Welcome to Clemson • Athletics Overview • Women’s Tennis
Founded in 1889 as Clemson Agricultural College, the university began as an all-male military school nestled on 1,400 acres on the shores of Lake Hartwell. With over 80-plus majors and 120-plus graduate degree programs, Clemson offers an array of academic opportunities for its 19,669 undergraduate students.
A college town at its core, Clemson sits just two hours away from both Atlanta and Charlotte and is just an hour away from some of the best kayaking, whitewater rafting and hiking in the nation.
572 student-athletes compete on 19 NCAA Division I teams for Clemson University under the leadership of Director of Athletics Graham Neff. The Tigers compete in the highly competitive Atlantic Coast Conference.
7 National Championships
176 ACC Championships
17 Olympic Medalists
39 Academic All-Americans
The goal of the Tiger Strength, Speed and Conditioning Program is to provide to our competitive athletes the means by which they develop attitude, work ethic, mental toughness, discipline and pride, in-self and total program.
The goal of the Nieri Center is to support all student-athletes in maintaining high academic standards while also encouraging them to work towards their future goals. Academic coordinators, learning specialists and tutors are on hand to facilitate these processes.
The Clemson Sports Nutrition Department educates, counsels, and fuels Clemson student-athletes utilizing best evidence-based practice to promote optimal athletic and academic performance, injury prevention, and overall health and wellness now and in the future.
Since the inception of the team in 1975, Clemson has always strove to put competitive teams on the court year in and year out, playing in one of the best conferences (ACC) in the nation.
The Tigers have made 26 NCAA Tournament appearances, including 11 Sweet Sixteen berths and two Final Four runs. Clemson is an eight-time ACC Champion and 20 All-Americans have played for the Tigers.
The Duckworth Family Tennis Center opened in the fall of 2018 and features:
Alexandra Anttila, Samantha Buyckx, Ali DeSpain, Sophia Hatton, Eleni Louka
Cristina Mayorova Daniella Medvedeva, Makayla Mills, Lana Sipek, Jenna Thompson