YOUNGSTOWN -- Thirty-five Youngstown State University student-athletes will take part in the school's commencement ceremonies Saturday at 10 a.m. at Beeghly Center.
Earning degrees will be basketball players Andrew Hannan, Dave Brown, Lisa Rotunno, Missy Young and Alyson Vogrin.
Softball players graduating are Stacie Banfield, Janet Hieston, Jennifer Humphries, Christina Maynard and Rachel Zehnder.
The baseball players are Greg Ensley and Eric Jones.
Other athletes getting degrees are: Swimmer Kristi Schmidt; volleyball player Jen Resinger; women's golfer Meredith Konya; soccer players Dana Walker, Missy Laforet and Jennifer Argiro; YSU assistant marketing director Matt Gomon; and track and field athletes Jen Rizer, Natalie Sekula, Kim Hensel, Cathy Chovan, Jeri Hull, Shawn Cobey and Sean Voorhies.
Football players graduating are Casey Bogerd, Ed Blizzard, Mike Latessa, Troy LeFever, Robert McGinty, Jason Paris, Steve Rovnak, Luke Schumacher, Tamron Smith and Denver Williams.
This year's commencement speaker is Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel.