Mocs Graduate 26 Student-Athletes With Degrees

Monday, May 18, 2020
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics Department celebrates the Class of 2020 with 26 student-athletes earning degrees at the end of the spring semester.  The actual commencement ceremonies at UTC have been postponed until later in the summer, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

"I am amazed by the efforts and adaptations that the entire University had to go through to close out this spring semester," stated UTC Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Mark Wharton.  "I hate that these student-athletes had to wrap up their degrees under these stressful times, but they did an outstanding job."

Included the Class of 2020 student-athletes are 19 different degrees earned, including seven Master's Degrees.  Eight student-athletes graduated with honors, while nine made an All-Southern Conference Team.  Seven of these Mocs won at least one SoCon during their careers at UTC. 

Be sure to check out the attached video of Mark Wharton reading the graduates names and degrees.  The full list of spring 2020 student-athlete grads is available below. 

Men's Basketball
Jonathan Scott – Men's Basketball - Exercise Science

Women's Basketball
Shelbie Davenport - Master's of Business Administration

Cross Country/Track & Field
Abigail Bateman – Marketing – Summa Cum Laude
Hannah Caldwell – Business Management
Julia Henderson – Master's of Accounting
Emily Poole – Master's of Criminal Justice
Micah Sneller –Mechanical Engineering
Nathan Watson – Chemical Engineering – Magna Cum Laude

Football
Drayton Arnold – Master's of Public Administration
Rashun Freeman – Engineering Management
Jacob Webster – Business Management

Women's Golf
Maddy McDanel – Marketing

Soccer
Bailey Gale – Biology – Magna Cum Laude
McKenzie Gregg – Master's of Public Health
Jordan Mueller – Special Education – Magna Cum Laude
Anna Rogers – Classical Languages - Cum Laude

Softball
Morgan Kazerooni – Accounting - Summa Cum Laude
Emma Sturdivant – Criminal Justice
Hayleigh Weissenbach – Criminal Justice
 
Men's Tennis
Simon Bustamante – Marketing

Women's Tennis
Charlotte Bossy – Master's of Environmental Science

Volleyball
Brianna Anderson – Exercise Science – Magna Cum Laude
Mikaela Gauthreaux – Accounting - Magna Cum Laude

Wrestling
Jacob Murphy – Master's of Education
Rodney Jones – Business Management
Dominic Lampe – Health & Human Performance

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