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Clemson Stars from the Past

Rick Aronberg*   Four-time ACC Champion in the 1650 freestyle*   Only Clemson swimmer to win four ACC titles in the same event*   Two-time ACC Champion in the 500 freestyle*   Four-time All-conference selection (1986-87, 1989-90)*   Four-time All-American*   Holds three Clemson records in the 500, 1000 and 1650 freestyle*   Olympic Trial Qualifier in the 400, 800 and 1500-meter freestyle*   Won five gold medals and one bronze medal at the 1985 Maccabiah    Games*   Won five gold medals and one silver medal at the 1989 Maccabiah    Games*   Became the All-time medal winner at the Maccabiah Games in 1988,    surpassing former Olympian Mark Spitz   Coy Cobb*   ACC Champion in the 100 & 200 backstroke, 100 butterfly, and the    400 medley relay in 1985*   One of only two men's swimmers to win four ACC Titles in the same    year*   Five-time All-American from 1982 to 1985*   Member of the 1985 Clemson men's team that finished 26th in the    nation, the highest finish    ever for the Clemson men's program*   Holds the McHugh Natatorium records in the 100 & 200 backstroke    and 100 butterfly*   Olympic Trial Qualifier in the 100 & 200 backstroke*   Holds two Clemson records in the 100 back and 100 fly*   Ranks in the Clemson All-Time Top-10 in six individual eventsChuck Wade*   Four-time ACC Champion, winning both the one and three-meter    board events in 1985, the one-meter board in 1986, and the    three-meter board in 1987*   Named ACC Diver-of-the-Year in 1985    and 1986*   Named All-ACC in 1986 and 1987Jeff Stachelek*   ACC Champion in the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle and the 200    medley relay in 1985*   Ranks in the Clemson All-Time Top-10 in three individual events*   Named All-ACC in 1986Mitzi Kremer*   Clemson's most decorated swimmer*   Only female swimmer in the Clemson Hall of Fame*   NCAA Champion in 200 and 500 freestyle in 1987 and 1989*   1988 Olympic Bronze Medalist in 4 x 100 freestyle relay*   16-time All-American*   Led Clemson to three straight ACC Championships*   Won five individual ACC Championships from 1987-1989*   1987 & 1989 ACC Championships MVP*   Holds ACC records in the 100, 200, 500 and 1000 freestyle*   Holds five Clemson records in the 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000    freestyle*   Olympic Trial Qualifier in 100, 200 and 400-meter freestyle in    1988Michelle Richardson*   1984 Olympic Silver Medalist in the 800 freestyle*   Holds the Clemson record in the 1650 freestyle*   In the Clemson All-Time Top-10 in four events*   ACC Champion in the 1650 free and the 800 free relay in 1989 and    1992*   All-American in 1992 in the 1650 freestyle and the 800 freestyle    relay*   All-ACC in 1989 and 1992Pam Hayden*   ACC Swimmer-of-the-Year in 1986*   21-time All-American, tops among Clemson swimmers*   Swam five events at 1988 Olympic Trials*   10-time ACC Champion*   Three-time All-ACC*   Holds the Clemson records in the 100 & 200 butterflyJill Bakehorn*   15-time All-American*   Holds the Clemson record in the 100 & 200 backstroke and 200 IM*   Holds the McHugh Natatorium record in the 100 backstroke*   Four-time All-ACC*   Five-time ACC Champion*   1988 Olympic Trial QualifierLynda-Beth Hughes*   11-time All-American*   Six-time ACC Champion*   1988 Olympic Trial Qualifier*   Member of four of the five record holding relay teams in Clemson    history

Tigers in Olympic Trials Thirty former Clemson swimmers have competed in the United States Olympic Trials, with 17 swimmers making a total of 57 Olympic Trial cuts in various events.

Swimmer               Trial Year   Event(s)Rick Aronberg         1988         400, 800, & 1500 FreeJill Bakehorn         1988         100 & 200 Back, 200 IMDianne Bravis         1988         50 & 100 FreeCoy Cobb              1984         100 & 200 BackDenise Coniglio       1988         200 BackLiz Dolan             1988         50 & 100 Free, 100 BackAlison Evans          1988         800 FreeHenry Faris           1992         400 IMRuth Grodsky          1988         200 BreastShannon Halverstadt   1988         200 & 400 Free, 200 FlyLandon Harris         1996         100 & 200 BreastPam Hayden            1988         100, 200 & 400 Free, 100 & 200 FlyMichael Haynes        1988         200 BreastJay Hebert            1984         100 & 200 BreastLynda-Beth Hughes     1988         100 FlyJan Kemmerling        1988         200 & 400 IMJennifer Kilbride     1988         200 BreastMitzi Kremer          1988         100, 200, & 400 FreeJodie Lawaetz         1984         200 Fly & 400 IMKimberly Madden       1992         400 IMAlison Maxwell        1988         800 FreeScott Newkirk         1984         500 & 1650 FreeBill Powers           1984         400 IMJulie Reid            1988         100 & 200 Fly, 200 IMMichelle Richardson   1984         800 Free                      1988         400 & 800 Free, 200 FlyPaulette Russell      1992         400 FreeLinda Rutter          1984         500 & 1000 FreeErin Schatz           1996         100 & 200 BackNadra Simmons         1988         100 BackSusan Weiss           1988         100 Breast

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