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Sophomore who was one of the team’s top hitters and showed flashes of power in 2019.

2019: Hit .287 with 31 runs, eight doubles, a triple, seven homers, 23 RBIs, a .452 slugging percentage, .365 on-base percentage, 18 walks, five hit-by-pitches and two steals in 52 games (46 starts, including 30 at first base and 16 as the DH) … hit .324 with six homers, four doubles, 13 RBIs, 25 runs, a .400 on-base percentage and two steals in 30 ACC regular-season games (28 starts) … had 13 multiple-hit games … had five two-hit games in a row from March 24-31 … had an 11-game hitting streak in April … hit a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the second game of a doubleheader against Virginia Military on Feb. 23; was his first career game … went 4-for-5 with a homer, three RBIs, three runs and a hit-by-pitch in the second game of a doubleheader against No. 3 North Carolina on March 9 … went 2-for-2 with a double, RBI, three runs and two walks at Virginia Tech on March 30 … went 2-for-4 with two RBIs, two runs and a walk at Virginia Tech on March 31; was 6-for-11 (.545) with two doubles, four RBIs, six runs, three walks and a .643 on-base percentage in the series … hit a homer against No. 8 Louisville on April 6 … hit a homer at Florida State on April 13 … had a triple and an RBI at Georgia on April 16; tied the school record with nine at-bats … went 4-for-5 with two homers and a steal at No. 11 Georgia Tech on April 26 … went 1-for-3 with a homer and walk against Wake Forest on May 16 … went 2-for-3 with two runs, two walks and a steal against Wake Forest on May 17 … went 3-for-3 with a double, run, walk and hit-by-pitch against Jacksonville State in the Oxford Regional on June 2 … No. 143 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game.

Before Clemson: All-state selection … region MVP as a junior … lettered four times in baseball at West Forsyth High School, where he was coached by Mike Pruitt.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication … born Robert Bryar Hawkins on June 9, 1999 in Cumming, Ga.

Favorite hobbies – Hunting, fishing and cooking
One fact that most people don’t know – Played a baseball game with a ruptured appendix
Favorite food or candy – Macaroni and cheese
Ideal vacation spot – Bora Bora
Childhood hero – Chipper Jones
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – Steve Carell

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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