Clayton Carson Athlete Profile

#30 Clayton Carson

Clayton Carson
Position: Infielder Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Roster Years: 2002-2003 Hometown: Yucaipa, CA Last School: Yucaipa High School

Personal

Parents are Eric and Jayne ... older brother Matt was BYU's right fielder ... is a cousin to major leaguer Bill Buckner ... played summer of 2001 for the Colton Nighthawks in California ... team won the USAFB World Series for 18-and-under ... plans to major in business management.

At BYU

FRESHMAN: In 2002 he is hopeful of a hardship medical redshirt because of a back injury ... started a game at UC-Irvine and at UC Santa Barbara where he got a hit in each game ... hit his double against UCSB and also got a sac fly for his two RBI.

Before BYU

Was a Golden State Governor's Scholarship recipient at Yucaipa High ... was an academic letterman all four years ... earned the team's Clutch Player Award ... was All-San Andreas league first team, all Inland Empire second team, and an East County All-Star ... batted .408 with four homers, 27 runs, 20 RBI and four stolen bases ... coached by Jeff Stout.

Stats

Year    Avg.   G-GS   AB    R    H   2B   3B   HR   RBI    TB   BB   SO
2002 .222 6-2 9 1 2 1 0 0 2 3 0 2
2003 .326 40-17 95 24 31 5 1 7 27 59 8 20



2003 | Freshman Year

Carson batted .326 in 40 games, starting in 17 as the designated hitter ... five of his seven home runs came in conference action ... had a six-game hitting streak which ended in the MWC Tournament ... was a double shy of the cycle in BYU's first game against Southern Utah in Provo when he tallied six RBI ... medical redshirt in 2002 because of a back injury ... in 2002 he started a game at UC-Irvine and at UC Santa Barbara where he got a hit in each game ... hit his double against UCSB and also got a sac fly for his two RBI.

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