Clemson, SC – Winners of two of their last three tournaments, the Clemson men’s golf team travel to Birmingham, Al for the Collegiate Invitational at Birmingham Country Club, April 5-7 at Birmingham Country Club in Birmingham, in Alabama. The tournament was originally scheduled for the Shoal Creek Country Club, but a recent tornado has brought down more than 1,500 trees around this course. It will be the most competitive field of the year for the Tigers. The field consists of 10 teams for the SEC, the first tournament Clemson has faced an SEC team this year. Auburn will serve as the host school. The estate has eight top 25 teams according to the latest Golfstat ranking. The list of ranked teams is led by Clemson, fourth. Auburn (9), Vanderbilt (10), Georgia (12), Tennessee (19), Arkansas (21), North Florida (22) and LSU (23) are also on the field. Alabama, Charlotte, UAB, Virginia, Mississippi, State of Mississippi and Kentucky are also present. Clemson takes a solid victory at John Hayt at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra last week. Among the 13 teams beaten by the Tigers at Sawgrass, there were four other top 25 teams, including top-ranked Florida State and third-ranked Wake Forest. Clemson had been 0-5 against these two teams entering the tournament. The victory was head coach Larry Penley’s 81st career in the Hall of Fame. He needs another winter to match Jesse Haddock’s ACC record for career coaching wins. Clemson will feature a veteran, but for the first time in Birmingham. Senior William Nottingham will miss his first tournament of the year as he qualifies for the MacKenzie Tour. The Tigers will be led by senior Turk Pettit and junior Jacob Bridgeman. Pettit is even averaging 70.0 strokes for four events this year and has finished in the top 10 of four tournaments, including a fourth place at Valspar and a third place at John Hayt in his last two events. a best team average of 69.33 moves, on pace to be only the second person in school history to have an average of less than 70.0 for a school year. Bryson Nimmer (2018-19) is the only other to do so. Bridgeman also has four top 10s this year, but those include medal honors at Camp Creek Seminole and Palmetto. Colby Patton has also played very well this year and is averaging 70.87 strokes, the best of his four seasons. with the program. Patton has 10 under par, including seven in the 60s. He finished in the top 10 straight entering this tournament, including a sixth place finish at John Hayt. The Fountain Inn native has shot under par in seven of his last eight rounds. Kyle Cottam just won his best tournament of the year, a second place to John Hayt who was the best among Clemson golfers. Cottam had his first free round bogey of the year at Hayt when he shot a 68 in the first round, then had a best 67 of the season in the final round. Cottam is averaging 71.47 strokes this season and Zack Gordon completes the Clemson roster. He’s averaged 72.67 strokes for four tournaments this year. Three of his four starts were individual. He’s shot at least one round under par in every tournament this year. The live score will be available on golfstat.com.
Meet CentralCLEMSON, SC – The Clemson track and field program is back on the road as the team heads to Gainesville, Fla. Ahead of their two days of competition at the Florida Relays April 2-3. This will be Clemson’s third competitive weekend in the away campaign and it will be the second time in eight years that the team has competed. Clemson enters the Florida Relays after two good weekends of competition, with the Tigers having already accumulated 35 personal bests and eight highest marks in the program’s record books. The trio of Veronica Fraley, Danielle Sloley and Zico Campbell have been excellent in the shot put ring this season, with the three athletes each recording a top 10 mark on their respective all-time rosters in each of the first two meetings. of the season. Roje Stona returned to competition for the first time in nearly a month at the FSU Relays, winning the men’s discus competition and eclipsing the 58-yard mark on three of his six throws. Stona won the event with her draw of 60.87m (199-8). After establishing fourth place in the history of the women’s 1,500m program, Laurie Barton is scheduled to contest the 400m this weekend in Gainesville. Kameron Jones, who ran fourth all-time in the men’s 800m last weekend in Tallahassee, will contest the men’s 400m for the second time this season. Jones opened his outdoor campaign running 46.90 for the quarter-mile at Auburn’s Tiger Track Classic. Marcus Parker and Terryon Conwell will highlight Clemson’s entries in the men’s 200m on Friday, as both athletes have their names etched into the team’s indoor 200m top 10 list. When Conwell takes part in the event this weekend, it will mean his outdoor debut at 200m for the Tigers. Conwell recently earned All-American first-team status for the 200m indoor at the 2021 NCAA Indoor Championships. Clemson’s dominant sprint trios in the men’s and women’s hurdles will come back in force as they compete. the women’s 100m hurdles and the men’s 110m hurdles on Saturday. Sidney Marshall, Kori Carter and Trishauna Hemmings will compete in the women’s hurdles preliminaries to open the action of the day on the track. Giano Roberts, Devon Brooks and Lafranz Campbell will follow shortly thereafter as they compete in the men’s hurdles preliminaries. At various points in their respective careers, Hemmings, Brooks and Campbell have each won All-American honors in the men’s and women’s 60m indoor hurdles. Clemson’s men’s 4x100m relay will look to take advantage of the competition against a quality field on Saturday. while their event is scheduled to start at 2:05 pm At last weekend’s FSU relays, the men’s 4x100m relay was canceled. The Tigers opened their season in the event by running 39.78 in the Tiger Track Classic. Clemson will face student-athletes from Alabama, Auburn, Florida, State of Florida, Georgia Tech, State of Iowa, Kentucky, Miami, State of Mississippi, of South Carolina, Southern California and Virginia Tech. Live results from all events can be viewed here, while specific information regarding Clemson’s participation in Gainesville can be found through our Meet Central. For all the most up-to-date information regarding Clemson athletic programs, be sure to refer to clemsontigers .com and follow @ClemsonTrackXC on Twitter. .
