Forty-eight Clemson student-athletes graduate Friday

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Clemson, SC—Forty-eight Clemson student-athletes received undergraduate degrees during two ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum on Friday, May 13. The football team and rowing team had the most graduates with eight apiece, while the women’s track program, ranked third in the nation on the track this week, had six.

The Tiger football players receiving degrees on Friday included David SmithDavid Smith
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and Coty SensabaughCoty Sensabaugh
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#15 6-0, 180
Kingsport, TN

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, players with eligibility remaining who are slated to be starters in 2011. Mason CloyMason Cloy
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is a third player on the 2011 roster who will play as a graduate student. Linebacker Brandon MayeBrandon Maye
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, who will play at Mississippi State next year, also earned his Clemson degree on Friday.

Four women’s basketball players earned their diplomas on Friday, including starters Kirstyn Wright, Jasmine Tate, Sthefany Thomas and Bryelle Smith. Men’s basketball players Jerai Grant, Zavier Anderson and Jonah Baize also received degrees.

The women’s track program had six graduates, including two-time ACC Champion Kim Ruck, and NCAA Champion and Academic All-American Patricia Mamona. Stephanie Buffo, an ACC Postgraduate Scholar Athlete also earned her degree.

Four members of the Clemson baseball program, including three who are still on the team, earned degrees on Friday. The active players are Jeff Schaus, Alex Frederick and Addison Johnson. Clemson plays at Virginia Tech on Friday night.

Clemson Student-Athletes Who Graduated on May 13, 2011

Student-Athlete		Sport			Major

Zavier Anderson Men’s Basketball Management

Jenna Baker Women’s Track Nursing

Jonah Baize Men’s Basketball Sociology

Andrea Belbusti Rowing Language and International Trade

Linda Buchholz Women’s Track Marketing

Stephanie Buffo Women’s Track Health Science

Eric Cava Men’s Soccer Park, Recreation & Tourism Mgt

Mason Cloy Football Park, Recreation & Tourism Mgt

Tomas Cruz Baseball Health Science

Marci Elpers Women’s Soccer Bioengineering

Samantha Fortier Women’s Soccer Political Science

Alex Frederick Baseball Economics

Stephanie Fura Women’s Diving Health Science

Jessica Gaul Rowing Psychology

Corey Geer Rowing Health Science

Victoria Graham Rowing Secondary Education

Jerai Grant Men’s Basketball Sociology

Lydia Hassell Rowing Mathematical Sciences

Laurianne Henry Women’s Tennis Communications Studies

Chad Holt Men’s Track Microbiology

Addison Johnson Baseball Management

Josef Knecht Men’s Swimming Biochemistry

Patricia Mamona Women’s Track Health Science

Brandon Maye Football Sociology

Amsey Miller Football History

Meggie Mizelle W. Swimming Health Science

Amy Morrison Women’s Track Health Science

Michelle Nance Rowing Language and International Trade

Wilson Norris Football Park, Recreation & Tourism Mgt

Cansu Ozdemir Volleyball Genetics

Alex Padgett Men’s Track Industrial Engineering

Robert Pietrucha Men’s Tennis Financial Management

Chris Richardson Football Management

Liz Robb Rowing Sociology

Kim Ruck Women’s Track Health Science

Jeff Schaus Baseball Construction Science & Mgt

Elizabeth Savage Women’s Swimming Chemical Engineering

Coty Sensabaugh Football Communications Studies

Caleb Simmons Football Elementary Education

David Smith Football Sociology

Rachel Sparks W. Swimming Nursing

James Spearman Men’s Soccer Financial Management

Chris Slate Men’s Track Economics

Bryelle Smith W. Basketball Psychology

Jasmine Tate W. Basketball Communications Studies

Sthefany Thomas W. Basketball Park, Recreation & Tourism Mgt

Grace Wolff Rowing Communications Studies

Kirstyn Wright W. Basketball Communications Studies

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