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Clarke Schmidt
Clarke  Schmidt

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Acworth, Ga.

High School:
Allatoona HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
RHP

Experience:
2L

Major:
Retail Management

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/29/2016

South Carolina Posts 113 on 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

Gamecocks post over 100 for the 10th-straight year on the spring listing

06/04/2016

Rhode Island Upsets Gamecocks, 5-4, to Open Columbia Regional

Gamecocks will face Duke in an elimination game at 12 p.m. Saturday

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

07/01/2015

Gamecocks Post 98 on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

South Carolina leads the way for the eighth-consecutive year on first-year listing

05/15/2015

5South Carolina vs. LSU (5/14/15)

South Carolina vs. LSU (5/15/15)

04/18/2015

South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt (4/18/15)

South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt (4/18/15)

04/08/2015

South Carolina vs. The Citadel (4/8/15)

South Carolina vs. The Citadel (4/8/15)

03/15/2015

South Carolina vs. Kentucky (3/15/15)

South Carolina vs. Kentucky (3/15/15)

03/02/2015

South Carolina vs. Clemson (3/2/15)

South Carolina vs. Clemson (3/2/15)

Clarke Schmidt's Career Stats Get Acrobat Reader


AWARDS/HONORS/CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2017 Preseason All-America 1st Team (NCBWA)
  • 2017 Preseason All-America 2nd Team (Collegiate Baseball, D1Baseball, Perfect Game)
  • Rated No. 8 best prospect in the SEC for 2017 MLB Draft by Baseball America
  • Rated No. 9 best prospect in the SEC for 2017 MLB Draft by D1Baseball
  • Rated No. 10 best prospect in the SEC for 2017 MLB Draft by Perfect Game
  • Rated No. 22 best overall junior in the nation by Perfect Game
  • Rated No. 35 best overall prospect in the nation for 2017 MLB Draft by MLB.com
  • Recognized as having the "Best Control" of all pitchers in the SEC by Baseball America
  • Earned third-team All-America honors from Collegiate Baseball and the NCBWA (2016)
  • 2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Earned second-team All-SEC honors (2016)
  • Named to USA Baseball's Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List (2016)
  • Named to College Baseball Hall of Fame National Pitcher of the Year Award Watch List (2016)
  • Rated No. 40 best college prospect in the nation for 2017 by D1Baseball
  • Rated No. 15 best prospect in the SEC for 2017 by D1Baseball
  • 2015 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • Fall 2014 Dean's List


2017 (JUNIOR)

  • Went 4-2 with a 1.34 ERA in nine starts, allowed 15 runs, nine earned, on 41 hits with 18 walks to 70 strikeouts in 60.1 innings with opponents batting .194 against him
  • Missed last half of the season after suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament to his right elbow
  • Named to USA Baseball's Golden Spikes Award Midseason Watch List
  • Started nine games and went 4-1 with a 1.34 ERA in 60.1 innings with 15 runs allowed, nine earned on 41 hits with 18 walks and 70 strikeouts, opponents hit .194 against him
  • Allowed five runs, two earned, on five hits in eight innings with a walk and 11 strikeouts in 7-4 loss to Mississippi State (4/14)
  • No-decision in 5-3 loss to Vanderbilt (4/7); allowed two runs on five hits with one walk and 11 strikeouts
  • Eight scoreless innings with just five hits allowed, three walks and 10 strikeouts to earn win in 7-0 victory at Auburn (4/1)
  • No-decision in 4-2 win vs. Alabama after allowing one run on three hits in six innings with no walks and five strikeouts (3/26)
  • Improved to 3-0 after allowing just two runs on eight hits in 7.1 innings with no walks and a career-high 12 strikeouts in 3-2 win over Michigan State (3/10)
  • Improved to 2-0 with a win in 2-0 victory at Clemson (3/3); 5.2 scoreless with just four hits allowed, seven walks and five strikeouts
  • No-decision in 4-3 win over Wright State (2/24); allowed three runs, all unearned, on four hits in 6.1 innings with a walk and 11 strikeouts
  • Allowed just one run on three hits with two walks and three strikeouts in 6.2 innings to earn a win in 7-1 victory over UNCG on Opening Day (2/17).

