Forty-Seven Utah State Student-Athletes Set To Graduate This Weekend
Utah State University's 123rd undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum and among those graduating will be 47 USU student-athletes who completed their degrees during the 2009-10 academic year.

May 6, 2010

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State University's 123rd undergraduate commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum and among those graduating will be 47 USU student-athletes who completed their degrees during the 2009-10 academic year.

Utah State's student-athletes traditionally rank among the best in the Western Athletic Conference with an 85 percent graduation success rate and a cumulative 3.07 grade-point average. During the 2009-10 academic year, USU has had 84 student-athletes earn academic all-WAC honors thus far and 157 were recognized at its annual Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Luncheon for earning a 3.2 or better GPA.

During the 2008-09 academic year, Utah State had 181 student-athletes earn academic all-WAC honors.

2010 Utah State Student-Athlete Graduates
Football
Jacob Actkinson, Entrepreneurship
Alan Bishop, Exercise Science
Xavier Bowman, Psychology
James Brindley, Finance
Adrian Bybee, Finance & Economics
Marquise Charles, Interdisciplinary Studies
John Darrah, Interdisciplinary Studies
Darby Golden, Interdisciplinary Studies
Chase Griffiths, Finance
Nnamdi Gwacham, Exercise
Magnum Mauga, Interdisciplinary Studies
Antonio May, Interdisciplinary Studies
Brennan McFadden, Interdisciplinary Studies
Jeremy Mitchell, Interdisciplinary Studies
Omar Sawyer, Exercise Science
Patrick Scales, Finance
Chris Ulinski, Finance & Economics
Chris Williams, Interdisciplinary Studies
Zac Zimmerman, Interdisciplinary Studies

Golf Brandon Broadhead, Master of Business Administration

Gymnastics Heather Heinrich, Management Information Systems

Men's Basketball Matt Formisano, Political Science Tai Wesley, Interdisciplinary Studies

Women's Basketball Nicole Johnson, Accounting Lydia Whitehead, Corporate Wellness, masters Tahara Williams, Sociology

Soccer Lindsey Smart, Human Movement Science Erin Salmon, Interdisciplinary Studies Sydne Porter-Garner, Business

Softball Emily Reilly, Human Movement Science Stacey Ellingsworth, Interdisciplinary Studies

Men's Tennis Matt Braithwaite, History

Women's Tennis Hailey Swenson, Marketing Britney Watts, Art

Men's Track & Field Palmer Hawkins, Mechanical Engineering Nick Karren, Interdisciplinary Studies Dylan Nielson, Interdisciplinary Studies Casey Parker, Management and Human Resources Steven Strickland, Spanish Lukasz Wicha, Exercise Science

Women's Track & Field Elaine Connolly, Art Jennifer Day, Nutrition and Food Sciences Kimiko Kamo, Exercise Science Shanna Nielson, Exercise Science Erin Stratton, Exercise Science

Volleyball Lori Wilson-Beckstrom, Family, Consumer and Human Development Melissa Osterloh, English Teaching

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