Clemson, SC – Larry Penley’s Clemson Golf Team is heading to Jacksonville, Fla. This weekend to participate in John Hayt Collegiate at Sawgrass Country Club. The 14 teams in the tournament will play 36 holes on Sunday March 28 and 18 on Monday March 29. The peloton includes five best teams according to the latest Golfstat ranking. This list of ranked teams includes the highest-ranked Florida State, the third-ranked Florida State, and the 14th-ranked Tigers. North Florida is the host of the tournament. Other schools in the 14-team area include Louisville, Augusta, Charlotte, Coastal Carolina, Jacksonville, Liberty, South Florida, UAB, UCF, and USC Upstate. Liberty is ranked 15th and South Florida 23rd by Golfstat. The Tigers will take a veteran team to the John Hayt, as the roster will include four seniors and a junior. Four of the five players competed in the 2019 John Hayt when the Tigers finished sixth. This is Clemson’s second appearance in the Hayt. The Tigers finished sixth of 15 teams in 2019 with a score of 892, leading this year junior Jacob Bridgeman, who enters the tournament with an average of 68.67 strokes. The Inman, SC native has scored under par in each of his first 11 rounds this year, tying Clemson’s record for consecutive under par laps which is also held by Charles Warren, who accomplished the feat during from the 1997-98 season. Bridgeman is eighth according to Golfstat and already has two tournament wins and three top 10s. Senior Turk Pettit has three top 10s in three tournament games this year and just finished fourth at Valspar Collegiate two weeks ago. Pettit, who is ranked 20th in the country by Golfstat, is five rounds under par and an average of 70.11 strokes. He’s 14 under par for his nine rounds. Colby Patton is a third tiger ranked in the nation’s top 100 with a No.85 rating by Golfstat. He’s just finished in the top 10 at Valspar and has five consecutive laps under par to enter the tournament, the longest streak of his career. He’s averaged 70.92 strokes for his 12 innings so far this year. Veterans Kyle Cottam and William Nottingham will also be in the Clemson roster in Florida. Cottam is averaging 72.00 strokes with four rounds under par. He was Clemson’s second-best golfer at the Palmetto when he finished 10th with a score of two under par, helping the Tigers win the tag team title. Nottingham will play its 43rd career tournament at Clemson. He’s averaging 72.58 strokes this season and has two top-12 standings. Junior Zack Gordon will participate in the tournament as an individual. Gordon is averaging 71.89 strokes for his nine rounds so far this year. The live score will be available on golfstat.com. .
Clemson, SC – The Clemson Women’s Golf Team is set to return to the course as they take the short hike to participate in the Palmetto Spring Intercollegiate February 21-22. The event, which is hosted by the College of Charleston, will take place on the 6,021 yard, par 72 Turtle Point course located at the Kiawah Island Resort in Kiawah Island, SC The tournament marks the first of two program events held in the State of South Carolina as the Tigers are set to host the Clemson Invitational March 26-28 at The Reserve on Lake Keowee. Out of the 10-team field, seven programs enter the Palmetto Intercollegiate with at least one spring tournament completed while NC State and Virginia lead the field with two events already stored in 2021. Having finished eighth of 15 teams in the Opening the LTWF Heroes Ladies Intercollegiate season in Sarasota, Fla., fifth-year head coach Kelley Hester is looking to lead her team to a top spot. The same lineup composed of Ivy Shepherd, Annabelle Pancake. Alexandra Swayne, Savannah Grewal and Gracyn Burgess will headline the national competition. Shepherd, 36th ranked player in the country according to Golfweek, led the Tigers last time after placing in the top 15. Shooting a tie in the 54-hole event, the junior shot rounds 72-70-74, moving her career total to 22 rounds at par or better. The Peachtree City, Ga. Native, who saw her score count during the three days of the season opener, now has her score tallied in 46 of her 49 career rounds. Savannah Grewal was second among the Clemson squad in the season opener after shooting 74-74-73 for a finish of five over par. In her first collegiate event, rookie Annabelle Pancake finished with an aggregate score of seven over par, 223, to finish 31st in the player standings. The tournament kicks off Sunday morning with the course playing 36 continuous holes of play before concluding the event on Monday with 18 holes of action. FIELDClemson, College of Charleston, Duke, East Carolina, Furman, Indiana, North Carolina, NC State, (5) Virginia, (22) Virginia Tech and (7) Wake ForestRankings provided by Golfweek / Sagarin survey as of February 18
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Due to the predicted bad weather, today and tomorrow the Clemson Softball match at the Leadoff River City tournament has been canceled.
Clemson was originally scheduled to face Illinois State in a rematch today before challenging Jacksonville on Sunday at 11:30 am
Furthermore, Clemson (2-0, 0-0 ACC) hosted the No. 15 Virginia Tech (0-0, 0-0 ACC) at the douleheader on Thursday at 1pm & 3pm The Tigers’ opening series against the Hokies is set to stream on ACCNX from McWhorter Stadium.