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Catcher who came on late in the 2015 season to become the starting DH ... hits the ball to all fields ... Clemson’s first lefthanded-hitting catcher since Brian Ellis (1997-00).

2015: Hit .351 with 12 runs, three doubles, eight RBIs, a .422 on-base percentage and seven walks against only six strikeouts in 25 games (12 starts as the DH) ... was 4-for-10 (.400) as a pinch-hitter and 5-for-13 (.385) in 13 games off the bench ... hit a pinch-hit single in his first career plate appearance against Maine at Augusta, Ga. on Feb. 20 ... hit a pinch-hit single against Winthrop on March 3 ... came off the bench, hit a run-scoring single and scored a run at NC State on March 8 ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring double to tie the score in the sixth inning against Georgia on April 7 ... hit a pinch-hit single and scored a run at Georgia Tech on April 25 ... went 1-for-3 with the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and a walk against No. 18 College of Charleston on May 6; it was his first career start ... went 2-for-3 with a double, three RBIs, two runs and a walk against Georgia Southern on May 8 ... went 2-for-5 with two runs and a walk at Furman on May 12 ... went 2-for-4 with a run and walk at No. 8 Florida State on May 16 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI against No. 3 Louisville in the ACC Tournament on May 21 ... went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run against Pepperdine in the Fullerton Regional on May 30 ... played for Wilson in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .265 with 13 runs, three doubles, 13 RBIs, 32 walks and a .406 on-base percentage in 40 games.

Before Clemson: MVP of the Select Games ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... No. 1 catcher in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... No. 27 player and No. 3 catcher in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... lettered four times in baseball and two times in football at Carolina Forest High School, where he was coached by Jack Jolly.

Personal: His father, Jack, was a pitcher at Coastal Carolina ... his brother, Matthew, was a pitcher at Newberry ... majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Robert Alan Jolly on Oct. 9, 1995 in Myrtle Beach, 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%
2015....  .351  25-12    57   12   20   3   0   0    8   23  .404   7   0   6   1  .422   0   2   0-0     20   0   0 1.000
TOTAL...  .351  25-12    57   12   20   3   0   0    8   23  .404   7   0   6   1  .422   0   2   0-0     20   0   0 1.000


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