August 8, 2021

Spencer Sansom Among Student-Athlete Summer Graduates


COLUMBUS, OhioSpencer Sansom was among 26 Ohio State student-athletes who earned degrees on Sunday. The summer commencement ceremony was held in the Schottenstein Center on Ohio State’s campus.

Sansom, from Clovis, Calif., was a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree and was also a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar throughout her career. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in sport coaching, recreation, and physical education with a minor in human development and family sciences and today received her master’s degree in sports management.

Sanson’s academic honors not only included recognition by the Big Ten Conference but also by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as an All-America Scholar-Athlete. She was a five-time OSU Scholar-Athlete, earning the distinction every year of her career.

Earlier this past spring, Sansom was one of four student-athletes from Ohio State to participate in the NCAA Career in Sports Forum. It allowed selected student-athletes to learn about and explore potential careers in sports, particularly college athletics.

On the field, Sansom played in 95 career games and was part of three teams that played in the NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes finished with a 139-80 (.634) record during her five-year career.