Name University Award
Luke Donald Northwestern University 1999 NCAA Division 1 Men’s Golf National Champion. 2011 PGA Tour Player of the Year. 5-time PGA Tour Winner.
Ricky Williams University of Texas 1998 Heisman Trophy Winner
AJ Hinch Stanford University MLB Manager of the Houston Astros. Former Team USA Catcher in 1996 Olympics.
Barry Zito University of Southern California San Francisco Giants Pitcher, 2002 Cy Young Award Winner
Sean Casey University of Richmond 3-time MLB National League All-Star, Inducted into Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame in 2012
Mark Prior University of Southern California MLB All-Star Pitcher, Former National College Player of the Year
Jason Kipnis Arizona State University 2-time MLB All-Star Second Baseman, Cleveland Indians.
Martin Laird Colorado State University 2-time NCAA Division 1 Men’s Golf All-American. 3-time PGA Tour Winner.
Karen Stupples Florida State University Winner of 2004 Women’s British Open
David Hearn University of Wyoming PGA Tour Player – 2016 Team Canada Rio Olympics. Tied 2nd at 2013 John Deere Classic PGA Tour Event
Alena Sharp New Mexico State University LPGA Tour Player – 2016 Team Canada Rio Olympics
Bryant Westbrook University of Texas 1st Round Draft Choice of Detroit Lions in 1997
Erin McLeod Southern Methodist University Member of Team Canada – 3-Time Women’s World Cup Soccer Championships, 2-Time Olympian. Member of UEFA Women’s Champions League FC Rosengard.
Ross McGowan University of Tennessee Winner 2009 Madrid Open on European PGA Tour; 2006 English Amateur Champion
Jack Brewer University of Minnesota Defensive Back and Special Teams standout in the NFL
Matthew Hatchette Langston University Longtime Wide Receiver in the NFL
Jay Payton Georgia Tech Former MLB Outfielder. 1st Round Draft Choice.
Josh Jackson Ohio State University Top 10 in All-Time scoring, Ohio State Football
Brooke Wyckoff Florida State University 2nd Round Draft Choice of WNBA’s Orlando Miracle
Joe Valvoda Edinboro University NCAA Division 2 Football All-American in 2003
Jennifer Tollette Rollins College Women’s Golf Division II National Runner-up ’96
Ahmed Plummer Ohio State University 1st Round Draft Choice of San Francisco 49ers in 2000. Academic All-American
Richard and William Barker Rice University 2002 NCAA Division I Tennis: National Doubles Champions, both 2-time All-Americans
Paul Robinson Texas Christian University NCAA Division 1 Men’s Tennis All-American Singles
Steve McKenna Merrimack College Former National Hockey League Player
Kevin Orie Saint Vincent College Major League Baseball player For Chicago Cubs, L.A. Dodgers, and Florida Marlins
Micah Bowie University of Mississippi Major League pitcher for the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics
Phil Cooper Wichita State University NCAA Division 1 Men’s Tennis All-American Singles
Jonathan Wild Oklahoma State University NCAA Division 1 Men’s Track and Cross Country All-American
Becky Morgan University of North Carolina LPGA Tour Pro. 4-time World Cup member for Wales.
Richard Evans Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College NJCAA Men’s Tennis Singles Championship
Josh Leonardi Circleville Bible College 2-time NCCAA Basketball All-American
Angie Rizzo University of Oregon 2-time NCAA Division 1 Women’s Golf Academic All-American, 10 Top Ten finishes in college tournaments
Greg Bowler University of Nebraska 2002 NCAA Division I Track and Field All-American , 6th individually in men’s 1500m
Eleanor Pilgrim Northern Arizona University Qualified for Women’s European Pro Golf Tour
Claire Carter University of Washington NCAA Division 1 Women’s Tennis All-American
Travis Walby Southern Connecticut State University NCAA Division 2 Diving All-American Diver
Collete Murray Jacksonville State University 4-year letter winner, Head Womens’ Golf Coach Division 1 University
Chane Cline University of Akron National Power-lifting Champion
Matt Ginter Mississippi State University Major League Baseball player for the New York Mets and Chicago White Sox
John VenBenschoten Kent State University Consensus NCAA Division 1 Baseball All-American, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher
Chris Mulvaney Arkansas 4-time NCAA Division I Track and Field All-American , 2004 National Champion – men’s outdoor 1500
Julia Wilkinson Texas A&M University Canadian National Swim Team, 2-Time Olympian. 2010 NCAA Champion – 100 Free. 2008 Big 12 Women’s Swimmer of the Year
Robert Dinwiddie Tennessee State University Represented Great Britain & Ireland in golf’s Walker Cup in 2005, member of European PGA Tour
Justin Masterson San Diego State University Boston Red Sox Pitcher. 2013 AL All-Star.
Josh Haldi Northern Illinois University Academic All-Conference. 3-year record at QB of 25-8
Tonia Brennen Walsh University NAIA Volleyball All-American Scholar-Athlete
Ankur Poseria University of Southern California USC 100 Fly record holder, competed for India at 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing
Wendy Hammen Briar Cliff University NAIA Women’s Basketball All-American
Kari Krouse University of Tennessee – Chattanooga American Volleyball Coaches Association All-South Region, 4-time All-Southern Conference
Vaughn Snyder Ohio State University Men’s Golf, Ping All-Midwest Region ’09, U.S. Open Qualifier
Matthew Zions University of Colorado Winner of Saint Omer Open on PGA European Tour
Jaimee Gundry Duke University 27th at World FINA Aquatics Championships, 10m Platform
Sam Murphy University of Illinois 2-time NCAA Division 1 Men’s Track and Field All-American in 800m
Marcelo Rozo Lynn University 2011-12 1st Team NCAA Division 2 Men’s Golf All-American. 2 Gold Medals in the Pan Am Games. PGA Tour member. 2-time Winner on PGA Tour Latin America.
Mike Uker University of Iowa 167 lb. D1 All-American, 4x Letter Winner
Ray Livingston University of Oregon 2x D1 Track All-American – Decathlon
Moses Moreno Colorado State University WAC Offensive POY, 1998 7th Rd NFL Draft Pick of the Chicago Bears
Mark Mulder Michigan State University 1st Rd Draft Pick of the Oakland Athletics, 2x MLB All-Star, 2001 AL Wins Leader
Ty Wiggington University of North Carolina Asheville – Former All-Star Third Baseman with the Baltimore Orioles
Rob Murphy Ohio State University 2x 1st Team All-American Lineman, 2x Canadian Football League Most Outstanding Lineman
Clint Bryant Texas Tech University 2x All-American Third Baseman
Lanni Marchant University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 2016 Team Canada Rio Olympics in the 10,000m and Marathon. Canadian Marathon Record Holder. Bronze Medal at 2015 Pan American Games in the 10,000m.
Sheena Lawrick University of Nebraska Canadian Softball National Team, 2-time Olympian from Alberta, Canada

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