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Clemson's Nimmer is

ACC Player of the Year

Clemson golfer Bryson Nimmer has been named the ACC Player of the Year. The announcement was made by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Wednesday. Nimmer was also named to the All-ACC team for the fourth consecutive year.

The senior from Bluffton is just the fourth Clemson golfer to win ACC Player of the Year award, as he joins Richard Coughlan (1997), D.J. Trahan (2002) and Kyle Stanley (2007).

Nimmer's 18 rounds in the 60s are already a Clemson single-season mark.  His 68.97 stroke average is on pace to break Trahan’s record of 70.33 in 2001-02. He has 22 under-par rounds, five short of Trahan’s record of 27.

For the season, Nimmer is ranked fifth nationally by Golfweek and eighth by Golfstat.

Nimmer has won four tournaments this year, the most in Clemson history by an individual in one academic year.

Nimmer and the Tigers will begin play in the NCAA Austin, Texas Regional on Monday, May 13.

Claflin's Dobbs named

to all-tourney team

MARION, N.C. – Claflin University baseball player, Gerardic Dobbs was named to the DII Independent Baseball Tournament All-Tournament Team on Tuesday.

Claflin finished 2-3 in the tournament which was held Thursday-Sunday, May 2-5, at the Big League Camp.

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Dobbs earned his way on to the All-Tournament Team by finishing the five games Claflin played with 6 hits, including two home runs and 11 putouts.

Heading into the tournament, Dobbs was carrying a .352 batting average, with 33 runs, 45 hits and 35 RBI.

USC women's golf falls

short of advancing

CLE ELUM, Wash. - No. 9 South Carolina women's golf ended its season just short of the 2019 NCAA Championships, finishing 10th at the Cle Elum Regional. The Gamecocks shot 1-under par (287), their best score of the week, but could not move into the top six to advance.

South Carolina battled its way to a tie for sixth at one point during the final round, but a tough front nine of the Tumble Creek Golf Club kept the Gamecocks from holding the top six position needed to advance.

Running away with the regional title was No. 1 Southern California. Finishing in second was the host, No. 19 Washington.

Clemson women's golf

falls short in regional

OPELIKA, Ala. — Gracyn Burgess shot an even-par 72 to lead Clemson in the final round of the NCAA Auburn Regional at Saugahatchee Golf Club on Wednesday, but the Lady Tigers finished 13th as a team in the 18-team tournament with a 904 score.

The top six teams in the regional advanced to the NCAA National Tournament at the University of Arkansas later this month.

Vanderbilt won the regional tournament with an 860 score, four-under-par. Florida State, Duke, Virginia, Auburn and Tennessee also advanced to the national tournament.

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