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Ryley Gilliam
Player Profile:
Ryley Gilliam 2537446
Position: RHP
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kennesaw, Ga.
High School: Kennesaw Mountain HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Career Stats

Hard-throwing righthander who was one of the team’s top midweek starters in 2016 and became the closer in 2017 ... in 66.0 innings pitched over 42 appearances (six starts) and two seasons, he has a 6-3 record, four saves and a 4.23 ERA while allowing 55 hits (.227 opponents’ batting average), three homers and 32 walks with 66 strikeouts.

2017: Invited to the USA Collegiate National Team training camp in the summer ... had a 3-1 record, four saves and a 2.57 ERA in 27 relief appearances ... in 35.0 innings pitched, he allowed 29 hits (.225 opponents’ batting average), two homers and 14 walks with 50 strikeouts ... led the team in appearances, games finished (16) and saves ... held opponents to a .133 batting average with two outs ... in 22.0 innings pitched after the eighth inning, he allowed just 12 hits (.158 opponents’ batting average), two earned runs (0.82 ERA) and seven walks with 36 strikeouts ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with four strikeouts against Wright State on Feb. 18 ... pitched 1.1 perfect innings in a relief with a strikeout to record his first career save against Western Carolina on Feb. 22 ... pitched 4.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with nine strikeouts against Elon on Feb. 24; combined with Charlie Barnes and Brooks Crawford to set a school record with 23 strikeouts ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief with three strikeouts to earn the win against No. 4 South Carolina at Greenville, S.C., on March 4 ... pitched 1.1 hitless and scoreless innings in relief with a two-out, bases-loaded strikeout in the ninth inning at No. 4 South Carolina on March 5 ... pitched 1.2 hitless and scoreless innings in relief with three strikeouts to record the save at Boston College in Kingston, R.I., on March 26 ... pitched a hitless and scoreless ninth inning with a strikeout to record the save against Virginia Tech on April 8 ... pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with four strikeouts against Charleston Southern on April 11 ... pitched 2.1 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and no walks with five strikeouts to earn the win at No. 25 Florida State on April 15 ... pitched 3.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with three strikeouts to record the save against Nevada on May 8 ... pitched 1.2 innings in relief, allowing no hits, no runs and no walks with three strikeouts to earn the win against No. 24 Coastal Carolina on May 16 ... pitched 1.2 scoreless innings in relief with two strikeouts against Duke in the ACC Tournament on May 23 ... No. 35 ACC prospect for the 2018 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball.

2016: Had a 3-2 record and 6.10 ERA in 15 appearances (six starts) ... in 31.0 innings pitched, he allowed 26 hits (.230 opponents’ batting average), including only three extra-base hits (two doubles, one homer), and 18 walks with 16 strikeouts ... pitched 6.1 innings in his first career start, allowing six hits, three earned runs and three walks with two strikeouts to earn the win at Western Carolina on March 30 ... pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing one hit, no runs and a walk with one strikeout to earn the win against Georgia on April 19 ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with one strikeout against No. 3 Florida State on May 1 ... pitched 4.0 innings in a starting role, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with one strikeout against Furman on May 4 ... pitched 5.2 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits and three runs with four strikeouts to earn the win at Georgia Southern on May 15 ... No. 94 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game.

Before Clemson: Cobb County Pitcher-of-the-Year as a junior ... lettered four times in baseball at Kennesaw Mountain High School, where he was coached by George Hansen.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication ... born Ryley Carswell Gilliam on Aug. 11, 1996 in Marietta, Ga.

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