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47 Current And Former Ohio State Student-Athletes Receive Degrees

By August 6, 2023 (4:19 pm)Ohio State University, Sports

Ohio State held the university’s summer commencement ceremony on Sunday at the Schottenstein Center, and 47 current and former Ohio State student-athletes received their degrees.

Among the graduates are national champions like Adelaide Aquialla in track and field and several members of the Ohio State women’s hockey team that won the program’s first national title in 2022, as well as Olympians such as Emily Armstrong, who competed on the Canadian artistic swimming team at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Also among the graduates are seven current and former football players, including safety Josh Proctor and tight end Gee Scott Jr.

Madison Greene and Eboni Walker are current women’s basketball players that graduated, and Linnae Harper – who played at Ohio State from 2016-18 and played two seasons in the WNBA – also returned to get her degree.

The full list of student-athletes that received their degrees is below:

  • Baseball: Jameson Campbell, Master’s – Sports Coaching; Justin Eckhardt, Master’s – Sports Coaching; Nicholas Erwin, Bachelor’s – Communications; William Pfennig, Certificate – Public Management.
  • Fencing: Bence Bende, Bachelor’s – Biology; Roscoe Swartz, Master’s – Business Analytics.
  • Football: Lloyd McFarquhar, Master’s – Sports Coaching; Josh Proctor, Bachelor’s – Human Development & Family Science; Mitch Rossi, Master’s – Human Resource Management; Noah Ruggles, Master’s – Sports Coaching; Gee Scott Jr., Bachelor’s – Human Development & Family Science.
  • Field Hockey: Malen Iglesias, Master’s – Sports Coaching; Grace Kim, Master’s – Kinesiology.
  • Men’s Golf: Jackson Chandler, Bachelor’s – Sport Industry; Neal Shipley, Master’s – Business Analytics.
  • Men’s Hockey: Matthew Cassidy, Bachelor’s – Economics.
  • Men’s Lacrosse: Kyle Lewis, Certificate – Public Management.
  • Men’s Soccer: Keagan McLaughlin, Master’s – Statistics.
  • Men’s Swimming: Fabio Dalu, Bachelor’s – Mathematics; Thomas Watkins, Bachelor’s – Computer and Information Science.
  • Men’s Track and Field: Carlos Aviles, Bachelor’s – Pscyhology.
  • Rifle: Frank Steyn, Bachelor’s – Public Health.
  • Rowing: Sarah Asad, Master’s – Nursing; Charline Ulmer, Bachelor’s – Art; Jessy Vermeer, Master’s – Sports Coaching.
  • Softball: Sam Hackenbracht, Bachelor’s – Human Development & Family Science; Jaycee Ruberti, Master’s – Kinesiology.
  • Spirit Program: Jack Sampson, Master’s – Kinesiology.
  • Synchronized Swimming: Emily Armstrong, Bachelor’s – Psychology.
  • Women’s Basketball: Madison Greene, Bachelor’s – Sport Industry; Linnae Harper, Master’s – Sports Coaching; Eboni Walker, Bachelor’s – Communications.
  • Women’s Hockey: Madison Bizal, Certificate – Public Management; Riley Brengman, Bachelor’s – Sport Industry; Sophie Jaques, Master’s – Civil Engineering; Emma Maltais, Master’s – Bioethics.
  • Women’s Lacrosse: Sarah Klein, Bachelor’s – Human Development & Family Science; Jamie Level, Master’s – Sports Coaching.
  • Women’s Track and Field: Adelaide Aquilla, Certificate – Public Management; Alyssa Marsh, Certificate – Public Management; Sade Olatoye, Master’s – Bioethics; Jaydan Wood, Bachelor’s – Health Sciences.
  • Wrestling: Malik Heinselman, Master’s – Business Analytics; Gavin Hoffman, Master’s – Business Analytics; Dylan Koontz, Bachelor’s – History; Tate Orndorff, Master’s – Business Analytics; Kaleb Romero, Master’s – Business Analytics.
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