Four members of the WNIT Final Four participant Charlotte 49ers women's basketball team will graduate on Saturday, May 14. Seniors Shannon McCallum and Kendria Holmes and juniors Katie Meador and Epiphany Woodson will walk across the stage and get their diploma in Halton Arena this Saturday.
McCallum, Holmes, Meador and Woodson played integral roles in helping the 49ers win a school-record 27 games and reach the WNIT Final Four this past season.
McCallum, who finished her career as the 49ers fourth all-time leading scorer, graduates with a degree in Africana Studies. She leaves right after the graduation ceremony for Atlanta since she has her first practice with the WNBA's Atlanta Dream, Saturday evening. Holmes, who dished out 147 assists this past season which is the third highest single-season total in school history, graduates with a degree in Sociology. Holmes plans to pursue a professional basketball career overseas. Meador, who was enjoying the best season of her career prior to seeing her season prematurely end due to an injury, graduates in three years with a degree in Sociology. She plans to return for her senior season while working on a Master's Degree in Liberal Studies. Woodson, who finished second on the team in scoring at 12.1 points per game, graduates with a degree in Sociology. She plans to return for her senior season while working on a Master's Degree in Liberal Studies.