SOFTBALL PREVIEW: NO.8 CLEMSON vs. No.8 Tennessee

CUTrevor 2024-03-04 18:50:07


PREVIEW

  • Clemson has outscored opponents 101-47 through four weeks of action.
  • The Tigers have tallied 138 hits through 17 games, including 21 doubles and 18 home runs
  • Through the first four weeks, Clemson holds a .309 batting average led by Valerie Cagle (.404). Clemson also has a .490 slugging percentage and .403 on-base percentage.
  • Clemson's pitching staff maintains a 2.37 ERA through 112.1 innings of work and recorded 95 strikeouts.
  • The Tigers have 87 RBIs this season with Valerie Cagle (18), Maddie Moore (13), Julia Knowler (12) and McKenzie Clark (11) leading the charge. A total of 11 batters have tallied at least one RBI this season.
  • Single-game tickets are now on sale for the 2024 home slate with tickets being available┬áboth online and a limited amount of walkup sales at the gate on the day of each game. Fans can find out more information on tickets at clemsontigers.com.


SERIES HISTORY

  • Clemson and Tennessee have met twice in the last two seasons with its first meeting coming during the 2022 season.
  • The previous two meetings have both been at neutral sites as the team met in Clearwater, Fla. in 2022 and in Tampa, Fla. during the 2023 campaign.
  • In 2022, Clemson claimed the 4-3 win in nine innings after Cagle pitched the complete nine innings with 13 strikeouts. McKenzie Clark reached on a fielder's choice, and Maddie Moore walked it off by heading home on a throwing error.
  • In 2023, Tennessee took the 1-0 victory. Cagle picked up eight strikeouts in the game, and both her and Arielle Oda clocked hits alongside Caroline Jacobsen and Reedy Davenport.


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