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Outfielder and first-baseman who is one of Clemson’s top contributors off the bench ... a career .224 hitter with a .310 on-base percentage in 49 games (11 starts) over two seasons ... has two doubles, 14 RBIs, four runs, nine walks and one steal.

2016: ACC Academic Honor Roll member ... hit .154 with six RBIs, a .324 on-base percentage and seven walks in 26 games (six starts, including four as the DH, one in left field and one in right field) ... was 4-for-9 (.444) with runners in scoring position ... hit a two-out, two-run single in the ninth inning to give Clemson an 8-7 lead at No. 4 Miami (Fla.) on March 25 ... went 1-for-1 with an RBI and two walks at Furman on March 29 ... hit a run-scoring single off the bench against No. 9 NC State on May 7 ... played for Hyannis in the Cape Cod League in the summer, where he hit .077 with one run and one steal in five games ... played for Martinsville in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .188 with four runs, three doubles and four RBIs in 24 games.

2015: Hit .281 with four runs, two doubles, eight RBIs, a .297 on-base percentage, two walks and one steal in 23 games (five starts, including three at first base and two in left field) ... was 6-for-12 (.500) with one double, four RBIs and two runs in 10 games (one start) in ACC regular-season games ... was 6-for-16 (.375) in 18 games off the bench ... was 7-for-15 (.467) with two doubles and seven RBIs in 11 games (one start) in games on opponents’ home fields ... came off the bench, hit a single and scored a run at NC State on March 8; was his first career hit ... hit a single off the bench at Virginia Tech on March 21 ... went 2-for-5 with a double, two RBIs and two runs at Western Carolina on March 24 ... came off the bench and went 2-for-2 with four RBIs and a run at Boston College on April 10 ... went 1-for-2 with a steal off the bench at No. 8 Florida State on May 15 ... played for Florence in the Coastal Plain League in the summer, where he hit .227 with 14 runs, five doubles, one triple, one homer and 14 RBIs in 39 games.

Before Clemson: Played in the East Coast Pro Showcase ... Team Elite Prime member ... played in the Perfect Game National Showcase ... first-team All-Southeast by Perfect Game ... first-team all-county as a senior ... all-state at the AAAAAA level ... No. 343 player and No. 73 outfielder in the nation and No. 28 player and No. 10 outfielder in Georgia by Perfect Game ... lettered three times in baseball at Peachtree Ridge High School, where he was coached by Ryan Hanik.

Personal: Majoring in parks, recreation & tourism management ... born Andrew Russell Wharton on Nov. 28, 1995 in Atlanta, Ga.


*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....  .281  23-5     32    4    9   2   0   0    8   11  .344   2   0   9   2  .297   3   1   1-1     37   4   0 1.000
2016....  .154  26-6     26    0    4   0   0   0    6    4  .154   7   0  10   0  .324   1   0   0-0     12   0   0 1.000
TOTAL...  .224  49-11    58    4   13   2   0   0   14   15  .259   9   0  19   2  .310   4   1   1-1     49   4   0 1.000




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