Ssashing Ceremony Video

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNCW’s graduating student-athletes were honored for their academic accomplishments Thursday in the Golden Hawk Room of the Nixon Annex during the department’s annual “Senior Sashing” ceremony.

The new tradition, organized by the Academic Support staff for the second straight year, featured head coaches of various teams presenting student-athletes with a sash or decorative ribbon inscribed “Student Athlete” to wear during this weekend’s Commencement proceedings at Trask Coliseum.

Forty-one student-athletes are scheduled to be among the more than 2,000 graduates being honored in four different ceremonies during Commencement.