Women's Tennis Senior Pantusart Selected as Commencement Speaker

Photo by Dennis Snyder
Photo by Dennis Snyder

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Prang Pantusart: UA has been a welcoming second home

AKRON, Ohio – Zips women's tennis player Prang Pantusart has been chosen as a student responder for The University of Akron's Spring 2013 Class and will speak at Friday's 7 p.m. commencement ceremony at E.J. Thomas Hall.

Pantusart, who will graduate cum laude with a degree in finance, is a three-time All-Mid-American Conference selection and makes up half of UA's nationally-ranked doubles team that will compete later this month in the NCAA Championships in Urbana, Ill.

Read the feature story on UAkron.edu ... Prang Pantusart: UA has been a welcoming second home

The UA doubles team of Panutsart and senior Angelina Jogasuria, which owns an 18-0 dual-match record and a 19-1 overall mark this season, is one of 11 automatic qualifiers in this year's NCAA Championships and is ranked No. 42 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll.

The NCAA Championships will be held May 22-27.