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Infielder who was the starting shortstop during all of 2015 ... has a strong arm ... became the leadoff batter in the second half of the 2015 season ... a career .277 hitter with a .362 on-base percentage in 89 games (69 starts) over two seasons ... has nine doubles, three triples, four homers, 31 RBIs, 47 runs, 29 walks, eight hit-by-pitches and 12 steals ... has been drafted two times in his career ... two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member.

2015: Drafted in the 37th round (No. 1117 overall pick) by the Pittsburgh Pirates ... Brooks Wallace Shortstop-of-the-Year Award Watch List member ... Third-Team All-ACC selection ... All-ACC Academic selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... hit .297 with 44 runs, seven doubles, three triples, four homers, 29 RBIs, a .380 on-base percentage, 25 walks, seven hit-by-pitches and 11 steals in 61 starts at shortstop ... led the team in sacrifice bunts (8) and bunt singles (4) ... had a .966 fielding percentage in 29 ACC regular-season games ... hit .356 with runners on base and .351 with runners in scoring position ... had 20 multiple-hit games ... had a .420 on-base percentage batting in the No. 1 spot in the lineup ... hit .320 with a .424 on-base percentage in 13 games against top-25 ranked teams ... Fullerton (Calif.) Regional All-Tournament selection after going 4-for-9 (.444) with a double, two RBIs, a run, walk and steal in two games ... went 3-for-5 with a double, two RBIs, two runs and a steal against Maine at Augusta, Ga. on Feb. 20 ... went 3-for-6 with a run in the first game of a doubleheader against Maine at Augusta, Ga. on Feb. 21; was 7-for-14 with four RBIs in the series ... hit a double and triple in the second game of a doubleheader against Notre Dame on March 14 ... went 3-for-3 with a double, two RBIs, a run and steal at Western Carolina on March 24 ... went 2-for-4 with a his first career homer, a three-run shot, and a steal against Wake Forest on March 29 ... had a single and three runs at Boston College on April 10 ... went 2-for-2 with an RBI and two walks at Boston College on April 11 ... went 3-for-4 with two homers, a triple, team-season-high 11 total bases, four RBIs, a team-tying-season-high four runs, a walk and hit-by-pitch at Georgia Tech on April 25 ... went 3-for-5 with an RBI and two runs against No. 3 Louisville on May 4 ... went 3-for-4 with two runs and a hit-by-pitch against No. 18 College of Charleston on May 6 ... went 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBIs, two runs and a walk against Georgia Southern on May 8 ... went 2-for-6 with an RBI, three runs and two walks at Furman on May 12 ... went 3-for-4 with an RBI, two runs and a walk at No. 8 Florida State on May 16 ... went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, a walk and steal against No. 18 Arizona State in the Fullerton Regional on May 29 ... went 2-for-5 with a double and run against Pepperdine in the Fullerton Regional on May 30 ... played for Brewster in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .250 with five runs, two doubles and eight RBIs in 16 games.

2014: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... hit .143 with three runs, two doubles, two RBIs, a .244 on-base percentage, four walks, one hit-by-pitch and one steal in 28 games (eight starts, including four at shortstop, three at second base and one at third base) ... committed only one error in 25 chances at shortstop (.960 fielding percentage) ... went 1-for-2 with a double and run against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 16; it was his first career hit ... hit a pinch-hit double and scored a run against Maine on Feb. 23 ... had two RBIs against Western Carolina on April 23 ... went 2-for-3 against High Point on May 7 ... No. 100 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game.

Before Clemson: Drafted in the 26th round (No. 795 overall pick) by the Cincinnati Reds ... No. 242 player in the nation and No. 6 player in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... No. 8 player and No. 3 shortstop in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... Perfect Game National Showcase participant in Minneapolis, Minn ... South Carolina Select All-Star ... all-state selection as a senior ... region player-of-the-year as a senior ... lettered four times in baseball at Wren High School, where he was coached by Randy Thompson.

Personal: Majoring in financial management ... born Elijah Thomas White on June 26, 1994 in Greenville, S.C.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

S T A T S

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2014....  .143  28-8     35    3    5   2   0   0    2    7  .200   4   1  13   0  .244   1   2   1-1     24  30   4  .931
2015....  .297  61-61   232   44   69   7   3   4   29   94  .405  25   7  57   4  .380   2   8  11-17    76 191  19  .934
TOTAL...  .277  89-69   267   47   74   9   3   4   31  101  .378  29   8  70   4  .362   3  10  12-18   100 221  23  .933
      

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