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Vickery Hall’s Student-Athletes of the Week: Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Vickery Hall’s Student-Athletes of the Week: Nov. 25-Dec. 1

Male:  Rod HallSport:  BasketballYear:  SophomoreMajor:  PRTMHometown:  Augusta, GAFavorite Professor:  Teresa TuckerFavorite Class:  PRTM 220Athletic Highlight:  In the Tigers’ 64-55 win over South Carolina on December 2, Hall recorded 15 points and four rebounds in 33 minutes of play. He also totaled four assists and two steals in the contest. In Clemson’s 61-73 loss to Purdue earlier in the week, Hall scored nine points and added one assist in 29 minutes of play.

Female:  Whitney FountainSport:  Track & FieldYear:  SophomoreMajor:  SociologyHometown:  Bronx, NYFavorite Professor:  Sarah WinslowFavorite Class:  SOC 461Athletic Highlight: Fountain set a personal best with 3,998 points en route to winning the pentathlon at the Orange & Purple Winter Classic on December 1.  Fountain opened the pentathlon with an 8.70 in the 60 hurdles and followed with a best of 5’9.25″ in the high jump. She achieved the height, a personal best, on her last attempt. Fountain had an easy personal best in the shot put with a throw of 36’8.5″, and followed with an 18’9″ long jump and time of 2:27.39 to close out the 800 meters. Her pentathlon total was third-best in Clemson history.