A record number of University of Oklahoma student-athletes received their diplomas Saturday as members of the Class of 2013.
In all, 151 graduates, the most in program history, became OU alumni. The group included 20 master’s degree candidates and 15 former OU student-athletes who returned to finish bachelor’s degrees. Former Sooner also earned a record six professional degrees this weekend, including one medical doctor (M.D.), two dentists (D.D.S.), two lawyers (J.D.), and one Ph.D.
In addition, three current student-athletes finished their college careers with perfect 4.0 GPAs, also a department record – football’s Gabe Ikard (multidisciplinary studies) as well as Jacy Bennett (supply chain management) and Cassandra Ogan (music-voice) from track & field.