Monte Lee "not neutral" when it comes to Clemson/South Carolina

At some point early next baseball season, new head coach Monte Lee will lead his baseball team against arch-rival South Carolina, completing a cycle that started years ago when he was an assistant at Spartanburg Methodist and continued when he was an assistant for the Gamecocks. What are his thoughts on the rivalry?

The Meeting: Dabo introduces Monte to Clemson
Monte Lee walked into his introductory press conference in the team room at the WestZone last month and owned the stage, drawing comparisons to the coach that holds his own weekly and postgame press conferences: Dabo Swinney. Lee later met with Swinney and came impressed. What did the two talk about?

Terms of Monte Lee's contract released, including buyout clauses
Clemson University released the terms of new head baseball coach Monte Lee’s contract Tuesday afternoon, a contract that will run through 2020. What are the details? How much does Lee earn per win in the post-season?

Clate Schmidt has plans: Beat cancer, then return to be Clemson's Friday starter
Cancer isn’t going to slow down Clate Schmidt. In fact, the Clemson right-hander out of Acworth, Ga., not only plans to sail through chemo with his characteristic toughness, he plans to be on the mound as the Tigers’ Friday starter next season. (Photo courtesy of CUAD)

Clemson adds JUCO transfer to baseball program
The Clemson coaching staff added a JUCO transfer to the program this week, reaching out to California to reel in catcher Chris Williams. What does Williams say about heading to Clemson?

Lee embraces the expectations of getting Clemson back to Omaha
The road to Omaha is littered with obstacles for college baseball’s traditional powers, but the very best of those programs find a way to overcome those obstacles. Can Clemson find a way for its first trip to Omaha since 2010? New head coach Monte Lee believes it can.

Clemson-South Carolina rivalry? Monte Lee gets it
Monte Lee made it clear to anyone who would listen Monday afternoon: He understands the dynamic of Clemson vs. South Carolina, and he understands the rivalry and that should make upcoming baseball games between the rivals even more intense.

Monte Lee on Clemson: "This is a dream job of mine"
Monte Lee started out his introductory press conference at Clemson by saying "What a day" and then went into detail about his coaching style, how he will recruit and what fans can expect out of his teams.

Can Lee take Clemson to Omaha? An opposing coach speaks out
What can Clemson fans expect out of new baseball coach Monte Lee? One of Lee's rivals in the CAA breaks it down for TigerNet, and he says he thinks Lee feels he can take Clemson to Omaha on a regular basis. (Photo courtesy of CofC Athletics)

It's Official: Monte Lee named head baseball coach at Clemson
Clemson University Athletic Director Dan Radakovich made it official Thursday afternoon as the school named Monte Lee as the next baseball coach. Lee replaces Jack Leggett, who was let go earlier this month. (Photo courtesy of CofC Athletics)

Clemson baseball coach search over as Monte Lee agrees to terms Wednesday
The search for Jack Leggett’s replacement at Clemson appears to be over as Athletic Director Dan Radakovich and Monte Lee put the finishing touches on a contract Wednesday afternoon, according to sources. (Photo courtesy of CofC Athletics)

02/13West Virginia2-0 L
02/14West Virginia4-2 W
02/15West Virginia6-1 L
02/20Maine10-1 W
02/21Maine (DH)5-4 W (14)
02/22Maine (DH)10-2 W
02/24Wofford11-5 W
02/27South Carolina11-4 W
02/28South Carolina$4-1 L
03/01@South Carolina7-0 W
03/03Winthrop5-4 L
03/06@NC State6-4 W
03/07@NC State8-3 L
03/08@NC State14-6 L
03/11Michigan State+8-6 L
03/14Notre Dame (DH)6-1 W
03/14Notre Dame (DH)11-6 L
03/15Notre Dame5-1 L
03/17@Coastal Carolina9-5 L
03/20@Virginia Tech4-0 W
03/21@Virginia Tech15-8 W
03/22@Virginia Tech4-3 L
03/24@Western Carolina19-2 W
03/27Wake Forest8-2 L
03/28Wake Forest7-3 L
03/29Wake Forest6-2 W
03/31Furman5-4 W
04/01Presbyterian College5-4 L
04/03North Carolina5-2 W
04/04North Carolina5-4 W
04/05North Carolina8-7 L
04/07Georgia3-2 L
04/08Charleston Southern4-3 L
04/10@Boston College15-6 W
04/11@Boston College8-7 L
04/12@Boston College6-3 W
04/14Western Carolina14-2 W
04/15Gardner-Webb7-5 W
04/18Duke8-1 W
04/18Duke (DH)6-2 W
04/21@Georgia7-0 L
04/24@Georgia Tech4-2 L
04/25@Georgia Tech11-3 W
04/26@Georgia Tech5-4 L
05/02Louisville9-1 W
05/03Louisville5-3 L
05/04Louisville9-5 L
05/05Wofford17-9 L
05/06College of Charleston6-3 W
05/08Georgia Southern13-5 W
05/09Georgia Southern5-4 W
05/10Georgia Southern7-4 L
05/12Furman23-15 W
05/14@Florida State4-1 W
05/15@Florida State7-0 W
05/16@Florida State9-6 W
05/20Florida State%3-1 LRSN
05/21Louisville~7-2 WRSN
05/22North Carolina^6-3 LRSN
05/29Arizona St*7-4 LESPN3
05/30Pepperdine#10-8 L
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Dan Pepicelli - Associate Head Coach
Bradley LeCroy - Assistant Head Coach
Taylor Harbin - Student Assistant Coach
Stephen Faris - Student Assistant Coach
Brad Owens - Director of Baseball Operations
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43 Patrick Andrews RHP
23 Charlie Barnes LHP
42 Clay Bates RHP
15 Glenn Batson 3B
37 Alex Bostic LHP
10 K.J. Bryant OF
29 Jackson Campana INF
17 Paul Campbell RHP
6 Andrew Cox OF
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