Baseball: Tigers Climb Polls


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<font class=caption>Center fielder Chad Coder made the Dean List along with Johnson, Jackson, and LaMura.</font>
Center fielder Chad Coder made the Dean List along with Johnson, Jackson, and LaMura.

CLEMSON - With a win over William & Mary and a pair of victories
against Seton Hall to clinch the Clemson Regional, Clemson moved up
in both of the college baseball polls announced Monday.


Clemson is now ranked 12th, up from 14th, in the new Collegiate
Baseball poll. The Tigers are 17th in the Baseball America poll, up
from 19th. Clemson was ranked 20th in last week's Baseball
Weekly/ESPN coaches poll, which will not be released again until
after the College World Series.


The second-seeded Tigers opened the Regional with a 4-1 win over No.
3 seed William & Mary and then beat No. 4 seed Seton Hall 24-4 on
Saturday and 8-2 in Sunday's championship game.


The Tigers will play a best of three series at top-ranked Miami this
weekend in Super Regional action. The teams will play at 7:00 PM on
both Friday and Saturday and at 1:00 PM on Sunday, if necessary.
Clemson and Miami are two of six teams to advance to a Super Regional
in each of the first three years of the format.


Fourteen Tigers Named to Clemson Honor Roll

Four baseball student-athletes named to Dean's List in Spring Semester.


CLEMSON - The Clemson baseball team's successful season includes
academic accolades as 14 Tigers were named to either the honor roll
or Dean's List for the spring semester. The team posted an overall
GPA of 2.68 an improvement from last spring's 2.65 mark.


Tigers making the Dean's List include center fielder Chad Coder,
first baseman Michael Johnson and pitchers Steven Jackson and B.J.
LaMura.


Honor roll members include pitcher Nick Glaser, shortstop Khalil
Greene, infielder Ryan Klosterman, catcher Jon Smith, outfielders
Zane Greene and Casey Stone and reserves Chad Bendinelli, Jeffrey
Hahn, Ryan Hub and Mike Proto.


Smith was an honor roll member last spring along with Bendinelli,
Proto, LaMura, Greene and Stone, who were also ACC Academic honor
roll selections last year.

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