KINGSTON, R.I. – The Tigers hit the road for their first weekend road series of the season when they face Boston College at Kingston, R.I.
- Who – Clemson (17-4, 5-1 ACC) vs. Boston College (7-11, 1-5 ACC)
- Rankings – CU – No. 6 BA, No. 12 CB, No. 7 USA; BOC – NR
- When – Friday (1 p.m.), Saturday (1 p.m.), Sunday (11:30 a.m.)
- Where – Kingston, R.I. (Bill Beck Field)
- Listen – TigerCast, Clemson Tiger Sports Network
- Live Stats – ClemsonTigers.com
- Social Media – ClemsonBaseball
- Overall Record – Clemson leads 25-8 (2006-16)
- Record at Boston College – Clemson leads 12-3 (2006-15)
- Friday – LHP Charlie Barnes (CU) vs. RHP Jacob Stevens (BOC)
- Saturday – RHP Alex Eubanks (CU) vs. LHP Dan Metzdorf (BOC)
- Sunday – LHP Pat Krall (CU) vs. RHP Brian Rapp (BOC)
- Clemson beat College of Charleston 8-4 on the road on Tuesday night after winning two of three games against No. 11 Virginia last weekend.
- The Tigers are averaging 6.3 runs per game and hitting .271 with a .387 on-base percentage and 21 stolen bases.
- The pitching staff has a 2.95 ERA, .238 opponents’ batting average and 4.18 strikeout-to-walk ratio and Clemson is fielding .965.
BOSTON COLLEGE OVERVIEW
- Boston College is led by seventh-year head coach Mike Gambino.
- The Eagles defeated Northeastern 10-7 on the road on Tuesday. They are hitting .228 and have a 4.69 ERA and .966 fielding percentage.
- Mitch Bigras is hitting .283 with a homer and 12 RBIs. He is one of nine Eagles with multiple stolen bases.
- The series was originally scheduled to be played at Boston College, but it was moved to Kingston, R.I., due to field conditions.
- The series marks Clemson’s first weekend series on the road in 2017.
- Clemson has never played a game in the state of Rhode Island.
WILLIAMS REBOUNDS IN BIG WAY
- Junior Chris Williams missed the first seven games of the season due to injury, but has rebounded and put up big offensive numbers.
- He is hitting .356 with four doubles, five homers, 18 RBIs, eight runs and a .412 on-base percentage in 14 games (11 starts).
- He has hit five home runs in the last six games.
- He has a team-high .778 slugging percentage.
- He has only allowed four stolen bases in eight attempts.
- He earned ACC Player-of-the-Week honors on March 20 after going 8-for-19 (.421) with three homers, two doubles and 10 RBIs in five games.
- He hit two home runs in Clemson’s 8-4 win at College of Charleston on March 21.
- In his career, he is hitting .266 with nine doubles, a triple, 13 homers, 56 RBIs, 42 runs and two steals in 71 games (63 starts).