Ole Miss Student-Athletes Among Who's Who

Dec. 12, 2010

OXFORD, Miss. – Eleven Rebel student-athletes were among the 150 Ole Miss students selected to the 2010-11 Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for the University of Mississippi.

Each year the University of Mississippi, along with numerous other colleges and universities, honors those students who have made significant contributions to their campus in the area of scholarship, leadership, and student activities by selecting them to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Track and field had six members on the list led by Barnabas Kirui, who recently capped a brilliant college career by winning his third Southeastern Conference Cross Country Championship.  Other track and field honorees include seniors Chad Berry, Matt Daniels, Rachel Jenkins, Juliana Smith and junior Allison Kneip.

Men’s basketball sophomore Will Bogan, women’s tennis senior Laura van de Stroet, rifle senior Colleen Tillson, softball senior Lindsey Perry and women’s golf student assistant Sara Grantham round out the Rebel student-athletes on the list.

“To have 11 student-athletes chosen for who’s who shows the commitment to their overall development at the University,” said executive associate athletics director Lynnette Johnson.   “These 11 student-athletes spend an enormous amount of time with their sport, academics and then their extracurricular activities, to be recognized at this level.  We congratulate each of them on this honor.”

Certificates will be awarded at a special ceremony on January 28, 2011 at 4 p.m. in the Ford Center.

Ole Miss Student-Athletes Selected To 2010-11 UM Who’s Who Class

NAME YEAR SPORT
Chad Berry SR Track and Field
Will Bogan SO Men's Basketball
Matt Daniels SR Track and Field
Sara Grantham SA Women's Golf
Rachel Jenkins SR Track and Field
Barnabas Kirui SR Track and Field
Allison Kneip JR Track and Field
Lindsey Perry SR Softball
Juliana Smith SR Track and Field
Colleen Tillson SR Rifle
Laura van de Stroet SR Women's Tennis


 

 

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