Graduation Day: 74 Golden Hurricane Student-Athletes Earn Degrees


Saturday, May 7th 2016, 6:22 pm
By: News On 6


The University of Tulsa Commencement took place Saturday morning at the Donald W. Reynolds Center on the TU campus. A total of 74 student-athletes, as well as six spirit squad members and 10 team managers/athletic trainers, earned their degrees.

Tulsa football had the most graduates among the graduating class with a total of 27, including 10 of those student-athletes returning in the fall to complete their football eligibility. The women's rowing team was the next highest with 15 graduates.
 
Senior soccer student-athlete Kay Riojas was recognized with the Medicine Wheel Award, which honors faculty, staff, students and organizations that have provided meritorious contributions toward the well-being of our citizens and community.

Riojas and rower Hannah Emnett, both from the College of Engineering & Natural Sciences, were recognized as 2015-16 Jess Chouteau Outstanding Seniors, an honor that recognizes 10 seniors who demonstrate exceptional achievement in academic and service endeavors.
 
Three student-athletes who received their diplomas today – Jodi Edmiston, Catherine Horner, and Jocelyn Sheffield – will also be on the softball field later in the day as the Golden Hurricane softball team plays a weekend home series against UConn.
 
 Graduating Student-Athletes
Men's Basketball 
Marquel Curtis
Shaquille Harrison
Brandon Swannegan
Nick Wood
James Woodard
 
Women's Basketball 
Ashley Clark
Kelsee Grovey
Te'era Williams
Antoinet Webster
 
Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Nathan Barrett
Simon Greiner
Tim Rackers
Isaac Sanders
 
Women's Cross Country/Track & Field

Natasha Cockram
Hartly Carlisle
 
Football
Josh Atkinson
Blake Belcher
Jeremy Brady
Hayden Carman
Joseph Calcagni
Mandel Dixon Jr.
Dwight Dobbins
Dane Evans
Dylan Foxworth
Keyarris Garrett
Matt Hickman
Blake Kitrell
Zack Langer
Matt Linscott
Derrick Luetjen
Trent Martin
Rob Riederer
Carl Salazar
Thomas Shamet
Conner Sherwood
Chris Showels
Garrett Stafford
Craig Suits
Jerry Uwaezuoke
Brad Valentino
Chris Wallace
Tyler Wilson
 
Women's Golf
Alex Haun
 
Rowing
Jerusha Blankenship
Alana Bobka
Marissa Catalanotto
Madison Crane
Hannah Emnett
Emily Farrar
Elizabeth Govig
Elizabeth Keane
Ashley Lane
Rachel Parry
Sarah Ringler
Kaitlyn Schneider
Emalia Seto
Leah Suleski
Samantha Tober
 
Men's Soccer
Daniel Wasson
 
Women's Soccer
Roman Edwards
Elisabetta Impagliazzo
Caitlin Jancuska
Nikki Pokipala
Katherine Riojas
Alexis Sidorakis
 
Softball

Jodi Edmiston
Catherine Horner
Jocelyn Sheffield
 
Men's Tennis
Matthew Kirby
 
Volleyball
Alissa Apecechea
Bailey Clampitt
Nicole Newton
Paige Panfil
Kelsey Parks
 
Spirit Squad
Abby Archer
Katherine Feist
Abby Hickman
Cassidy Meisinger
Meghan Spivak
Claire Wood
 
Team Managers/Athletic Trainers
Austin Gulley
Zijian Guo
Carly Hamann
Alex Lyons
Jalen Manning
Paige Martin
Alexis Mitchell
Jessie Rosenberg
Gary Schoeppel
Liz Stavros