March 18, 2002
CLEMSON, SC – Clemson men’s swimmer Matt Wilson was named a 2002 National Strength and Conditioning Association All-American. David Helms, the Tigers’ strength and conditioning coach, nominated Wilson for his dedication to strength training and conditioning.
Wilson, a senior from Wilmington, DE, is Clemson’s all-time leader in the 200 and 400 IM. He was the 2001 ACC Champion in both events. This season, Wilson led the Tigers swimmers in the 200 IM and recorded the team’s second-fastest time in the 400 IM.
The 2002 All-American Strength and Conditioning athletes are recognized for their athletic accomplishments, academic and personal achievements, community involvement and leadership qualities. This year, 184 athletes from 84 colleges and universities from across the country in 19 competitive sport categories were acknowledged for their passion an hard work in and out of the weight room.
The NSCA All-American athlete of the year award program is in its 19th year and made possible by a grand from Power Systems, Inc., a Knoxville, TN, fitness product leader. A complete list of 2002 All-American athletes is available on the NSCA website at www.ncsa-lift.org.
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