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58 Student-Athletes Earn Degrees from UM

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Fifty-eight student-athletes earned degrees from the University of Miami in 2019 Spring Commencement exercises, which took place Thursday and Friday at the Watsco Center on the UM campus in Coral Gables. The student-athletes are among the more than 3,500 University of Miami undergraduate and graduate students who earned their degrees during the spring ceremonies.
Graduates from all of the University of Miami’s schools and colleges were recognized by name and walked across the stage to be congratulated by University President Julio Frenk and their respective academic dean.
Thirteen of Miami’s athletics programs were represented in the graduation ceremonies. The football team led all programs with 15 graduates, while the women’s track and field program had nine graduates.
UM’s impressive list of spring student-athlete graduates includes academic standouts, All-Americans, All-Atlantic Coast Conference selections and program-record holders.
Among the graduates from the Miami Department of Athletics:
Michelle Atherley, Women’s Track & Field
2019 NCAA Women’s Pentathlon Champion 
USTFCCCA First-Team All American 
2019 ACC Women’s Indoor Pentathlon Champion, ACC Women’s Field Performer of the Year and ACC Indoor Champion Field MVP 

Brittny Ellis, Women’s Track & Field
2019 USTFCCCA Second Team All-American (400m and 4x400m relay) 
ACC 400-meter Champion 
Emese Hof, Women’s Basketball
First Team All-ACC, ACC All-Defensive Team and ACC Most Improved Player in 2018-19
Miami’s career (54.9) and single-season (58.6) field goal percentage record holder
WBCA Coaches’ All-America Team Honorable Mention in 2018-19 

Briadam Herrera, Men’s Diving
Seven-time NCAA All-American (four-time in 1-meter, three-time in 3-meter)
Six-time ACC champion (three times in both 1-meter and 3-meter)
2017 ACC Men’s Diver of the Year 
Anthony Lawrence II, Men’s Basketball
39th 1,000-point scorer in program history (finished 34th in career scoring at UM with 1,043 points)
Fifth in career games played at Miami with 130
Ninth in career steals at UM with 141
Haley Templeton, Volleyball
Two-time AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
Two-time AVCA All-Region honoree
Four-time All-ACC honoree
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First  Last 
Crispian  Atkins 
George  Brown 
Jordan  Butler
Lawrence  Cager
Alejandro  Cardenas 
Jhavonte  Dean
Daniel  Dominguez
James  Gordinier
Demetrius  Jackson
Hayden  Mahoney
Zachary McCloud 
Bar  Milo
Tyler Murphy
James  Murphy
Jack  Spicer
Men’s Basketball 
Dejan  Vasiljevic
Rodney  Miller
Ebuka  Izundu
Anthony  Lawrence II
Women’s Soccer 
Jamie  Brunworth 
Molly  Lynch 
Kristina  Fisher
Dalanda  Ouendeno
Maisie  Sadler Baker 
Camille Kelton
Niccola  Venezia
Ainsly Wolfinbarger 
Women’s Basketball 
Laura  Cornelius 
Emese  Hof
Khalia  Prather
Women’s Volleyball
Kolby  Bird
Haley  Templeton 
Lucia  Pampana
Women’s Golf
Claudia  De Antonio
Serena  Hou
Men’s Tennis 
Dane  Dunlap
Women’s Tennis 
Silvia  Fuentes 
Women’s Track and Field 
Michelle  Atherley 
Carolyn  Brown
Anne  Den Otter
Brittny  Ellis 
Erin  Ford
Zakiya  Rashid
Anna  Runia 
Celine  Thompson 
Autum  Kramer 
Men’s Track and Field
Sean  Hagert 
Jaalen  Jones 
Isaiah  Taylor 
Myles  Valentine
Women’s Swimming and Diving 
Carolyn  Chaney
Katherine  Sickinger 
Sydney  Story 
Roxanne  Yu
Men’s Swimming and Diving 
David  Dinsmore 
Briadam  Herrera 
Women’s Rowing 
Jacquline  Lippincott
Ariannie  Pena-Aleman