Forty-Three USC Upstate Student-Athletes Participate in Spring Graduation Ceremony

Forty-Three USC Upstate Student-Athletes Participate in Spring Graduation Ceremony

Spartanburg, S.C. – Forty-three USC Upstate student-athletes walked across the stage on Tuesday evening and received their diplomas from the university as the institution held its spring commencement ceremony on campus.

The list included seven representatives from both the men's soccer and baseball programs, six from women's cross country/track and field, four each from men's basketball, women's soccer and volleyball, three from softball, two each from cross country/track and field, women's basketball and women's golf, and one each from men's and women's tennis.

36 of the graduates hail from the United States, three from Germany, and one each from Bermuda, Canada, Brazil and Mexico.

Below is the breakdown of the 2018 USC Upstate graduates by sport:

Men's Soccer:  Heiko Allmendinger, Michelangelo Dovidio, Daniel Perry, Santiago Restrepo, Lukas Sommer, Calon Minors, Rinaldi Alphonse
Baseball:  Charlie Carpenter, Kevin Hickey, Devon Ortiz, Pat Raiff, J.J. Shimko, Russell Schwertfeger, Blake Whitney
Men's Basketball:  Jacob Schulte, Carson Smith, Ramel Thompkins, Mike Cunningham
Men's Tennis:  Felix Ewers
Men's Cross Country/Track and Field:  Derek Schumacher, Cory Tate
Women's Basketball:  A'Lexxus Davis, Brittney Delva
Women's Golf:  Payton Culler, Sidney Dermody
Softball:  Karla Beasley, Kendsey Chappelear, Tarynn Tirpak
Women's Soccer:  Brooke Bailey, Nicki Krejci, Emma Safranek, Ashley Wright
Women's Tennis:  Carol Sigaki
Women's Cross Country/Track and Field:  Storm-Alexis Gandy, Leah Jostes, Fatima Pedroza, Kelsey Warren, Kennedy Holton, Breondra Steele
Volleyball:  Dominique Arnold, Kaleigh Kelley, Rebecca Shearer, Brianna Tellschow

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