May 14, 2010
AUBURN-A total of 45 Auburn student-athletes graduated as part of the Auburn University Spring 2010 graduating class on Friday. The graduates represent 13 of Auburn's sport programs, including eight from football, six from women's swimming and diving, four each from equestrian, men's tennis, women's tennis and men's track and field, three from women's basketball and men's golf, two from men's basketball, soccer, men's swimming and diving and women's track and field, and one from softball.
"Today is a wonderful day for so many people, especially our Auburn student-athletes, who are receiving their degrees," said Jim Rost, Associate Athletics Director, Student-Athlete Support Services.
"Countless hours of studying and hard work off the playing field and on it culminate with graduation. Our student-athletes are well-prepared for their next stage in life and all of us at Auburn, their parents and their support system share in the thrill. We are incredibly happy for them and wish them success in the future."
The 45 graduates collectively hail from 15 states and seven countries. The group includes one Olympian, one Rhodes Scholar, eight All-Americans, seven Academic All-Americans, six SEC Champions, one SEC Athlete of the Year, one SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year, four All-SEC members and 17 SEC Academic Honor Roll recipients.
2010 SPRING GRADUATES
Men's Basketball -Lucas Hargrove (Pontiac, S.C.); Larry Williams
Women's Basketball -KeKe Carrier (Lake Charles, La.); Jordan Greenleaf (Rex, Ga.); Milaika Pickar (Columbus,
Equestrian -Katherine Breedlove (Wellington, Fla.); Lyndsey Jordan (Georgetown, Kent.); Liza Luker (Birmingham, Ala.); Kylie Miller
Football -Gabe Barrett (Alexander City, Ala.); Mike Berry (Antioch, Tenn.); Zach Clayton (Opelika, Ala.); Stephen Gibbons (Marietta, Ga.); Michael Goggans (Alexander City, Ala.); Aairon Savage (Albany, Ga.) [Master's Degree]; Craig Stevens (Tallahassee, Fla.);
Bailey Woods (Marietta, Ga.)
Men's Golf -Cole Moreland (Austin, Texas); Glenn Northcutt (Dothan, Ala.); Richard Williams (Alexander City,
Men's Swimming & Diving -Jordan Anderson (Roanoke, Va.); Daniel
Mazzaferro (Chesire, Conn.)
Women's Swimming & Diving -Margaret Bird (Muncie, Ind.); Blakeley Bunch (Boulder City, Nev.); Alana Dillette (Nassau, Bahamas); Emile Ewing (Madisonville, Ky.); Abigail MacGregor (Louisville, Ky.);
Julianne McLane (Concord, Calif.)
Men's Tennis -Milan Krnjetin (Novi Sad, Serbia); Thomas Mills (San Antonio, Texas); Alexander Petropoulos (Melbourne, Australia);
Alexey Tsyrenov (Chita, Russia)
Women's Tennis -Heather Bybee (Longmont, Colo.); Whitney Chappell (Knoxville, Tenn.); Fani Chifchieva (Plovdiv, Bulgaria);
Alexandra Haney (Grayson, Ga.)
Men's Track & Field -Luke Gaines (Madison, Ala.); Jager Livingston (Scottsboro, Ala.); Scott Novack (Hoover, Ala.); Luke
Robinson (Scottsboro, Ala.)
Women's Track & Field -Valentina Srsa (Zagreb, Croatia); Shaquela Williams (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Soccer -Stephanie Fransoso (Evans, Ga.); Jennie Prescott