ASHEVILLE, N.C. –  Seven UNC Asheville student-athletes won their biggest game on Saturday morning when they were awarded their diplomas at the school’s Fall Commencement ceremony at Kimmel Arena.


The 2013 fall student-athlete graduates are Pete Conaty (men’s tennis), Mick Giordano (men’s soccer), Todd Joyner (baseball), Melanie Kulesz (women’s cross country and track and field), Rob May (men’s soccer), Holly Shelton (volleyball) and Alex Stewart (volleyball).


The seven graduates were among 263 students who received their diplomas on Saturday.