There’s going to be a lot of talent in Rupp Arena this weekend.
According to UK Athletics, a total of 93 University of Kentucky student-athletes are set to graduate during the 2021 Spring Commencement ceremonies, scheduled for Friday through Sunday.
Six of the student-athletes will graduate from Kentucky as national champions, including two from the rifle team and four from volleyball. Building off that, 10 graduating Wildcats have previously been named All-Americans while 24 of them have earned all-conference honors.
12 of the graduates are set to earn their master’s degrees, as well, including all four seniors from the women’s tennis team: Lesedi Jacobs, Akvile Paražinskaite, Anastasia Tkachenko, and Diana Tkachenko.
— Kentucky Athletics (@UKAthletics) May 13, 2021
Below is the full list of graduates, provided by UK Athletics.
Eddie Brooks – Cawood Ledford Post-Eligibility Scholarship
David Cheatle – Cawood Ledford Post-Eligibility Scholarship
T.J. Collett – master’s degree
Trey Dawson – Cawood Ledford Post-Eligibility Scholarship
+indicates graduate school certificate
Max Duffy – master’s degree
Luke Fortner – master’s degree
Clevan Thomas – master’s degree
Charles Burnett – Cawood Ledford Post-Eligibility Scholarship
Kevin Barajas – Cawood Ledford Post-Eligibility Scholarship
Men’s Swimming and Diving
Women’s Swimming and Diving
Lesedi Jacobs – master’s degree
Akvil? Paražinskait? – master’s degree
Anastasia Tkachenko – master’s degree
Diana Tkachenko – master’s degree
Men’s Track and Field/Cross Country
Charles Lenford Jr.
Dwight St. Hillaire
Matthew Thomas – master’s degree
Kenroy Williams – master’s degree
Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country
Nicole Fautsch – master’s degree
Gabby Curry – master’s degree
In total, 115 student-athletes are expected to graduate from Kentucky during the 2020-21 school year.