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53 Wolf Pack Student-Athletes Set To Graduate


53 Wolf Pack Student-Athletes Set To Graduate

53 Wolf Pack Student-Athletes Set To Graduate

May 18, 2012

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RENO, Nev. — Fifty-three Wolf Pack student-athletes representing 15 teams have applied for graduation at the University of Nevada this spring and summer. Ceremonies for the 122nd University Commencement are set for this weekend on the University Quad with the processional for bachelor's degree candidates taking place on Saturday, May 19.

The Wolf Pack football team is represented by 10 student-athletes, while Nevada's skiing program has seven graduates. The Wolf Pack baseball team is represented by six graduates, while Nevada’s softball and track and field teams are graduating five student-athletes each. Nevada’s men’s basketball, women’s basketball, rifle and soccer teams have three graduates each, the men’s golf and men’s tennis teams are each represented by two graduates and the Wolf Pack women’s golf, swimming and diving, women’s tennis and volleyball team have one graduate each.

In addition, eight members of the Wolf Pack spirit squad will be earning their degrees this spring and summer, bring the total number of members from Nevada Athletics graduating to 61.

Nevada’s graduating student-athletes represent a variety of majors, including biology, general studies, community health sciences, marketing, speech communications, business management, criminal justice, human development and family studies, communication studies, animal science, international affairs, psychology, mechanical engineering, health ecology, international business, journalism, civil engineering, accounting and information systems, social work, elementary education and economics.

Wolf Pack student-athletes participating in Saturday’s commencement ceremony will wear a special silver and blue cord that is presented to them to recognize their efforts as student-athletes. Nevada Athletics will present the student-athletes with their cords at a graduation reception on Friday, May 18.

Including this spring and summer’s 53 graduates, Nevada has seen 469 of its student-athletes graduate in the past seven years. The Wolf Pack’s Graduation Success Rate is at its all-time high of 78 percent and has improved in each of the last seven years.

"We are so proud of all of the Wolf Pack student-athletes who have reached the ultimate goal of graduation this spring and summer," Nevada Director of Athletics Cary Groth said. "We wish them the best of luck as they leave the University of Nevada with their degrees and enter the next phase of their lives."

2012 Wolf Pack Spring & Summer Graduates
Name, Sport, Major
Annabelle Allen, Soccer, Speech Communications
Jacob Anderson, Baseball, Biology
Alex Arciniega, Softball, General Studies
Illiwa Baldwin, Men’s Basketball, General Studies
Alex Borcherts, Women’s Golf, Community Health Sciences
August Brautigam , Men’s Ski , Mechanical Engineering
Elias Bucher, Men’s Ski, Health Ecology
Dempster Christenson, Rifle, Animal Science
Jeremy Cole, Baseball, General Studies
Cody Collins, Baseball, General Studies
Shane Collins, Men’s Ski, Health Ecology
Justine Cooper, Softball, Human Development & Family Studes
Marie Cove, Soccer, Accounting and Information Systems
Olek Czyz, Men’s Basketball, Speech Communications
Jill Dowty, Spirit, Health Ecology & Biology
Ricky Drake, Football, Communication Studies
Amanda Endicott, Spirit, Nursing
Willie Faataualofa, Football, General Studies
Jose Acuna Flores, Football, Criminal Justice
Megan Foggia, Spirit, Biology & Psychology
Zach Fretz, Men’s Ski, International Business
Mike Gallett, Football, General Studies
Matt Gardner, Baseball, Community Health Sciences
Deantae Green, Football, Criminal Justice
Allen Hardison, Football, General Studies
Amy Harris, Women’s Ski, Journalism
Ian Holmes, Spirit, Criminal Justice
Erika Horst, Women’s Ski, Civil Engineering
Karli Howe, Swimming & Diving, Information Systems
Dario Hunt, Men’s Basketball, Business Management
Michio Koide, Rifle, International Affairs
Amanda Johnson, Women’s Basketball, Criminal Justice
Marlon Johnson, Football, Communication Studies
Corbin Louks, Football, Speech Communications
Kevin Lucas, Men’s Golf, General Studies
Jennifer Mabus, Spirit, Mechanical Engineering
Jason Man, Spirit, Geography
Jenifer McEntire, Cross Country/Track & Field, Secondary Education
Doyle Miller, Football, Communication Studies
Megan More, Rifle, Psychology
Olivia Morgan, Track & Field, Human Development & Family Studies
Britton Murdock, Softball, Psychology
Holly O’Brien, Women’s Ski, Marketing
Lais Ogata, Women’s Tennis, Management and Accounting
Kristin Palmer, Track & Field, Human Development & Family Studies
Danielle Patrick, Softball, Social Work
Deirdra Pettigrue, Track & Field, General Studies
Samantha Rice, Spirit, Criminal Justice
Tahnee Robinson, Women’s Basketball, General Studies
Jordan Rozenfeld, Men’s Tennis, General Studies
Tatiana Santiago, Volleyball, Community Health Sciences
Philip Snow, Men’s Golf, General Studies
Elizabeth Stott, Soccer, Community Health Sciences & Psychology
Bryan Suarez, Baseball, Marketing
Alex Vick, Spirit, Health Ecology
Kyle Walker, Men’s Tennis, Business Administration
Kortnee Wiley, Softball, Elementary Education
Nicole Williams, Women’s Basketball/Track, Human Development & Family Studies
Brandon Wimberly, Football, Communication Studies
Jordan Woll, Spirit, Community Health Sciences
Christina Works, Track & Field, Biochemistry and molecular biology
Garrett Yrigoyen, Baseball, General Studies

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