48 Clemson Student Athletes Earn Degrees


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Robinson earned an undergraduate degree and Master's in just five years.

Clemson, SC-Forty-eight Clemson student-athletes earned degrees
during morning and afternoon ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum on
Friday. The list included 12 Clemson football players, more than
any other sport.

The list of Tiger gridders who earned degrees was led by wide
receiver Jackie Robinson, a five-time member of the ACC Academic
Honor Roll, who earned his Master's degree in Human Resource
Development on Friday. Robinson earned an undergraduate degree and
Master's in just five years.

The graduates on Friday also included returning starters J.J.
Howard and Gregory Walker. They will be joined as graduates on
Tommy Bowden's 2003 team by starters William Henry, Khaleed Vaughn,
DeJuan Polk and Tony Elliott. Wide Receiver Kevin Youngblood will
receive his degree in August.

Also earning undergraduate degrees on Friday were former
Tiger football players Braxton K. Williams, and Javis Austin.
Seniors on the 2002 team who earned diplomas on Friday included Joe
Bever, Rodney Feaster, Charles Harper, Wynn Kopp, Jeff Scott, Britt
Sherman and Bradley Vaughan.

The Clemson basketball program had four graduates on Friday.
Former men's players Jermel Douglas, Walker Holt and Tomas Nagys
earned degrees on Friday. Seniors Edward Scott and Ray Henderson
should join them in August. Lady Tiger great Chrissy Floyd, a
member of the ACC 50-Year Anniversary team, also earned her degree on
Friday.

Other noteworthy graduates on Friday included baseball
starter Kyle Frank, All-ACC women's soccer player Heather Beem,
All-Region Volleyball player Jesse Betcher, former All-ACC rower
Aimee Fox, and All-ACC diver Craig Thomas.

Clemson Student-Athletes who Earned Degrees on May 9, 2003
Name			Sport		Major
Kyle Frank		Baseball	Computer Information System
Tomas Boozer		Baseball	Financial Management
Joe Bever		Football	Financial Management
Rodney Feaster		Football	Human Resource Development
Charles Harper		Football	Marketing
J.J. Howard		Football	Human Resource Development
Wynn Kopp		Football	Speech & Comm. Studies
Jackie Robinson		Football	Masters in Human Resource Dev.
Jeff Scott		Football	Secondary Education (Math)
Britt Sherman		Football	Health Science
Gregory Walker		Football	Health Science
Javis Austin		Football	Marketing
Bradley Vaughan		Football	Financial Management
Braxton K. Williams	Football	Human Resource Development
Jermel Douglas		M. Basketball	Computer Science
Walker Holt		M. Basketball	Management
Tomas Nagys		M. Basketball	Marketing
Chrissy Floyd		W. Basketball	Marketing
Kevin Conaway		M. Soccer	Business Administration
Heather Beem		W. Soccer	Food Science
Farrell Finstad		Rowing		Graphic Communications
Aimee Fox		Rowing		Early Childhood Education
Nicollette Burgess	Rowing		Nursing
Emily Kuivila		Rowing		Sports Management
Mary Catherin Manning	Rowing		Psychology
Katherine Niebauer	Rowing		Health Science
Katherine Sickinger	Rowing		Nursing
Meredith Kirtland	Volleyball	Secondary Education (Math)
Jesse Betcher		Volleyball	Marketing
Todd Matthews		M. Track	Speech & Comm. Studies
Rick Hill		M. Track	marketing
Adam Klotzbach		M. Track	Marketing
Ryan Lewis		M. Track	Management
Jason Meany		M. Track	Science Teaching
Andy Meek		Swimming	Marketing
Ben Duncan		Golf		Human Resource Developement
John Tighe		M. Swimming	Management
Jeff Atteberry		M. Swimming	Geology
Jonathan Folds		M. Swimming	Economics
Matthew Norman		M. Swimming	Management
Nathan Spice		M. Swimming	Political Science
Craig Thomas		M. Swimming	Computer Science
Mary Brewer		W. Swimming	Management
Jenna Burtch		W. Swimming	Psychology
Meghann Clifford	W. Swimming	Marketing
Sara Keyes		W. Swimming	Language & Int. Trade
Amy Tolley		W. Swimming	Management
Milena Stanoycheva	W. Tennis	Management

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