National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) was chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1986 to honor female athletic achievement and recognize the importance of sports and fitness participation for all girls and women.

This year marks the 35th annual NGWSD celebration.

Notable Female Clemson Alum

NameSportYears at Clemson
Barbara Kennedy-DixonBasketball1979-82
Kelly GramlichBasketball2011-14
Erin BatthBasketball1997-01
Nikki Blassingame WestBasketball1996-99
Brianna Rollins-McNealTrack2010-13
Michelle Thieke YoungVolleyball1995-98
Jodi SteffesVolleyball1999-02
Jane FormanTennis1980-84
Gigi FernandezTennis1982-83
Julie CoinTennis2002-05
Ashlan RamseyGolf2013-14
Alice HewsonGolf2015-19
Itoro Umoh ColemanBasketball1995-99
Sam StaabSoccer2015-18
Mariana SpeckmaierSoccer2017-20
Kailen SheridanSoccer2013-16
Sandra AdeleyeVolleyball2009-12
Natoya GouleTrack2013-14
Josipa BekTennis2008-12
Marisa MessanaGolf2014-18
Deliah ArringtonSoccer1999-02
Tina KrebsCross Country/Track1982-86
Susan Hill-WhitsonTennis1977-80
Jill BakehornSwimming1986-89
Sheri Beuter HauserSoccer1994-98
Lucy DoolittleRowing1998-02
Michelle BurgherTrack1999-01
Robin KibbenVolleyball1991-94
Mitzi KremerSwimming1986-89
Aliute UdokaRowing2017-20