MIAMI (May 1, 2012) --- On Monday, April 30, the FIU Athletic Department held the Spring 2012 Graduation Luncheon, honoring the graduating student-athletes, at the Stadium Club located at the FIU Football Stadium.
Approximately 120 people were in attendance, including graduates, family members and coaches. FIU Executive Director of Sports and Entertainment Pete Garcia and Senior Associate AD Julie Berg presented this year's graduating class with Sun Belt medallions and graduation rings.
Below is a listing of those graduating student-athletes who attended the luncheon:
Football: Jarrell McGee
Women's Golf: Katie Mundy, Monica Miller
Men's Soccer: Lucas Di Croce
Softball: Jennifer Alfonso, Jenny Welch, Kelsey Grabiak
Swimming & Diving: Colleen Neubert, Namiko Shibata, Elly James, Sabrina Dow, Vicnan Torres, Caroline Foster
Volleyball: Rachel Fernandez
Women's Soccer: Carlan Jones, Victoria Miliucci, Cortney Bergin, Deana Rossi, April Perry
Women's Track/Cross Country: Carla-Kay Mills, Florence Ukpai
About FIU Athletics: FIU Athletics is home to more than 400 student-athletes in 18 different sports, and is a proud member of the Sun Belt Conference and an affiliate member of Conference USA (men's soccer). Athletic events are played in seven different venues on FIU's campuses (Modesto A. Maidique and Biscayne Bay), including U.S. Century Bank Arena and Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium.
About FIU: Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission and enrolls 46,000 students in two campus and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. More than 140,000 alumni live and work in South Florida. FIU is a member of the Sun Belt Conference and has 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visithttp://www.fiu.edu/.