There were three honorees from the men's swimming and diving team and four from the women's swimming and diving squad. Men's and women's tennis each placed two student-athletes on the list. Two members of the women's track and field team were honored, as were one each from men's track and field and women's volleyball.
The 2008 SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2007-08 academic calendar.
Each student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution; be on scholarship or a letterwinner; have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial credit at the nominating institution; and have been a member of the varsity team for the sport's entire NCAA Championship segment.
Tennessee had 44 student-athletes on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll, 32 on the winter academic honor roll and 84 on the spring academic honor roll. Overall, UT had 204 student-athletes recognized for their academic work in the 2007-08 school year.
2008 SEC FRESHMAN ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
BASEBALL - Blake Forsythe, Mechanical engineering; P.J. Polk, Business
MEN'S BASKETBALL - Brian Williams, Arts & sciences
MEN'S GOLF - Justin Walker, Business
WOMEN'S GOLF - Rebecca Watson, Business
ROWING - Angelica Amicucci, Animal science; Libuse Bruncvikova, Exercise science; Rachel Dooley, Communications; Sara Horne, Journalism; Glendra Nesbit, Animal science; Tayte Olma, Sociology; Angelique Smith, Exercise science; Melissa Toms, Journalism; Ruth Waldrop, Arts & sciences
SOCCER - Grace Cuenin, Special education; Julie Edwards, Arts & sciences; Tanya Emerson, Arts & sciences; Anna Fisher, Arts & sciences; Melissa Speros, Arts & sciences
SOFTBALL - Kelly Grieve, Arts & sciences; Jen Lapicki, Arts & sciences; Kelsey Stander, Arts & sciences; Ashton Ward, Arts & sciences
MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING - Mattias Kahlin, Arts & sciences; Forrest Leary, Business; Geoffrey Sanders, Chemical engineering
WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING - Jill Pierce, Arts & sciences; Sarah Sargent, Arts & sciences; Tricia Weaner, Arts & sciences
MEN'S TENNIS - Boris Conkic, Sport management; Jeremy Tweedt, Communications
WOMEN'S TENNIS - Rosalia Alda, Arts & sciences; Jennifer Meredith, Arts & sciences
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD - Joseph Berry, Biomedical engineering
WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD - Tyler Barnes, Arts & sciences; Holly Kane, Sport management
VOLLEYBALL - Nikki Fowler, Business