#25 Chris Okey
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Mount Dora, Fla.
High School: Eustis HS
Experience: High School

Career Stats

Clemson's most highly-touted freshman in 2014 ... athletic catcher who has made many acrobatic plays ... aggressive hitter.

2014: Hit .248 with 27 runs, nine doubles, one triple, four homers, 41 RBIs, a .311 on-base percentage, 22 walks, two hit-by-pitches and three steals in 61 games (61 starts, including 41 at catcher and 20 as the DH) ... hit .278 with three homers and a team-high 22 RBIs in ACC regular-season games ... had 12 multiple-RBI games ... hit .307 in 34 home games ... went 2-for-5 with a two-run single in his first career plate appearance against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 14; became the first freshman in Tiger history with a hit that scored two runs in the first inning of a season ... went 1-for-3 with a game-high three RBIs and a walk against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 16 ... went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, a run and walk against Virginia Tech on March 9 ... hit a three-run homer, his first career long ball, at Wake Forest on March 14 ... went 1-for-3 with three RBIs in the second game of a doubleheader at Wake Forest on March 15; had seven RBIs in the series ... went 2-for-4 against No. 1 Florida State on March 22; was 6-for-12 with two doubles, an RBI and a run in the series ... hit a two-run homer at Georgia on March 25 ... hit a two-run homer in the second game of a doubleheader at Maryland on March 28 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI, two runs, and a steal against NC State on April 5 ... went 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs, a run and two walks against Coastal Carolina on April 15 ... hit a solo homer and had two RBIs at Pittsburgh on April 20 ... went 1-for-3 with three runs and a walk against Western Carolina on April 23 ... went 2-for-3 with a walk and steal against No. 3 Miami (Fla.) in the ACC Tournament on May 22 ... No. 3 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Baseball America ... No. 5 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game ... No. 1 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Baseball America and Perfect Game ... No. 1 ACC prospect for the 2016 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game ... USA Collegiate National Team member in the summer.

Before Clemson: Drafted in the 31st round (No. 928 overall pick) by the San Diego Padres ... No. 20 player and No. 4 catcher (highest to attend college) in the nation and No. 2 player (highest to attend college) in Florida by Perfect Game ... No. 72 player in the nation and No. 5 player (highest to attend college) in Florida by Baseball America (includes college and high school players) ... two-time USA 18U National Team member ... Perfect Game All-American Classic participant in San Diego, CA ... Perfect Game National Showcase participant in Minneapolis, Minn. ... FACA All-Star Game participant ... East Coast Pro Showcase participant in Syracuse, N.Y. ... region MVP as a senior ... lettered four times in baseball at Eustis High School, where he was coached by David Lee.

Personal: His father, Chuck, played football at Presbyterian College ... his mother, Kim, was a cheerleader at Clemson ... his grandfather was a president of IPTAY at Clemson ... majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Christopher Campbell Okey on Dec. 29, 1994 in Altamonte Springs, Fla.

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