Khalil Greene Named National Player of the Week


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<font class=caption>Greene batted 16-22 (.727) with six home runs and 17 RBIs in Clemson's five games last week.</font>
Greene batted 16-22 (.727) with six home runs and 17 RBIs in Clemson's five games last week.

CLEMSON, SC - Khalil Greene has been named a Louisville Slugger
National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and the ACC Player
of the Week after batting 16-22 (.727) with six home runs and 17 RBIs
in Clemson's five games last week. The awards are the first for
Greene and he joins Jeff Baker and Michael Johnson as Tigers who have
been named ACC Player of the Week in 2002.


The senior shortstop has also been named an All-American Athlete for
2002 by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for his
athletic, academic and personal achievements as well as his
leadership and community involvement. Greene led all fielders in the
Omaha Challenge, Clemson's offseason strength and conditioning
competition.


Greene tied a school record on Sunday by homering in five straight
games and is currently on a 12-game hitting streak. He leads the team
in batting average (.565), hits (35), doubles (10), RBIs (28),
slugging percentage (1.113) and is tied with Michael Johnson for the
team lead in home runs (8).


Baseball Team Remains Second in the Polls

Clemson consensus number two team after going 4-1 last week


CLEMSON, SC - The Clemson baseball team remained second in the
Collegiate Baseball, Baseball America and Baseball Weekly/ESPN
Coaches polls after last week's action. The Tigers took a pair of
games from Georgia Southern and two out of three from South Alabama
to improve their record to 14-1.


Jack Leggett's squad will play four games this week. Clemson will
take on UNC-Asheville Tuesday night at 7:15 PM at Doug Kingsmore
Stadium before hosting Maine for a three-game set starting Thursday.

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