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This Day In Clemson Sports – December 12, 1998

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This Day In Clemson Sports has been provided to ClemsonTigers.com by the authors of the book, Clemson: Where the Tigers Play. Three members of the Clemson Athletic family wrote the book: Associate Sports Information Director Sam Blackman, the late Sports Information Director Emeritus Bob Bradley and Men’s Tennis Coach Chuck Kriese.

December 12, 1998 – Men’s Soccer Clemson soccer player Wojtek Krakowiak was named the recipient of college soccer’s Hermann Award in Richmond, Virginia

Krakowiak finished the 1998 season with 31 goals and eight assists for 70 points. He also scored 10 winning goals. The 31 goals is third in the Clemson record book for most goals scored in a single season. The 70 points is also third for most points scored in a single season by a Clemson player. The junior from Clifton, New Jersey, led the ACC in goals scored (31) and points (70) in 1998. He was also named first-team All-ACC and ACC Player of the Year in 1998.

Krakowiak was named a 1998 first-team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).

Clemson: Where the Tigers Play, covers the major events that have occurred in over a century of athletic competition. From Frank Howard’s homespun humor to the National Championships Clemson has won in various sports, this book gives the many details of the Tigers at play.

For more information on purchasing the book contact Sam Blackman: Phone – 864.639.4400blackmj@clemson.edu

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