Sophomore catcher who showed his versatility as a freshman by playing most of his action in the outfield while serving as the team's third-string catcher in 2012 ... will compete for the starting catcher spot in 2013 ... #8 college prospect in South Carolina for the 2014 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game.
2012: Hit .214 with seven runs, two doubles, two RBIs, a .323 on-base percentage, five walks, four hit-by-pitches, and two steals in 28 games (17 starts, including 16 in left field and one at catcher) ... had a team-tying-high .500 on-base percentage when leading off an inning ... was 6-for-18 (.333) with two doubles and a .429 on-base percentage in his last 11 games (seven starts) ... was 5-for-16 (.313) with two doubles, five runs, and a .421 on-base percentage in April ... hit a run-scoring single in the second game of a doubleheader against UAB on Feb. 18; it was his first career game and start ... went 2-for-3 with a double and run against Winthrop on Apr. 3 ... went 1-for-2 with two runs and a hit-by-pitch against Western Carolina on Apr. 4 ... went 2-for-3 with a double and run at Duke on Apr. 7 ... went 1-for-2 with a run against Furman on May 15 ... played for New Market in the Valley Baseball League in the summer, where he hit .222 with five doubles, 10 RBIs, and three steals in 24 games.
Before Clemson: Drafted in the 42nd round (#1283 overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2011 ... #141 player in the nation and #5 player in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... #12 player and #2 catcher in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... #23 prospect in South Carolina for the 2011 draft by Baseball America ... Anderson Independent-Mail Player-of-the-Year as a senior ... hit .533 with nine homers, 27 RBIs, and 21 walks in limited at-bats as a senior ... lettered four times in baseball and four times in football at T.L. Hanna High, where he was coached by Adam Comstock.
Personal: His brother, Ben, is a linebacker who signed with the Clemson football team in 2013 ... majoring in management ... born Garrett Andrew Boulware on Sept. 9, 1992 in Atlanta, GA.