WILMINGTON, North Carolina - The UNCW athletics department will be well represented at Spring 2012 commencement ceremonies this weekend when 47 student-athletes don their cap and gown for the festivities.
The women's soccer squad leads the way, sending eight graduates to the platform during UNCW's four separate graduation commemorations that take place Friday and Saturday at Trask Coliseum.
In addition, the men's and women's track and field teams each have six Seahawks set to receive their diplomas, while the women's swimming and diving team will have five competitors celebrate the big day.
UNCW Student-Athletes/Graduates By Sport
Baseball - Andrew Cain (Business Marketing), Ryan Leach (Business Accounting), Tyler McSwain (Community Health), Thomas Pope (Business Management and Leadership)
Men's Basketball - Cam Chambers (Business Finance)
Women's Basketball - Theresa Jackson-Henderson (Community Health)
Men's Golf - Taylor Zimmerman (Business Marketing)
Women's Golf - Sofia Hagsund (Business Finance)
Men's Soccer - Brian Harrison (MBA Accounting)
Women's Soccer - Kelly Dodd (Special Education), Ashley Dohrer (Elementary Education), Chandler Follett (Biology and Spanish), Erin Pardini (Exercise Science), Gretchen Scheffe (Marine Biology), Laura Shupe (Exercise Science), Meagan Simeone (Business Finance), Laura Wilson (Exercise Science)
Softball - Amanda Aditays (Nursing), Katie Houmard (Biology), Ashley Shingleton (Exercise Science), Amanda Davenport (Community Health)
Men's Swimming and Diving - Mike Smiechowski (Criminology), Bobby Guntoro (Business)
Women's Swimming and Diving - Meg Gildea (Spanish and Accounting), Kristin Harris (Marine Biology), Libby Mayock (Psychology), Kasey Richardson (Exercise Science), Anna Munger (Creative Writing)
Women's Tennis - Casey Dashiell (Exercise Science), Christina Lee (Applied Mathematics)
Men's Cross Country/Track & Field - Kelly Carmichael (Psychology), Joey Jazwinski (Physical Geography), Ed Manning (Business Management), Kenneth Pope (Criminal Justice), Cam Shaver (Exercise Science), Wil Zahorodny (Psychology)
Women's Cross Country/Track & Field - Becky Boulay (Recreation Sport Management and Tourism Management), Sara Bowen (Applied Health), Erin Brennan (English), Jordan Daywalt (Recreation Sport Management and Tourism Management), Karen Kazaglis (Business Accounting), Kristi Kerrigan (Marine Biology and Environmental Science)
Volleyball - Kelsey Bendig (Communications Studies), Jennifer Mallard (Middle School Education), Emily Mohrman (Psychology)