Athletic Department Presents Academic & Athletic Awards at CLEMMYs
By: Clemson Athletic Communications  
Release:  04/14/2014

CLEMSON, SC - The Clemson Athletic Department held its second annual CLEMMY Awards program at Littlejohn Coliseum on Monday, April 14. Awards were presented for academic and athletic excellence for the past year.

Athletic award winners were nominated by coaches and chosen by a selection committee made up of athletic staff members from various departments. Academic awards were nominated by academic advisors and winners were chosen by the entire Academic Support staff.

Below is a list of the award winners and an explanation of each award category.

Athletic Director's Academic Excellence Award
This award is presented to graduating senior student-athletes that have been on the honor roll for seven consecutive semesters

Natalie Anthony - Women's Track & Field/Cross Country
Matt Campbell - Baseball
Christy Gasparino - Women's Track & Field
Kelly Gramlich - Women's Basketball
Emily Howard - Diving
Yana Koroleva - Women's Tennis
Jackie Kovach - Rowing
Andrew Maass - Football
Dominique Maden - Men's Tennis
Kathleen Scibelli - Rowing
Deana Sherry - Women's Soccer
Kathryn Wiley - Rowing

All-Academic Team
Award is presented to the student-athlete from each team that has earned the highest cumulative grade point average following sixty or more hours earned at Clemson University

Patrick Andrews - Baseball
Carson Fields - Men's Basketball
Kelly Gramlich - Women's Basketball
James Dwyer - Men's Cross Country
Natalie Anthony - Women's Cross Country
Emily Howard - Diving
Andrew Maass - Football
Hayden Garrett - Men's Golf
Jackie Kovach - Rowing
Ara Amirkhanian - Men's Soccer
Katelyn Reeve - Women's Soccer
Dominique Maden - Men's Tennis
Romy Koelzer - Women's Tennis
Merritt Gantt - Men's Track & Field
Caroline Bond - Women's Track & Field
Karis Watson - Volleyball

Academic Achievement Award
In recognition of student-athletes that have made a significant and consistent improvement in his/her academic coursework

Rod Hall - Men's Basketball
Steve Wilkerson - Baseball
DeShawn Williams - Football

Academic Hall of Fame
Presented to senior student-athletes that have earned either NCAA or ACC postgraduate scholarship

Chandler Catanzaro - Football
Emily Howard - Diving
Thomas McNamara - Men's Soccer
Alex Stockinger - Men's Soccer

Academic Team Award
Honoring the male and female team spring 2013 and fall 2013 with the highest GPA

Men's Tennis - Spring 2013
Women's Tennis - Spring 2013
Men's Cross Country - Fall 2013
Women's Soccer - Fall 2013

ACC Top Six Award
Award presented by the ACC Office to the six student-athletes with the greatest community service participation for the year

Kelly Gramlich - Women's Basketball
Emily Howard - Diving
Kelsey Igo - Rowing
Wes Nelson - Men's Soccer
Deana Sherry - Women's Soccer
Kathryn Wiley - Rowing

Bill D'Andrea Service Award
This award is presented to an individual who demonstrates a commitment to academics, devotion to service, and excellence in leadership

Paul Clowes - Men's Soccer

Cecil Huey Award
This award is presented to a graduating student-athlete that is planning to attend graduate or professional school and throughout his/her Clemson career has demonstrated academic and athletic achievement while adhering to high ethical standards

Kelly Gramlich - Women's Basketball
Emily Howard - Diving

Unsung Hero Award
Presented to a senior support staff member who has gone above and beyond, demonstrating an unwavering dedication to the program

Jordan Achterhoff (student athletic trainer recognized for his service to the Clemson football program)

Male Rookie of the Year
Presented to a rookie who demonstrated outstanding athletic performance during competition

Matthew Crownover - Baseball

Female Rookie of the Year
Presented to a rookie who demonstrated outstanding athletic performance during competition

Kailen Sheridan - Women's Soccer

Determined Spirit Award
Presented to an individual who showed outstanding perseverance and achieved excellence

Jaron Blossomgame - Men's Basketball

Record Breaking Performance
Presented to an individual or team who broke school, regional, or national records

Brianna Rollins - Women's Track & Field

Competition of the Year
Presented to a team with a striking performance which led to an outstanding victory

Clemson Football Team vs. Ohio State (Orange Bowl - Jan. 3, 2014 - Miami Gardens, FL)

Male Athlete of the Year
Presented to a standout individual who demonstrated outstanding athletic performance and has been instrumental to the team's success

K.J. McDaniels - Men's Basketball

Female Athlete of the Year
Presented to a standout individual who demonstrated outstanding athletic performance and has been instrumental to the team's success

Brianna Rollins - Women's Track & Field

Best Moment
Presented to an individual with a striking performance which led to an outstanding victory

Sammy Watkins - Football (Orange Bowl MVP - 16 receptions, 227 yards, 2 touchdowns)

Solid Orange Male
Presented to an individual who exemplifies a Clemson student-athlete through leadership, athletic performance, service, academics and sportsmanship

Chandler Catanzaro - Football

Solid Orange Female
Presented to an individual who exemplifies a Clemson student-athlete through leadership, athletic performance, service, academics and sportsmanship

Yana Koroleva - Women's Tennis



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