Outfielder who has seen limited action as a Tiger ... one of
the top Tigers off the bench ... a career .265 hitter with a .392 on-base
percentage in 71 games (19 starts) over three seasons ... has nine doubles, one
triple, 17 RBIs, 12 runs, 16 walks, and six hit-by-pitches ... is 10-for-36
(.278) with six RBIs as a pinch-hitter in his career.
2013: Hit .245 with five runs, five doubles, one
triple, six RBIs, a .362 on-base percentage, eight walks, and one hit-by-pitch
in 27 games (11 starts as the DH) ... Clemson had a 10-1 record in his 11
starts ... was 8-for-26 (.308) with four doubles, one triple, five RBIs, and a
.538 slugging percentage in 10 ACC regular-season games (six starts) ... went
1-for-3 with a run-scoring double and walk against Gardner-Webb on Apr. 3 ...
went 2-for-4 with a team-tying-season-high two doubles and three RBIs at Boston
College on Apr. 5; his three-run double in the seventh inning proved to be the
difference in Clemson's 7-5 win ... went 1-for-2 with a double, RBI, run, and
walk at Boston College on Apr. 6 ... hit a pinch-hit single at Boston College
on Apr. 7; he was 4-for-8 with three doubles and four RBIs in the series ...
went 2-for-4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run against Wake Forest on Apr. 12
... went 1-for-2 with a run and two walks against Western Carolina on Apr. 24.
2012: Hit .289 with five runs, four doubles, seven
RBIs, a .377 on-base percentage, five walks, and two hit-by-pitches in 30 games
(eight starts, including five as the DH, two in left field, and one in right
field) ... hit .391 with runners on base and .462 with runners in scoring
position ... was 7-for-18 (.389) with two doubles, three RBIs, and a .476
on-base percentage as a pinch-hitter ... hit a team-high .417 with four doubles
and three RBIs in his 22 games off the bench ... was 2-for-3 with a double,
walk, and hit-by-pitch in five postseason games ... hit a team-high .323 in day
games ... was 5-for-16 (.313) with a .421 on-base percentage against top-25
ranked teams ... hit a pinch-hit single at #2 South Carolina on Mar. 3 ... went
1-for-4 with an RBI, a run, and walk against #2 South Carolina on Mar. 4; it
was his first career start ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring double against
Boston College on Mar. 16 ... hit a two-run single with a walk against Boston
College on Mar. 18 ... hit a pinch-hit single and scored a run at Virginia on
Mar. 23 ... came off the bench and went 2-for-2 against #17 N.C. State on Apr.
14 ... came off the bench to go 2-for-2 with a double, two RBIs, and a run
against Tennessee Tech on May 8; his two-out, two-run single in the seventh
inning sparked Clemson's comeback ... came off the bench to hit a double and
scored a run against Furman on May 15 ... hit a key pinch-hit single in the
eighth inning against #1 Florida State in the ACC Tournament on May 25 ... hit
a pinch-hit double against Coastal Carolina in the Columbia Regional on June 1
... played for Wilson in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit
.224 with four doubles, one triple, a team-high 22 RBIs, and three steals in 45
2011: Was 2-for-8 (.250) with two runs, four RBIs,
three walks, three hit-by-pitches, and a .571 on-base percentage in 14 games,
all off the bench ... had three putouts without committing an error ... was
2-for-5 with runners in scoring position ... was 2-for-2 with four RBIs and a
walk with the bases loaded ... had his first career hit along with an RBI off
the bench against Charleston Southern on Feb. 26 ... hit a pinch-hit, two-run
single in the first game of a doubleheader against Gardner-Webb on May 7 ...
played for Wilson in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .299
with 23 runs, eight doubles, one triple, two homers, and 21 RBIs in 48 games
... rated as the #36 prospect in the Coastal Plain League by Perfect Game.
Clemson: Rated as the #33 prospect in
Florida and the #221 prospect in the nation by Perfect Game ... all-area,
all-county, and all-conference as a senior at Barron Collier High School ...
team captain as a junior and senior ... preseason honorable mention
All-American by Perfect Game and Under Armour as a senior ... all-county and
all-conference selection as a sophomore ... from the same high school that
produced Tiger first-baseman Andy D'Alessio (2004-07) and Tiger outfielder Jeff
Schaus (2008-11) ... lettered four times in baseball at Barron Collier High,
where he was coached by Dan Maurer.
Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born Joseph Jeffrey
Costigan on June 16, 1991 in Akron, OH.