0-3

 

Next Week

Nashville Regional

5/30   Friday          vs. Oregon (42-18)                               1:00PM         Nashville, TN

5/31   Saturday      vs. Xavier (29-27)/Vanderbilt (41-18)     TBA              Nashville, TN

Note: Records as of Sunday, May 25.

 

TCI Hitter-of-the Week              #17 Steve Wilkerson

The senior second baseman from Roswell, GA earned his third TCI Hitter-of-the-Week award with his performance at the ACC Baseball Championship. In three games, Wilkerson was 4-for-11 (.364) with a RBI and three walks.

 

     Other hitters of note:

Garrett Boulware    4-for-11 (.364), 1 RBI, 1 HBP

Jon McGibbon        2-for-6 (.333), 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 R, 3 BB

Steven Duggar        4-for-13 (.308), 2 RBI, 2 R, 1 BB

 

TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week            #32 Clate Schmidt

The sophomore from Acworth, GA earned his first TCI Pitcher-of-the-Week award for his start against Georgia Tech on Friday. Despite taking the loss, Schmidt pitched a career-high 8.1 innings while allowing two runs (earned) on eight hits (.250 OBA) and one walk with six strikeouts.

 

     Other pitchers of note:

Matthew Crownover   8.1 IP, 1-0, 1 app, 1 GS, 7 hits, 2 runs (earned), 2 BB, 8 K, .226 OBA

Daniel Gossett       7.2 IP, 1-0, 1 app, 1 GS, 5 hits, 2 runs (earned), 1 BB, 9 K, .185 OBA

 

Weekend Notes:

Clemson went 2-1 this past week at the ACC Baseball Championship in Greensboro, defeated #4-seed Duke and #1-seed Miami (FL) while falling to eventual champion and #9-seed Georgia Tech. In the three games, the Tigers and their opponents each scored eight runs while outhitting their competition .245 (24 hits) to .228 (23 hits). Clemson totaled a double, homer, 16 walks, and two HBPs against 24 strikeouts while going 3-4 on stolen bases. The Tiger pitching staff had a 2.67 ERA, allowing eight runs (all earned) in 27.0 innings with seven walks against 23 strikeouts. Clemson fielded at a .956 clip, committing five errors in 113 chances.

 

Weekly Rankings:

Date            BA     CB      USA   W-L

Preseason    13      21      16      0-0

2/17             13      20      NP      2-1

2/24             11      16      16      3-0

3/3              15      NR      20      1-3

3/10             14      NR      18      3-1

3/17             13      NR      18      3-1

3/24             20      NR      22      2-3

3/31             16      23      15      3-0

4/7              14      22      14      3-3

4/14             22      NR      20      1-2

4/21             22      NR      20      3-1

4/28             NR      NR      NR      1-4

5/5              NR      NR      24      4-0

5/12             NR      NR      NR      2-2

5/19             NR      NR      NR      3-1

5/26             NR      NR      NR      2-1

 

Clemson in the Overall ACC stat rankings:

Team:

#5 in overall batting average (.276)

#10 in overall ERA (3.69)

#13 in team fielding (.963)

Individual:

Matt Campbell

  • Tied for 6th in saves (8)

Matthew Crownover

  • 10th in overall ERA (2.26)
  • Tied for 3rd in wins (8)
  • 7th in innings pitched (95.2)
  • 7th in strikeouts (83)
  • Tied for 3rd in games started (15)
  • Tied for 9th in complete games (1)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in innings pitched (9.0 @ Maryland on 3/28)

Steven Duggar

  • Tied for 7th in runs (45)
  • Tied for 8th in triples (3)
  • 2nd in stolen bases (25)

Zack Erwin

  • Tied for 3rd in shutouts (1)
  • Tied for 9th in complete games (1)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in innings pitched (9.0 vs. James Madison on 5/2)

