For most of the student-athletes, it felt like it was just yesterday they were coming on their visit to the University of South Carolina or walking into the dorm for the first time. But on Monday, Dec. 12, it was already time for a special group of Gamecocks to officially graduate from the University.

For those that were graduating, it was a special day that they’ll remember for the rest of their lives.

“It’s just surreal to be here and be done,” volleyball student-athlete Megan Kirkland said. “Three and a half years went by extremely fast. Just all the memories we made here as Gamecocks will last forever. We’re just excited for what the future holds.”

Each journey was different for each student-athlete, but they were all extremely excited to finally have that degree in hand.

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