Student-Athletes Earn 62 Degrees on Friday

Student-Athletes Earn 62 Degrees on Friday

BATON ROUGE – LSU awarded 61 undergraduate degrees and one master’s degree to student-athletes on Friday as the university held its spring commencement on campus.

The list of LSU student-athlete graduates included 13 members of the football team, 11 from men’s track and field, nine from women’s track and field, five from men’s swimming and diving and four from the men’s basketball team.

In baseball, Austin Nola, Grant Dozar and Beau Didier were with the Tigers in Columbia, S.C., facing the Gamecocks while graduation exercises were taking place on campus.

Softball graduates Brittany Mack and Cassie Trosclair celebrated their graduation by taking part in the NCAA Regional in College Station, Texas. The same was true for men’s golf standout Sang Yi, who was with the Tigers competing in the NCAA Regional in Palo Alto, Calif.

Headlining the list of football graduates included wide receiver Demetrius Byrd, who was a starter during LSU’s national championship season in 2007 and quarterback Jarrett Lee, who helped the Tigers to the conference title and a 13-1 record in 2011.

The list of men’s basketball graduates includes four players who started during their career with the Tigers – Storm Warren, Justin Hamilton, Chris Bass and Malcolm White.

Katelyn Rodrigue from the women’s track and field team received a Master’s degree in communication disorders.

LSU Student-Athlete Graduates – Spring 2012

Agriculture Sport Curriculum
Ryan Anders Football Agricultural Business
Luke Dessauer Men’s Track and Field Agricultural Business
Melissa Ogbourne Women’s Track and Field Human Resource Education
Michael Sandoz Football Nutrition
Greg Shaw Football Agricultural Business

Art and Design Sport Curriculum
Danielle Martin Women’s Track and Field Architecture

Business Sport Curriculum
Richard Chautin Men’s Track and Field International Trade and Finance
Grant Dozar Baseball Management
Brandon Gordon Men’s Track and Field Marketing
Austin Gutgsell Men’s Golf Marketing
Martin Jungfleisch Men’s Swimming and Diving Finance
Rachel Laurent Women’s Track and Field Economics
Michael Lauro Men’s Track and Field Marketing
David Roberts Men’s Tennis Finance
Cassandra Tate Women’s Track and Field Management
James Thurn Men’s Track and Field Information Systems and Decision Sciences
Matt Vieke* Men’s Swimming and Diving Management

Education Sport Curriculum
Scott Gibson Men’s Track and Field Sport Administration
Trent Hebert Football Kinesiology
Jacqueline Hedwall Women’s Golf Sport Administration
Brieanna Kennedy Women’s Track and Field Kinesiology
Austin Kinchen Football Kinesiology
Ashley Lee Gymnastics Sport Administration
Brittany Mack Softball Kinesiology
Austin Nola Baseball Sport Administration
Lindsay Roe Women’s Track and Field Elementary Education
Ryan Roubion Men’s Track and Field Kinesiology
Zedric Thomas Men’s Track and Field Sport Administration
Cassie Trosclair Softball Kinesiology
Taylor Turnbow Women’s Basketball Sport Administration
Storm Warren Men’s Basketball Sport Administration
Michele Williams Volleyball Elementary Education
Whitney Wolf Women’s Tennis Kinesiology
Sang Yi Men’s Golf Sport Administration

College of Engineering Sport Curriculum
Sarah Bedell Women’s Swimming and Diving Petroleum Engineering
Paul Felio Football Construction Management
Andrew Reynolds Men’s Swimming and Diving Mechanical Engineering
Joshua Thornton Football Petroleum Engineering

College of Humanities and Social Sciences Sport Curriculum
Chris Bass Men’s Basketball General Studies
Taryne Boudreau Soccer General Studies
Demetrius Byrd Football General Studies
Beau Didier Baseball Political Science
Samantha Goates Women’s Swimming and Diving History
Luis Gonzalez Men’s Swimming and Diving International Studies
Earnest Green Men’s Track and Field Sociology
Justin Hamilton Men’s Basketball Sociology
Dennis Johnson Football General Studies
Ashley Lee Gymnastics General Studies
Jarrett Lee Football General Studies
Nicole Lyons Gymnastics General Studies
Natalie Martineau Soccer French
James Meyers Men’s Swimming and Diving Sociology
Malcolm White Men’s Basketball General Studies
Devon Williams Women’s Track and Field Communication

College of Mass Communication Sport Curriculum
Allison Horner Women’s Track and Field Mass Communication
Marcus McGehee Men’s Track and Field Mass Communication
Tessa Teachman Women’s Golf Mass Communication

College of Science Sport Curriculum
Dominique Ceazer Football Biology
Taylor Debusk Football Biology
David Detz Football Biology
Cullen Doody* Men’s Track and Field Biology

Graduate School
(All Master’s Degrees) Sport Curriculum
Katelyn Rodrigue Women’s Track and Field Graduate Communication Disorders