The University of Tulsa Commencement took place Saturday morning at the Donald W. Reynolds Center on the TU campus. A total of 74 student-athletes, as well as six spirit squad members and 10 team managers/athletic trainers, earned their degrees.
Tulsa football had the most graduates among the graduating class with a total of 27, including 10 of those student-athletes returning in the fall to complete their football eligibility. The women's rowing team was the next highest with 15 graduates.
Senior soccer student-athlete Kay Riojas was recognized with the Medicine Wheel Award, which honors faculty, staff, students and organizations that have provided meritorious contributions toward the well-being of our citizens and community.
Riojas and rower Hannah Emnett, both from the College of Engineering & Natural Sciences, were recognized as 2015-16 Jess Chouteau Outstanding Seniors, an honor that recognizes 10 seniors who demonstrate exceptional achievement in academic and service endeavors.
Three student-athletes who received their diplomas today – Jodi Edmiston, Catherine Horner, and Jocelyn Sheffield – will also be on the softball field later in the day as the Golden Hurricane softball team plays a weekend home series against UConn.
Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Mandel Dixon Jr.
Team Managers/Athletic Trainers