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Tue04152014

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40 U of M student-athletes set for graduation walk

For the third-straight year, 40 or more Tigers student-athletes are taking part in the University of Memphis’ 2011 spring Commencement.  For the third-straight year, 40 or more Tigers student-athletes are taking part in the University of Memphis’ 2011 spring Commencement. Graduate ceremonies which are slated for Sunday, May 8 at FedExForum at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

It is also the fourth time in the last five years that 40 or more student-athletes earned their diplomas. At the 2010 commencement, a record 55 student-athletes walked at graduation.

Of this year’s 40 graduates, 22 were named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (3.0 grade-point average or better) and six were C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal (3.75 grade-point average or better) recipients.

Women’s soccer and women’s track and field each have six graduates, while baseball and men’s track and field each have five.

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