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Eligible in 2020 after sitting out in 2019 … will compete for innings out of the bullpen.

2019: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules … played for High Point-Thomasville in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he was 1-3 with a 4.55 ERA and 35 strikeouts against eight walks in 29.2 innings pitched over eight starts; Coastal Plain League All-Star Game selection.

Before Clemson: Played two seasons at Newberry, where he was coached by former Tigers Russell Triplett (head coach) and P.J. Zocchi (assistant coach) … was 2-7 with a 5.61 ERA and 44 strikeouts against 16 walks in 67.1 innings pitched over 13 appearances (12 starts) in 2018 … was 5-3 with a 4.63 ERA and 49 strikeouts against 12 walks in 68.0 innings pitched over 14 appearances (12 starts) in 2017 … North-South All-Star Game selection … all-state and all-region as a sophomore and senior … region player-of-the-year as a senior … member of the region championship team as a senior … lettered four times in baseball and four times in football at Chapin High School, where he was coached by Scott McLeod.

Personal: Majoring in biological sciences … born Evan Wilson Estridge on Feb. 27, 1998 in LaGrange, Ga.

Favorite hobby – Hanging out with friends and family on the lake
Interesting facts about family/parents – All of his brother’s major internal organs are on the opposite side of his body
One fact that most people don’t know – Has seen every Harry Potter movie at least five times
Favorite food or candy – Pancakes
Proudest childhood accomplishment – Was the first person to ever hit a home run in the Chapin ages 9-10 league
Ideal vacation spot – Santorini, Greece
Childhood hero – Chipper Jones
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – His great-grandfather, who served in World War II

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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