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Sophomore lefthander who saw action as both a starter and reliever in his first season at Clemson … has an unorthodox throwing motion … No. 34 ACC prospect for the 2021 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball.

2019: Had a 2-1 record and 4.40 ERA in 16 appearances (nine starts) … in 45.0 innings pitched, he allowed 46 hits (.275 opponents’ batting average) and 15 walks with 36 strikeouts … tied for fifth in the ACC in pickoffs (3) … led the team in pickoffs … had 54 groundball outs and 30 flyball outs … did not allow any of his six inherited baserunners to score … pitched 5.1 innings in a starting role, allowing two hits and one walk with six strikeouts to earn the win against Charlotte on Feb. 18; did not allow a hit in the first five innings; was his first career appearance … pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with three strikeouts to earn the win against East Tennessee State on Feb. 26; faced the minimum … pitched 5.1 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits and one earned run with three strikeouts against No. 3 North Carolina on March 10 … pitched 5.2 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, one earned run and one walk with four strikeouts against Notre Dame on March 17 … pitched 5.0 innings in a starting role, allowing one earned run and one walk with three pickoffs at Boston College on March 24 … pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no runs and no walks at Coastal Carolina on May 14 … pitched 1.1 innings in relief, allowing one hit, no runs and no walks with one strikeout at No. 12 Mississippi in the Oxford Regional on June 1 … No. 140 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 35 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game.

Before Clemson: Second-team All-American by Perfect Game … all-state and all-region selection … lettered three times in baseball at McEachern High School, where he was coached by Karlton Schilling.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication … born Keyshawn Gerrod Askew on Jan. 5, 2000 in Powder Springs, Ga.

Favorite hobby – Listening to music
One fact that most people don’t know – Has watched every episode of The Office at least four times
Favorite food or candy – Pizza
Ideal vacation spot – Italy
Childhood hero – David Price
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – Playboi Carti



*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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