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#32 Clate Schmidt
Position: Right Handed Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Acworth, GA
High School: Allatoona HS
Experience: High School

Career Stats

Righthander who was a weekend starter most of the 2013 season as a freshman ... will compete for innings in a variety of roles in 2014.

2013: Had a 3-4 record and a 5.34 ERA in 16 appearances (11 starts) ... in 55.2 innings pitched, he allowed 82 hits and 26 walks with 25 strikeouts ... held opponents to 1-for-9 (.111) with one strikeout against no walks with the bases loaded ... pitched 2.2 innings in relief, allowing no runs and no walks with three strikeouts against William & Mary on Feb. 16; it was his first career appearance ... pitched 4.0 innings in a starting role, allowing no runs and one walk with two strikeouts to earn his first career win in the second game of a doubleheader against Wright State on Feb. 23; it was his first career start ... pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, two runs, and three walks with five strikeouts to earn the win against #7 South Carolina at Greenville, SC on Mar. 2; he earned the Bob Bradley Award, becoming the first freshman to win the award since 2007 and the first pitcher to win the award since 2006 ... pitched 3.2 innings in a starting role, allowing one earned run with three strikeouts at #8 N.C. State on Mar. 9 ... pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits and two runs to earn the win at Boston College on Apr. 6 ... pitched 3.2 innings in relief, allowing no hits, no runs, and no walks with one strikeout at #8 Florida State on May 17 ... #5 freshman in the nation in the preseason by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... #19 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game ... #24 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Baseball America ... preseason ACC freshman-of-the-year by CollegeSportsMadness.com ... #4 newcomer in the ACC in the preseason by Baseball America ... #2 prospect in the ACC for the 2015 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game ... played for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he pitched 8.2 innings over three appearances (two starts).

Before Clemson: Drafted in the 36th round (#1114 overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 2012 ... #31 player and #10 righthander in the nation and #4 player in Georgia by Perfect Game ... #171 prospect in the nation and #14 prospect in Georgia by Baseball America ... East Coast Pro Showcase ... All-American by Perfect Game ... Under-18 Team USA member ... all-state selection as a senior ... Cobb County Pitcher-of-the-Year as a senior ... All-Cobb County selection as a freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior ... lettered four times in baseball and three times in basketball ... coached by Keith Hansen at Allatoona High School.

Personal: His father, retired Marine Col. Dwight Schmidt, flew F-18 fighter jets for 20 years, including an extended tour in Iraq and Afghanistan, before retiring to become a pilot with Delta ... majoring in parks, recreation, & tourism management ... born Clate Connor Schmidt on Dec. 10, 1993 in Beaufort, SC.

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