UGA announces 39 student-athletes to receive degrees Friday

Thirty-nine University of Georgia student-athletes will receive degrees at the Fall Commencement on Friday in Stegeman Coliseum.

Among the graduates are eight baseball players, seven football players, six members of the swimming and diving teams, four members of the track and field team, three volleyball players, three members of the women’s golf team, three softball players, two soccer players, two equestrian team members and one gymnast.

Baseball: Joey Delmonico, Knoxville, Tenn., Communication Studies; Will Harvil, Smyrna, Ga., Sport Management; Chase Hawkins, Snellville, Ga., Management Info Systems; Levi Hyams, Stafford, Va., Communication Studies; Tyler Maloof, Winder, Ga., Finance; Colby May, Guyton, Ga., Communication Studies; Michael Palazzone, Marietta, Ga., Finance; Peter Verdin, Alexandria, Va., Sport Management.

Equestrian: Jessica Buchko, Sarasota, Fla., Health Promotion; Melanie Carraway, Evans, Ga., English.

Football: Luis Capella, Augusta, Ga., Finance; Sanders Commings, Augusta, Ga., Communication Studies; Terrence Edwards, Sandersville, Ga., Housing; Jonathan Owens, Blountsville, Ala., Housing; Bacarri Rambo, Donalsonville, Ga., Consumer Economics; Christian Robinson, Norcross, Ga., Sport Management; Cornelius Washington, Hephzibah, Ga., Sport Management.

Women’s Golf: Tess Fordham, Metter, Ga., Accounting; Kiara Hayashida, Lima, Peru, Communication Studies; Milena Savich, Carmel, Ind., Journalism

Gymnastics: Kat Ding, Sparks, Nev., Advertising.

Soccer: Ashley Baker, Lilburn, Ga., Recreation and Leisure Studies; Bailey Powell, Fayetteville, Ga., Communication Studies.

Softball: Erin Arevalo, Lathrop, Calif., Psychology; Ashley Pauly, Kennesaw, Ga., Newspapers; Kristyn Sandberg, Island Park, N.Y., Health and Physical Education.

Swimming and diving: Michael Arnold, Marietta, Ga., Marketing and Finance; Peter Benner, Savannah, Ga., Management; Abbie Fish, Louisville, Ky., Exercise and Sport Science; Shane Hall, Cumming, Ga., Management Info Systems; Erica Malagon, Athens, Ga., Spanish and Biology; Landon Watters, Rome, Ga., Exercise and Sport Science.

Track and field: Colleen Felix, St. Andrews, Grenada, Communication Studies; C.J. Holman, Huber Heights, Ohio, Communication Studies; Kristie Krueger, Argyle, Tex., Environmental Economics and Management; Eve Machovec, Augusta, Ga., Magazines.

Volleyball: Briana Bahr, Pensacola, Fla., Housing; Ann Dylla, Littleton, Colo., Finance; Kathleen Gates, Wilmington, N.C., Exercise and Sport Science.

— From staff reports

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