Forty Spartan Student-Athletes Set To Receive Degrees

Forty Spartan Student-Athletes Set To Receive Degrees  (PHOTO:  MSU SID)
Forty Spartan Student-Athletes Set To Receive Degrees (PHOTO: MSU SID)

Forty Spartan student-athletes will take part in commencement ceremonies on the Michigan State campus this weekend. Thirty-eight student-athletes will receive their undergraduate degree while Chase Gianacakos and Matt Sokol will receive their Master of Science degrees.

"On behalf of the entire athletic department, I'd like to offer my congratulations to our winter graduates," MSU athletic director Bill Beekman said. "Our student-athletes often make headlines for what they accomplish in their sports, but it's important to recognize that their performance in the classroom is every bit as impressive. Some of them will continue on at MSU while pursuing advanced degrees, but for those that are moving on, I can't wait to see what excellence awaits them."

Michigan State Student-Athlete Graduates
Baseball
Andrew Gonzalez (Communication)
Joe Mockbee (Food Industry Management)
William Salter (Economics)

Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Dan Sims (Supply Chain Management)

Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Jessica Goethals (Kinesiology)
Natalie Monroe (Psychology)
Jenny Rogers (Supply Chain Management)

Field Hockey
Grace Santi (Advertising)

Football
Byron Bullough (Finance)
Josh Butler (Media and Information)
Cole Chewins (Finance)
Andrew Dowell (Advertising Management)
David Dowell (Advertising Management)
Chase Gianacakos (Marketing Research – Master of Science)
Jake Hartbarger (Hospitality Business)
Brian Lewerke (Economics)
Collin Lucas (Construction Management)
Grayson Miller (Management)
Matt Morrissey (Finance)
Gerald Owens (Sociology)
Matt Sokol (Marketing Research – Master of Science)
Tyriq Thompson (Journalism)
Khari Willis (IDS-Community Governance & Advocacy)

Men's Golf
Charlie Green (Construction Management)
A.J. Varekois (Advertising Management)

Gymnastics
Victoria Huehn (English)
Hailee Westney (Kinesiology)

Men's Soccer
Jimmy Hague (Applied Engineering Sciences)

Women's Soccer
Brenna Cockerill (Communication)
Madison Duncan (Mechanical Engineering)
Morgan McKerchie (Electrical Engineering)
Lexy Warner (Packaging)

Softball
Mckenzie Long (Criminal Justice and Psychology)
Bridgette Rainey (Advertising Management)

Men's Swimming & Diving
Nick Leshok (Materials Science & Engineering)

Women's Swimming & Diving
Racheal Bukowski (Hospitality Business)

Women's Tennis
Lexi Baylis (Mechanical Engineering)

Men's Track & Field 
Antonio Clarke (Media and Information)
Alec Wiater (Kinesiology)

Volleyball
Abby Monson (Advertising Management)

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