Daniel Gossett

  • 3rd in overall ERA (1.78)
  • Tied for 8th in wins (7)
  • ­­­Tied for 2nd in innings pitched (101.1)
  • Tied for 3rd in strikeouts (102)
  • Tied for 9th in games started (14)
  • Tied for 1st in shutouts (2)
  • Tied for 3rd in complete games (2)
  • 4th in opponent’s batting average (.191)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in innings pitched (9.0 @ Pittsburgh on 4/19)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in innings pitched (9.0 vs. Miami (FL) on 4/26)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in innings pitched (9.0 @ Notre Dame on 5/10)

Tyler Krieger

  • 6th in overall batting average (.330)
  • 6th in hits (70)
  • Tied for 4th in runs (47)
  • Tied for 8th in doubles (16)
  • 6th in stolen bases (19)

Chris Okey

  • Tied for 10th in RBI (41)
  • Tied for ACC game-high in sac flies (2 @ Wake Forest on 3/15)

Tyler Slaton

  • Tied for 7th in runs (45)
  • Tied for 8th in triples (3)
  • 7th in walks (39)

Steve Wilkerson

  • 14th in overall batting average (.318)
  • Tied for 4th in doubles (18)
  • 10th in slugging percentage (.495)

 

Leggett Moving Up The All-Time Wins Lists

As TCI has followed over the past several seasons, Clemson Head Coach Jack Leggett has been moving up the All-Times Wins List by a Division I Head Coach. Just last week, Leggett moved into a tied for 9th place on the all-time wins list with a 3-2 win over Miami (FL) at the ACC Baseball Championship. Earlier this season, Leggett also record his 900th win at Clemson with a 5-4 win at Georgia Southern on March 19, 2014.

 

All-Time Winningest Division I Head Coaches

RK

Head Coach Current/Last Team

Years

Wins

1

Gene Stephenson Wichita State

36

1837

2

Augie Garrido * Texas

43

1826

3

Mike Martin * Florida State

35

1813

4

Mark Marquess * Stanford

38

1525

5

Jim Morris * Miami (FL)

34

1432

6

Cliff Gustafson Texas

29

1427

7

Ron Polk Mississippi State

35

1373

8

Rod Dedeaux Southern Cal

44

1342

9

Bob Bennett Fresno State

34

1300

 

Jack Leggett * Clemson

35

1300

11

Jim Gilligan * Lamar

36

1276

12

Ron Frasier Miami (FL)

30

1267

13

Jack Stallings Georgia Southern

39

1255

14

Pete Dunn * Stetson

35

1254

15

Larry Cochell Oklahoma

35

1235

16

Jim Dietz San Diego State

31

1230

17

Richard Jones Illinois

36

1214

18

Norm DeBriyn Arkansas

33

1161

 

Bill Wilhelm Clemson

36

1161

20

Chuck Brayton Washington State

33

1158

* – active. Records are through Monday, May 26, 2014.

 

Winningest Active Division I Head Coaches

RK Head Coach Team

Years

Wins

1

Augie Garrido Texas

43

1826

2

Mike Martin Florida State

35

1813

3

Mark Marquess Stanford

38

1525

4

Jim Morris Miami (FL)

33

1432

5

Jack Leggett Clemson

35

1300

6

Jim Gilligan Lamar

36

1276

7

Pete Dunn Stetson

35

1254

8

John Anderson Minnesota

33

1151

9

Danny Hall Georgia Tech

27

1098

10

Keith Guttin Missouri State

32

1089

11

Paul Mainieri LSU

26

1044

12

Wayne Graham Rice

23

1038

13

Mike Gillespie UC Irvine

27

1031

14

Tony Robichaux UL-Lafayette

28

990

15

Andy Lopez Arizona

26

978

16

Bill Brown George Mason

33

929

17

Elliott Avent NC State

26

905

18

Roger Cador Southern

30

860

19

Gary McClure Austin Peay

27

822

20

Dave Van Horn Arkansas

20

802

Records are through Monday, May 26, 2014.

 

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