|High School:||Greenville HS|
Sophomore righthander who was the 2017 team’s only two-way player.
2017: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... had an 0-0 record and a 3.00 ERA in three relief appearances ... in 3.0 innings pitched, he allowed four hits (.308 opponents’ batting average), no homers and no walks with three strikeouts ... appeared in one game at third base ... held opponents to 1-for-8 with runners on base ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and no walks with a strikeout against Nevada on May 7; was his first career appearance ... retired the only batter he faced in relief at NC State on May 19 ... played for Charlottesville in the Valley League in the summer, where he had a 5.68 ERA and six strikeouts against no walks in 6.1 innings pitched over two relief appearances; was 3-for-21 (.143) with four runs, two RBIs and four walks in 11 games in the field.
Before Clemson: All-state as a senior ... all-region as a junior and senior ... team MVP ... set the school record for career passing yards and career passing touchdowns ... lettered four times in baseball and four times in football at Greenville High School, where he was coached by Joey Golinski.
Personal: His cousin, Will, was a freshman punter at Clemson in 2017 ... his father, Michael, hit .301 with 16 homers, 110 RBIs and 32 steals in 184 games over four seasons (1988-91) at Clemson ... his uncle, Bill, hit .325 with 34 doubles, 17 triples, 17 homers, 119 RBIs, 169 runs and 60 steals in 173 games over three seasons (1985-87) at Clemson and was a student assistant coach on the Clemson football team in 2016 and 2017; first-team All-American in 1987 before being drafted in the first round; played 13 seasons (1989-01) in the majors with the Brewers, Mets and Astros and totaled 922 hits, most by a former Tiger ... his grandfather, Bud, hit .254 with seven homers and 44 RBIs in three seasons (1956-58) at Clemson ... majoring in management ... born William Carson Spiers on Nov. 11, 1997 in Greenville, S.C.