Junior power-hitter who is slated to start at first base in 2013 ... a career .256 hitter with a .353 on-base percentage in 102 games (68 starts) over two seasons ... has 12 doubles, one triple, six homers, 47 RBIs, 37 runs, 41 walks, four hit-by-pitches, and one steal ... #17 ACC prospect for the 2013 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game ... #7 college prospect in South Carolina for the 2013 draft in the preseason by Perfect Game ... team co-captain for 2013.
2012: Hit .233 with 29 runs, eight doubles, one triple, five homers, 33 RBIs, a .317 on-base percentage, 27 walks, and two hit-by-pitches in 59 games (57 starts, including 55 at first base, one in left field, and one as the DH) ... was 4-for-10 with 11 RBIs and two walks with the bases loaded ... had a 10-game hitting streak from April to May ... reached base safely in 24 consecutive games from April to May ... went 3-for-5 and scored the walkoff run against #2 South Carolina on Mar. 4 ... went 2-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs against Holy Cross on Mar. 7 ... went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, two runs, a walk, and hit-by-pitch against #6 North Carolina on Mar. 11 ... went 1-for-2 with three RBIs and a walk at #18 Georgia on Mar. 27 ... went 2-for-4 with the go-ahead run in the sixth inning against #7 Miami (FL) on Mar. 30 ... hit a leadoff triple and scored the winning run in the 11th inning at Duke on Apr. 6 ... went 3-for-4 with a homer, double, five RBIs, three runs, and a walk against Furman at Greenville, SC (Fluor Field) on Apr. 10 ... went 2-for-4 with an RBI in the first game of a doubleheader at Maryland on Apr. 21; he was 5-for-12 (.417) with two doubles in the series ... went 2-for-4 with two runs and a walk at Georgia Tech on Apr. 28 ... went 2-for-6 with two RBIs and a run at Georgia Tech on Apr. 29 ... hit a long solo homer and had two RBIs against Furman on May 15 ... went 2-for-4 with a homer against #17 Virginia in the ACC Tournament on May 24 ... went 3-for-5 with a homer, double, four RBIs, and two runs against #1 Florida State in the ACC Tournament on May 25; with one out in the ninth inning and Clemson trailing 7-6, he lined a three-run walkoff homer to right-center against #1 Florida State in the ACC Tournament on May 25; it was only the second walkoff homer by a Tiger in ACC Tournament history and the first since 1981; he earned All-ACC Tournament honors by going 5-for-13 (.385) with two homers, one double, five RBIs, and three runs in three games ... played for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .280 with 13 doubles, one triple, two homers, 20 RBIs, and three steals in 42 games.
2011: Hit .339 with eight runs, four doubles, one homer, 14 RBIs, a .463 on-base percentage, and one steal in 43 games (11 starts, including four at first base, four as the DH, and three in right field) ... Clemson was 10-1 in his 11 starts ... in 19 ACC regular-season games (five starts), he was 10-for-29 (.345) with two doubles, one homer, five RBIs, and a .457 on-base percentage ... was 14-for-27 (.519) with two doubles, 10 RBIs, and a .595 on-base percentage in 32 games off the bench ... was 10-for-17 (.588) with a double, five RBIs, four walks, a hit-by-pitch, and .652 on-base percentage as a pinch-hitter ... was 16-for-37 (.432) after the fifth inning ... reached base in seven of his 11 plate appearances when leading off an inning ... had a hit in each of his first three at-bats and reached base in each of his first six plate appearances ... went 2-for-2 with a double and run in his first game as a Tiger against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 18 ... went 1-for-2 with a run-scoring single in his first career start against Wofford on Mar. 2 ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring double against #4 South Carolina on Mar. 6 ... hit his first career home run at N.C. State on Mar. 27 ... hit a pinch-hit, walkoff single with one out in the 10th inning against Coastal Carolina on Apr. 5 ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring single against Wake Forest on Apr. 23 ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring single against Wake Forest on Apr. 24 ... hit a key pinch-hit single in the ninth inning at Virginia Tech on May 15 ... went 2-for-2 with three RBIs off the bench against Davidson on May 17 ... walked three times at #4 Florida State on May 20 ... won the Omaha Challenge competition among fielders in the fall of 2010 ... played for North Shore in the New England Collegiate Baseball League in the summer, where he played only three games.
Before Clemson: Drafted in the 29th round (#882 overall) by the Seattle Mariners in 2010 ... member of the Greater New York Sandlot team as a senior at Lindenhurst Senior High School ... member of the state champions, Long Island champions, and Suffolk County champions as a senior ... member of the Summer Rivalry Classic team as a junior ... member of the Empire State team as a sophomore ... MVP, all-county, All-Long Island, and all-state selection as a senior ... MVP, two-time all-county, All-Long Island, and all-state selection in football ... lettered four times in baseball and three times in football at Lindenhurst Senior High, where he was coached by Michael Cannobio.
Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born Jonathan Gerard McGibbon on Oct. 5, 1992 in Syosset, NY.