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This Day In Clemson Sports – December 6

Dec. 6, 2000

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This Day In Clemson Sports has been provided to by the authors of the book, Clemson: Where the Tigers Play. Three members of the Clemson Athletic family wrote the book: Associate Sports Information Director Sam Blackman, the late Sports Information Director Emeritus Bob Bradley and Men’s Tennis Coach Chuck Kriese.

December 6, 1987 – Men’s Soccer Clemson defeated San Diego State, 2-0, and won the national championship, the second in school history. A crowd of 8,332 witnessed the championship game, the largest to see an NCAA soccer championship match.

December 6, 1997 – Women’s Soccer Sara Burkett was named to the NSCAA All-America second team. She was Clemson’s first women’s soccer All-American.

December 6, 1975 – Women’s Basketball Clemson played its first game, a 55-51 win over Davidson, at Clemson, South Carolina.

Clemson: Where the Tigers Play, covers the major events that have occurred in over a century of athletic competition. From Frank Howard’s homespun humor to the National Championships Clemson has won in various sports, this book gives the many details of the Tigers at play.

For more information on purchasing the book contact Sam Blackman: Phone –