Miami Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Fall Commencement

Miami Student-Athletes Earn Degrees at Fall Commencement

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Twenty-five University of Miami student-athletes earned degrees during Fall 2022 commencement exercises Friday at Watsco Center.

“Graduation is a significant milestone for our student-athletes and I am extremely proud of what this group has accomplished,” Vice President/Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich said. “Wherever their life’s journey takes them from here, they will always have a home at the University of Miami.”

Eight of the University’s athletic programs were represented at today’s commencement, led by the football team with nine graduates, including defensive end Jahfari Harvey, punter Lou Hedley and offensive lineman Zion Nelson.

The list also includes soccer goalkeeper Melissa Dagenais, women’s track and field All-American Hannah-Sophia Hall, volleyball All-ACC selection Janice Leao, and men’s track and field All-Americans Decio Andrade and Ayman Zahafi.

Fall 2022 Student-Athlete Graduates

Alejandro Torres, Danny Reyes

Jahfari Harvey, Lou Hedley*, Zalon’Tae Hillery*, Jarius Howard, Will Huggins*, Bryan Levine, Zion Nelson, Mark Pope, Ousman Traore

Anna Backman, Morgan Pankow

Melissa Dagenais, Jaclyn Marra, Taylor Shell

Women’s Tennis
Nada Dimovska

Men’s Track & Field
Decio Andrade*, Khamal Stewart-Baynes, Ayman Zahafi

Women’s Track & Field
Selina Dantzler, Hannah-Sophia Hall, Lauryn Harris

Janice Leao, Tyanna Omazic*

*Denotes Master’s degree