The 2014 season for University of Texas freshman Kacy Clemens was a little less than spectacular, Texas 247 Sports reports.
He batted only .212 as a freshman, and his first collegiate start as a pitcher was disastrous, lasting just three innings and allowing eight hits and eight earned runs.
The next year his batting average dropped to just .204.
But entering the 2016 season, something changed. Clemens began to wear baseball goggles.
Last year Clemens played in all 57 games, leading the team in batting average. His extra base hit numbers jumped to 20 (14 doubles, one triple and five home runs) and he finished second on the team in slugging at .470.
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