As the student-athletes kicked off the new school year, the Clemson Athletic Department hosted the annual Solid Orange Picnic on Sunday, August 25. At the picnic, the Solid Orange Squad was honored to have President Barker present the seventh award for the President’s Pride Cup. The President’s Pride Cup is the highest honor that an athletic team can receive from Clemson University.
The award aims to honor a team that excels both on and off the field. The award is calculated based on four separate categories: Community Outreach, Academics, Athletics and Leadership.
Points are awarded in each category and then the team’s total points are calculated to determine a winner.
This year’s results were the closest balloting to date with the final rankings as follows:
This is the fourth consecutive year that the track & field and cross country team has won this distinguished honor.
Some of the team’s accomplishments include for the 2012-13 season include:
February 16, 2019