Each finalist will receive a $5,000 scholarship for post-graduate studies. The SEC Faculty Athletics Representatives Boy McWhorter Selection Committee will now choose an outstanding male and female student-athlete and each will receive a $10,000 post-graduate scholarship, provided by the ALLTEL Corporation.
Bonner, the two-time Verizon Academic All-American of the Year for men's basketball, helped the Gators to a 25-8 record in 2002-03 and the school's first No. 1 ranking in both major polls. Bonner led the Gators in scoring with 15.2 points per game and finished his career eighth on the Gators' all-time scoring list with 1,570 points.
A native of Concord, N.H., and a Business Administration major, Bonner earned First Team All-SEC honors from both the league coaches and the Associate Press this past season.
Miner helped the gymnastics team storm through the regular season with a school record 23-3 mark, as the Gators prepare for the SEC Championships in Birmingham, Ala., this weekend. Miner, a Zoology/Pre-Medicine major, was a 2002 All-American on vault, while earning a spot on the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches (NACGC) Scholastic All-America team each of the past two years.
Miner, a native of Englewood, Colo., is currently second on the team with 14 individual titles this year.
School Name Sport
Alabama Kristin Sterner Gymnastics
Arkansas Libby Windell Volleyball
Auburn Celeste Troche Golf
Florida Lindsey Miner Gymnastics
Georgia Carolyn Cayard Soccer
Kentucky Simidele Adeagbo Track and Field
LSU Michelle Coryell Swimming and Diving
Ole Miss Lindsay Price Softball
Mississippi State Martha Hudsonpillar Track and Field
South Carolina Kanika McAlpine Soccer
Tennessee Kacey Montgomery Rowing
Vanderbilt Sarah Riske Tennis
Alabama Terrence Meade Basketball
Arkansas Daniel Lincoln Track and Field
Auburn Dontarrious Thomas Football
Florida Matt Bonner Basketball
Georgia Jon Stinchcomb Football
Kentucky Thomas Morgan Track and Field
LSU Martin Latz Swimming and Diving
Ole Miss Alex Hartman Tennis
Mississippi State Joey Collums Baseball
South Carolina Garry Martin Track and Field
Tennessee Kevin Thompson Track and Field
Vanderbilt Mike Martin Football