Utah State University To Graduate 89 Student-Athletes This Weekend
Utah State University's 127th undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 3 at 9:30 a.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum and among those graduating will be 89 USU student-athletes who completed their degrees during the 2013-14 academic year.

May 1, 2014

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State University's 127th undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 3 at 9:30 a.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum and among those graduating will be 89 USU student-athletes who completed their degrees during the 2013-14 academic year.

Among those student-athletes graduating are 40 football players, 19 track athletes, nine soccer players, five athletes each from men's basketball and gymnastics, three softball players, three women's basketball players, two athletes each from volleyball and men's tennis and one golf athlete.

Utah State's student-athletes traditionally rank among the best in the Western Athletic Conference with an 83 percent graduation success rate and a cumulative 3.17 grade-point average. During the 2013-14 academic year, USU has had 61 student-athletes earn academic all-Mountain West honors thus far and 200 were recognized at its annual Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Luncheon for earning a 3.2 or better GPA.

During the 2012-13 academic year, Utah State had 209 student-athletes earn academic all-WAC honors.

2014 Utah State Student-Athlete Graduates

Men's Basketball
Spencer Butterfield, Business Administration
Ben Clifford, Finance/Economics
Preston Medlin, Business Administration
TeNale Roland, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jarred Shaw, Interdisciplinary Studies

Women's Basketball
Jasmine Porter, Sociology
Jennifer Schlott, Marketing
Cristal Turner, Physical & Sport Education (Master's)

Maurice Alexander, Interdisciplinary Studies
Keegan Andersen, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jaron Bentrude, Mechanical Engineering
Anthony Calvillo, General Studies
Clayton Christensen, Exercise Science
Paul Clark, Accounting
Jake Doughty, Mechanical Engineering
Tay Glover-Wright, Interdisciplinary Studies
Lars Gunderson, Interdisciplinary Studies
Craig Harrison, Exercise Science
Elvis Kamana-Matagi, Interdisciplinary Studies
Derek Keller, Exercise Science
Shaan Johnson, Interdisciplinary Studies
B.J. Larsen, Business Administration
Tyler Larsen, Interdisciplinary Studies
Nevin Lawson, Interdisciplinary Studies
Robert Marshall, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jamie Markosian, Civil Engineering
Michael Okonkwo, Finance
AJ Pataiali'i, Interdisciplinary Studies
Paul Piukala, Interdisciplinary Studies
Travis Reynolds, Interdisciplinary Studies
Kevin Robinson, Interdisciplinary Studies
Cameron Sanders, Interdisciplinary Studies
Rashard Stewart, Interdisciplinary Studies
Brian Suite, Business Administration
Joe Summers, Exercise Science
Frankie Sutera, Exercise Science
Sini Tauauve'a, Interdisciplinary Studies
Josh Thompson, Business Administration
Terrell Thompson, Interdisciplinary Studies
Daquan Vandross, Sociology
Travis Van Leeuwen, Interdisciplinary Studies
Zach Vigil, Interdisciplinary Studies
Bryce Walker, Interdisciplinary Studies
Alex Wheat, Jr., Sociology
Kevin Whimpey, Interdisciplinary Studies
Kyle Whimpey, Interdisciplinary Studies
Connor Williams, Sociology
Daniel Wray, English

Tanner Higham, Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science

Brittney Mackins, English
Paige Jones, English
Christina Nye, Pre-Physical Therapy
Rachel Vaske, Interdisciplinary Studies
Samantha Wagner, Psychology

Alyssa Curtis, Exercise Science
Jennifer Flynn, Exercise Science
Shay Haddow, Exercise Science
Jessica Hoskin-Killpack, Interdisciplinary Studies
Mari Miyashiro, Family, Consumer & Human Development
Ashlyn Mulford, Art
Natalie Norris, Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science /Exercise Science
Taryn Rose, Exercise Science
Jackie Tillotson-Clark, Interdisciplinary Studies

Allison Lenzora, Interdisciplinary Studies
Samantha Larsen, Health Science
Annie Thomas, Marketing

Men's Tennis
Fredrik Peterson, Business
Andrew Whiting, Business

Men's Track & Field
Tom Derr, Environmental Studies
Bryce Hall, Exercise Science
Kenny Hamlett, Interdisciplinary Studies
Kyle McKenna, Music
Silas Pimentel, Pre-Physical Therapy
Xavier Williford Jr., Interdisciplinary Studies

Women's Track & Field
Hollie Bosworth, Family Consumer Science Education
Stephanie Burt, Exercise Science
Brittany Bushman, Exercise Science
Kaylee Hartshorn, Interdisciplinary Studies
Kylie Ross, Exercise Science
Daphne Jones, Psychology
Alex Litzsinger, Interdisciplinary Studies
Ashley Robison, Family, Consumer & Human Development
Aubriann Bosen, Interdisciplinary Studies
Katherine Vande Pol, Animal, Dairy & Veterinary Science
Chalese West, Wildlife Science
Bailee Whitworth, Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science
Jodi Williams, Exercise Science

Alyssa Everett, Exercise Science
Danielle Taylor, Interdisciplinary Studies

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