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Clemson Places 199 Students On ACC Academic Honor Roll

Clemson Places 199 Students On ACC Academic Honor Roll

Aug. 4, 2003

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The 47th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, noting academic excellence by student-athletes for the 2002-03 school year, contains a record 1,762 performers as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford.

The Honor Roll is comprised of those student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. Duke led the league in total selections for the 15th straight year, placing 346 on the list, while North Carolina was second with 257 student-athletes. Virginia was third with 230 student-athletes and Clemson was fourth with 199, followed by NC State (181), Maryland (173), Florida State (160), Wake Forest (112) and Georgia Tech (104).

Featured on this year’s Honor Roll are several student-athletes that were NCAA Individual Champions or led their team to an NCAA Title including Clemson’s golfer D.J. Trahan, a four-time ACC Honor Roll member who led the Tigers to their first-ever NCAA Men’s Golf Title. Florida State’s Lacy Janson and North Carolina’s Alice Schmidt were both crowned NCAA Champions in the pole vault and the 800 meter and distance medley relay, respectively. Wake Forest captured the NCAA Field Hockey Championship behind the play of Kelly Dostal who led the ACC in scoring and was the ACC Tournament MVP.

Also included on the list of top student-athletes are several players who earned top honors in their respective sports. Virginia football player Matt Schaub was the 2002 ACC Football Player of the Year. Georgia Tech senior placekicker Luke Manget finished his career with an ACC record 160 consecutive PATs and is third on the ACC career scoring list with 322 points. Duke lacrosse player Kate Kaiser, Clemson football standout Jackie Robinson and Florida State track and field performer Gary Visser are all five-time ACC Academic Honor Roll members and were recipients of a 2003 ACC Weaver, James, Corrigan Post-Graduate Scholarship. Duke basketball player Vicki Kraphol makes her second-straight appearance after leading the Blue Devils to the Final Four while Nick Horvath finished his Duke basketball career as a four-time ACC Honor Roll member. Maryland’s women’s lacrosse player Kelly Coppedge was named ACC Player of the Year while NC State’s Joe Gaetti led the Wolfpack to the NCAA Baseball Super Regionals.

A complete listing of the Clemson student-athletes on the 2002-03 ACC Honor Roll follows:

