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42 Hampton Student-Athletes Receive Degrees

Hampton Newsroom

HAMPTON, Va. – Forty-two Hampton University student-athletes – past and present – received their degrees this past Sunday at the annual commencement ceremony held at Armstrong Stadium.

In all, 14 student-athletes graduated with honors.

The ceremony celebrated student-athletes who graduated in August 2014, December 2014, and May 2015.

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The list of graduates, separated by sport:

Football
Kory Alpichi (chemical engineering, Honors)
Charles Benning (sports management, Honors)
Norman Booker (sports management)
Andre Griffin (sports management)
David Holley (sociology)
Carvin Johnson (sports management)
Dylan Kerns (management)
Kevin Kisedu (psychology)
Alhaji Koroma (criminal justice)
Khambrel McGee (recreation and tourist management)
Tikeem Platt (sociology, Honors)
Ronald Rose (sports management)
Delbert Tyler (management)
Marcus Wade (sports management)
Jorrian Washington (art and graphic design)
Alveron Wright (recreation and tourism management)

Men’s Basketball
Ramon Mercado (recreation and tourism management)
Emmanuel Okoroba (sports management)

Women’s Basketball
Brascia Audain (finance)
Kenia Cole (sports management, Honors)
Lauren Johnson (Master’s, sports administration)
Brielle Ward (criminal justice)

Volleyball
Marija Kocevska (art and graphic design, Summa Cum Laude)
Krista Kraskura (marine and environmental science, Summa Cum Laude)
Vendula Strakova (finance, Summa Cum Laude)
NOTE: Sonja Maksimovic will receive her degree in August 2015 and participated this past Sunday.

Softball
Kerissa Burruel (criminal justice, Cum Laude)
Jailynn Jackson (psychology, Cum Laude)
Raenelle Taylor (psychology)

Men’s Track & Field
Edose Ibadin (electrical engineering, Honors)
Mohamed Labor-Koroma (health and physical education, Honors)
James McDonald (sports management, Honors)
Chidi Okezie (sports management, Honors)

Women’s Track & Field
Teiara Denmark (mathematics, Honors)
Emmy Fraenk (kinesiology, Honors)
Malekah Holland (sports management)
Le’Quisha Parker (psychology, Cum Laude)

Golf
Mikea Granberry (broadcast journalism, Honors)
Crystal Smitherman (biology, Honors)

Men’s Tennis
Lakshmana Satchithananthan (business administration, Summa Cum Laude)
Andrew Williams (biology, Honors)

Women’s Tennis
Daneya Charles (business administration, Magna Cum Laude)
Melanie Scott (psychology, Honors)

For more information on Hampton University athletics, please call the Office of Sports Information at (757) 727-5811, or visit the official Pirates website at www.hamptonpirates.com.

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