P Clate Schmidt ready to play for Clemson
Wednesday, June 6, 2012 8:50 AM
From Marietta Daily Journal:
Many draft boards had Allatoona pitcher Clate Schmidt as a potential early draft pick, but his name has yet to be called. Even if he is taken today, when the draft concluded with rounds 16-40, Schmidt said he’s decided that playing next year at Clemson would be his best course of action.
“(My family and I) talked to some of the area scouts and teams before the draft and let them know ahead of time of my decision,” he said. “We thought it was best for me to go to college and develop as a player and as a person. It really wasn’t a surprise that I wasn’t picked because teams knew where I was heading.”
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