Lindsey Abbott 3 – Volleyball; Kara Adloff 2 – Rowing; Rebecca Adnot – Track; Daniel Alge – Track; Lori Ashton – Volleyball; Jeffrey Atteberry 3 – Swimming; Jennifer Barton – Track; Michael Barton 3 – Track; Ryane Beasley 2 – Volleyball; Heather Beem 3 – Soccer; Katharine Bero 2 – Rowing; Erica Bethel – Rowing; Julian Betko – Basketball ; Joe Bever 2 – Football; Caitlin Bissell 2 – Swimming; Nicholas Black 3 – Football; Ashlea Bowen 3 – Tennis; Amanda Brandon – Rowing; Mary Brewer 4 – Swimming; Ashlee Brown 2 – Rowing; Lindsay Browne – Soccer; Nicollette Burgess 4 – Rowing; Jenna Burtch 4 – Swimming; Sarah Canterbury 2 – Rowing; Nichole Carlton – Swimming; Erin Carne 2 – Swimming; Rachel Caslen – Rowing; Ryan Cassella – Swimming; Jennifer Champa – Rowing; Cole Chason – Football; Joanna Church – Rowing; Meghann Clifford 4 – Swimming; Kimberly Cober 2 – Swimming; Julie Coin – Tennis; Mandy Commons – Swimming; John Cooper – Soccer; Josh Cribb 2 – Baseball; Denise Cruse – Track; Kenneth Cutler 2 – Soccer; Kiki Dallao 2 – Volleyball; Shannon Day 2 – Track; Tim Debeer – Football; Sarah Deibler – Swimming; Herman Demmink – Baseball; Nicholas Deprimio 3 – Football; Carole Dillon 2 – Rowing; Ania Dolinska 2 – Tennis; Jermel Douglas – Basketball ; Ben Duncan – Golf; Jess Easterling – Baseball; Jenny Edwards – Rowing; Rodney Feaster 3 – Football; Ryan Fenton 3 – Track; Jonathon Folds 3 – Swimming; Kyle Frank 2 – Baseball; Anna Beth Fuller – Soccer; Stephen Furr – Football; Rachel Gallegos 4 – Soccer; Sarah Gardner 2 – Volleyball; Bradley Gibson 2 – Soccer; Derek Gilson 2 – Track; Hunter Gilstrap 2 – Soccer; Corey Gledhill – Rowing; Mary Gosselin 3 – Track; Allison Graham – Soccer; Marianne Grant 3 – Rowing; Mary Nell Green 2 – Rowing; Zane Green 2 – Baseball; Aurelie Gresset – Swimming; Sunnie Harmon 2 – Tennis; Paul Harrelson 3 – Baseball; Catriona Harris – Rowing; Leigh Ann Harrison 3 – Soccer; Jaime Hart – Rowing; Sarah Heck – Soccer; Candice Hein – Soccer; Matt Hendrix – Golf; Mark Henly – Swimming; William Henry 2 – Football; Lauren Heos – Soccer; Chase Hilgenbrinck 3 – Soccer; Carly Hill – Volleyball; Rick Hill 2 – Track; Marcus Hodge 3 – Track; Jeff Hourigan – Baseball; Ryan Hub 2 – Baseball; Cristina Hughes – Rowing; Grafton Ifill – Track; John Ingram – Baseball; Greg Isaacs – Track; Steven Jackson 3 – Baseball; Maryellyn Jamieson 2 – Swimming; Erica Jaros – Track; Dwayne Jones – Soccer; Gregg Jones 2 – Golf; Ben Kanoy – Swimming; Chelsea Kautz – Rowing; Donald Kautz – Track; Andrew Kessler 2 – Track; Jane Keydoszius 3 – Track; Sarah Keyes 3 – Swimming; Shelly Klaus – Swimming; Adam Klotzbach 3 – Track; Erika Knaebel – Rowing; Sander Koning 2 – Tennis; Lindsey Kroeger 3 – Swimming; Emily Kuivila 4 – Rowing; Sally Kukla 3 – Rowing; Paige Ledford 2 – Soccer; Richele LeSaldo – Tennis; Ryan Lewis 3 – Track; David Liebers – Swimming; Collin Mahoney – Baseball; Andrea Martinelli – Rowing; Sarah McClurg – Soccer; Kimberley McGill – Track; Jason Meany 2 – Track; Jonathan Mengering – Swimming; Robin Mescher – Rowing; Ash Misquith – Tennis; Allison Mitchell 3 – Soccer; Liz Monteith – Rowing; Justin Moore – Soccer; Matt Morgan – Track; Kensey Morris 3 – Swimming; Derrick Mulder 2 – Swimming; Cindy Mullinix 3 – Soccer; Meaghan Murphy 3 – Swimming; Kara Nichols – Rowing; Katherine Niebauer 3 – Rowing; Elizabeth Noll 3 – Rowing; Matthew Norman 4 – Swimming; Gisele Oliveira 2 – Track; Gene Pate – Football; Ioana Paun – Tennis; Clay Pendleton – Track; Tanya Peterson – Soccer; Casey Phillips – Track; Katie Pickett 3 – Track; Gene Pierce 2 – Baseball; Jimmy Polk 3 – Football; Stephen Poole – Golf; Kristen Procopio Allen – Soccer; Kanetra Queen 3 – Basketball; Tommy Rappold 2 – Swimming; Jaclyn Rath – Rowing; Buddy Reed 2 – Swimming; Megan Reed 2 – Rowing; Steve Rhyne 2 – Soccer; Lionel Richardson – Football; Charles Roberts – Soccer; Jackie Robinson 5 – Football; Shawan Robinson – Basketball ; Laura Rukat – Track; Jennifer Sanders 3 – Soccer; Jeff Scott 4 – Football; Jaime Seitz – Rowing; Ashley Shafer – Swimming; Scott Shaw 3 – Track; Beau Shay 2 – Basketball ; Eric Shulick 2 – Swimming; Michael Sims 4 – Golf; David Smith 2 – Track; Paul Souders 3 – Soccer; Nate Spice 4 – Swimming; Kathryn Spinapolice – Rowing; Anne Stanton 2 – Swimming; Meghan Stanton – Volleyball; Goran Sterijovski – Tennis; Ana Stiglic 3 – Tennis; James Stoffer 3 – Swimming; Jennifer Stokes – Rowing; Ann Sullivan – Rowing; Craig Thomas 4 – Swimming; Kristin Thompson – Track; Kathryn Tierman – Rowing; Amy Tolley 4 – Swimming; DJ Trahan 4 – Golf; Sarah Turner 2 – Soccer; Brett Twente – Tennis; Diane Ulmer 2 – Rowing; Diana Ulrey 2 – Rowing; Kelly Urso – Swimming; Lydia Vandenbergh – Soccer; Tabitha Vasilas 3 – Basketball; Lindsey Wagener – Rowing; Kate Walker 3 – Swimming; Matthew Watson 4 – Football; Lindsey Wegrzyn – Soccer; Elizabeth Weichel – Rowing; Kristen Weinacker – Rowing; Amanda White 2 – Basketball; Amanda White 2 – Basketball; Charles Whitehurst – Football; Sarah Wippermann – Swimming; Candice Woodward – Rowing; Jennifer Wortman 2 – Rowing; Elizabeth Yost – Rowing; Marija Zoric 3 – Volleyball

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