Clemson Tigers News: Gymnastics, Wayne Gallman, Clemson United

Gymnastics fall to NC State at home, the Wayne Train signs with the UFL and Clemson Men's Soccer places a record high on the Academic All-ACC team.

Clemson student section wave their cell phone lights as players are introduced
Clemson student section wave their cell phone lights as players are introduced / Ken Ruinard / staff / USA TODAY NETWORK
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Scoreboard

Clemson Gymnastics 195.600, NC State Wolfpack 196.300 – The Tigers lost the first match of their inaugural season.

Here are the high scorers for the Tigers.

Vault: Molly Arnold and Maggie Holman (tie) – 9.850

Bars: Eve Jackson and Kaitlin DeGuzman (tie) – 9.850

Beam: Rebecca Wells – 9.850

Floor: Molly Arnold and Lauren Rutherford (tie) – 9.950

The Tigers celebrated National Girls and Women in Sports Day in front of a sellout crowd in Littlejohn Coliseum. Clemson had a fantastic night on the floor exercises. Their team score of 49.525 was the highest for the program and the 15th best nationally this season. Arnold and Rutherford both set program highs for individual scores.

The Tigers are now 3-1 on the season. They travel to Pittsburgh for a 7:00 PM match against the Panthers on Friday, February 9th.

Today’s Events

Clemson Men’s Basketball vs Virginia Cavaliers: 2:00 PM in Littlejohn Coliseum – read our preview by Marty Coleman here.

Clemson Women’s Tennis vs Charlotte 49ers: 2:00 PM in Duckworth Family Tennis Facility

The Wayne Train has signed with the UFL

Former Clemson Football running back Wayne Gallman has signed with the United Football League.

The UFL was formed through a merger of the XFL and the new USFL. They will play this spring with eight teams. Gallman will play with the St. Louis Battlehawks.

Gallman joins these Tiger alums in the spring league this season: Isaiah Battle, Vic Beasley, Deon Cain, TJ Green, Diondre Overton, Amari Rodgers, and Elijah Rodgers.

Gallman was a key component of Clemson’s 2016 National Championship. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He played for the Giants, Atlanta Falcons, Minnesota Vikings, and Seattle Seahawks during his pro career.

Congratulations to Clemson Men’s Soccer for having fifteen players named to the Academic All-ACC team in 2023.

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