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Tigers Travel to Western Carolina Tuesday

Courtesy: Clemson Athletic Communications
Release: 03/03/2014
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GAME SETUP
Who - Clemson (6-4) at Western Carolina (7-2)
Rankings - CU - #15 BA, #20 USA; WCU - NR
When - Tuesday (4 PM)
Where - Cullowhee, NC (Hennon Stadium)
Watch - WMYA (My 40), ESPN3
Listen - TigerCast, WCCP (104.9 FM)
Live Stats - ClemsonTigers.com
Social Media - Twitter/Instagram (@ClemsonBaseball)

SERIES HISTORY
Overall Record - Clemson leads 56-15 (1974-13)
Record at Western Carolina - Clemson leads 16-10 (1979-13)

STARTING PITCHERS
• LHP Alex Bostic (CU) vs. LHP Bryan Sammons (WCU)

WESTERN CAROLINA OVERVIEW
• Western Carolina is led by seventh-year Head Coach Bobby Moranda.
• The Catamounts swept La Salle by a combined score of 33-20 over the weekend. They hit .304 and have a 4.22 ERA and .973 fielding percentage.
• Taylor Sandefur is hitting a team-high .467, while Bradley Strong is batting .389 with four stolen bases.

CLEMSON OVERVIEW
• The Tigers suffered a three-game sweep at three different sites at the hands of #3 South Carolina over the weekend.
• The Tigers average 6.2 runs per game and hit .304 with a .370 on-base percentage and 19 steals.
• The pitching staff has a 3.60 ERA, .263 opponents' batting average, 3.54 strikeout-to-walk ratio, and .958 fielding percentage.

QUICK HITS
• Clemson has outscored the opposition 16-4 in the first inning.
• Clemson is second in the ACC with a .304 batting average, including .331 against lefthanders.
• Garrett Boulware, Steven Duggar, and Tyler Krieger have all reached base safely in all 10 games this season.
• Duggar (19) and Krieger (11) have active double-digit hitting streaks dating to 2013.

SLATON LEADING OFF SLATE
• Junior outfielder Tyler Slaton is hitting .390 with a .447 on-base percentage and two steals as Clemson's leadoff batter.
• He has reached base as the leadoff batter 11 times in 18 opportunities (61 percent) and has a team-high five multi-hit games.
• He received the Bob Bradley Award as Clemson's MVP of the South Carolina series from February 28 to March 2, where he was 7-for-14.

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