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