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Monday, March 19, 2012

Tiger Baseball Broadcast Information For Elon

By Scott Rhymer
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Tiger Baseball, and the Road To Omaha, continues today as Clemson hosts Elon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

The radio broadcast for today will be provided exclusively by the Flagship Station for Clemson Sports, WCCP 104.9 FM. You can listen via the radio or stream the audio from http://www.wccpfm.com/

If you do not have access to a computer or radio, you can download the Tune In App (it is free) for your Droid, Blackberry, or IPhone/IPad and choose WCCP 104.9 FM. This will allow you to stream the audio from the game on your smart phone.

Roy Philpott will give play by play for today's game with Scott Rhymer offering color analysis. You can reach Roy and Scott during the game at their respective Twitter sites:@royphilpott and @Tigerpregame

Broadcast time for Wednesday's game is 6:00 with first pitch at 6:30.


Clemson and Elon have met 19 times (all at Clemson) on the diamond, with the Tigers holding a 12-7 lead in the series. The Tigers also lead 12-6 in games played at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.


In 1920, Elon defeated the Tigers 6-3. The two teams did not meet again until 80 years later, when Clemson came away with a 17-5 victory in 2000. In 2010, Clemson won both games of a midweek series by scores of 7-2 and 9-2. In 2010, Elon won both games of the midweek series by scores of 15-10 and 4-3 (10 innings). Clemson won both games over Elon in 2009 by scores of 5-3 and 8-7.


Jack Leggett is 12-6 against Elon as Clemson’s head coach and was 1-3 against the Phoenix as Western Carolina’s head coach. Therefore, Leggett has a 13-9 all-time record against Elon.


In game-one, Elon will start sophomore Jim Stokes (1-2, 2.70 ERA) on the mound. The 6’7” righthander from Royersford, PA has made four starts and one relief appearance for a total of 16.2 innings pitched. He has allowed 11 hits (.204 opponents’ batting average) and 14 walks with 12 strikeouts.


The Tigers will counter with junior righthander Jonathan Meyer (0-1, 3.29 ERA) on Tuesday. The San Diego, CA native has made eight relief appearances for a total of 13.2 innings pitched. He has yielded 17 hits (.279 opponents’ batting average) and three walks with 13 strikeouts.
Go Tigers!



Scott Rhymer can be reached at scottrhymer.tps@gmail.com