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UK Has 80 Student-Athletes on SEC Fall Sports Academic Honor Roll

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 9, 2018) Student-athletes at the University of Kentucky combined to earn a total of 80 spots on the 2017 Southeastern Conference Fall Sports Academic Honor Roll, the league announced earlier this week. 

The 2017 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll includes the sports of cross country, football, soccer and volleyball. 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.   

Fittingly, UK’s SEC co-champion volleyball team also tied for the most student-athletes on the SEC Honor Roll with 13. UK placed seven student-athletes in the sport of men’s cross country, six in women’s cross country, 27 in football, 13 in men’s soccer and 14 in women’s soccer. 

Kentucky representatives, their sport and major are as follows:

  • Cole Dowdy, Men's Cross Country, biology;
  • Tanner Dowdy, Men's Cross Country, political science;
  • Brennan Fields, Men's Cross Country, finance;
  • Ian Jones, Men's Cross Country, human health sciences;
  • Kendall Muhammad, Men's Cross Country, human health sciences;
  • Daniel Southard, Men's Cross Country, communication;
  • Jacob Thomson, Men's Cross Country, accounting/finance;
  • Avery Bussjagger, Women's Cross Country, biology;
  • Sarah Crawford, Women's Cross Country, biology;
  • Katy Kunc, Women's Cross Country, economics/marketing;
  • Michelle McKinney, Women's Cross Country, human nutrition;
  • Whitney O'Bryan, Women's Cross Country, exercise science;
  • Caitlin Shepard, Women's Cross Country, nursing;
  • David Baumer, Football, business management;
  • Brayden Berezowitz, Football, finance/business management;
  • Bryan Berezowitz, Football, finance/business management;
  • Blake Best, Football, economics/finance;
  • Logan Blue, Football, finance/business management;
  • David Bouvier, Football, marketing/business management;
  • Miles Butler, Football, accounting/finance;
  • C.J. Conrad, Football, communication;
  • Luke Fortner, Football, mechanical engineering;
  • Dylan Greenberg, Football, finance;
  • Jordan Griffin, Football, community and leadership development/integrated strategic communication;
  • Greg Hart, Football, communication/marketing;
  • Jacob Hyde, Football, social work;
  • Ryan Kendall, Football, business management;
  • Austin MacGinnis, Football, finance;
  • Grant McKinniss, Football, psychology;
  • Charles Moushey, Football, exercise science;
  • Tyler Pack, Football, undeclared;
  • Kayaune Ross, Football, community and leadership development;
  • Drew Schlegel, Football, finance;
  • Brett Slusher, Football, marketing;
  • Charles Walker, Football, finance/marketing;
  • Jamar Watson, Football, sociology;
  • Mason Wolfe, Football, sociology;
  • Luke Wright, Football, community and leadership development;
  • Tristan Yeomans, Football, finance/accounting;
  • Landon Young, Football, animal sciences; 
  • Kevin Barajas, Men's Soccer, finance;
  • Alex Bumpus, Men's Soccer, health care communication;
  • Stuart Ford, Men's Soccer, communication;
  • Tanner Hummel, Men's Soccer, community and leadership development;
  • Noah Hutchins, Men's Soccer, business management; 
  • Aime Mabika, Men's Soccer, exercise science;
  • Andrew McKelvey, Men's Soccer, marketing/psychology;
  • Grant Mook, Men's Soccer, business management;
  • Keyarash Namjoupanah, Men's Soccer, business management;
  • Landon Souder, Men's Soccer, finance;
  • Sam Stockton, Men's Soccer, accounting;
  • Stefan Stojkovic, Men's Soccer, psychology/sociology;
  • J.J. Williams, Men's Soccer, communication;
  • Payton Atkins, Women's Soccer, dietetics;
  • Sophie Babo, Women's Soccer, business management;
  • Tate Barney, Women's Soccer, exercise science;
  • Marissa Bosco, Women's Soccer, journalism;
  • Gina Crosetti, Women's Soccer, integrated strategic communication;
  • Danielle Hayden, Women's Soccer, biology;
  • Katherine Hein, Women's Soccer, hospitality, management and tourism;
  • Jada Holmes, Women's Soccer, neuroscience;
  • Jordan Holt, Women's Soccer, integrated strategic communication;
  • Foster Ignoffo, Women's Soccer, elementary education;
  • Katy Keen, Women's Soccer, communication;
  • Kelly Novak, Women's Soccer, exercise science;
  • Evangeline Soucie, Women's Soccer, exercise science;
  • LaMaya Williams, Women's Soccer, marketing;
  • Kaz Brown, Volleyball, communication;
  • Olivia Dailey, Volleyball, integrated strategic communication;
  • Ashley Dusek, Volleyball, integrated strategic communication;
  • Leah Edmond, Volleyball, elementary education;
  • Emily Franklin, Volleyball, health promotion/marketing;
  • Jordan Fry, Volleyball, biology;
  • Harper Hempel, Volleyball, accounting/marketing;
  • Merideth Jewell, Volleyball, integrated strategic communication;
  • Darian Mack, Volleyball, information communication technology;
  • Brooke Morgan, Volleyball, communication;
  • Anna Nyberg, Volleyball, integrated strategic communication;
  • Kylie Schmaltz, Volleyball, marketing; and
  • McKenzie Watson, Volleyball, integrated strategic communication;

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