Team co-captain in 2012...multi-talented infielder...one of the team's best defensive players...has seen significant action at third base, shortstop, and second base...has a strong arm...was nagged by injury during most of the 2011 season, but still started every game...slated to start at shortstop in 2012...a career .283 hitter with a .352 on-base percentage in 155 games (127 starts) over three seasons...has 20 doubles, three homers, 62 RBIs, 69 runs, and 19 steals...has 18 career sacrifice bunts...two-time All-ACC Academic selection.
2011: All-ACC Academic team member...hit .285 with 30 runs, 10 doubles, one homer, 27 RBIs, and eight steals in 63 games (63 starts, including 48 at second base, 14 at shortstop, and one as the DH)...one of only three Tigers to start every game...had a team-high 10 sacrifice bunts, seventh-most in school history...hit .323 with runners on base, .323 with runners in scoring position, and .323 with two outs...committed only one error in the last 20 games and three errors in the last 34 games...hit a team-high .429 (9-for-21) with three doubles, three RBIs, and four runs in seven postseason games; he also did not commit an error in 37 chances...went 5-for-13 (.385) in four Clemson Regional games...went 2-for-3 with a walk and steal against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 18...went 1-for-1 with a run, two walks, and a hit-by-pitch against Eastern Michigan on Feb. 20; he was 3-for-6 with three runs, three walks, and a hit-by-pitch in the series...went 3-for-4 with a double, two runs, two RBIs, and a steal against Michigan State at Greenville, SC on Feb. 27...went 3-for-5 with a double and steal against #4 South Carolina on Mar. 6...went 2-for-4 with two doubles, two runs, and an RBI against Duke on Mar. 18...went 3-for-3 with an RBI, two runs, and a hit-by-pitch against Duke on Mar. 19; he was 6-for-12 with two doubles, three RBIs, and four runs in the series...went 1-for-2 with three RBIs against #9 Georgia Tech on Apr. 29...went 3-for-3 with an RBI, hit-by-pitch, and two steals against Furman at Greenville, SC (Fluor Field) on May 10...went 1-for-2 with a run and three walks at #4 Florida State on May 20...went 2-for-2 with two doubles and a walk against N.C. State in the ACC Tournament on May 28; he was 4-for-8 with two doubles and a walk in three ACC Tournament games...went 2-for-4 with an RBI against #21 Coastal Carolina in the Clemson Regional on June 4.
2010: Hit .222 with 10 runs, three doubles, one homer, 14 RBIs, and four steals in 37 games (22 starts, including 16 at third base, five at shortstop, and one at second base)...hit .370 with five RBIs and three steals in 11 ACC regular-season games...hit .298 with runners on base and .286 with runners in scoring position...in his five starts at shortstop, he was 8-for-20 (.400) with a homer, five RBIs, three runs, and a steal along with only one error in 22 chances (.955 fielding percentage)...Clemson was 4-1 in his five starts at shortstop...was 7-for-12 (.583) with two doubles and five runs in the second inning...was 9-for-26 (.346) in his 10 games against top-25 ranked teams...suffered a back injury in late March and missed 13 games...went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, and one steal against Furman on Feb. 21...went 2-for-3 with a double and the game-tying, run-scoring single in the seventh inning against #15 South Carolina on Mar. 5...came off the bench and went 1-for-2 at Wake Forest on May 15...went 2-for-4 with a homer, two RBIs, and two runs against Presbyterian College on May 18; it was his first career start at shortstop...went 2-for-4 with two RBIs against #7 Florida State on May 20...went 2-for-4 with a run against #7 Florida State on May 21...went 2-for-4 with an RBI against #7 Florida State on May 22; he was 6-for-12 with three RBIs and a steal in the series...went 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBIs, and two runs against Western Carolina on Apr. 6.
2009: All-ACC Academic team member...hit .315 with 29 runs, seven doubles, one homer, 21 RBIs, and seven steals in 55 games (42 starts, all at third base)...had a team-high six sacrifice bunts...had a .960 fielding percentage thanks to committing just four errors in 101 chances...hit .396 in May...hit a team-high .371 with the bases empty...hit a team-high .412 as the leadoff batter of an inning...was 31-for-73 (.425) from the fifth through eighth innings...had a 10-game hitting streak in May; he was 17-for-32 (.531) with three doubles, 10 RBIs, 10 runs, five walks, a .605 on-base percentage, and five steals during the streak...came off the bench and went 1-for-1 with two runs and one hit-by-pitch against Michigan State on Mar. 10...went 2-for-3 with a run, RBI, walk, and steal at #24 Florida State on Mar. 22...hit his first career homer against Duke on Apr. 3...went 2-for-5 with two RBIs against Duke on Apr. 5...went 3-for-4 with a double, two RBIs, and a hit-by-pitch against Western Carolina on Apr. 15...went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI in the first game of a doubleheader against Maryland on May 3...went 2-for-5 with an RBI and steal in the second game of a doubleheader against Maryland on May 3; he went 5-for-12 (.417) with two doubles and three RBIs in the series...went 2-for-2 with an RBI, two runs, a walk, and steal against North Carolina-Wilmington on May 8...went 1-for-2 with an RBI, two runs, and two walks against North Carolina-Wilmington on May 9; he was 3-for-4 (.750) with two RBIs, four runs, three walks, and a steal in the series...went 2-for-3 with three RBIs, two walks, and a steal against Furman at Greenville, SC (Fluor Field) on May 11...went 3-for-3 with a hit-by-pitch, RBI, two runs, and two steals at N.C. State on May 15; he was 5-for-10 with three runs and two steals in the series...played for Falmouth in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .158 in five games.
Before Clemson: Drafted in the 31st round (#940 overall pick) by the Atlanta Braves in 2008...Marietta Daily Journal Player-of-the-Year as a senior...All-Cobb County and team MVP as a senior...Cobb County Dugout Club High School All-Star team member as a senior...#12 prospect in Georgia by Perfect Game...Connie Mack World Series All-Tournament selection in 2008...played on the state runnerup team as a sophomore...earned his high school's academic award...from the same high school that produced former Tiger Ben Paulsen (2007-09)...lettered three times in baseball at Kell High School, where he was coached by Donnie English.
Personal: Pronounced STOHLTS...three-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll...majoring in construction science & management...born Jason Evan Stolz on Mar. 21, 1990 in Marietta, GA.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide