Righthander from nearby Anderson, SC who red-shirted in 2013 ... will compete for innings out of the bullpen in 2014.
2013: Red-shirted ... #99 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game ... played for Keene in the New England Collegiate Baseball League in the summer, where he was 0-0 with one save, a 2.20 ERA, and 13 strikeouts in 16.1 innings pitched over six appearances (two starts) ... later played for Florence in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he was 0-2 with a 2.14 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 21.0 innings pitched over four starts; #13 prospect in the Coastal Plain League by Perfect Game.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #20 prospect in South Carolina and #5 high school prospect in South Carolina by Baseball America ... #150 player in the nation and #3 player in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... #3 player and #3 pitcher in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... South Carolina Select All-Star ... East Coast Pro Showcase ... all-state and all-region selection as a senior ... lettered four times in baseball ... coached by Adam Comstock at T.L. Hanna High School.
Personal: Pronounced WAYLZ ... majoring in management ... born Wales Brantley Toney on July 7, 1994 in Anderson, SC.