Clemson, SC - Clemson's nearly 500 student-athletes had a collective GPA of 2.82 for the fall semester according to data released by the student-athlete enrichment office. The 2.82 overall GPA was the highest on record for a fall semester, and the third highest figure overall.
A total of 222 student-athletes earned a 3.0 of better, including a near record 104 student-athletes who were on the Dean's List. The record for Dean's List students in a semester is 105 set in the fall of 2001. It marked the fifth straight semester at least 100 student-athletes were on the Dean's List. There were 34 student-athletes on the President's List (perfect 4.0).
The Clemson rowing team had the top team GPA at 3.28, and had a department best 41 student-athletes named to the academic honor roll. The women's swimming and diving team had the second best team GPA with a 3.20 and 26 team members made the academic honor roll, second best in the department. That tied the team record for academic honor roll selections in a semester for that program.
The volleyball team had a team record 3.19 GPA and 10 academic honor roll selections, tied for the second highest 3.0 students in that program's history. The women's soccer team was a fourth women's sport over 3.15, as Todd Bramble's team had a 3.16 for the fall semester and had 17 on the academic honor roll, the third straight semester with at least 17 selections. The men's swimming and diving team posted a 3.12 for the semester, meaning both of Christopher Ip's teams had at least a 3.0. That is the second straight semester both swimming programs have been over 3.0.
Jack Leggett's baseball team had a 2.87 GPA for the semester, its best semester on record, breaking the previous best of 2.82. Eighteen members of that team, including co-captain Patrick Hogan, posted a 3.0 or better, tied for the second highest academic honor roll total on record. Clemson's National Championship men's golf team had four of its 10 student-athletes on the academic honor roll, including on-the-course All-American Gregg Jones, who made the Dean's List.
Both track teams had solid semesters, as the women's team had a 2.86 team GPA, while the men had a 2.81 figure. Both programs had exactly 23 academic honor roll selections, an all-time record for each program. Gisele Oliveira, an All-American on the track and recent ACC indoor champion, was one of the women's track athletes on the honor roll.
Jim Davis's women's basketball team had six Lady Tigers on the academic honor roll, its high total in seven semesters. Among the Lady Tigers on the academic honor roll were starters Julie Aderhold, Kanetra Queen and Amanda White. Its 2.67 team GPA was its best in seven semesters.
Clemson Grade Record
Fall Semester 2003
Swimming and Diving 3.12
Track and Field 2.81
Swimming and Diving 3.20
Track and field 2.86
Academic Honor Roll Selections (222)
Baseball (18) Jason Berken, Stephen Clyne, Josh Cribb, Andrew Dalessio, Herman Demmink, Aaron Eubanks, Jesse Ferguson, Bryan Harvey, Douglass Hogan, Ryan Hub, John Ingram, Collin Mahoney, Brad McCann, Gene Pierce, Robert Rohrbaugh, Travis Storrer, Russell Triplett, Peter Zocchi
Football (13) Christopher Carey, Nick Deprimio, Phillip Dieckmann, Tony Elliott, Stephen Furr, William Henry, Colin Leonard, Justin Miller, Gene Pate, Nick Riddle, Brian Sorrells, Chansi Stuckey, Robert Wiksell
Golf (4) Martin Catalioto, Gregg Jones, Stephen Poole, Michael Sims
Men's Basketball (3) Julian Betko, Reed Long, Shawan Robinson
Men's Soccer (15) Andre Borges, Greg Burana, Andrian Chevannes, John Cooper, Ken Cutler, Erik Forbes, Brad Gibson, Chase Hilgenbrinck, Grant Kevins, Stephen Rhyne, Eric Riddleberger, Nick Rivera, Charles Roberts, Paul Souders
Men's Swimming (15) Caleb Bye, Ryan Cassella, James Crout, Charles Dillon, William Dorris, Mark Henly, Joel Johnson, Ben Kanoy, Robert Lindley, Jonathan Mengering, Derrick Mulder, Thomas Rappold, Thomas Reed, Eric Shulick, James Stoffer
Men's Tennis (3) Ian Keeler, Clement Reix, Brett Twente
Men's Track (23) Daniel Alge, Michael Barton, Michael Bolling, Roy Cheney, Clayton Curtis, Ryan Fenton, Michael Foley, Derek Gilson, Paul Hill, Robert Ibeh, Gregory Isaacs, Donald kautz, Adam Klotzbach, Robert Linkenauger, Matt Lombardi, Matt Morgan, John Palumbo, Robert Pendleton, Lydell Perry, Matt Pimentel, Sean Reilly, David Smith, Eric Soder
Rowing (41) Kara Adloff, Martha Ashmore, Elizabeth Averyt, Katharine Bero, Barbi Breimann, Sarah Broeker, Ashlee Brown, Alden Burley, Sarah Canterbury, Katrina Cobb, Megan Cobb, Sarah Cooper, Carole Dillon, Brittney Gamble, Margaret Gattis, Corey Gledhill, Marianne Grant, Mary Green, Meagen Harriman, Catriona Harris, Sally Kukla, Jennifer Landis, Andrea Martinelli, Meghan McCleskey, Robin Mescher, Danielle Nesbitt, Laura Nichols, Jaclyn Rath, Katie Sovik, Allison Spiker, Jennifer Stokes, Ann Sullivan, Diana Ulrey, Kathryn Wait, Elizabeth Weichel, Kristen Weinacker, Amanda White, Mary Wilson, Candice Woodward, Jennifer Wortman, Elizabeth Yost
Volleyball (10) Lindsey Abbott, Lori Ashton, Ryane Beasley, Christine Dallao, Leslie Finn, Sarah Gardner, Carly Hill, Laura Jensen, Meghan Stanton, Kristin Swanson.
Women's Basketball (6) Julie Aderhold, Lauren Allen, Jill Justice, Stephanie Permar, Kanetra Queen, Amanda White
Women's Soccer (17) Jennifer Anderson, Lindsay Brown, Yaneash Donaldson, Kim Faerber, Allison Graham, Leigh Harrison, Candice Hein, Lida Ledford, Sarah McClurg, Rebecca Meyer, Allison Mitchell, Tanya Peterson, Kristen Procopio Allen, Jessica Shain, Sarah Turner, Lydia Vandenbergh, Stephanie Wolla
Women's Swimming (26) Christine Anseeuw, Nora Bissell, Caroline Boden, Jaanell Brodrick, Nichole Carlton, Erin Carne, Sarah Cefalu, Kim Cober, Sarah Deibler, Allison Gjervold, Aurelie Gresset, Katherine Hicks, Maryellyn Jamieson, Franchele Klaus, Lindsey Kroeger, Kensey Morris, Meaghan Murphy, Jessica Scott, Ashley Shafer, Anne Stanton, Kelly Urso, Amanda Vaughan, Kathryn Walker, Jessica Watcke, Emilie Wells, Sarah Wippermann
Women's Tennis (5) Ashlea Bowen, Maria Brito, Richele Lesaldo, Ioana Paun, Gabrielle Solek-Tefft
Women's Track (23) Rebecca Adnot, Jennifer Barton, Katie Boehm, Allison Bradshaw, Della Clark, Shannon Day, Felicia Hawthorne, Jennifer Hooten, Jane Keydoszius, Elizabeth Lord, Patrice McMillan, Christina Moore, Jamie Mussman, Gisele Oliveira, Casey Phillips, Katie Pickett, Ginger Pottorff, Laura rukat, Sybil Sobanjo, Kristin Thompson, Silja Ulfarsdottir, Latoya Woodberry, Hannah Wright.