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61 Student-Athletes Were Set To Graduate From UK Last Saturday



Bud Dupree, shown above at the recent NFL Draft when he was picked by the Pittsburgh Steelers as the league's No. 22 pick overall, was one of the athletes who went through UK graduation ceremony Saturday, May 9. Photo by Chet White/UK Athletics

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A total of 61 current and former University of Kentucky student-athletes were expected to receive their bachelor’s degrees at the commencement ceremonies held last Saturday at Rupp Arena.

Along with the 31 graduates from December, UK athletics department was scheduled to have 92 total grads for the 2014-15 school year.

Here's the list of the graduating student-athletes and their sports:

• Baseball: Thomas Bernal, Spencer Jack, Taylor Martin, Matt Snyder

• Men’s Basketball: Tod Lanter, Brian Long, Sam Malone, Alex Poythress

• Women’s Basketball: Azia Bishop, Bria Goss, Jennifer O’Neill, Jelleah Sidney

• Football: Steven Borden, Josh Clemons, Eric Dixon, Alvin “Bud” Dupree, Josh Forrest, Braylon Heard, Farrington Huguenin, Melvin Lewis, Ashely Lowery, Kelly Mason (note: Max Godby, who was a senior in eligibility on the 2014 team and already had earned his bachelor’s degree, has completed his master’s degree and will receive that on Saturday)

• Men’s Golf: Matthew Anderson

• Women’s Golf: Heather Lott

• Gymnastics: Alexis Gross, Kayla Hartley

• Rifle: Elijah Ellis, Cody Manning, John Sutton

• Women’s Soccer: Emma Brown, Madeleine Lockridge, Taylor Mogel

• Softball: Ginny Carroll, Kara Howard, Griffin Joiner

• Men’s Swimming: Rob Resch

• Women’s Swimming: Kate Jones, Katrina Keirns, Blair Kuethe, Taylor Melton

• Men’s Tennis: Brett Johnson, Charles Minc

• Women’s Tennis: Edmee Morin-Kougoucheff, Grace Trimble, CeCe Witten

• Men’s Track and Field: Terence Boyd, Raymond Dykstra, Keffri Neal, Jared Phillips, Brad Szypka

• Women’s Track and Field: Dominique Booker, Dezerea Bryant, Michelle Canterna, Rebecca Famurewa, Kenyattia Hackworth, Kendra Harrison, Joanne Imbert, Leah Nugent, Morganne Phillips, Keilah Tyson, Angelica Whaley


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