The 2005 Miami Hurricanes football roster includes 11 players who have already received their undergraduate degrees, the highest total in the NCAA this year.
1. Miami: 11
2. Auburn: 9
Boston College: 9
4. Louisiana State: 8
Virginia Tech: 8
Miami’s graduates are: OT Rashad Butler, DE Thomas Carroll, WR Tanard Davis, PK Mark Gent, FB Quadtrine Hill, CB Kelly Jennings, CB Marcus Maxey, LB Rocky McIntosh, TE Buck Ortega, G Tony Tella and OT Eric Winston.
In addition, 10 more Hurricanes are on schedule to graduate in December:
DT Baraka Atkins, DT Orien Harris, WR Ryan Moore, WR Sinorice Moss, DE Javon Nanton, PK Jon Peattie, C Alex Pou, S Greg Threat, LB Leon Williams and C Anthony Wollschlager.
Junior Tom Berry recorded his first career victory to lead the University of Miami to the team title at the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish Invitational in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Berry completed the five kilometer course in a time of 16:52.
Miami had six runners finish in the top-10 individually. Two Hurricane freshmen were impressive on Saturday. Eric Miller, competing in his first collegiate meet, placed third with a time of 16:55 while Ryan Woodlee finished sixth in a time of 17:04.
Other ‘Canes were junior Jon Scheiner who finished eighth (17:15) and junior Zach Castiglione who placed ninth (17:18).
Freshman Andrew Carnes finished 10th with a time of 17:19.
For the women, freshman Melissa Hornor placed fifth in a time of 19:28 to lead the University of Miami women’s cross country team to a third-place finish at the Palm Beach Atlantic Sailfish Invitational in West Palm Beach, Fla.