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Clemson Announces 2002 Baseball Signees


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Clemson Announces 2002 Baseball Signees
Class rated fifth best in the nation according to Collegiate Baseball.
Clemson, SC - Clemson Head Baseball Coach Jack Leggett announced the signing of 16 players that have already joined the Tiger squad and will be eligible to play for the Tigers in 2003. The list includes four players that were drafted in 2002 and two that were drafted in 2001. The class was rated fifth best in the nation according to Collegiate Baseball and seventh best by Baseball America.


The players that were drafted include righthander and utility player Kris Harvey, son of former Major Leaguer Bryan Harvey. The younger Harvey and Catawba, NC native was drafted in the fifth round by the Braves. Righty Pat Clayton was also drafted by the Braves (in the seventh round). Infielder Brad McCann (22nd-round selection by the Phillies) and lefthander Robert Rohrbaugh (30th-round pick by the Expos) were also drafted in 2002.
Two Tiger newcomers from Edmonds Community College in Edmonds, WA were drafted in 2001. Righthander Aaron Trolia (31st-round pick by the Reds) and catcher Brady Everett (44th-round pick by the Royals) round out Clemson's six 2002 signees who have been drafted.


Below is the list of the 16 signees.

#  Player           Pos. B-T Hgt  Wgt Cl. School               Hometown
18 Jason Berken     RHP  R-R 6-0  175 Fr. West DePere HS       DePere, WI
50 Pat Clayton      RHP  R-R 6-5  235 Fr. Walton HS            Marietta, GA
36 Stephen Clyne    RHP  R-R 6-2  175 Fr. American Heritage HS Parkland, FL
3  Herman Demmink   INF  L-R 6-0  185 Fr. Clover Hill HS       Midlothian, VA
25 Brady Everett    C    R-R 6-0  195 So. Edmonds CC           Des Moines, WA
35 Kris Harvey      RHP/ R-R 6-2  175 Fr. Bandys HS            Catawba, NC
                    INF/
                    C/
                    OF   
37 John Ingram      INF  R-R 6-1  195 Fr. Chattahoochee HS     Alpharetta, GA
23 Tanner Leggett   INF  S-R 6-0  160 Fr. Daniel HS            Clemson, SC
41 John Leonard     RHP  R-R 6-3  170 Fr. Greenbrier Christian Chesapeake, VA
43 Justin Lepore    OF   R-R 5-10 200 Fr. Daniel Hand HS       Madison, CT
21 Brad McCann      INF  R-R 6-3  200 So. Gulf Coast CC        Duluth, GA
40 Brett Murphy     RHP  R-R 6-1  180 Fr. Oviedo HS            Oviedo, FL
44 Robert Rohrbaugh LHP  L-L 6-2  165 Fr. Littlestown HS       Littlestown, PA
33 Brock Thornburg  RHP  R-R 6-2  175 Fr. Saint Stephens HS    Hickory, NC
47 Aaron Trolia     RHP  R-R 6-3  210 Jr. Edmonds CC           Tacoma, WA
19 Dan West         INF  R-R 6-1  185 Fr. Myrtle Beach HS      Myrtle Beach, SC 

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