GSU Athletics Honors the Class of 2020
Governors State University is holding a virtual celebration (#GovStateGrad) for 2020 graduates in lieu of the May 16 commencement exercises that were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
GSU Athletics would like to recognize 10 present and past student-athletes who completed their degrees during the 2019-20 school year:
LaShonda Black (WBB)
Amber Brooks (WBB)
Matt Contey (MGF)
Ariana Dampier (WBB)
Nikea Driver (WXC/WGF)
Julian Hardy (MBB)
Matthew McNeil (MXC)
Elizabeth Shirk (WXC)
Ashonte Sims (WBB)
Tyisha Worthy (WBB)
"This has been a challenging semester for our students with the adjustments they have had to make in their lives. I applaud them for their focus and work ethic," said GSU Director of Athletics Tony Bates. "It's a championship feeling when our players go on to graduate."
A total of 57 student-athletes have graduated from GSU since varsity athletics began in 2015-16.