Clemson Baseball Recruiting Class Ranked #12 By Collegiate Baseball


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Clemson, SC - Clemson's baseball recruiting class was ranked #12 in the nation by Collegiate Baseball Thursday. Louisiana State was ranked #1, while Arizona State, Texas, Oklahoma State, and Tulane rounded out the top five.

Head Coach Jack Leggett and Recruiting Coordinator Kevin O'Sullivan brought in 15 players, including eight high school players, five junior college transfers, and two college transfers. Drew Fiorenza was drafted in the 45th round by the New York Yankees, and was the lone draftee in the class. All 15 members of the class have already begun fall practice and are eligible to compete in the 2005 season, which will begin for the Tigers on February 18 in a tournament at Myrtle Beach, SC.


2004 Clemson Baseball Signees


Players             Pos B-T Hgt  Wgt Cl.    Exp Hometown        
Jorge Andrade, Jr.  INF R-R 6-1  200 So.    JC  San Diego, CA       
William Bond        P   R-L 5-11 185 Fr.    HS  Lawrenceville, GA   
Adrian Casanova     C   R-R 6-1  205 *Jr.   TR  Miami, FL       
Brad Chalk          OF  L-L 6-0  170 Fr.    HS  Greer, SC       
Sean Clark          P   R-R 6-2  190 Jr.    JC  Los Angeles, CA     
Chris Fidrych       P   L-L 6-1  220 Fr.    HS  Beaufort, SC        
Drew Fiorenza       P   R-R 6-2  200 Jr.    JC  Atlanta, GA     
Ben Hall            INF R-R 5-10 190 Jr.    JC  Ormond Beach, FL    
Taylor Harbin       INF R-R 5-10 175 Fr.    HS  Travelers Rest, SC  
David Kopp          P   R-R 6-3  196 Fr.    HS  Margate, FL     
Alex Martin         P   L-L 6-2  175 Fr.    HS  Charlotte, NC       
Drew Martin         INF L-R 6-3  212 So.    JC  Walterboro, SC      
Daniel Moskos       P   R-L 6-1  200 Fr.    HS  Alta Loma, CA       
Stan Widmann        INF R-R 6-1  190 Fr.    HS  Hurst, TX       
David Williams      OF  R-R 5-10 190 Jr.    TR  Burnsville, NC      


Collegiate Baseball’s 2004 Recruiting Results

(As of Sept. 30, 2004)

Rank   Team                 Fr JC Tran.
 1. Louisiana St.        11 7  2  2 
 2. Arizona St.          15 12 2  1 
 3. Texas                11 8  2  1 
 4. Oklahoma St.         23 4  17 2 
 5. Tulane               12 9  1  2 
 6. Arizona              10 8  1  1 
 7. Miami, Fla.          11 8  2  1 
 8. Pepperdine           15 12 3  0 
 9. South Carolina       15 7  8  0 
10. Oklahoma             22 11 10 1 
11. Stanford              7 7  0  0 
12. Clemson              15 8  5  2 
13. Rice                 22 17 5  0 
14. Texas A&M            12 9  1  2 
15. Cal. St. Fullerton   11 8  3  0 
16. Nebraska             21 15 5  1 
17. Fresno St.           19 14 4  1 
18. North Carolina       13 13 0  0 
19. Vanderbilt           11 10 0  1 
20. Southern California  13 11 2  0 
21. North Carolina St.   13 9  2  2 
22. Florida              12 11 1  0  
23. Alabama              16 11 4  1 
24. Florida St.          16 11 5  0 
    Tennessee             7 6  1  0 
25. Kentucky             21 13 7  1 
26. Texas Christian      18 11 4  3 
27. Long Beach St.       16 7  7  2 
29. East Carolina         8 7  1  0 
30. Georgia Tech.         9 9  0  0 
31. Mississippi          13 8  5  0  
32. Virginia             13 10 2  1 
33. Mississippi St.       7 6  1  0 
34. Washington           17 15 1  1 
35. Arkansas             20 14 4  2 
36. Wichita St.          10 9  0  1 
37. Notre Dame            6 6  0  0 
38. Houston              22 19 3  0  
39. Nevada               13 8  3  2 
40. Auburn               10 5  3  2  

Other Top Recruiting Classes: College of Charleston, Elon, High Point, Georgia, Iowa, Pittsburgh, San Jose St., South Florida, Loyola Marymount, Kent St., Minnesota, Michigan, Oregon St., Santa Clara, Louisiana-Lafayette, Central Michigan, Louisville, St. John’s, Texas Tech, UCLA, California, N.C. Wilmington, Ohio St., Oral Roberts, Illinois, U.C. Riverside, Florida Atlantic, Stetson, Villanova, South Alabama, West Virginia, Central Florida, James Madison, Lamar, Louisiana-Monroe, Northern Illinois, Ohio, U.C. Irvine, N.C. Charlotte, Creighton, N.C. Greensboro, Southern Mississippi, Baylor, Southern, Arkansas-Little Rock.

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