March 22, 2017 - Congratulations to the Clemson Bass Fishing Team on their performance this weekend! Derrick Freeman and Robert White took home second place out of 176 boats while teams Garrett Addis/Aaron Banquer-Glenn and Mathew Bostic/William Burt both qualified for the FLW Fishing College National Championship!
Congratulations to the Cycling Club for receiving the first Performance of the Week honors for the 2016 Fall Semester. The team traveled to Conyers, Georgia to compete in the SECCC Mountain Bike Race hosted by Georgia Tech. Stephen Spiller won the Men's C STXC and Dual Slalom, then upgraded and rode B's XC race taking third place!
Performance of the Week honors go to the Triathlon Club this week as they crushed it in Evans, GA at the HotDam Sprint Triathlon. The team had four podium finishes (Madyson Coggins – 1st, Katherine Coggins – 3rd, Erik Wendt – 1st, James King – 2nd) and the team placed first overall, beating out Auburn, Alabama, Georgia Tech and UGA!
Congratulations to the Men’s Club Soccer Team on their performance this week. The team defeated in-state rivals USC 3-0 and improved their record to 4-1 for the season. They will travel to Methodist University this Sunday for another league game.
Congratulations to the Clemson University Equestrian Team for an outstanding performance at the Western Show at Lander University this past week. Five riders brought home six 1st place finishes and the team won Overall High Point Team/Champion at the first show, and Overall Reserve High Point Team/Reserve Champion at their second show. The club competed against teams from USC, Aiken, Lander University and Wesleyan College. The riders were coached to success by their new coach, Rebekah Strunk- a Clemson graduate.
Nice job to the Club Softball team for garnering Performance of the Week honors. The team hosted their 3rd annual 50 inning marathon game at Nettles Park. The event served as a dual fundraiser for the team and for a young girl named Madison. Madison is a Seneca native battling pediatric cancer. Donations were made per inning played. If you’re interested in helping Madison strike out cancer, you can still donate on the team’s GoFundMe (https://www.gofundme.com/2qedvqn8) page.
Congrats to the Clemson Club Baseball team on their impressive performance this week. The team won all three games against UNC Charlotte going 6-0, 10-0 and 4-3.
Congratulations to the Paintball Club on their performance this week. The team traveled to Louisville, KY to participate in NCPA AA Event. For the first time in their team’s history both of their teams reach finals at a Major Collegiate Event and ended up placing 3rd and 4rd overall.
Congratulations to the Clemson Water Ski Team on their Top 10 finish at Nationals this weekend! The team earned Performance of the Week honors by placing 8th overall in the nation. This is the team’s best finish in D1 in over 10 years. Wyatt Haines turned in a standout performance tying for 6th place in the Men’s Slalom.
Congratulations to the Club Swim Team for earning Performance of the Week this week. The club hosted 12 teams with over 400 swimmers at their annual Tigertown Invitational at McHugh Natatorium in Swann Fitness Center. In additional to playing host, the team won the invitational and broke 3 team records! The Women’s 200 Medley Relay (Jessie Boulos, Taylor Lawson, Jessie Cashman, Rachel van der Meyden) broke their record by over a second with a time of 1:55.56. The Men’s 200 Freestyle Relay (Braxton Baird, Scott Eibel, Zach Appel, Carl Lobitz) broke their record by half a second to finish in 1:28.36. Finally, Carl Lobitz broke the Men’s 50 Butterfly record by 0.2 seconds with a time of 23.65.
A huge round of applause to the Clemson Shotgun Club for their performance this week. The team traveled to Marengo, OH to compete at SCTP Nationals where they took home first place in Team Sporting Clays and Team Skeet, and second overall as a team. Notable performances include Bailey Crenshaw as the Women's High Overall National Champion, Libbie Sabo as the Women's Skeet Champion, Marshall Paulk as the Men's Skeet Champion and Forrest Neyman taking home 3rd place in Men's Sporting Clays.
Congratulations to the Clemson Water Polo Club for their performance this week. The traveled to Notre Dame to compete at the Club Water Polo National Championship for the first time in program history. The team earned a berth to the CWPA National Championship after winning the Southeast Conference, jumping six spots in the rankings from the 2015 season. Ben Ferkol and Steven Siclari were name First Team All-Conference and Ben Ferkol was also named Southeast Conference Most Valuable Player.
Congrats to the Ice Hockey Club for an outstanding performance this week. The team hosted USC at their #PinktheRink event which was also the final game of The Palmetto Series, winning 2-0. During this game the team wore pink commemorative jerseys and honored a teammate’s mother who had survived a battle with breast cancer. All proceeds from the game went to Breast Cancer Awareness.
Congratulations to the Air Rifle Team for claiming the first Performance of the Week honors for the Spring Semester. The team traveled to the Citadel in which every member of the team shot a new personal record in both air rifle and smallbore. Additionally, members received medals for their participation in the South Carolina Junior Olympics in December. Za’Cori Ross and Daniel Gonzalez both claimed first place in the men’s smallbore and men’s air rifle respectively and qualified to attend the National Junior Olympics at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado.
Congratulations to the Clemson Women’s Club Rugby team for earning Performance of the Week honors. The team traveled to Athens, GA to compete against the University of Georgia, winning 20-5 and 14-5. The team has seen rapid growth over the course of one year, growing from just 12 players in 2016 to 39 players in 2017. Additionally, the team has been invited to compete in the highly regarded Collegiate Rugby Championship (CRC) in Philadelphia this June. Congrats ladies!
The Clemson Club Wrestling Team placed first at the Classic City Championship in Athens, GA earning them Performance of the Week. The team defeated 13 other teams (including Alabama, UGA, USC, Florida State and Georgia Tech) en route to their first-place finish. Rhett Plammons, Henry Eisenhart and Danny Falconer also placed first individually. Congrats!
Congratulations to the Club Swim Team for their performance this week. The team pulled double duty by hosting and competing in the 2017 Clemson Spring Invite this past week. The team finished first out of 14 teams, besting notable teams such as UNC, FSU, Alabama and Tennessee. The club won all six relays and scored almost twice as many points as the 2nd place team.
Congratulations to the Men’s Club Lacrosse Team on their performance this week, and this season! The team hosted Alabama and George Washington over the weekend, defeating both teams 13-6 and 12-4 respectively. The team has built a strong overall spring record of 7-1. Congrats!