UM places 39 on SEC spring sports honor roll

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Mississippi placed 39 of its student-athletes on the 2006 Southeastern Conference Spring Sports Academic Honor Roll, as announced Thursday by league Commissioner Mike Slive.

Rebel baseball players Tommy Baumgardner, Brett Bukvich, Alex Kliman, Alex Presley and JoJo Tann were named to the list, while Erin Faircloth, Cathy Hacker, Kayla Mosley, Mandy Ott and Lauren Rowe of the softball team picked up the award.

From the Ole Miss men's tennis team, Fredrik Aarum, Juan Pablo De Cesare, Bram ten Berge and Erling Tveit made the honor roll, and Carlin Cochran, Nika Koukhartchouk, Mimi Renaudin, Ilona Somers, Preethi Subramanian and Vicki Tomatis were selected from the women's side. Rebel golfers Derek Abel, Brice Bailey, Clark Brewer and Jamie Howarth and Lady Rebels Sarah Kate Cousart, Katie Davidson and Laura Evans also appeared on the spring academic roster.

The Ole Miss track and field program produced 12 honor roll selections: Mike Atkins, Bill Fennell, James Maloney, Neil Tabor, Shannon Chandler, Carmia Carroll, Carolyn Hill, Samantha Mazer, Crystal Stewart, Kristi Stillwell, Rachel Taff and Taylor Warden.

A total of 845 student-athletes were named to the SEC Spring Honor Roll, with South Carolina topping the list with 110 honorees. Georgia was next with 92 selections, and Florida was close behind with 85 spring student-athletes honored.

Each student-athlete must 1) have a GPA of 3.00 for either the preceding academic year or have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution; 2) be on scholarship, a letter winner or have participated on a varsity team for two years if non-scholarship; 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 2006 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2005 Summer, 2005 Fall and 2006 Spring terms.

2006 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll - Ole Miss Tommy Baumgardner, Baseball, Senior, Criminal Justice

Brett Bukvich, Baseball, Sophomore, Undecided

Alex Kliman, Baseball, Sophomore, Marketing

Alex Presley, Baseball, Junior, Insurance and Risk Management

JoJo Tann, Baseball, Sophomore, Psychology

Derek Abel, M. Golf, Senior, Marketing

Brice Bailey, M. Golf, Senior, Business

Clark Brewer, M. Golf, Sophomore, Business

Jamie Howarth, M. Golf, Sophomore, Exercise Science

Sarah Kate Cousart, W. Golf, Senior, Marketing

Katie Davidson, W. Golf, Junior, Criminal Justice

Laura Evans, W. Golf, Senior, Hospitality Management

Erin Faircloth, Softball, Sophomore, Criminal Justice

Cathy Hacker, Softball, Junior, Psychology

Kayla Mosley, Softball, Sophomore, Exercise Science

Mandy Ott, Softball, Senior, Exercise Science

Lauren Rowe, Softball, Sophomore, Exercise Science

Fredrik Aarum, M. Tennis, Junior, Accountancy

Juan Pablo De Cesare, M. Tennis, Junior, Philosophy

Bram ten Berge, M. Tennis, Sophomore, Classics

Erling Tveit, M. Tennis, Sophomore, Business

Carlin Cochran, W. Tennis, Sophomore, Marketing

Nika Koukhartchouk, W. Tennis, Sophomore, Banking and Finance

Mimi Renaudin, W. Tennis, Sophomore, Psychology

Ilona Somers, W. Tennis, Junior, Parks and Recreation Management

Preethi Subramanian, W. Tennis, Sophomore, Accountancy

Vicki Tomatis, W. Tennis, Senior, Dietetics and Nutrition

Mike Atkins, M. Track, Junior, Journalism

Bill Fennell, M. Track, Sophomore, Social Studies Education

James Maloney, M. Track, Sophomore, Journalism

Neil Tabor, M. Track, Sophomore, Accountancy

Carmia Carroll, W. Track, Sophomore, Political Science

Shannon Chandler, W. Track, Senior, Marketing

Carolyn Hill, W. Track, Junior, Exercise Science

Samantha Mazer, W. Track, Sophomore, Criminal Justice

Crystal Stewart, W. Track, Junior, Psychology

Kristi Stillwell, W. Track, Senior, Exercise Science

Rachel Taff, W. Track, Junior, Chemical Engineering

Taylor Warden, W. Track, Junior, Special Education

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