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Dec 16, 2021

Forty-Three Student-Athletes Graduate Thursday

CLEMSON, S.C. – Forty-three student-athletes and nine students in support roles and spirit squads are set to earn degrees during Clemson University’s Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 16. The ceremonies are set to take place in Littlejohn Coliseum. 

Ten athletic programs are represented among the graduates, including 18 from the football program. Counting the eight graduating members of the men’s soccer program, 26 of the 43 graduating student-athletes have earned National Championships on the field while at Clemson. 

MAC Hermann Award finalist Oskar Agren and NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Defensive Player George Marks are among the eight men’s soccer players walking. Twelve members of Student-Athlete Development’s Tiger Leadership Academy will cross the stage. Seven individuals are earning Master’s degrees, including two-time CFP Champions Nolan Turner, James Skalski and Darien Rencher. 

Veronica Fraley, Clemson’s record-holder in the discus and a five-time All-ACC performer, will earn her degree in health science. Five members of Clemson’s women’s soccer team, all of whom went to the NCAA Tournament for all four of their seasons, are set to walk. Jojo Hyatt, the starting catcher on Clemson’s ACC Regular Season Champion softball team will earn her degree in PRTM.

NameSport /AreaDegreeMajorTiger Leadershp Academy
Ben BatsonFootballBACommunication
Ty LucasFootballBSParks, Rec and Tour Mgt
Nick EddisFootballBSParks, Rec and Tour Mgt
Braden GallowayFootballBASports Communication
Mario GoodrichFootballBASports Communication
K.J. HenryFootballMSAthletic Leadership
Darnell JefferiesFootballBSParks, Rec and Tour Mgt
Frank Ladson Jr. FootballBACommunication
Zac McIntoshFootballBSCriminal Justice
Matt McMahanFootballBSEconomics
B.T. PotterFootballBASports Communication
Luke PriceFootballBSPsychology
Darien RencherFootballMSAthletic Leadership
James SkalskiFootballMSAthletic Leadership
Baylon SpectorFootballMSAthletic Leadership
Will SpiersFootballMSAthletic Leadership
Nolan TurnerFootballMSAthletic Leadership
Jake VenablesFootballBASports Communication
Nick HonorMen's BasketballBACommunication
Kyle CottamMen's GolfBSManagementTLA
Oskar AgrenMen's SoccerBAEconomics
Charlie AsensioMen's SoccerBASports CommunicationTLA
James BrightonMen's SoccerBSCriminal JusticeTLA
Felipe Fernandez-SalvadorMen's SoccerBAEconomics
Alvaro GomezMen's SoccerBAHistory
George MarksMen's SoccerBAPsychologyTLA
John MartinMen's SoccerBSHealth ScienceTLA
Giles ThaxterMen's SoccerBSMechanical Engineering
Jacob JahnMen's TennisBSBiological Sciences
Kelsey DrzewickiRowingBSBiological Sciences
Isabella DudleyRowingBSMarketing
Sam PalmerRowingBSGeneticsTLA
JoJo HyattSoftballBSParks, Rec and Tour MgtTLA
Crystal ChildsVolleyballBACriminal Justice
Sydney DawsonWomen's SoccerBAPsychologyTLA
Renee GuionWomen's SoccerBSGraphic CommunicationsTLA
Hensley HancuffWomen's SoccerBASports Communication
Abby HanksWomen's SoccerBSCriminal Justice
Jackson MoehlerWomen's SoccerBASports CommunicationTLA
Riley CogginWomen's Track & FieldBSAccountingTLA
Nicolee FosterWomen's Track & FieldBSParks, Rec and Tour Mgt
Veronica FraleyWomen's Track & FieldBSHealth Science
Sarah HillWomen's Track & FieldBSPsychologyTLA
Ann BabcockCheerBSMicrobiology
Jacob CameronCheerMSMechanical Engineering
Alexandra ForteCheerBSMarketing
Brooklyn HollonCheerBSBioengineering
Chloe SouthmaydRally CatBLALandscape Architecture
Rachael ChristensenMascotBSBioengineering
Erin JohnsonMascotBSParks, Rec and Tour Mgt
Nathaniel HughManagerBSFinancial Management
Jacob SalzmanManagerBSFinancial Management