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John Clayton
Player Profile:
John Clayton 3000444
Position: Right-Handed Pitcher
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 200
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Glenville, N.Y.
High School: Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake

2019

  • Made 13 appearances, finishing 6-3 with a 5.12 ERA
  • Gave the Great Danes a scoreless 5.2 innings of play, including four K’s in a road victory versus Binghamton (5/11)
  • Appeared for 6.2 innings of work, allowing one earned run and striking out five batters in game one of a double header versus Binghamton (3/30)
  • Pitched 7 innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits and added five strikeouts in a road victory against Manhattan (3/23)
  • Threw 6.1 scoreless innings and punched out seven batters in game two of a double header versus Coppin State (2/24)

 

2018

  • Started 12 games, going 4-5 with a 4.71 ERA
  • Lasted 6.0 innings, allowing four runs on nine hits with four strikeouts in the America East Tournament vs. Maine (5/24)
  • Named America East All-Rookie (5/22)
  • Lasted 6.0 innings, allowing three runs on six hits with four strikeouts vs. Maine (5/11)
  • Lasted 6.2 innings, allowing one run on three hits with three strikeouts at Binghamton (4/21)
  • Lasted 6.0 innings, allowing four runs on seven hits with six strikeouts vs. Stony Brook (4/14)
  • Lasted 7.0 innings, allowing one run on six hits with six strikeouts vs. UMass Lowell (4/24)
  • Lasted 6.0 innings, allowing three runs on six hits with five strikeouts at Hofstra (3/18)
  • Lasted 6.0 innings, allowing three runs on nine hits with four strikeouts at Seattle (3/11)
  • Made season debut at James Madison, lasting 3.2 innings, allowing two runs on six hits with one strikeout (2/25)

 

2017

  • Recorded a 7.36 ERA, three strikeouts, and three walks in 3.2 innings over four appearances
  • Made season debut at Longwood (2/25)

 

High School

Four-year letter-winner in baseball, football, and basketball at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School… team captain as a senior… career statistics of 98.0 innings pitched, 9-6 record, 5 saves, 85 strikeouts, 42 walks, 2.84 ERA, 1.33 WHIP… 2016 Class A All-State Fourth Team, Suburban Council First Team… 2015 Suburban Council First Team… 2016 MVP, Shawn Walsh Award for Leadership and Hard Work… 2015 Captain's Award.

 

Personal

John Austin Clayton… son of David and Colleen Clayton… has one brother, Jeremy… intends to major in Biology.

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