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Photo courtesy New York Yankees

Mike Tauchman ’13 follows through on his sixth-inning, three-run home run against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, April 16, his first in the major leagues. As of press time, he’s hit 11 more homers and 41 RBI’s this season. To read more about his first home run, visit


Friends Tony Seghetti ’14 (left) and Kyle Schmitt ’12 (top) are all Team Bradley. How do we know? Check out their new B-shield tattoos! While the tats honor the university, the basketball team and its 2019 run to the MVC title and NCAA Tournament appearance, both men agree they are also reminders of their Bradley connection. “It means more to me than just one season of basketball,” Schmitt said.

Photo courtesy of Tony Seghetti ’14 and Kyle Schmidt ’12.


Sweet Home, Chicago

Growing up in Chicago made it all the more special when Walt Lemon Jr. ’14 signed in March with the Bulls. In his debut, Lemon scored 19 points and had six assists, four rebounds and four steals against eventual NBA champion Toronto.

“I didn’t get drafted (out of Bradley). I didn’t expect to,” Lemon told the Chicago Tribune. “When I went overseas, it was definitely a piece of humble pie. Over there, it’s like a whole other world. It made me appreciate what I do have.”

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