Seniors Briana Bass and Shekinna Stricklen went through graduation ceremonies this week. Bass received a bachelor's degree in education with a major in recreation and sport management. Stricklen received a bachelor's degree in sociology. Stricklen, a rookie with the WNBA's Seattle Storm, was able to take a break from training camp and attended Friday's graduation ceremony.
Fifth-year player Vicki Baugh earned her master's degree in kinesiology and sport studies with a concentration in sports psychology. Baugh was in training camp with the WNBA's Tulsa Shock.
Fellow seniors Glory Johnson and Alicia Manning had completed their four-year degree requirements early. Johnson completed her undergraduate degree in three years.
Likewise, juniors Taber Spani and Kamiko Williams graduated a year early. Spani received her bachelor's in communications while majoring in communications studies and is expected to start graduate school in the fall. Williams graduated with a bachelor's in sociology and plans to pursue a second degree in psychology as she completes her eligibility next season.
Summitt's son, Tyler, received his bachelor's degree in communications, completing his studies in three years. Tyler begins his coaching career on May 21 as an assistant women's coach at Marquette.
Summitt stepped down as the Lady Vols coach on April 18 to become a head coach emeritus with the program. During Summitt's 38 years, every player who completed her four years of eligibility earned a degree.