Outfielder who has seen limited action as a Tiger ... one of the top Tigers off the bench ... a career .265 hitter with a .392 on-base percentage in 71 games (19 starts) over three seasons ... has nine doubles, one triple, 17 RBIs, 12 runs, 16 walks, and six hit-by-pitches ... is 10-for-36 (.278) with six RBIs as a pinch-hitter in his career.
2013: Hit .245 with five runs, five doubles, one triple, six RBIs, a .362 on-base percentage, eight walks, and one hit-by-pitch in 27 games (11 starts as the DH) ... Clemson had a 10-1 record in his 11 starts ... was 8-for-26 (.308) with four doubles, one triple, five RBIs, and a .538 slugging percentage in 10 ACC regular-season games (six starts) ... went 1-for-3 with a run-scoring double and walk against Gardner-Webb on Apr. 3 ... went 2-for-4 with a team-tying-season-high two doubles and three RBIs at Boston College on Apr. 5; his three-run double in the seventh inning proved to be the difference in Clemson's 7-5 win ... went 1-for-2 with a double, RBI, run, and walk at Boston College on Apr. 6 ... hit a pinch-hit single at Boston College on Apr. 7; he was 4-for-8 with three doubles and four RBIs in the series ... went 2-for-4 with a triple, an RBI, and a run against Wake Forest on Apr. 12 ... went 1-for-2 with a run and two walks against Western Carolina on Apr. 24.
2012: Hit .289 with five runs, four doubles, seven RBIs, a .377 on-base percentage, five walks, and two hit-by-pitches in 30 games (eight starts, including five as the DH, two in left field, and one in right field) ... hit .391 with runners on base and .462 with runners in scoring position ... was 7-for-18 (.389) with two doubles, three RBIs, and a .476 on-base percentage as a pinch-hitter ... hit a team-high .417 with four doubles and three RBIs in his 22 games off the bench ... was 2-for-3 with a double, walk, and hit-by-pitch in five postseason games ... hit a team-high .323 in day games ... was 5-for-16 (.313) with a .421 on-base percentage against top-25 ranked teams ... hit a pinch-hit single at #2 South Carolina on Mar. 3 ... went 1-for-4 with an RBI, a run, and walk against #2 South Carolina on Mar. 4; it was his first career start ... hit a pinch-hit, run-scoring double against Boston College on Mar. 16 ... hit a two-run single with a walk against Boston College on Mar. 18 ... hit a pinch-hit single and scored a run at Virginia on Mar. 23 ... came off the bench and went 2-for-2 against #17 N.C. State on Apr. 14 ... came off the bench to go 2-for-2 with a double, two RBIs, and a run against Tennessee Tech on May 8; his two-out, two-run single in the seventh inning sparked Clemson's comeback ... came off the bench to hit a double and scored a run against Furman on May 15 ... hit a key pinch-hit single in the eighth inning against #1 Florida State in the ACC Tournament on May 25 ... hit a pinch-hit double against Coastal Carolina in the Columbia Regional on June 1 ... played for Wilson in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .224 with four doubles, one triple, a team-high 22 RBIs, and three steals in 45 games.
2011: Was 2-for-8 (.250) with two runs, four RBIs, three walks, three hit-by-pitches, and a .571 on-base percentage in 14 games, all off the bench ... had three putouts without committing an error ... was 2-for-5 with runners in scoring position ... was 2-for-2 with four RBIs and a walk with the bases loaded ... had his first career hit along with an RBI off the bench against Charleston Southern on Feb. 26 ... hit a pinch-hit, two-run single in the first game of a doubleheader against Gardner-Webb on May 7 ... played for Wilson in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .299 with 23 runs, eight doubles, one triple, two homers, and 21 RBIs in 48 games ... rated as the #36 prospect in the Coastal Plain League by Perfect Game.
Before Clemson: Rated as the #33 prospect in Florida and the #221 prospect in the nation by Perfect Game ... all-area, all-county, and all-conference as a senior at Barron Collier High School ... team captain as a junior and senior ... preseason honorable mention All-American by Perfect Game and Under Armour as a senior ... all-county and all-conference selection as a sophomore ... from the same high school that produced Tiger first-baseman Andy D'Alessio (2004-07) and Tiger outfielder Jeff Schaus (2008-11) ... lettered four times in baseball at Barron Collier High, where he was coached by Dan Maurer.
Personal: Majoring in sociology ... born Joseph Jeffrey Costigan on June 16, 1991 in Akron, OH.
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide