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Three Tigers Taken On Final Draft Day

Three current Tigers and one Clemson signee were chosen on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday. Junior righthander Brody Koerner (Concord, N.C.) was selected in the 17th round (No. 513 overall pick) by the New York Yankees, junior righty Clate Schmidt (Acworth, Ga.) was picked in the 32nd round (No. 951 overall) by the Boston Red Sox and sophomore Eli White (Easley, S.C.) was chosen in the 37th round (No. 1117 overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

4 Tigers Taken On MLB Draft Day Two

Four current Tigers and one Clemson signee were selected on the second day of the Major League Baseball draft Tuesday. Junior lefthander Zack Erwin (Duluth, Ga.) and junior infielder Tyler Krieger (Johns Creek, Ga.) were both picked in the fourth round, while junior outfielder Steven Duggar (Moore, S.C.) and junior lefty Matthew Crownover (Ringgold, Ga.) were both chosen in the sixth round. Clemson's four top-10-round selections tied for sixth most among Division I schools.

Three Former Tigers In U.S. Open Field

Former Clemson golfer Sam Saunders had consecutive rounds of six-under-par 66 at the United States Open Sectional Qualifier in Columbus, Ohio on Monday and will play in the 2015 United States Open in two weeks at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash. Saunders will be joined by former Clemson golfers Ben Martin and Lucas Glover, who were already exempted into the prestigious professional major.

Jack Leggett Releases Statement

Former Clemson baseball coach Jack Leggett released a statement Friday about his firing from Clemson University.

Radakovich: "We Can Be Better"

Clemson Athletics Director Dan Radakovich addressed the media Thursday after firing longtime baseball coach Jack Leggett. Click the video to watch his comments.

Danny Ford On NFF Hall Of Fame Ballot

Former Clemson Head Coach Danny Ford is one of five Football Subdivision class coaches on the 2016 ballot for selection to the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame.

Clemson Finishes NCAA Championships Last

Stephen Behr shot a team best 73 on Sunday to lead Clemson during the final round of the NCAA Golf Championships at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. Clemson had a 301 score as a team, its best of the three rounds of the tournament, but still finished 30th out of the 30 teams. The top 15 teams move on to the fourth round on Monday.

USC Tied For 20th After NCAA Day Two

The sixth-ranked South Carolina men’s golf team remained firmly in the mix to make the third-round cut at the NCAA Championship after posting a second-round 298 (+10) on Saturday at The Concession Golf Club.

Clemson Golf In Last After NCAA Day Two

Miller Capps had a second round 76 to pace Clemson at the NCAA National Tournament at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla on Saturday.. Clemson enters the third round with a 615 stroke total, 30th in the field of 30 teams.

Pepperdine Ends Clemson's Season

Pepperdine broke an 8-8 tie with two runs in the ninth inning to defeat Clemson 10-8 in the Fullerton Regional at Goodwin Field on Saturday afternoon. The Waves, who stayed alive in the losers’ bracket, improved to 31-28. The Tigers’ season came to an end with a 32-29 record.

Arizona St. Tops Tigers 7-4

Joey Bielek’s two-run homer in the seventh inning gave No. 18 Arizona State the lead for good in its 7-4 win over Clemson in the opening game of the Fullerton Regional at Goodwin Field on Friday afternoon. The Sun Devils, who moved into the winners’ bracket, improved to 35-21 on the season. The Tigers, who fell into the losers’ bracket, dropped to 32-28 in 2015.

USC Golf 20th After NCAA Day One

The sixth-ranked South Carolina men’s golf team posted a 301 (+13) on Friday at The Concession Golf Club to wrap up the opening round of the NCAA Championship in a tie for 20th.

Clemson Golf 27th After NCAA Day One

Clemson sophomore Austin Langdale fired an even par 72 to lead Clemson to a 306 team score during the first round of the NCAA National Tournament at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. Clemson is in 27th place out of 30 teams after the first day with the 18 over team score.

Bill Foster Funeral Details Set

The funeral for former Clemson men’s basketball head coach Bill Foster will be held on Monday, June 1, 2015 at Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, N.C.

Crownover Earns 1st Team All-American Honors

Junior lefthander Matthew Crownover (Ringgold, Ga.) and sophomore catcher Chris Okey (Mount Dora, Fla.) were named All-Americans by Collegiate Baseball on Thursday. Crownover was a first-team selection, while Okey was a second-team pick.

Tiger Athletes Earn 3.02 GPA

Nine of Clemson’s athletic programs recorded semester grade point ratios above a 3.0, and 234 student-athletes posted spring semester marks at 3.0 and above, according to data provided by the University Office of Institutional Research.

Swinney Receives Gene Stallings Award

Clemson Head Football Coach Dabo Swinney received the 2015 Gene Stallings Award Tuesday night at a banquet in Dallas, Tex. The award was presented to Swinney by his former offensive coordinator, Chad Morris, now the head football coach at SMU.

Clemson's Okey to Play for USA Baseball

Catcher Chris Okey (Mount Dora, Fla.) has accepted an invitation from USA Baseball to play for the 2015 Collegiate National Team this summer.

Clemson Narrowly Skids into NCAA Tournament

The Tigers were selected to the NCAA Tournament on Monday afternoon and will play in the Fullerton (Calif.) Regional beginning Friday at Goodwin Field. The Tigers were selected to the NCAA Tournament for the 28th time in the last 29 years and for the 40th time overall, and will make its first trip to the West Coast for a regional.

Season Ends for USC Women's Golf

No. 2 South Carolina’s run at the NCAA Championships ended two strokes outside of the 15 advancing teams after resuming the third round of the event on Monday morning at The Concession Golf Club.

No. 2 USC Surges at NCAA Championships

After finishing the second round in 20th place this morning, No. 2 South Carolina climbed to 13th before darkness suspended the third round of the 2015 NCAA Division I Women's Golf Championship at The Concession Golf Club on Sunday.


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