Ten Clemson programs set APR records

Ten Clemson programs set APR records


by -

CLEMSON, S.C. - Ten Clemson programs set or tied multi-year records for Academic Progress Rate (APR) in the NCAA’s data release on Tuesday, including six perfect 1,000 multi-year scores, and 14 single-year scores at 1,000. As a whole, Clemson set a department-record 997. The release, which returned after a one-year hiatus, includes the 2017-18 through 2020-21 academic years.

“We’re incredibly grateful to our student-athletes, coaches and Nieri Student-Athlete Enrichment staff who continue to push us to new heights and congratulate them on this accomplishment,” said Director of Athletics Graham Neff. “We often talk about being able to achieve on and off the field at Clemson, and this report validates that.

Women’s Golf, Men’s Golf, Softball, Women’s Tennis, Men’s Cross Country and Women’s Cross Country comprised the perfect 1,000 multi-year scores, while Football (999), Women’s Track (998), Women’s Basketball (991) and Men’s Track (988) also set program records.

All seventeen of Clemson’s eligible programs were above 967, with 14 of those coming in at 980 or better. Every women’s sport had a single-year APR of 1000 for the 2020-21 year.

Program Notes:Ten Clemson programs set APR records

Baseball, Men’s Cross Country, Football, Men’s Golf, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Golf, Softball and Women’s Tennis were each among the top ten percent in their sport, which historically has earned a Public Recognition Award.

The football program’s 999 multi-year score matched the highest among Division I Power Five institutions in this data release, and was tied for second behind only Columbia University. During this period, Clemson football won four ACC championships, advanced to three College Football Playoffs, and won the 2018 National Championship.

Football has been among the top ten percent of all football programs nationally in ten of the last eleven years.

Softball earned a 1,000 in its first data release, one of four ACC programs to record a multi-year rate of 1,000.

Baseball’s multi-year rate of 995 is tied for fourth among Power-Five schools, and second in the ACC (Duke, 997)

Women’s Golf has recorded a 1,000 in all seven years in which they've been eligible.

Men’s Soccer’s 989 was its third-highest on record

Women’s basketball’s 991 was 13 points higher than its’ previous record, a 978 in 2009-10.

Women’s Soccer has been above a 990 for each of the six previous years.

Scores: Multi-Year (2020-21 Only) Bold: Program record;

Women’s Sports:

Basketball: 991 (1000);

Cross Country: 1000 (1000);

Golf: 1000 (1000);

Rowing: 984 (1000);

Soccer: 997 (1000);

Softball 1000 (1000);

Tennis: 1000 (1000);

Track: 998 (1000);

Volleyball: 995 (1000)

Men’s Sports:

Baseball: 995 (983);

Football: 999 (994);

Basketball: 980 (1000);

Cross Country: 1000 (1000);

Golf: 1000 (1000);

Soccer: 989 (1000);

Tennis: 967 (1000);

Track: 988 (1000)

Comment on this story
Print   
4-star Clemson RB target to announce commitment this week
4-star Clemson RB target to announce commitment this week
Elite Clemson OL target sets commitment date
Elite Clemson OL target sets commitment date
Former Clemson running back announces his new college decision
Former Clemson running back announces his new college decision
Three Tigers named to Walter Camp All-America preseason teams
Three Tigers named to Walter Camp All-America preseason teams
Post your comments!

Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest