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Mocs in the Professional Ranks

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Softball   |   Women's Tennis   |   Men's Soccer

This list is not intended to be an all encompassing list of Moccasins that have played in the professional ranks.
If you are a former Moccasin that  played professionally, please send us an email with your name, sport played, and professional team.

BASEBALL

  • Click here to view a list of Mocs professional ranks (listing includes Mocs who have signed pro contracts, Mocs who had played in the Major Leagues and Mocs who played professionally during the 2008 season.)

MEN'S BASKETBALL  (Although the Mocs have had five players by the NBA, no Moc has ever played in a regular season NBA game)

  • NBA Draftees
    • John Ebeling (1979-82) - Drafted by Detroit Pistons
    • Jerry Johnson (1985-88) - Drafted by Dallas Mavericks
    • Mark King (1980-82) - Drafted by Seattle Supersonics
    • Glenn Merkel (1969-71) - Drafted by Boston Celtics
    • Don Tobin (1957) - Drafted by Boston Celtics 
  • Moccasins Now Playing In The NBA Developmental League
    • Chris Brooks (2002-04) - Fayetteville (United States) - drafted in November 2004
  • Moccasins Now Playing In The European Leagues
    • Christophe Humbert (1999-02) - Saint Etienne (France)
    • Innocent Kere (1997-00) - Strasbourg (France)
    • Jean-Noel Leuly (2001-03) - Boncourt (Switzerland)
    • Rok Smaka (2002-03) - Maribor (Slovenia)
    • Matt Story (2001-03) - Solent (England)

MEN'S GOLF

  • Rodney Butcher (1989-92) - Played on Nationwide Tour.
  • John Paul Curley (1994-96) - Played on Nationwide Tour.
  • Tom Gleeton (1978-79)
  • * Lee Janzen (1984-86) - Played on the PGA Tour in 2007; Championships: Two-time USGA US Open Champion in 1993 and 1998; 1992 Northern Telecom Open; 1993 Phoenix Open; 1994 Buick Classic; 1995 The Players Championship; Kemper Open; Sprint International ... Two-time Ryder Cup member, 1993 and 1997
  • * Jeff Klauk (1997-00) - Currently on Nationwide Tour.
  • * Rocco Mediate (1983-84) - Played on the PGA Tour in 2007; Championships: 1991 Doral-Ryder Open; 1993 K-Mart Greater Greensboro Open; 1999 Phoenix Open; 2000 Buick Open
  • * Marco Dawson (1984-85) - Played on the PGA Tour in 2007; best finish on the PGA tour was second at the 1995 Greater Milwaukee Open
  • Travis Perkins (1995-98) - Currently on Nationwide Tour
  • Dean Refram ( )
  • * Darron Stiles (1993-95) - Currently on Nationwide Tour (also played on Nationwide Tour in 2004. Played on the PGA Tour in 2003 and 2005.

WOMEN'S GOLF

  • *Jackie Barenborg (08) - Currently on Duramed Futures Tour
  • *Lindsey Bergeon (08) - Currently on Duramed Futures Tour
  • *Heather Burgner (09) - Currently on Duramed Futures Tour
  • Carolee Cornelius (55) - Played on FSC men's team in early 1950's
  • Mary Ann Lopez (76) - Played on FSC's men's team in late 1950's
  • Jana Peterkova (A:03) - Won the NCAA championship in 2000 and 2001. Competed in 2005 Women's US Open after sectional qualifying.

SOFTBALL

  • Megan Brown (07) - Played for Michigan Ice in the National Pro Fastpitch League in 2007.
  • Shelly Davis (96) - Played for Georgia Pride in the Women's Professional Softball League in 1997.
  • Michelle Tatlock (08) - Played for the Philadelphia Force

WOMEN'S TENNIS

  • Betsy Heidenberger (82) - Played on Virginia Slims Tour

MEN'S SOCCER

  • Frank Bresk (1990-93) - Played for SC Uchte in the German Landesliga
  • George Gansner (1990-93) - Played for SC Uchte in the German Landesliga. Currently a referee for FIFA and Major League Soccer
  • Chris Nolen (1988-90) - Played in United States Soccer League


* Active Players


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