48 Clemson Student-Athletes Graduate Friday

48 Clemson Student-Athletes Graduate Friday

May 13, 2011

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CLEMSON, SC – Forty-eight Clemson student-athletes received undergraduate degrees during two ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum on Friday, May 13. The football team and rowing team had the most graduates with eight apiece, while the women’s track program, ranked third in the nation on the track this week, had six.

The Tiger football players receiving degrees on Friday included David Smith and Coty Sensabaugh, players with eligibility remaining who are slated to be starters in 2011. Mason Cloy is a third player on the 2011 roster who will play as a graduate student. Linebacker Brandon Maye, who will play at Mississippi State next year, also earned his Clemson degree on Friday.

Four women’s basketball players earned their diplomas on Friday, including starters Kirstyn Wright, Jasmine Tate, Sthefany Thomas and Bryelle Smith. Men’s basketball players Jerai Grant, Zavier Anderson and Jonah Baize also received degrees.

The women’s track program had six graduates, including two-time ACC Champion Kim Ruck, and NCAA Champion and Academic All-American Patricia Mamona. Stephanie Buffo, an ACC Postgraduate Scholar Athlete also earned her degree.

Four members of the Clemson baseball program, including three who are still on the team, earned degrees on Friday. The active players are Jeff Schaus, Alex Frederick and Addison Johnson. Clemson plays at Virginia Tech on Friday night.

Clemson Student-Athletes Who Graduated May 13, 2011
Student-Athlete Sport Major
Zavier Anderson Men’s Basketball Management
Jenna Baker Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Nursing
Jonah Baize Men’s Basketball Sociology
Andrea Belbusti Rowing Language & International Trade
Linda Buchholz Women’s Track & Field Marketing
Stephanie Buffo Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Health Science
Eric Cava Men’s Soccer Parks, Recreation & Tourism Mgt.
Mason Cloy Football Parks, Recreation & Tourism Mgt.
Tomas Cruz Baseball Health Science
Marci Elpers Women’s Soccer Bioengineering
Samantha Fortier Women’s Soccer Political Science
Alex Frederick Baseball Economics
Stephanie Fura Women’s Swimming & Diving Health Science
Jessica Gaul Rowing Psychology
Corey Geer Rowing Health Science
Victoria Graham Rowing Secondary Education
Jerai Grant Men’s Basketball Sociology
Lydia Hassell Rowing Mathematical Sciences
Laurianne Henry Women’s Tennis Communications Studies
Chad Holt Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Microbiology
Addison Johnson Baseball Management
Josef Knecht Men’s Swimming & Diving Biochemistry
Patricia Mamona Women’s Track & Field Health Science
Brandon Maye Football Sociology
Amsey Miller Football History
Meggie Mizelle Women’s Swimming & Diving Health Science
Amy Morrison Women’s Track & Field Health Science
Michelle Nance Rowing Language & International Trade
Wilson Norris Football Parks, Recreation & Tourism Mgt.
Cansu Ozdemir Volleyball Genetics
Alex Padgett Men’s Track & Field Industrial Engineering
Robert Pietrucha Men’s Tennis Financial Management
Chris Richardson Football Management
Liz Robb Rowing Sociology
Kim Ruck Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country Health Science
Jeff Schaus Baseball Construction Science & Management
Elizabeth Savage Women’s Swimming & Diving Chemical Engineering
Coty Sensabaugh Football Communication Studies
Caleb Simmons Football Elementary Education
David Smith Football Sociology
Rachel Sparks Women’s Swimming & Diving Nursing
J.D. Spearman Men’s Soccer Financial Management
Chris Slate Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Economics
Bryelle Smith Women’s Basketball Psychology
Jasmine Tate Women’s Basketball Communication Studies
Sthefany Thomas Women’s Basketball Parks, Recreation & Tourism Mgt.
Grace Wolff Rowing Communication Studies
Kirstyn Wright Women’s Basketball Communication Studies