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Made most of his appearances out of the bullpen as a freshman in 2015, but became a weekend starter during the entire 2016 season... in 118.2 innings pitched over 28 appearances (18 starts) and two seasons, he has a 7-6 record and 4.40 ERA while allowing 123 hits (.258 opponents’ batting average) and 32 walks with 107 strikeouts ... eighth in Tiger history in strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.34) ... two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member.

2016: All-ACC Academic selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... had a 6-4 record and 4.40 ERA in 16 starts ... in 94.2 innings pitched, he allowed 97 hits (.256 opponents’ batting average) and 24 walks with 84 strikeouts ... tied for eighth in the ACC in starts, tied for eighth in strikeouts and ninth in strikeouts ... led the team in starts, innings pitched and strikeouts ... only Tiger to make all his pitching appearances in a starting role ... only walked one of 101 batters faced who led off an inning ... held opponents to a .209 batting average with two outs ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing two hits and one run with seven strikeouts to earn the win against James Madison on Feb. 26 ... pitched 7.1 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, one run and no walks with four strikeouts to earn the win against No. 22 Boston College on March 19 ... pitched 8.0 innings in a starting role, allowing four hits, two runs and one walk with three strikeouts to earn the win at Duke on April 9 ... pitched 6.0 innings in a starting role, allowing two walks with six strikeouts to earn the win against No. 9 NC State on May 6 ... pitched 7.0 innings in a starting role, allowing five hits, one run and one walk with seven strikeouts to earn the win at Georgia Southern on May 13 ... pitched 8.0 innings in a starting role, allowing six hits, one run and no walks with seven strikeouts at Notre Dame on May 19 ... pitched 6.1 innings in a starting role with six strikeouts to earn the win against Western Carolina in the Clemson Regional on June 3 ... No. 20 ACC prospect for the 2017 draft in the preseason by D1Baseball ... played for Hyannis in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he was 1-2 with a 4.44 ERA, .322 opponents’ batting average and 32 strikeouts against nine walks in 28.1 innings pitched over six starts.

2015: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... had a 1-2 record and 3.38 ERA in 12 appearances (two starts) ... in 24.0 innings pitched, he allowed 26 hits (.265 opponents’ batting average) and eight walks with 23 strikeouts ... held opponents to a .212 batting average with two outs, .100 batting average with runners on base and two outs and an .063 batting average with runners in scoring position and two outs ... in 16.2 innings pitched over 10 relief appearances, he was 1-0 with a 1.62 ERA, .212 opponents’ batting average and 16 strikeouts against five walks ... in 10.1 innings pitched over six relief appearances in May, he allowed nine hits (.214 opponents’ batting average), no earned runs and three walks with 11 strikeouts ... in 4.0 innings pitched over two relief appearances in postseason games, he allowed four hits, no earned runs and one walk with four strikeouts ... pitched 3.1 perfect innings in relief with two strikeouts to earn his first career win against Wofford on Feb. 25 ... pitched 2.0 innings in relief, allowing one hit and no walks with three strikeouts against Western Carolina on April 14 ... pitched 0.2 scoreless innings in relief against No. 3 Louisville on May 3 ... pitched 4.1 innings in relief, allowing two hits and no earned runs with five strikeouts at Furman on May 12 ... pitched 3.1 innings in relief, allowing two hits, no earned runs and one walk with four strikeouts against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament on May 22 ... played for Lexington County in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he was 3-2 with a 2.92 ERA, .248 opponents’ batting average and 37 strikeouts against three walks in 37.0 innings pitched over seven starts.

Before Clemson: State pitcher-of-the-year as a senior ... Perfect Game First-Team All-Atlantic selection ... all-state as a junior and senior ... led his team to the state championship as a freshman and senior ... No. 2 player and No. 1 lefthander in South Carolina by Diamond Prospects ... No. 65 lefthander in the nation and No. 10 player in South Carolina by Perfect Game ... played in the East Coast Pro Showcase ... South Carolina Select Team member ... lettered three times in baseball at Sumter High School, where he was coached by Brooks Shumake.

Personal: His brother, James, was a redshirt freshman quarterback on the 2016 Clemson football team ... majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Charles Segars Barnes on Oct. 1, 1995 in Sumter, S.C.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

S T A T S

Year       Avg  GP-GS    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB-ATT   PO   A   E  FLD%
2015....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      2   4   3  .667
2016....  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      4  10   1  .933
TOTAL...  .000   0-0      0    0    0   0   0   0    0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0-0      6  14   4  .833

Year       ERA   W-L   App  GS  CG SHO/CBO  SV     IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO  2B  3B  HR    BF  B/Avg  WP HBP  BK SFA SHA
2015....  3.38   1-2    12   2   0   0/0     0   24.0   26   15    9    8   23   7   0   1   111   .265   3   2   0   0  3
2016....  4.66   6-4    16  16   0   0/0     0   94.2   97   62   49   24   84  14   2   9   425   .256   3  12   0   2  7
TOTAL...  4.40   7-6    28  18   0   0/0     0  118.2  123   77   58   32  107  21   2  10   536   .258   6  14   0   2 10


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