The degrees obtained by the student-athletes this weekend include biochemistry, marketing, political science, anthropology, elementary education and advertising, among many others. Three of the 25 are obtaining master's degrees.
A total of 101 WKU student-athletes have graduated in the past calendar year, with 76 earning their degrees in May 2014. The average cumulative GPA of the 101 is 3.12.
The cumulative GPA of all 367 WKU student-athletes is 3.01, and 186 student-athletes, 51 percent, are maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Ten of WKU's 15 sport programs hold a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or better.
In the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) release in spring 2014, each of WKU's 19 teams exceeded the mandated 930 APR score by at least 16 points.
Sport Name Degree
Baseball Justin Hageman Sport Management
Baseball Caleb Hanes Political Science
Baseball Andrew Zimmerman Master’s (Business Admin)
Men’s Basketball Kevin Kaspar Sport Management
Men’s Swimming Elliott Lorson Marketing
Men’s Swimming Neal Rushing Interdisciplinary Studies
Men’s Swimming Richard Russell Economics
Women’s Soccer Lindsey Goad Nursing
Women’s Soccer Guiedem Tchoula Biology
Women's Softball Tiffany Gooch Chemistry
Women’s Softball Amanda Thomas Elementary Education
Football Cameron Clemmons Biochemistry
Football Brandon Doughty Sport Management
Football Tevin Holliman Interdisciplinary Studies
Football Nehemiah Mkanta Anthropology
Football Dalton Patterson Interdisciplinary Studies
Football Tyrone Smith Sociology
Football Cameron Thomas Interdisciplinary Studies
Women's Golf Dawn Wientjes Master’s (Rec. & Sport Admin.)
Women's Basketball Alexis Govan Sport Management
Volleyball Heather Boyan Exercise Science
Women's Tennis Morgan Freeman Elementary Education
Women's Swimming Victoria Frascino Advertising
Women’s Swimming Courtney Marx Marketing
Track/Cross Country Jane Bartonjo Master’s (Biology)
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