Student-Athletes Participate in 2010 Fall Commencement Exercises
Dec. 16, 2010
Student-athletes representing seven Miami varsity sports participated in Fall commencement Thursday morning, Dec. 16, at the BankUnited Center.
Hurricane alum Gloria Estefan, a multiple Grammy Award-winning performing artist, humanitarian and best-selling author, addressed graduates, parents and guests Thursday morning.
Estefan, a member of Miami’s Board of Trustees, received an honorary doctorate of music from Miami in 1993.
Nineteen current or former student-athletes received degrees at the commencement ceremony. Seven football student-athletes walked across the stage to accept their diplomas. Four baseball players also earned degrees while three men’s tennis players concluded their undergraduate academic careers. A pair of volleyball players and a student-athlete each from women’s soccer, women’s tennis and women’s track and field were bestowed the honor.
Academic and athletic success is the ultimate goal at the University of Miami. In 2010 Miami recorded a program-best Graduation Success Rate of 86 percent.
A complete list of Fall 2010 graduates follows.
WOMENS’ TRACK & FIELD