Houston Student-Athletes to be Honored with Degrees

D.J. Hayden is one of 44 Houston student-athletes expected to graduate this weekend

May 9, 2013

HOUSTON - Forty-four student-athletes are expected to earn degrees from the University of Houston at this weekend's graduation ceremonies at Hofheinz Pavilion.

The Houston football program leads the way with 19 graduates, including four student-athletes who recently signed professional contracts with NFL teams, followed by 12 graduates from the track and field program that features eight All-America selections.

Eight of the 44 graduates will have athletic eligibility remaining following this weekend's ceremonies, including Justine Price of track and field, Cami Koski of soccer and Ralph Oragwu, George Bamfo, Thomas Bates, Tyler Cloud, Charles Sims and Kevin Forsch.

The spring 2013 graduates combine for 12 All-America selections, 21 Conference USA honors, 10 individual conference titles and six league specialty awards.

Nine of the upcoming graduates recently earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades, including Holli Pisarski (swimming), Bryony Hunter (tennis), Stephanie Nwachukwu (volleyball), Garrett Hughey (track and field), Reina Gaber (softball), Stephanie Derieg (soccer), Cami Koski (soccer), Brandon Hartson (football) and Kevin Forsch (football).

Below is a complete listing of Houston's expected spring graduating class.

Holli Pisarski

Lacey Truelove

Women's Track and Field
Brittany Wallace
Grecia Bolton
Yarsis Gonzalez
Megan Munoz
Justine Price
Emily Nnokwam
Keythra Richards

Will Dusenbury

Women's Tennis
Bryony Hunter
Maja Kazimieruk

Women's Volleyball
Stephanie Nwachukwu

Men's Track and Field
Richard Fenton
Kelvin Furlough
Garrett Hughey
Doug Kelley
Nathanael Pineda

Reina Gaber

Austin Pruitt

Stephanie Derieg
Katelyn Rhodes
Cami Koski

Women's Basketball
Porsche Landry
Michelle White

Jacolby Ashworth
Marcell Bates
Ameen Behbahani
Terrell Douglas
Nick Saenz
Tyler Chambers
Brandon Hartson
D.J. Hayden
Ralph Oragwu
Phillip Steward
George Bamfo
Brannon Beasley
Thomas Bates
Ty Cloud
Gino Collins
Jeffery Lewis
David Mason
Charles Sims
Kevin Forsch

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