48 CU Student Athletes Earn Degrees

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 and Communication Studies
	Jackie Robinson	Football	Masters in Human Resource Development
	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 and Communication 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 and International Trade
	Amy Tolley	W. Swimming	Management
	Milena Stanoycheva	W. Tennis	Management

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