More Than 140 Student-Athletes Earn Degrees During Graduation Ceremonies

May 22, 2017 Photo Gallery

WASHINGTON - More than 140 Georgetown University student-athletes earned degrees over the weekend during graduation ceremonies on the Hilltop, first on Saturday and then a smaller group in a private ceremony on Monday.

On Saturday, more than 60 student-athletes earned their degrees from Georgetown College, while others participated in ceremonies from the McDonough School of Business, the School of Nursing & Health Studies and the School of Foreign Service.

The baseball team, which competed over the weekend, took part in a graduation ceremony in Riggs Library on Monday.

The student-athletes who graduated from Georgetown Class of 2017 were part of an impressive group, both on and off the field of competition.

During their four years on campus, the Class of 2017 included student-athletes who were on teams that won five BIG EAST Regular Season titles, six BIG EAST Tournament Championships, 23 BIG EAST individual titles, two teams that made NCAA Final Four appearances and five that won non-NCAA National Championships.

The class also included student-athletes who earned more than 230 league or national academic honors.

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