Baylor Student-Athletes from 14 Sports Earn Degrees in Spring 2016

Posted at 6:53 PM, May 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-14 19:53:17-04

WACO, Texas - In spring graduation ceremonies held at the Ferrell Center on Saturday, May 14, Baylor student-athletes from 14 sports earned their bachelor (74) and master's (3) degrees. All-told, 1,636 student-athletes have earned their bachelor's degree and 83 have received master's degrees since Baylor joined the Big 12 Conference in 1996.

"We are very proud of our student-athletes who excelled both academically and athletically at Baylor," said Baylor Director of Athletics Ian McCaw. "These student-athletes are a part of the most successful era in Baylor Athletics history and graduate with our best wishes for continued success and happiness."

Baylor student-athletes receiving degrees in May ceremonies include:

Acrobatics & Tumbling (7): Sydney Evans, Kalee Garvin, Amanda Graceffa, Alyson Johnson, Kelci Ortiz, Ayana Taylor, Devyn White

Baseball (3): Hunter Abbe, Ben Carl, Matthew Menard

Men's Basketball (3): Lester Medford, Austin Mills, Taurean Waller-Prince

Equestrian (11): Brey Bergstrom, Catherine Duhring, Kelsey Gray, Bailey Hughes, Andrea Manzanares, Kaitlin Park, Paige Parker, Kaylyn Paulsen, Emily Reder, Nina Thornton, Rachel Terry

Football (10): Jarell Broxton, Terrell Burt, Grant Campbell, Kyle Fuller, Desmine Hilliard, James Landes, Jamal Palmer, Ryan Reid, Seth Russell,Chris Sanders

Men's Golf (3): Frederick Andersen, Patrick Bailey, Andreas Gjesteby

Women's Golf (1): Hayley Davis

Soccer (5): Katie Daigle, Ashleigh James, McKenna Martin, Anjadai Seals, Hadley Young

Softball: Linsey Hays *, Robin Landrith, Heather Stearns, Jordan Strickland *

Men's Tennis (1): Mate Zsiga

Women's Tennis (3): Megan Horter *!, Nicole Kosakowski

Men's Track (7): Greg Bostick, Matt Galvin, Richard Hansen, Chris McElroy, Kyle Scanlan, JR Hardy, Nicholas Ucherek

Women's Track (15): Haleigh Blackwell, Taylor Caswell, Dannielle Davis, Selena Demus, Abbie Greenwall, Annie Jaska, Rachel Johnson, Taije Jordan, Kimm Parr, Jenna Pfeiffer, Raena Rhone, Brianna Schrader, Kaylyn Schultz, Gretta Smith, Mary Woodall

Volleyball (4): Zoe, Adom, Thea Munch-Soegaard, Adrien Richburg, Amy Rosenbaum

*Master's degree

*! Bachelor's and master's degree