Clemson Tigers News: Baseball loses a heartbreaker to Georgia and this time you can blame the umps

Clemson Baseball was screwed by a terrible call by the umpires that ultimately led to a loss, Shawn Poppie continues the rebuild of the Women's Basketball roster, and Women's Lacrosse is recognized by the ACC.
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Clemson Baseball loses in 15 innings to Georgia

Clemson Baseball traveled to Athens on Tuesday for a tough midweek game against the Georgia Bulldogs.

To no one’s surprise, it was a competitive matchup and ended up going to extra innings.
Late in the evening, the Bulldogs were able to plate a run and they emerged victorious 4-3.

While Georgia deserves credit for the outstanding effort in gutting out the victory, the reality is that it never should have advanced that far. The Tigers were robbed of a home run by Jarren Purify that could have put Clemson clear and finished the game in nine innings.

Here is a video clip of the home run ball as it passes the left field foul ball marker.

Based on an informal canvassing of responses on X, the only people who think that ball was foul are Georgia fans, South Carolina fans, or the families of the umpires who blew the call.

I’m not your typical blame the officials/umpires, but we should blame the umps for this one. The Tigers got hosed.

Clemson Women’s Basketball adds another player to the 2024-25 roster

Clemson Women’s Basketball had some rebuilding to do following the change in leadership to Shawn Poppie, and he hasn’t been slow to respond. The Tigers added two key transfers in the past couple of weeks and added another yesterday.

The team announced the addition of Hannah Kohn, a transfer from UT Chattanooga, where Poppie coached previously.

Kohn was a Southern Conference All-Freshman team selection last season. She will have three seasons of eligibility for the Tigers. She shot over 46% from 3-point range in 2023-24.

In related news, former Tiger commitment Imari Berry announced that she would be committing to Louisville.

Clemson Women’s Lacrosse receives post-season honors

Five members of the Clemson Women’s Lacrosse team were recognized by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Tuesday.

Emily Lamparter and Paris Masaracchia were both named to the All-ACC Second Team. Three players – Regan Byrne, Kayla Macleod, and Natalie Shurtleff – were named to the All-ACC Freshman team.

The Tigers return to action today in the ACC Tournament against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. They will play at American Legion Memorial Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina at 5:00 PM.