Utah State University To Graduate 57 Student-Athletes This Weekend
Utah State University's 128th undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 2, at 9:30 a.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum and among those graduating will be 56 USU student-athletes who completed their degrees during the 2014-15 academic year.
April 30, 2015 LOGAN, Utah - Utah State University's 128th undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 2, at 9:30 a.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum and among those graduating will be 57 USU student-athletes who completed their degrees during the 2014-15 academic year.

Among those student-athletes graduating are nine football players, eight from softball, seven from women's track & field, six each from men's track & field, soccer and volleyball, four each from gymnastics and men's basketball, three each from golf and women's basketball, and one from women's tennis.

Utah State's student-athletes traditionally rank among the best in the Mountain West Conference with an NCAA Graduation Success Rate of 87 percent and a cumulative 3.15 grade-point average. For the 2014-15 academic year, USU has had 61 student-athletes earn academic all-Mountain West honors so far and 185 were recognized at its annual Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Luncheon for earning a 3.2 or better GPA.

During the 2013-14 academic year, Utah State had 242 student-athletes recognized for academic excellence as 160 received academic all-Mountain West honors, while 82 were named Mountain West Scholar-Athletes.

2015 Utah State Student-Athlete Graduates

Men's Basketball
Sean Harris, Business Administration
Grayson Moore, Exercise Science
TeNale Roland, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jarred Shaw, Interdisciplinary Studies

Women's Basketball
Franny Vaaulu, Interdisciplinary Studies
Ingrida Strikas, Interdisciplinary Studies
Mariah Miles, Political Science

Football
Ronald Butler, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jefferson Court, Exercise Science
Nick Diaz, Business Administration
Tavaris McMillian, Interdisciplinary Studies
Bill Vavau, Interdisciplinary Studies
Taani Fisilau, Interdisciplinary Studies
Rashad Hall, Sociology
Joe Hill, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jordan Nielsen, Pre-Physical Therapy

Golf
Brennan Coburn, Business Administration
Grahm Schmaltz, Interdisciplinary Studies
Zach Waxler, Journalism

Gymnastics
Breyanna Aufiero, Exercise Science
Susie Miller, Psychology
Kristen Meyers, Exercise Science
Kaitlyn Betts, Business Administration

Softball
Annie Thomas, Marketing
Becca Walker, Sociology
Nicole Arata, Exercise Science
Hailey Froton, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jolene Koons, Interdisciplinary Studies
Amburlyn Orozco, Exercise Science
Rachael Tuckett, Wildlife Science
Kelsie Webster, Business Administration

Men's Track & Field
Jacob Bautista Jr., Exercise Science
Mike Bills, Accounting
Kade Jensen, Family, Consumer & Human Development
Dan Mosman, Finance
CJ O'Neal, Business Administration/Marketing
Briton Page, Spanish

Women's Track & Field
Abby Andrews, CommunicationStudies
Tessa Brown, English
Chari Hawkins, Family Consumer Science Education
Melanie Heslop, Interdisciplinary Studies
Sam Nielson, Exercise Science
Heather Simpson, Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education
Amber Thompson, Interdisciplinary Studies

Soccer
Kylie Dibb, Exercise Science
Lexie Morgan, Exercise Science
Lauren Roundy, Interdisciplinary Studies
Brooke Larsen-Leavitt, Journalism
Ambryn McCallson, General Studies
Kelsey Burke, Exercise Science

Volleyball
Rachel Orr, Exercise Science
Jamaica Alisa, Interdisciplinary Studies
Paige Neves, Family, Consumer & Human Dev./Comm. Disorders and Deaf Education
Elle Brainard, Family, Consumer & Human Development
Ashlan Rogers-Court, Family, Consumer & Human Development
Kaitlyn VanHoff, Art

Women's Tennis
McKenzie Davis, Exercise Science

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