By Staff Report.
Clemson placed 11 players on the 2011 All-ACC Academic team, released on Friday. The 11 selections were five more than Georgia Tech’s six selections, who had the second-most picks in the ACC. To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 GPA for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA during his academic career.
Five Tigers earned All-ACC Academic honors for the second time. Sophomore righthander Kevin Brady (special education), junior righthander David Haselden (mechanical engineering), junior shortstop Brad Miller (marketing), sophomore corner infielder Richie Shaffer (marketing), and junior infielder Jason Stolz (construction science management) all received All-ACC Academic honors for the second time.
The following six Tigers earned All-ACC Academic honors for the first time…freshman righthander Matt Campbell (secondary education), sophomore righthander Scott Firth (sociology), sophomore catcher Spencer Kieboom (marketing), junior utility player Phil Pohl (management), freshman righthander Kevin Pohle (visual arts), and graduate righthander Justin Sarratt (youth development).