Tiger Baseball Recruiting Class Ranked #9 By Collegiate Baseball

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Clemson’s 12-player baseball recruiting class was ranked #9 in the nation by Collegiate Baseball on Tuesday. Arizona State was ranked #1, while Oregon, Vanderbilt, Arkansas, and Georgia rounded out the top five. All 12 Tigers are already on campus and have been going through fall workouts in
preparation for the 2009 season-opener against Charlotte on February 20.

Head Coach Jack Leggett and Recruiting Coordinator Tom Riginos brought in 12 players, including 10 high school players and two junior-college transfers. Six of the signees were selected in the 2008 Major League draft, including righthander Scott Weismann (18th round, Tigers), infielder Jason Stolz (31st round, Braves), lefthander/outfielder Chris Dwyer (36th round, Yankees), Brad Miller (39th round, Rangers), catcher Phil Pohl (44th round, Rays), and righthander Kevin Brady (44th round, Orioles).

2008 Clemson Signing Class
#  Player 		Pos. 	B-T Hgt  Wgt Cl.  Exp. Hometown 	Previous School
19 Kevin Brady		RHP 	L-R 6-2  205 Fr.  HS   Gaithersburg, MD Gaithersburg HS
44 Tomas Cruz 		RHP 	R-R 5-8  190 Jr.  JC   Amarillo, TX 	Seward County (KS) CC
28 Chris Dwyer 		LHP/OF 	R-L 6-2  200 Fr.  HS   Swampscott, MA 	Salisbury (CT) School
39 Alex Frederick 	RHP 	R-R 5-9  170 *So. JC   Lagrangeville,NY Dutchess CC
41 David Haselden 	RHP 	R-R 6-3  230 Fr.  HS   Spartanburg, SC 	Spartanburg HS
30 Will Lamb 		OF/LHP 	L-L 6-4  170 Fr.  HS   Seaford, VA 	York HS
13 Brad Miller 		INF 	L-R 6-0  175 Fr.  HS   Windermere, FL 	Olympia HS
51 Joseph Moorefield 	LHP 	L-L 6-1  200 Fr.  HS   Woodruff, SC 	James F. Byrnes HS
20 Richard Mounce 	OF/RHP 	R-R 5-11 200 Fr.  HS   Columbia, SC 	Blythewood HS
9  Phil Pohl 		C 	R-R 5-10 195 Fr.  HS   Cooperstown, NY 	Cooperstown Central HS
2  Jason Stolz 		INF 	R-R 6-2  195 Fr.  HS   Marietta, GA 	Kell HS
33 Scott Weismann 	RHP 	R-R 5-11 180 Fr.  HS   Boxborough, MA 	Acton-Boxborough Regional HS
* - spent one season as a red-shirt player

The following are the top 40 rankings of NCAA Division I recruiting classes
for 2008 as determined by the staff of "Collegiate Baseball" newspaper. A
complete rundown of the top 10 classes is in the Oct. 1, 2008 edition of
"Collegiate Baseball."

Collegiate Baseball's 2008 Recruiting Results				
(As of Sept. 23, 2008)				
Rank Team			Recruits		
1. Arizona St.			20	
2. Oregon			35	
3. Vanderbilt			13	
4. Arkansas			16	
5. Georgia			15	
6. UCLA				8	
7. Miami, Fla.			13	
8. Florida St.			13	
9. Clemson			12	
10. Fresno St.			23	

11. Texas			12	
12. Oregon St.			13	
13. South Carolina		14	
14. Cal. St. Fullerton		19	
15. Wichita St.			11	
16. Southern California		15	
17. Rice			14	
18. Florida			12	
19. Kentucky			10	
20. Louisiana St.		10	

21. N.C. State			14	
22. U.C. Irvine			12	
23. Southern Miss.		16	
24. Virginia			11	
25. Mississippi			13	
26. Stanford			12	
27. Texas A&M			11	
28. Tennessee			16	
29. San Diego St.		13	
30. Texas Christian		12
31. Oklahoma St.		12	
32. Oklahoma			15	
33. Pepperdine			10	
34. Arizona			10	
35. Georgia Tech.		10	
36. Louisville			11	
37. Hawaii			14	
38. Notre Dame			8	
39. Long Beach St.		15	
40. South Florida		11	
    Cal. St. Northridge		10

Other Top Recruiting Classes: California, Wake Forest, Marshall, Georgia
Southern, Gonzaga, Troy, Kansas, Auburn, Miami (Ohio), East Carolina, U.C.
Santa Barbara, St. John's, Alabama, North Carolina, Liberty, Central
Michigan, Iowa, San Diego, Washington, Missouri, James Madison,
Jacksonville, Minnesota, Texas Tech., U.C. Riverside, Connecticut, Baylor,
Mississippi St., Houston, Nevada, Northern Illinois, Santa Clara, Ball St.,
Manhattan, Siena, Virginia Military Institute, Villanova, San Francisco,
Stetson, Maine, Cal Poly SLO, Florida International, Michigan, Tulane, Ohio
St., Illinois, Memphis, New Orleans, Nebraska, Creighton, Oral Roberts,
Nevada-Las Vegas, Richmond, Rutgers, Florida Atlantic, New Mexico, Lamar,
Louisiana-Lafayette, N.C. Charlotte, South Alabama, College of Charleston,
West Virginia, Dallas Baptist, The Citadel.

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