Kentucky Leads 2012-13 Winter SEC Academics Honor Roll

April 23, 2013

Lexington, Ky. -  The University of Kentucky led the Southeastern Conference with 57 student-athletes on the SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll announced by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.

UK's honorees included five players from men's basketball, three from women's basketball, eight gymnasts, eight from the rifle team, 19 from men's swimming and 14 women's swimmers.

A total of 474 student-athletes from around the league earned a spot on the honor roll, which is based on grades from the 2012 Spring, Summer and Fall terms.  In order to make the SEC Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have a 3.0 grade-point average for the preceding academic year or his/her entire collegiate career, be at least a sophomore in academic standing, and meet additional qualifications.

Kentucky Sport Major
Twany Beckham M. Basketball Communication
Brian Long M. Basketball Undergraduate Studies
Sam Malone M. Basketball Undergraduate Studies
Jarrod Polson M. Basketball Finance
Kyle Wiltjer M. Basketball Undergraduate Studies
Kastine Evans W. Basketball Business Management
Brittany Henderson W. Basketball Hospitality Management
DeNesha Stallworth W. Basketball Family Sciences
Caitlyn Ciokajlo Gymnastics Exercise Science
Holly Cunningham Gymnastics Communication
Audrey Harrison Gymnastics Business Management
Kayla Hartley Gymnastics Hospitality Management
Shannon Mitchell Gymnastics Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles
Shannon Reynolds Gymnastics Undergraduate Studies
Sara Shipley Gymnastics Undergraduate Studies
Kayla Sienkowski Gymnastics Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles
Elijah Ellis Rifle Marketing/Business Management
Aaron Holsopple Rifle Marketing/Business Management
Emily Holsopple Rifle Biology
Henri Junghänel Rifle Mechanical Engineering
Cody Manning Rifle Agricultural Biotechnology
Ed Ryznar Rifle Mechanical Engineering
John Sutton Rifle Agricultural Biotechnology
Stacy Wheatley Rifle Nursing/Psychology
John Bullock M. Swimming Finance/Business Management
Ross Bundschuh M. Swimming Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Nick Crosthwaite M. Swimming Community Communications and Leadership Development
Brent Dillon M. Swimming Political Science
Greg Ferrucci M. Swimming Exercise Science
John Fox M. Swimming Political Science
Blake Freeman M. Swimming Biology
Travis Green M. Swimming Biology
Will Heidler M. Swimming Chemistry
Luke Iannuzzi M. Swimming Biology
Jon Keltner M. Swimming Finance/Business Management
Kyle Lang M. Swimming Human Nutrition
Zack Peterson M. Swimming Exercise Science
Robert Resch M. Swimming Biology
Chris Rush M. Swimming Human Nutrition
Carlos Sierra M. Swimming Exercise Science/Spanish
Maclin Simpson M. Swimming Marketing/Management
Jake Thomas M. Swimming Exercise Science
Nicholas Watson M. Swimming Finance
Christina Bechtel W. Swimming Business Management
Cassie Brueckbauer W. Swimming Marketing
Christa Cabot W. Swimming Psychology
Sarah Chewning W. Swimming Media Arts and Studies
Megan Eppler W. Swimming Accounting
Lindsay Hill W. Swimming International Studies
Lindsay Keahey W. Swimming Mathematics
Katrina Keirns W. Swimming Integrated Strategic Communication/Marketing
Blair Kuethe W. Swimming Marketing
Taylor Melton W. Swimming Hospitality Management
Abby Myers W. Swimming Exercise Science
Samantha Shaheen W. Swimming Elementary Education
Kristen Wilson W. Swimming Finance/Marketing
Samantha Wright W. Swimming Psychology