Jeff Baker Named ACC Co-Player of the Week
Jeff Baker led the Tigers to a three-game sweep of Auburn this past weekend.
CLEMSON, SC - Jeff Baker was named ACC Co-Player of the Week for
Feb. 25, the conference announced on Tuesday. The junior helped the
Tigers to a three-game sweep of Auburn by batting 5-10 with eight
RBIs, including a single, two doubles, a triple and a home run.
The Woodbridge, VA, native hit 3-5 with seven RBIs with runners in
scoring position, including a three-RBI double in the eighth inning
to lead Clemson to a 6-5 comeback victory over Auburn on Sunday. With
two home runs on Friday, Baker moved into sixth place on the school's
all-time career list with 36 career homers. Baker shared the honors
with N.C. State's Tim Coffield, who batted 8-13 with three home runs
and 17 RBIs in three games against Coppin State.
Clemson will travel to the College of Charleston this Friday before
taking on South Carolina in a two-game set this weekend. Saturday's
game will be played in Columbia at 4:00 PM and Sunday's game will
start at 2:00 PM at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Standing room tickets
will be available for purchase Sunday's contest.
Clemson Moves Up in Two Polls
Tigers jump one spot in rankings
CLEMSON, SC - After its three-game sweep of Auburn, the Clemson
baseball team moved up one spot in two major polls on Monday. The
Tigers climbed to number two in Baseball America, its preseason
ranking. Collegiate Baseball moved the Tigers up one spot to third.
The USA Today/Baseball Weekly poll had not been released as of 6:30
The Tigers will travel to Charleston, SC, on Friday to play the
College of Charleston at 6:00 PM before a two-game set with South
Carolina. Saturday's game will be played at 4:00 PM in Columbia and
Sunday's affair will start at 2:00 PM at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. The
Gamecocks are ranked fifth by Baseball America, fourth by Collegiate
Baseball making the weekend games a consensus top-five matchup.
Reserve Seats Sold Out for Clemson-South Carolina Baseball
Standing room tickets will be sold on Sunday.
CLEMSON, SC - Reserve seats for Sunday's top-five clash between
Clemson and South Carolina at Doug Kingsmore Stadium have been sold
out, baseball ticket manager Bobby Skelton announced today. Standing
room tickets will be sold to the public before Sunday's 2:00 PM game
at the entrance gate in left field. Those tickets will be $5 for
adults and $2 for high school students and younger. Clemson faculty,
staff and students will be admitted to the standing room sections
free by presenting their ID card.