SEC names Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A total of 50 University of Kentucky student-athletes have been named to the 2009 Southeastern Conference Freshmen Academic Honor Roll, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive announced Thursday.

Kentucky placed 50 total student-athletes on the annual SEC Academic Honor Roll, with baseball and women's swimming leading the way with seven honorees. Softball contributed six freshmen on the listing, with men's swimming and women's soccer totaling five selections. Volleyball (3), men's golf (3), women's golf (3), women's tennis (2), men's track (2) and gymnastics (2) each totaled multiple selections.

Earlier in July, the SEC office announced 56 Kentucky selections for the annual SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll, including a UK-high 17 selections from women's track, marking the third consecutive year, UK has placed 50 or more on the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

To be eligible, each student-athlete must have: 1) have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution; 2) be on scholarship or a letter winner; 3) have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial credit at the nominating institution; and 4) have been a member of the varsity team for the sport's entire NCAA Championship segment.

The 2009 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2008-09 academic calendar.

Name Sport Major

Sean Bouthilette Baseball Undergraduate Studies
Andy Burns Baseball Pre-Marketing
Chase Greene Baseball Pre-Management
Braden Kapteyn Baseball Undergraduate Studies
Alex Meyer Baseball Undergraduate Studies
Michael Williams Baseball Undergraduate Studies
Chad Wright Baseball Undergraduate Studies
Donald Williams M. Basketball Undergraduate Studies
E.J. Fields Football Undergraduate Studies
Joseph Barr M. Golf Pre-Communication
Seth Blann M. Golf Undergraduate Studies
Mads Kristensen M. Golf Pre-Economics
Laura McGehee W. Golf Undeclared
Megan Moir W. Golf Pre-Finance & Accounting
Alyssa Randolph W. Golf Pre-Management
Storey Morris Gymnastics Kinesiology—Exercise Science
Whitney Rose Gymnastics Undeclared
Ethan Settlemires Rifle Undergraduate Studies
Laura Burton W. Soccer Elementary Education
Adriana Gallo W. Soccer Kinesiology—Exercise Science
Jenna Goblirsch W. Soccer Kinesiology—Exercise Science
Kiondra McGee W. Soccer Pre-Marketing
Emily Rogers W. Soccer Pre-Management
Jessica Adkins Softball Chemistry
Macy Allen Softball Biology
Chanda Bell Softball Chemistry-Bio-Chemistry
Ashleigh Gustafson Softball Pre-Nursing
Kristen O'Haver Softball Elementary Education
Rachel Riley Softball Undergraduate Studies
Grant Cooksey M. Swimming Pre-Mining Engineering
Michael Crady M. Swimming Undergraduate Studies
Rohan Johnson M. Swimming Hospitality Mngt & Tourism
Matthew Russell M. Swimming Physics
Patrick Schaler M. Swimming Pre-Journalism
Claire Archibald W. Swimming Pre-Accounting
Kelsi Hall W. Swimming Dietetics
Amanda Lehotan W. Swimming Kinesiology—Exercise Science
Anna Mattox W. Swimming Undergraduate Studies
Amanda Myers W. Swimming Kinesiology—Exercise Science
Chelsea Peterson W. Swimming Undeclared
Jenna Willis W. Swimming Psychology
Patrick Bandy M. Tennis Pre-Management
Caroline Lilley W. Tennis Biology
Jennifer Stone W. Tennis Merchandising, Textile & Apparels
Kevin Carney M. Track Pre-Management
Trent Halasek M. Track Pre-Finance
Audrey Holbrook W. Track Pre-Accounting
Gretchen Giesler Volleyball Pre-Mechanical Engineering
Christine Hartmann Volleyball Pre-Marketing
Becky Pavan Volleyball Mathematics

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