|Hometown:||Myrtle Beach, S.C.|
|High School:||Carolina Forest HS|
Catcher who came on late in the 2015 season to become the starting DH and saw action as the DH in 2016 ... hits the ball to all fields ... a career .268 hitter with a .369 on-base percentage in 76 games (32 starts) over two seasons ... has six doubles, 20 RBIs, 22 runs, 25 walks against 18 strikeouts and one steal ... has not committed an error in 20 chances ... Clemson’s first lefthanded-hitting catcher since Brian Ellis (1997-00).
2016: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... hit .217 with 10 runs, three doubles, 12 RBIs, a .339 on-base percentage, 18 walks and one steal in 51 games (20 starts as the DH) ... made the team’s most starts as the DH ... played a team-high 31 games off the bench ... hit .265 with a .393 on-base percentage in 24 ACC regular-season games ... hit .292 with a .407 on-base percentage in 29 home games ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring, walkoff single in the ninth inning against Winthrop on March 9 ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI, a run and steal against No. 9 NC State on May 6 ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs off the bench against College of Charleston on May 10 ... played for Florence in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .256 with 23 runs, six doubles and 23 RBIs in 39 games.
2015: Hit .351 with 12 runs, three doubles, eight RBIs, a .422 on-base percentage and seven walks against only six strikeouts in 25 games (12 starts as the DH) ... was 4-for-10 (.400) as a pinch-hitter and 5-for-13 (.385) in 13 games off the bench ... hit a pinch-hit single in his first career plate appearance against Maine at Augusta, Ga. on Feb. 20 ... hit a pinch-hit single against Winthrop on March 3 ... came off the bench, hit a run-scoring single and scored a run at NC State on March 8 ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring double to tie the score in the sixth inning against Georgia on April 7 ... hit a pinch-hit single and scored a run at Georgia Tech on April 25 ... went 1-for-3 with the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and a walk against No. 18 College of Charleston on May 6; was his first career start ... went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs, two runs and a walk against Georgia Southern on May 8 ... went 2-for-5 with two runs and a walk at Furman on May 12 ... went 2-for-4 with a run and walk at No. 8 Florida State on May 16 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI against No. 3 Louisville in the ACC Tournament on May 21 ... went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run against Pepperdine in the Fullerton Regional on May 30 ... played for Wilson in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .265 with 13 runs, three doubles, 13 RBIs, 32 walks and a .406 on-base percentage in 40 games.
Before Clemson: MVP of the Select Games ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... No. 1 catcher in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... No. 27 player and No. 3 catcher in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... lettered four times in baseball and two times in football at Carolina Forest High School, where he was coached by Jack Jolly.
Personal: His father, Jack, was a pitcher at Coastal Carolina ... his brother, Matthew, was a pitcher at Newberry ... majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Robert Alan Jolly on Oct. 9, 1995 in Myrtle Beach, S.C.