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Friday August 5, 2011Seventeen UF Student-Athletes to Participate In Summer Commencement

Gainesville, Fla.

Among the University of Florida graduates walking across the stage this weekend to receive their diplomas are 17 current and former Gator student-athletes. UFís summer commencement ceremonies, which will take place Saturday, Aug. 6, according to college assignment.

 

Did You KnowÖ

65% of the student-athlete summer 2011 graduates were part of a national and/or Southeastern Conference championship team during their Gator careers.

The Florida football team has five set to receive their degrees this weekend. Three from menís track & field, a pair from both the menís swimming and womenís track & field teams will each receive their degrees, while menís tennis, womenís basketball, womenís golf, softball and volleyball will see one student-athlete graduate apiece on Saturday.

 

Among the Gator graduates are two who claimed NCAA event titles while wearing the orange & blue. Brett Fraser concluded his Gator career with a pair of NCAA titles (200 freestyle and 800 free relay) at the 2011 NCAA Championships. He also was named a recipient of the NCAA post-graduate scholarship this spring. Ryan Lochte, who picked up the 2006 and 2005 NCAA Swimmer of the Year honors and just last week led all competitors with five gold medals at the World Championships, picked up six NCAA individual and one NCAA relay title as a Gator.

 

Summer 2011 Graduating Student-Athletes

Name

Sport

Major

Corey Henderson

Football

Sociology

Samuel Johnson

Football

History

Michael Ross

Football

Political Science

Terron Sanders

Football

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Caleb Sturgis

Football

Sport Management

Brett Fraser

Menís Swimming

Finance

Ryan Lochte

Menís Swimming

Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Alexandre Lacroix

Menís Tennis

Business Admin-Management

Jeremy Hall

Menís Track & Field

Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Anthony Morales

Menís Track & Field

Sport Management

Mike Morrison

Menís Track & Field

Anthropology

Marshae Dotson

Womenís Basketball

Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Jessica Yadloczky

Womenís Golf

Criminology

Shaunice Harris

Softball

Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Fidela James

Womenís Track & Field

English

Rebecca Lowe

Womenís Track & Field

Business Admin-Management

Callie Rivers

Volleyball

Telecommunication

 

 

 

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