May 19, 2011
WACO, Texas - In graduation ceremonies held at the Ferrell Center on Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14, 52 Baylor student-athletes from 13 sports earned their bachelor's degree and three received a master's degree. All-told, 1,152 student-athletes have earned their bachelor's degree since Baylor joined the Big 12 Conference in 1996.
The fall graduating class of 32 began the 2010-11 Baylor academic year, while another group of 12 are projected to graduate in August ceremonies.
"We are very proud of our student-athletes who excelled both academically and athletically at Baylor," said Baylor Director of Athletics Ian McCaw. "These student-athletes are a part of the most successful era in the history of Baylor Athletics and graduate with our best wishes for much future success and happiness."
Baylor student-athletes receiving degrees in May ceremonies include:
Men's Track (6): Ben Haby, Michael Liggins, Nick Lyons, Logan Roberts, Jeff Sadler, Darold Williamson
Women's Track (3): Hilary Andrews, Leigh Ann Ganzar, Hilary Hershberger
Soccer (5): Kaitlyn Amos, Lindsey Johnson, Allie Moran, Rachel Stepp, Natalie Woodham
Equestrian (7/1*): Margaret Beaudoin, Katie Buss, Claire Darnell *, Ashley Hyten, April Mazur, Whitney McIlvain, Amanda Miller, Katie Ross
Volleyball (3): Ashley Byrd, Ashlie Christenson, Caitlyn Trice
Women's Tennis (3): Csilla Borsanyi, Karolina Filipiak, Taylor Ormond
Men's Tennis (2): Dominik Mueller, Lars Poerschke
Women's Golf (2): Hannah Burke, Morgan Chambers
Men's Golf (1): Michael McKinley
Baseball (2): Tom Filip, Chris Slater
Softball (3/2*): KJ Freeland, Jenny Isham *, Brittany Turner *, Nicole Wesley, Tiffany Wesley
Football (12): Krys Buerck, Elliot Coffey, Hunter Hightower, Nicolas Jean-Baptiste, Ahmad Jenkins, Byron Landor, Clifton Odom, Zac Scotton, Andrew Sowder, Andrew Sumpter, Phil Taylor, Stacy Williams
Women's Basketball (3): Morghan Medlock, Melissa Jones, Lindsay Palmer