December 18, 2020

Student-Athletes Earn Ohio State Degrees


Autumn 2020 Ohio State Student-Athlete Graduates

COLUMBUS, Ohio – At the end of autumn semester, 50 current and former student-athletes received degrees from Ohio State. The complete list of graduates is available in the table below or in the PDF linked above.

Among the athletics’ graduates …

  • Seven who returned to Ohio State to finish their degrees through the athletics department’s degree completion program – Connor Curlis (baseball), Alex Boone (football), Jeff Okudah (football), Isiah Prince (football), CJ Saunders (football), Ryan Shazier (football) and Sam Jardine (men’s hockey).
  • Shazier, a first-team All-American linebacker and captain during his time with the Buckeyes, inspired millions of people around the world with his rehabilitation from a spinal injury while playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2017. During his NFL career, Shazier twice made the Pro Bowl (2016 and 2017) and amassed nearly 300 career tackles in four seasons. Earlier this year, Shazier officially announced his retirement from the NFL.
  • Rhiann Travis of the rifle team, who earned All-America accolades three times.
  • Baseball outfielder Dominic Canzone and pitcher Andrew Magno. Both Buckeyes earned All-America honors and were selected in the 2019 MLB Draft. Canzone was an eighth-round pick and Magno was chosen in the 15th round.
  • From the men’s basketball team, CJ Walker who is currently one of four players averaging double figures (12.0 ppg) and has started 34 of the 37 games he’s played in since the start of last season. Teammate Musa Jallow, a two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree, is a 59-game veteran over the last three seasons.
Ohio State Student- Athlete Graduates - Autumn 2020  
SportNameAcademic Plan
BASECanzone, Dominic Sport Industry
BASECurlis, ConnorSport Industry
BASEMagno, AndrewSport Industry
CHEERPowell, GraceCommunication
DIVELingard, GingerFinance
FBBoone, AlexHistory
FBBorland, TufSport Coaching Master's
FBDever, Kevin Finance
FBFarrell, LukeHumdan Development and Family Science
FBGarrett, HaskellSociology
FBHaubeil, BlakeCommunication
FBHilliard, JustinConsumer Sciences
FBHoak, GunnarSport Coaching Master's
FBMyers, Joshua Social work
FBOkudah, JeffreySport Industry
FBPrince, Isaiah Sport Industry
FBSaunders, CJKinesiology Master's
FBShazier, RyanPsychology
FBSinclair, DarylCriminology
FBThomas, PhillipPyschology
FHHunter, Mara Public Mangmnt, Leadership and Policy
MBBJallow, MusaExercise Science
MBBWalker, ClarenceSport Industry
MCC/MTRCorbett, NoahActuarial Science
MCC/MTRLomong,Alexander Sociology
MHKYJardine, SamCommunication
MSOCBuzzas,Samuel Logistics Management
MSOCJackson-Ketchup, JoshuaCommunication
MSOCUche, CCEconomics
MSWIMLense,Noah Electrical and Computer Engineering
MSWIMStankivicz,SamuelData Analytics
MVBBruggemann,Jason Mechanical Engineering
MVBGerwig, AustinBiology
RIFLETravis,Rhiann Agricultural Communication
ROWO'Toole, CaillySport Industry
ROWRobinson,Maureen Forestry Fisheries & Wildlife
SBBalich,Amy Welding Engineering
SBGaskill, CarleyCommunication
SBNicholson,Claire Human Development and Family Science
WGOLFSeldemirova,Sofia Marketing
WLAXEpstein,Lindsay Communication
WRESTTraub, GaryHuman Development and Family Science
WSOCKarsh,Kaylee Biomedical Engineering
WSOCLisevick, TaylorBiology
WSOCPetit,Olivia Sport Industry
WSWIMTrace,Katherine Communication
WTRHolloway, BriannaCommunication
WVBFry, JordanBiology