Clemson Tigers News: Women's Golf, Softball, Lorenzo Ward

Clemson Women's Golf has advanced to the NCAA Championships, Softball lands seven players on All-ACC teams, and Football adds a new staffer.
Clemson sophomore Maddie Moore (28) and  junior McKenzie Clark (7)
Clemson sophomore Maddie Moore (28) and junior McKenzie Clark (7) / Ken Ruinard - staff / USA TODAY NETWORK

Clemson Women’s Golf advances to the NCAA Championship

Clemson Women’s Golf finished tied for second place at the NCAA Regional in Bryan, Texas, and has advanced to the NCAA Championship.

The Tigers finished the three rounds of stroke play at -4. This is the second consecutive season that they have advanced to the championship.

LSU won the event at -8. SMU tied with Clemson, followed by Vanderbilt (+1) and Texas A&M (+6).

The Tigers now advance to the championship in Carlsbad, California, which begins on May 17th.

Annabelle Pancake finished with the second-best individual score of all the participants.

Clemson Softball honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference

Several players for Clemson Softball were named to All-ACC teams yesterday.

Maddie Moore and Alia Logoleo were named First Team All-ACC.

Alex Brown, McKenzie Clark, and Regan Spencer were named to the Second Team. Valerie Cagle and Millie Thompson were named to the Third Team.

Clemson Football adds to its support staff

Clemson Football has added a new name to its staff. Lorenzo Ward has been named as a Special Assistant to the Head Coach.

Ward played football at Alabama from 1986-89. He has several years of NFL and FBS experience, primarily as a defensive backs coach. Most recently he served as the defensive coordinator for UT Chattanooga.

Other news and notes from around Clemson Athletics:

Clemson Softball begins the ACC Tournament today in Durham, North Carolina. The Tigers will face the Virginia Cavaliers at 1:30 PM.

Clemson Track & Field begins the ACC Outdoor Championships today in Atlanta, Georgia.

Clemson Men’s Basketball head coach Brad Brownell met with the media Tuesday and confirmed two things. He is in talks with Clemson about an extension to his contract that currently expires in 2026. He also said he is optimistic that Chase Hunter will return for a sixth season with the Tigers.