Clemson's Boulware selected for home run derby

CLEMSON, S.C. (WACH) - After a breakout season in 2013, Clemson catcher Garrett Boulware has been chosen to participate in the 2013 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby.

Boulware, an Anderson native, smashed eight home runs and had 45 RBI this season on his way to earning a spot on the Johnny Bench Award watch list.

The rising junior is the second Clemson Tiger to be selected for the home run derby. Richie Shaffer was selected in 2011.

The fourth-annual derby featuring some of college baseball's top sluggers will be held under the lights of TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha on July 3. The contest will air nationally on ESPN at 8:00 pm on July 4.