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Thirteen Student-Athletes Earn Degrees




Aug. 16, 2014


WACO, Texas - In graduation ceremonies held at the Ferrell Center on Saturday, Aug. 16, 13 Baylor student-athletes from six sports earned their bachelor's (10) or master's degree (3). All-told, 1,447 student-athletes have earned their bachelor's degree since Baylor joined the Big 12 Conference in 1996.

The summer graduating class of 10 receiving bachelor's degrees completes the 2013-14 Baylor academic year. A group of 23 student-athletes graduated during fall commencement exercises in December while 72 walked across the stage in May ceremonies. In total, 105 student-athletes received their bachelor's degree during the 2013-14 academic year.

"We are very proud of our student-athletes who excelled both academically and athletically at Baylor," said Baylor Director of Athletics Ian McCaw. "These student-athletes are a part of the most successful era in Baylor Athletics history and graduate with our best wishes for continued success and happiness."

Baylor student-athletes receiving degrees in August ceremonies include:

Men's Track & Field (3): Mark'Quis Frazier, Everett Walker, Reggie Witherspoon
Volleyball (1): Jordan Teel
Women's Track & Field (2): Idia Omogiate, Kehri Jones
Women's Basketball (2): Sunejiro Agbuke, Odyssey Sims
Football (2): Josh Benenoch, Trevor Clemons-Valdez
Softball (3): Megan Turk+, Whitney Canion+, Kathy Shelton+

+Master's degree