Aug. 14, 2000
CLEMSON, S.C. – Marcia Fletcher, women’s track and field coach at Stephen F. Austin, has been named head women’s track and field coach at Clemson University, Athletic Director Bobby Robinson announced today.
“We are delighted to have one of our own outstanding former athletes rejoin us. She is an individual who understands Clemson, and will give us long-term stability within the program because this is where she wants to be,” Robinson said.
A 1990 graduate of Clemson University, Fletcher has served as head coach at Stephen F. Austin since January of 2000. During her tenure with the Lady Lumberjacks, Fletcher coached two Southland Conference champions and four All-Conference honorees.
Fletcher was the assistant women’s track and field coach at Yale University from 1995-1999 where she coached the 1998 Outdoor Heptagonals Long Jump Champion, two Yale record holders, and four All-Ivy League athletes.
“I am excited about the opportunity to return to Clemson and to be a part of the Lady Tigers’ winning future. This is like a homecoming for me,” Fletcher said.
During her track and field career at Clemson, Fletcher earned All-American honors in the long jump, and was a NCAA qualifier in the hurdles and triple jump. She was named the 1991 NAACP Athlete of the Year for Clemson, and served as the graduate assistant coach for the Lady Tigers during the 1991-92 season.
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