Righthander from nearby Anderson, S.C. who has one of the
team's hardest fastballs.
Had an 0-0 record and a 12.46 ERA in four relief appearances ... in 4.1 innings
pitched, he allowed six hits (.300 opponents' batting average) and five walks
with six strikeouts ... pitched a perfect ninth inning with a strikeout against
Virginia Tech on March 8.
Red-shirted ... No. 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; No. 13 prospect in the
Coastal Plain League by Perfect Game.
Clemson: Rated as the No. 20 prospect in South Carolina and No. 5 high
school prospect in South Carolina by Baseball America ... No. 150 player in the
nation and No. 3 player in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... No. 3 player and
No. 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.
Pronounced WAYLZ ... his father, Greg, was a student manager on the 1984
Clemson men's soccer team that won the national title ... majoring in
management ... born Wales Brantley Toney on July 7, 1994 in Anderson, S.C.