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14 Student-Athletes Receive Degrees

Women's basketball's Jordan Madden graduated in Saturday ceremonies.

Women's basketball's Jordan Madden graduated in Saturday ceremonies.

Aug 19, 2013

WACO, Texas - In graduation ceremonies held at the Ferrell Center on Saturday, August 17, 14 Baylor student-athletes from eight sports earned their bachelor's (13) or master's degree (1). All-told, 1,375 student-athletes have earned their bachelor's degree since Baylor joined the Big 12 Conference in 1996.

The summer graduating class of 12 receiving bachelor's degrees completes the 2012-13 Baylor academic year. A group of 23 student-athletes graduated during fall commencement exercises in December while 82 walked across the stage in May ceremonies. In total, 118 student-athletes received their bachelor's degree during the 2012-13 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:

Baseball (1): Nick Wright
Women's Basketball (1): Jordan Madden
Equestrian (1): Chelsea Retmier
Football (7): Alex Bonilla, Cordarius Golston, Nick Johnson, Aaron Jones, Zach Northern, Jeramie Roberts, Josh Wilson
Men's Tennis (1): Kike Grangeiro
Men's Track (1): Zwede Hewitt+
Women's Track (1): Arryss Mills
Volleyball (1): Zoe Adom

+Master's degree