|Ht./Wt.:||6-4, 215 lbs|
|High School:||Newberry HS|
|Years:||2017 - 2020|
|Major:||Wildlife & Fisheries Biology|
Situational lefty who was in his second active season in 2019 … in 8.2 innings pitched over 17 relief appearances and two seasons, he has an 0-0 record and a 6.23 ERA while allowing 13 hits and two walks with seven strikeouts … two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member.
2019: ACC Academic Honor Roll member … had an 0-0 record and a 3.60 ERA in seven relief appearances … in 5.0 innings pitched, he allowed eight hits and no walks with four strikeouts … pitched 1.1 innings in relief, allowing no runs and no walks with two strikeouts at South Carolina on March 3.
2018: ACC Academic Honor Roll member … had an 0-0 record and a 9.82 ERA in 10 relief appearances … in 3.2 innings pitched, he allowed five hits (.294 opponents’ batting average) and two walks with three strikeouts … only allowed one of his eight inherited baserunners to score.
2017: Redshirted … No. 117 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game … played for Lexington County in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he was 0-0 and allowed nine hits and four walks with six strikeouts in 6.1 innings pitched over six relief appearances.
Before Clemson: Played in the Palmetto Games in 2014 and 2015 … played in the Select Games in 2016 … all-state as a junior and senior … No. 1 lefthander in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects … all-region as a sophomore, junior and senior … lettered five times in baseball and three times in swimming at Newberry High School, where he was coached by Lindsay Stribble.
Personal: His father, Mike, played three seasons (1986,87,89) at Clemson and had a 4-3 record, four saves and a 5.37 ERA in 65.1 innings pitched over 41 relief appearances … his brother, Jack, was a member of the 2015 Clemson baseball team … majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management … born Ryne Neville Huggins on Jan. 17, 1998 in Columbia, S.C.
• Favorite hobbies – Catching snakes and playing guitar
• Interesting facts about family/parents – His father was a Tiger pitcher and his mother was a Clemson bat girl
• One fact that most people don’t know – Has a pet snake named Carlos
• Favorite food or candy – Strawberries
• Proudest childhood accomplishment – Winning the American Legion World Series
• Ideal vacation spot – Northern Territory in Australia
• Childhood hero – Steve Irwin
*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide
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