Record number of Clemson athletes named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Record number of Clemson athletes named to ACC Academic Honor Roll


Record number of Clemson athletes named to ACC Academic Honor Roll


A school-record 242 Clemson student-athletes have been named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the 2018-19 academic year as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Tuesday. The ACC Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year.

“We’re proud of the effort of our student-athletes this year in setting another record for academic achievement,” said Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich. “This honor is a testament to our student-athletes for their hard work, our coaches for their support, and the Nieri Family Academic Enrichment Center staff for their continued engagement.”

Justin Falcinelli, a second-team All-ACC selection who graduated with his master’s degree prior to starting the National Championship football game, earned the honor for a fifth year. He was joined by Alex Spence (football) and Elizabeth Dawson (track & field) as five-time selections.

Fifteen student-athletes earned the honor in all four years of their careers, including Samantha Staab, the ACC Defensive Player of the Year and the number-four overall pick in the NWSL draft. Christian Wilkins, a consensus All-American and first-round pick of the Miami Dolphins, also earned the honor for a fourth time after earning a master’s degree. MLB first-rounder and Academic All-America shortstop Logan Davidson was named to the honor for a third time.

Sixty members of Clemson’s National Championship football team were named to the team which earned a program-record 992 Academic Progress Rate, while 48 members of the rowing team earned the honor.

In November, Clemson also set a new school record with a 92% graduation success rate in the report released by the NCAA, in which data from the incoming classes of 2008-11 academic years were included. The department also had a 986 Academic Progress Rate, third-best on record.

Clemson’s ACC Honor Roll Selections since 1999-00

2019 – 242

2018 – 218

2017 – 228

2016 – 205

2015 – 196

2014 – 198

2013 – 175

2012 – 194

2011 – 195

2010 – 209

2009 – 209

2008 – 188

2007 – 191

2006 – 195

2005 – 204

2004 – 195

2003 – 199

2002 – 190

2001 – 176

2000 – 192

–courtesy Clemson Athletic Communications 



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