2016 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Made 18 appearances with 17 starts, 9-5 with a 3.40 ERA in 111.1 innings, allowed 50 runs, 42 earned, on 107 hits with 27 walks and 129 strikeouts, opponents hit .248 against him
  • Won ninth game of the year in a win in 10-5 win at Kentucky (5/6); allowed five runs on eight hits in 6.2 innings with a walk and seven strikeouts
  • Quality start in 5-4 loss to Florida (4/29); allowed three runs, one earned, on five hits with two walks and six strikeouts in 6.1 innings
  • Improved to 8-1 with second career complete game allowing one run on five hits with no walks and 10 strikeouts in a career-high innings in 3-1 win at Georgia (4/15)
  • Earned seventh win of the season allowing two runs, one earned, on nine hits in six innings with three walks and 10 strikeouts in 7-6 win over Tennessee (4/8)
  • Pitched first career complete game in 6-3 loss at Vanderbilt (3/31); allowed six runs, four earned, on eight hits in eight innings with a walk and nine strikeouts
  • Improved to 6-0 with win in 5-1 victory at Ole Miss (3/24); allowed one run on nine hits in 6.2 innings with eight strikeouts
  • Improved to 5-0 with win in 10-6 victory over Arkansas (3/18); allowed four runs on nine hits with a walk and a career-high 11 strikeouts
  • Improved to 4-0 throwing 7.1 scoreless innings with just four hits allowed, no walks and nine strikeouts in 9-0 win over Charleston Southern (3/11)
  • Improved to 3-0 with a career-high eight inning and nine strikeouts, did not allow a run and allowed just five hits in 8-1 win over Clemson (3/4); named SEC Pitcher of the Week and won the Tom Price Award as MVP for the Gamecocks in the Clemson series
  • Seven scoreless innings to improve to 2-0 on the year with just one hit allowed and one walk while striking out eight in 7-1 win over Penn State (2/26)
  • Allowed one run on three hits in six innings of work with four walks and six strikeouts to earn first win of the season in 10-1 victory over Albany (2/19)

2015 (FRESHMAN)

  • Made 18 appearances with 10 starts, went 2-2 with a 4.81 ERA in 58.0 innings, allowed 37 runs, 31 earned, on 70 hits with 20 walks and 55 strikeouts
  • Allowed two runs on seven hits in 3.1 inning while striking out four and walking one in 3-2 win over Vanderbilt (4/18)
  • One scoreless inning of relief in 7-4 loss to Presbyterian (4/14)
  • Allowed two runs on four hits with no walks and seven strikeouts in four innings in 4-2 win vs. The Citadel (4/8)
  • Worked five-plus innings and allowed four runs on five hits with three walks and a career-high eight strikeouts in 8-5 win over Georgia (3/29)
  • Career-high 6.2 innings and seven strikeouts, allowed two runs on four hits in 6-4 win over Kentucky (3/15)
  • First career start in 5-3 win over Miami (Ohio) (3/8); allowed two runs, both unearned, on two hits in 4.2 innings with two walks and four strikeouts
  • One scoreless inning of relief in 4-1 win vs. Clemson (2/28)
  • Improved to 2-0 with 2.1 innings of relief, allowed one run on five hits with no walks and three strikeouts in 6-4 win over Northeastern (2/22)
  • First career win with 4.2 scoreless innings of relief in 5-2 win over Furman (2/17); allowed just four hits and no walks with three strikeouts
  • One perfect inning of relief with a strikeout in 6-3 loss to College of Charleston (2/13)


HIGH SCHOOL

  • As a senior in 2014, went 8-2 with a 0.72 ERA and 100 strikeouts in 55.0 innings
  • Compiled a career ERA of 1.55 at Allatoona HS
  • Rated No. 108 best high school prospect in the nation by Nine Baseball
  • Rated No. 230 best high school prospect in the nation by Perfect Game USA
  • Rated No. 18 best high school prospect in the state of Georgia by Perfect Game USA
  • Georgia Region 5AAAAA 2014 Pitcher of the Year
  • Participated in USA Baseball's 2013 Tournament of Stars
  • Played for Team Elite AAU team


PERSONAL

  • Born on February 20, 1996
  • Parents are Dwight and Renee Schmidt
  • Older brother Clate currently pitches for Clemson
  • Major is retail management

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