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University of Miami Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Spring Commencement

University of Miami Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Spring Commencement

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – During commencement exercises this week at the University of Miami, 69 student-athletes will earn both graduate and undergraduate degrees.

“This is a significant milestone for our student-athlete graduates and I am so proud of what they have accomplished,” Vice President/Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich said. “They will always have a home at the University of Miami and I look forward to seeing where their life’s journey takes them from here.”

Fourteen of the University’s athletic programs are represented during Spring 2022 commencement held at the Watsco Center, led by the football team with 18 graduates, including cornerback Al Blades, Jr., running back Cam’Ron Harris, defensive tackle Jordan Miller and tight end Will Mallory.

The list also includes NCAA platform diving runner-up Zach Cooper; ACC postgraduate scholarship recipient Abby Schwenger from rowing; ACC shot put and weight throw champion Debbie Ajagbe; and Kelsey Marshall, the women’s basketball program’s all-time leader in 3-pointers made.

Spring 2022 Student-Athlete Graduates

Baseball
Anthony Arguelles, Jordan Dubberly, JP Gates

Men’s Basketball
Sam Waardenburg*

Women’s Basketball
Karla Erjavec, Mykea Gray, Kelsey Marshall*, Naomi Mbandu

Men’s Diving
Zach Cooper

Football
Al Blades, Jr., Connor Byrne, Cam’Ron Harris, Aaron Howard*, Clay James*, Dante Johnson, Will Mallory, Jordan Miller, Michael Parrott*, Devon Perry*, Cam Price, Ryan Ragone, Cleveland Reed, Ryan Rizk, Michael Scibelli, Zac Smith, Ousman Traore

Golf
Kristyna Frydlova*

Rowing
Emmalyn Brenner, Megan Doyle, Sara Hansen, Mackenzie Holmgren*, Laura Johnson, Michaela Kerin, Taylor Kuligowski, Isabella Larder, Catherine Notarfrancesco, Brielle Racanelli, Anastasia Ray, Abby Schewenger, Shelly Sclater*, Maren Stickley

Soccer
Morgan Asmussen, Johanna Barth, Gudrun Haralz, Tyler Speaks

Women’s Swimming & Diving
Millie Haffety, Danika Huizinga*, Maddie Lauther, Grace McGinnis, Sydney Knapp*, Carmen San Nicolas*

Men’s Tennis
Franco Aubone, Bojan Jankulovski*, Oren Vasser

Women’s Tennis
Daevenia Achong, Eden Richardson*

Men’s Track & Field
Decio Andrade*, Kevin Arreaga*, Davonte Fuller, Khamal Stewart-Baynes, Jeff Williams

Women’s Track & Field
Debbie Ajagbe*, Selina Dantzler, Alfreda Steele*, Taylor Wright

Volleyball
Taylor Burrell, Aristea Tontai*

Former Student-Athlete
Brian Seever (baseball)

*denotes Master’s degree