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UK Athletics Shines on SEC Academic Honor Roll

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 20, 2018) Student-athletes at the University of Kentucky combined to earn a total of 68 spots on the 2017-18 Southeastern Conference Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll, the league announced Wednesday. UK placed third in the league for the most student-athletes earning a spot on the honor roll.

The 2017-18 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll includes the sports of men’s and women’s basketball, gymnastics, rifle, and men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. It is based on grades from the 2017 spring, summer and fall terms. Among other qualifications, student-athletes must have a 3.0 grade-point average to be on the honor roll.   

The UK Gymnastics team — which will compete in the NCAA Championships on Friday for the first time in school history — was second in the league in that sport with six athletes on the list. Women’s Basketball tied for second with seven honorees. Women’s Swimming and Diving tied for second with 25. Men’s Basketball had three on the roll, tying for third in that sport. UK’s national champion Rifle team had six honorees, tying University of Mississippi, the only other school in the league that fields a team in that sport.

Kentucky representatives:

Kentucky – Sport – Major

Brad Calipari – m basketball – marketing

Jonny David – m basketball – exercise science

Dillon Pulliam – m basketball – computer engineering

Makenzie Cann – w basketball – integrated strategic communication

Jessica Hardin – w basketball – communication

Maci Morris – w basketball – exercise science

Taylor Murray – w basketball – public health

Paige Poffenberger – w basketball – biology

Alyssa Rice – w basketball – accounting

Jaida Roper – w basketball – psychology

Erynne Allen – gymnastics – exercise science

Katie Carlisle – gymnastics – integrated strategic communication

Katrina Coca – gymnastics – exercise science

Danaea Davis – gymnastics – exercise science

Sidney Dukes – gymnastics – marketing

Alex Hyland – gymnastics – exercise science

Mollie Korth – gymnastics – exercise science

Alaina Kwan – gymnastics – journalism

Hailey Poland – gymnastics – merchandising, apparel and textiles

Cori Rechenmacher – gymnastics – nursing

Aubree Rosa – gymnastics – communication

Katie Stuart – gymnastics – merchandising, apparel and textiles

Billy Azzinaro – rifle – mechanical engineering

Hanna Carr – rifle – agricultural and medical biotechnology

Morgan Duerr – rifle – biology

Carmen Fry – rifle – merchandising, apparel and textiles

Cathryn Papasodora – rifle – integrated strategic communication

Jason Spaude – rifle – agricultural and medical biotechnology

Bowen Anderson – m swim and dive – biology

Shane Anderson – m swim and dive – biology

Matthew Beach – m swim and dive – exercise science

Connor Blandford – m swim and dive – computer science

David Dingess – m swim and dive – accounting

Kevin Frebel – m swim and dive – human health sciences

Jackson Gunning – m swim and dive – political science

Austin Haney – m swim and dive – civil engineering

Jason Head – m swim and dive – exercise science

Issac Jones – m swim and dive – middle level teacher education

Stephen Jou – m swim and dive – communication

Jarod Kehl – m swim and dive – anthropology

Seb Masterton – m swim and dive – exercise science

Mike Summe – m swim and dive – finance

Josh Swart – m swim and dive – marketing

Bridgette Alexander – w swim and dive – kinesiology and health promotion

Morgan Belli – w swim and dive – accounting, management

Kayla Churman – w swim and dive – biology

Courtney Clark – w swim and dive – marketing, management

Ann Davies – w swim and dive – social work

Emma Dellmore – w swim and dive – public health

Kierston Farley-Sepe – w swim and dive – management

Kailey Francetic – w swim and dive – exercise science

Rachel Freeman – w swim and dive – integrated strategic communication

Geena Freriks – w swim and dive – dietetics

Ali Galyer – w swim and dive – marketing

Cara Hudson – w swim and dive – human nutrition

Paige Kelly – w swim and dive – exercise science

Morgan Lakes – w swim and dive – human health sciences

Sarah Loheide – w swim and dive – human nutrition

Haley McInerny – w swim and dive – marketing

Lizzy Merriman – w swim and dive – exercise science

Alexandra Nelson – w swim and dive – psychology

Kathryn Painter – w swim and dive – management, marketing

Allie Petersen – w swim and dive – finance

Alaina Potts – w swim and dive – accounting

Asia Seidt – w swim and dive – exercise science

Emma Skinner – w swim and dive – elementary education, psychology

Meredith Whisenhunt – w swim and dive – psychology

Madison Winstead – w swim and dive – human health sciences

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