Clemson Players Graduate

Clemson Players Graduate


Clemson Players Graduate


By Staff Report.

Clemson, SC—Forty-eight Clemson student-athletes received undergraduate degrees during two ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum on Friday, May 13.    The football team and rowing team had the most graduates with eight apiece, while the women’s track program, ranked third in the nation on the track this week, had six.

            The Tiger football players receiving degrees on Friday included David Smith and Coty Sensabaugh,  players with eligibility remaining who are slated to be starters in 2011.  Mason Cloy is a third player on the 2011 roster who will play as a graduate student.   Linebacker Brandon Maye, who will play at Mississippi State next year, also earned his Clemson degree on Friday.

            Four women’s basketball players earned their diplomas on Friday, including starters Kirstyn Wright, Jasmine Tate, Sthefany Thomas and Bryelle Smith.  Men’s basketball players Jerai Grant, Zavier Anderson and Jonah Baize also received degrees.

            The women’s track program had six graduates, including two-time ACC Champion Kim Ruck, and NCAA Champion and Academic All-American  Patricia Mamona. Stephanie Buffo, an ACC Postgraduate Scholar Athlete also earned her degree.

            Four members of the Clemson baseball program, including three who are still on the team, earned degrees on Friday.  The active players are Jeff Schaus, Alex Frederick and Addison Johnson.  Clemson plays at Virginia Tech on Friday night.

            Clemson Student-Athletes Who Graduated on May 13, 2011

     Student-Athlete           Sport                         Major

     Zavier Anderson          Men’s Basketball        Management

     Jenna Baker                Women’s Track          Nursing

     Jonah Baize                 Men’s Basketball        Sociology

     Andrea  Belbusti          Rowing                      Language and International Trade

     Linda Buchholz            Women’s Track          Marketing

     Stephanie Buffo          Women’s Track          Health Science

     Eric Cava                    Men’s Soccer             Park, Recreation & Tourism Mgt

     Mason Cloy                 Football                     Park, Recreation & Tourism Mgt

     Tomas Cruz                 Baseball                    Health Science

     Marci Elpers                Women’s Soccer        Bioengineering

     Samantha Fortier         Women’s Soccer        Political Science

     Alex Frederick             Baseball                    Economics

     Stephanie Fura            Women’s Diving         Health Science

     Jessica Gaul                Rowing                      Psychology

     Corey Geer                  Rowing                      Health Science

     Victoria Graham           Rowing                      Secondary Education

     Jerai Grant                   Men’s Basketball        Sociology

     Lydia Hassell               Rowing                      Mathematical Sciences

     Laurianne Henry           Women’s Tennis         Communications Studies

     Chad Holt                    Men’s Track               Microbiology

     Addison Johnson        Baseball                    Management

     Josef Knecht               Men’s Swimming        Biochemistry

     Patricia Mamona          Women’s Track          Health Science 

     Brandon Maye             Football                     Sociology

     Amsey Miller                Football                     History

     Meggie Mizelle             W. Swimming             Health Science

     Amy Morrison              Women’s Track          Health Science

     Michelle Nance            Rowing                      Language and International Trade

     Wilson Norris               Football                     Park, Recreation & Tourism Mgt

     Cansu Ozdemir            Volleyball                   Genetics

     Alex Padgett               Men’s Track               Industrial Engineering

     Robert Pietrucha          Men’s Tennis              Financial Management

     Chris Richardson         Football                     Management

     Liz Robb                     Rowing                      Sociology

     Kim Ruck                    Women’s Track          Health Science

     Jeff Schaus                 Baseball                    Construction Science & Mgt

     Elizabeth Savage         Women’s Swimming   Chemical Engineering

     Coty Sensabaugh        Football                     Communications Studies

     Caleb Simmons           Football                     Elementary Education

     David Smith                Football                     Sociology

     Rachel Sparks             W. Swimming             Nursing

     James Spearman         Men’s Soccer             Financial Management

     Chris Slate                   Men’s Track               Economics

     Bryelle Smith               W. Basketball             Psychology

     Jasmine Tate               W. Basketball             Communications Studies

     Sthefany Thomas         W. Basketball             Park, Recreation & Tourism Mgt

      Grace Wolff                 Rowing                      Communications Studies

     Kirstyn Wright              W. Basketball             Communications Studies



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