14 Auburn Student-Athletes Graduate In 2008 Summer Term
Aug. 11, 2008
AUBURN -- A total of 14 Auburn student-athletes graduated as part of the Auburn University Summer 2008 graduating class on Saturday. The graduates represent nine of Auburn's sport programs, including four from football, two each from baseball and soccer, and one from both men's and women's basketball, equestrian, men's track, men's tennis, and women's golf.
""These graduates should be proud of what they have accomplished during their time at Auburn," said Virgil Starks, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Student Services. "They have achieved success through hard work and dedication, both in the classroom and in their respective sport. It is those principles that will be the foundation of their success in their future endeavors."
The graduates include: Tristan Davis (Football; East Point, Ga.); Tom George (Men's Tennis; Canberra, Australia); Julie Gibbes (Equestrian; St. Mathews, SC); Courtney Harden (Football; Leighton, Ala.); Merrill Johnson (Football; Butler, Ala.); Drew Lovette (Men's Track; Charlotte, NC); Tamela McCorvey (Women's Basketball; Pensacola, Fla.); Jon McDonald (Baseball; Columbus, Ga.); Summer Ragsdale (Soccer; Birmingham, Ala.); Abigale Schepperle (Women's Golf; Birmingham, Ala.)' Jonathan Schuerholz (Baseball; Atlanta, Ga.) [Operation Follow Through]; Rachel Stewart (Soccer; Lilburn, Ga.); James Swinton (Football; Tucker, Ga.); Frank Tolbert (Men's Basketball; River Falls, Ala.)
The 14 graduates collectively hail from four states and two countries.