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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?
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?
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?
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)
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?
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.
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 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.
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)
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)
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)
|6/12||Leggett speaks out, talks about his tenure at Clemson and his future|
|6/6||The Search Begins: Possible replacements for Jack Leggett|
|6/5||Statement from Coach Jack Leggett|
|6/4||Radakovich: Clemson baseball has plateaued, needs to compete for championships|
|6/4||Clemson Parts Ways with Head Baseball Coach Jack Leggett|
|6/1||Crossroads: Big decisions ahead for Clemson baseball|
|5/30||Leggett discusses his future with candid comments following loss|
|5/30||Waves drown Tigers in late-inning surge as Clemson's season ends|
|5/29||Seventh inning Devils Tigers in NCAA Regional opener|
|5/29||Reed Rohlman remembers father, leads Tigers into tourney|
|5/27||Clemson's Robert Jolly plays on while remembering sick aunt|
|5/25||Tigers are California Dreamin'|
|5/24||Tyler Krieger, Tigers prepare for opportunity to keep playing|
|5/22||Making the Case: Breaking down Clemson's NCAA Tournament chances|
|5/22||Walks, errors cost Tigers against UNC in ACC Tourney; Tigers await NCAA fate|
|5/22||Snub from ACC coaches fuels Erwin's dominance of Cards|
|5/21||Erwin dazzles as Clemson beats No. 3 Louisville|
|5/20||Matthew Crownover classy, gracious in defeat|
|5/20||Missed opportunities haunt Tigers in ACC tourney loss|
|5/18||Leggett says Tigers are NCAA Tournament worthy|
|5/13||Leggett says Tigers will be "dangerous" with late-season momentum|
|5/5||Leggett: "I am not giving up on these kids"|
|5/2||Crownover deals Cards third ACC loss in dominant effort|
|4/6||Jack Leggett: "Right now I wouldn't want to play us"|
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