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Clemson inducts 7 to Athletic Hall of Fame

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Clemson's Athletic Hall of Fame will be welcoming seven new members, the athletic department announced on Wednesday.

Mike Gandolfo, Nnamdi Nwokocha, Dwight Rainey, Jim Riggs, Duane Ross, Ed Scott and Shekera Weston make up the 2014 inductees.

The six former student-athletes and a former administrator will be honored at the induction scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 26-27. They will also be honored during the Clemsom-North Carolina football game that weekend.

The athletic department released the following information about the inductees:

Gandolfo (Tennis, 1977-80) was Clemson's first All-American in men's tennis and earned National Player of the Year honors in 1980.
 
Nwokocha (Soccer, 1979-81), a two-time All-American, remains Clemson's all-time leading point scorer with 171 and is second in school history with 74 career goals.
 
Rainey (Administrator) was instrumental in the building and improvements of many athletic facilities on the Clemson campus.  
 
Riggs (Football, 1983-86) was one of the school's best tight ends on the gridiron and enjoyed a six-year professional career with the Cincinnati Bengals.
 
Ross (Track & Field, 1992-95) was an Olympian, a national champion and a seven-time All-American.
 
Scott (Basketball, 1999-03) was named one of the top 25 players in Clemson history when the school celebrated its 100th Anniversary in 2012.
 
Weston (Track and Field, 1997-01) was a National Champion and a 10-time All-American.

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