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Over the course of this weekend, 48 Gator student-athletes will participate in UF commencement ceremonies.

Friday May 2, 2014Forty-eight Gator student-athletes participating in this weekend's commencement

Gainesville, Fla.

Over the course of this weekend, 48 Gator student-athletes will participate in UF commencement ceremonies.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A total of 48 University of Florida student-athletes will participate in this weekendís commencement ceremonies in the Stephen C. OíConnell Center.

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29 members of the 2014 spring graduate class were part of a national and/or Southeastern Conference championship team during their Gator careers.

The Gators recognized as the top graduating student-athletes are volleyballís Chloe Mann and menís basketballís Patric Young, as Mann receives the Tracy Caulkins Award and Young is the Doug Belden Award recipient.

 

Menís tennis player Bob van Overbeek and distance runner Agata Strausa receive $7,500 post-graduate scholarships as Floridaís nominees for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Award. Young, a 2014 Capital One Academic Menís Basketball All-American, receives a $5,000 scholarship as a 2014 Brad Davis SEC Community Service award nominee.

 

Van Overbeek is graduating summa cum laude and womenís swimmer Jamie Bohunicky is graduating cum laude.

 

Four graduates were conference players of the year during their Gator careers: Lauren Embree (2010, 2012, 2013 SEC Womenís Tennis Player of the Year), Chloe Mann (2012 SEC Volleyball Player of the Year), Taylor Unroe (2013 SEC Volleyball Libero of the Year) and Young (2014 SEC Menís Basketball Defensive Player of the Year).

A total of 35 graduates earned Academic All-Southeastern Conference honors during their Florida careers.

 

2014 University of Florida Student-Athlete Spring Commencement Participants

Name

Sport

Degree

Keenan Kish

Baseball

Telecommunication

Karsten Whitson

Baseball

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Billy Donovan

Menís Basketball

Political Science

Jacob Kurtz

Menís Basketball

Mechanical Engineering

Casey Prather

Menís Basketball

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Will Yeguete

Menís Basketball

International Studies

Patric Young

Menís Basketball

Telecommunication

Jaterra Bonds

Womenís Basketball

Telecommunication

Kayla Lewis

Womenís Basketball

Psychology

Lily Svete

Womenís Basketball

Biology & Psychology

Cody Adams

Football

Criminology & Law

Neiron Ball

Football

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Tim Clark

Football

Sport Management*

Drew Ferris

Football

Psychology

Darrin Kitchens

Football

Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Brad Phillips

Football

Nutritional Sciences

Christian Provancha

Football

Environmental Science

Michael Taylor

Football

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Billy Anderson

Menís Golf

Sport Management

Santiago Gavino

Menís Golf

Economics

Alaina Johnson

Gymnastics

Sociology

Cara Canington

Lacrosse

Sport Management*

Krista Grabher

Lacrosse

English

Haley Reeb

Soccer

Criminology & Law

Maggie Rodgers

Soccer

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Caroline Triglia

Soccer

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Christopher Jones

Menís Diving

Visual Arts Studies

James Pompi

Menís Diving

Economics

Jason Taylor

Menís Swimming

Management

Jamie Bohunicky

Womenís Swimming

Women's Studies

Florent Diep

Menís Tennis

Economics

Bob van Overbeek

Menís Tennis

Economics

Alexandra Cercone

Womenís Tennis

Psychology

Lauren Embree

Womenís Tennis

Sport Management

Olivia Janowicz

Womenís Tennis

Political Science

Anthony Amodio

Menís Track & Field

Finance

Kyle Mailloux

Menís Track & Field

Mechanical Engineering

Sean Obinwa

Menís Track & Field

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Leonardo Seymore

Menís Track & Field

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

Jovon Toppin

Menís Track & Field

Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Derek Wehunt

Menís Track &Field

Anthropology

Amani Bryant

Womenís Track & Field

Recreation, Parks and Tourism

Darshay Davis

Womenís Track & Field

Political Science

Katrina DeKrey

Womenís Track & Field

Sociology

Stephanie Strasser

Womenís Track & Field

Telecommunication & Political Science

Agata Strausa

Womenís Track & Field

Art History

Chloe Mann

Volleyball

Information Systems & Operation Management*

Taylor Unroe

Volleyball

Family, Youth and Community Sciences

*masterís degree

 

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