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First-year freshman who will compete for innings as a starter and reliever … No. 36 freshman in the nation in the preseason by Perfect Game … No. 8 freshman in the ACC in the preseason by Perfect Game.

Before Clemson: All-state selection … region pitcher-of-the-year … team MVP … lettered four times in baseball at York Comprehensive High School, where he was coached by Eddie Tisdale and Tripper Crisson.

Personal: His cousins, Chad and Drew, played baseball at USC Lancaster … majoring in pre-business … born Nicholas Bryant Clayton on April 10, 2001 in York, S.C.

Favorite hobbies – Golfing, hunting and hanging out with friends
One fact that most people don’t know – Used to play the piano at a young age
Favorite food or candy – Bacon-wrapped duck and sour punch straws
Ideal vacation spot – Australia
Childhood hero – His father
One person, living or dead, to eat dinner with – LeBron James

*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide


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