CLEMSON, S.C. – Eight Clemson rowers were honored as 2018 Scholar Athletes by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA), as announced this week. The eight Tiger honorees ranked fourth in the ACC, and a conference record of 76 total rowers were recognized.
To be eligible for the honor, a student-athlete must have met all eligibility rules as defined by her institution; be in her second, third or fourth year of eligibility; have rowed in her institution’s NCAA or IRA eligible boat(s) for a minimum of 75 percent of the current spring races or racing in a regional conference; and have had a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher for her career (through the fall semester for the current competition year).
Clemson’s eight Scholar Athletes were Jenny D'Anthony, Sarah Decker, Makenna Farr, Rebecca Pulsifer, Emily Radziwon, Amelia Shein, Rebecca Simonetti and Aliute Udoka. 15 conference rowers earned the honor for the third time, and three of them, D’Anthony, Decker and Radziwon, came from Clemson. Additionally, Shein was one of 30 ACC rowers to be recognized for the second time.