ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Thirty-five student-athletes at UNC Asheville received their diplomas at graduation ceremonies that the school held Saturday morning on the campus quad.
The 35 graduates represent 21 percent of Bulldog student-athletes that competed this year. Twelve of the graduates earned department distinctions for their work in the classroom, while four earned the distinction of university scholar and two earned the distinction of university research scholar.
Here is a list of the student-athletes who graduated and what sport they participated in this year.
Men's Basketball (6): Madison Davis, Matt Dickey, Jeremy Harn, Quinard Jackson, J.P. Primm, Chris Stephenson
Baseball (5): Cody Buch, Klint Davis, Grier Harrington, Jordan Lurie, Beau Zinman
Men's Soccer (5): Bryan George, Kye Grooms, Jake Hagedorn, Eli Morrow, J.J. Morrow
Women's Soccer (4): Leilani Halkiotis, Carolyn O'Brien, Emma Sell-Goodhand, Mary Kate Tucker
Women's Tennis (4): Britney Cloer, Devon Cavanaugh, Nicky Schon, Stephanie Schon
Men's Cross Country & Track and Field (3): Eliud Chirchir, Carlos Lopez, Adam Schnapp
Women's Cross Country & Track and Field (3): Claire Anderson, Emily Pineda, Erin Putnam
Men's Tennis (2): Jonas Brobeck, Thomas Rees
Women's Basketball (2): Lindsey Thompson, Katie Wise
Volleyball (1): Cindi Miller