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Papakosta ,Troupe Earn ACC Weekly Honors

THE FLATS – Junior Shanty Papakosta and graduate Lydia Troupe have earned ACC honors this week, as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Tuesday.   

Both athletes finished with first place performances in their respective events at the Clemson Opener, leading to their conference recognition. 

Papakosta finished the women’s high jump with a mark of 1.83 meters. This first place finish marks the third consecutive year that Papakosta has had a first-place finish at the Clemson Opener in the women’s high jump. 

In the women’s 400-meter race, Troupe crossed the finish line with a personal best time of 55.18.   

 

Competitive Drive Initiative Turn 2

Looking to build on the success of last year’s Competitive Drive Initiative, Georgia Tech, the Georgia Tech Foundation and Georgia Tech athletics are partnering once again for Competitive Drive Initiative Turn 2. Initially launched on Nov. 7, CDI Turn 2 has reached its initial goal of raising $2.5 million in new gifts to the Alexander-Tharpe Fund’s Athletic Scholarship Fund and has a new goal of raising $3 million in new gifts to the A-T Fund by Dec. 31. Georgia Tech and the Georgia Tech Foundation will match eligible gifts to accelerate the impact for Tech athletics and, like last year, not only will gifts to CDI Turn 2 be matched, but so will the contributor’s benefits in the way of A-T Fund giving levels and priority points. To learn more and contribute online, visit atfund.org/turn2.

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