Righthander who sat out in 2013 after transferring from East
Tennessee State ... was the Sunday starter most of the 2014 season ... in 144.1
innings pitched over 35 appearances (27 starts) and two seasons (one at East
Tennessee and one at Clemson) at the collegiate level, he has a 5-12 record,
one save and a 4.74 ERA while allowing 144 hits (.255 opponents' batting
average) and 68 walks with 112 strikeouts.
Had a 3-3 record and 5.30 ERA in 16 appearances (12 starts) ... in 56.0 innings
pitched, he allowed 55 hits (.255 opponents' batting average) and 32 walks with
42 strikeouts ... had a team-tying-high three pickoffs ... held opponents to a
.229 batting average with two outs and 1-for-11 (.091) with the bases loaded
... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, two runs and no
walks with three strikeouts to earn his first win as a Tiger against Maine on
Feb. 23 ... pitched 6.1 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, one run
and one walk with four strikeouts against No. 3 South Carolina on March 2 ...
pitched 5.1 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits with four
strikeouts to earn the win in the second game of a doubleheader at Wake Forest
on March 15 ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing three hits and
one run with five strikeouts against No. 1 Florida State on March 22 ...
pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits and one run with
four strikeouts at No. 2 Virginia on April 13 ... pitched 7.0 innings in a
starting role, allowing six hits and two runs with two strikeouts to earn the win
against UNLV on May 5 ... pitched a scoreless eighth inning with two strikeouts
against No. 18 Oregon in the Nashville Regional on May 30.
Red-shirted ... sat out due to NCAA transfer rules ... played for Florence in
the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he was 2-1 with a 2.02 ERA, .186
opponents' batting average and 44 strikeouts in 35.2 innings pitched over eight
appearances (seven starts).
Clemson: Had a 2-9 record, one save, a 4.38 ERA, .256 opponents' batting
average and 70 strikeouts against 36 walks in 88.1 innings pitched over 19
appearances (15 starts) at East Tennessee State in 2012 ... played at
Spartanburg Methodist College in 2011 ... member of the Alaska All-Star team in
the summer of 2012 ... lettered multiple times in baseball ... coached by Tony
Skole at East Tennessee State ... coached by Tim Wallace at Spartanburg
Methodist College ... coached by Adam Comstock at T.L. Hanna High School.
Played alongside his brother, John, at East Tennessee State in 2012 ... his
brother, Matt, played baseball at Erskine ... majoring in economics ... born
Jacob Paul Long on Oct. 19, 1991 in Anderson, S.C.