Wildcats Rank Fourth on SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll

April 23, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Sixty-five University of Kentucky Wildcats earned a place on the 2015 Winter Sports Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll announced by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.

UK's total of 65 honorees is the fourth-most among the 14 league teams. UK has eight representatives from the men’s basketball team,  six from women’s basketball, 12 from gymnastics, 10 from rifle, 10 from men’s swimming and diving and 19 from women’s swimming and diving. 

The 2015 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on the grades from the 2014 Spring, Summer and Fall terms. Among other qualifications, a student-athlete must have a grade-point average of 3.00 or above for the preceding academic year or have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above in order to make the honor roll, in addition to being a sophomore or higher in academic standing.

Here is a list of Kentucky's honorees, along with each student-athlete's sport and major:

Student-Athlete Sport Major
EJ Floreal M Basketball Communication
Dominique Hawkins M Basketball Communication
Tod Lanter M Basketball Marketing
Marcus Lee M Basketball Undergraduate Studies
Brian Long M Basketball Communication
Sam Malone M Basketball Marketing
Alex Poythress M Basketball Marketing
Derek Willis M Basketball Undergraduate Studies
Azia Bishop W Basketball Social Work
Makayla Epps W Basketball Social Work
Bria Goss W Basketball Communication
Linnae Harper W Basketball Communication
Jelleah Sidney W Basketball Social Work
Janee Thompson W Basketball Journalism
Alyssa Bertoni Gymnastics International Studies
Marissa Beucler Gymnastics Journalism
Kirsten Canini Gymnastics Biology
Alexis Gross Gymnastics Marketing
Kayla Hartley Gymnastics Hospitality Management and Tourism
Shelby Hilton Gymnastics Communication
Shannon Mitchell Gymnastics Hospitality Management and Tourism
Tiara Phipps Gymnastics Psychology
Taylor Puryear Gymnastics Early Childhood Education
Amy Roemmele Gymnastics Exercise Science
Sara Shipley Gymnastics Communication
Montana Whittle Gymnastics Exercise Science
Connor Davis Rifle Exercise Science
Elijah Ellis Rifle Marketing/Business Management
Heather Kirby Rifle Equine Science and Management
Cody Manning Rifle Agricultural Biotechnology
Sonya May Rifle Media Arts and Studies
Andrew Miller Rifle Marketing/Business Management
Jonathan Pinkel Rifle Mechanical Engineering
Jason Sharbel Rifle Forestry
Luke South Rifle Mechanical Engineering
John Sutton Rifle Agricultural Biotechnology
Tanner Anderson M Swim & Dive Biology
Andrew Aviotti M Swim & Dive Economics
Michael Christian M Swim & Dive Agricultural Economics
Kyle Higgins M Swim & Dive Exercise Science
Robert Resch M Swim & Dive Biology
Matthew Roman M Swim & Dive Biology
Adam Shaw M Swim & Dive Agricultural Economics
Derrick Smith M Swim & Dive Exercise Science
Neal Widdowson M Swim & Dive Community and Leadership Development
Zachary Zandona M Swim & Dive Chemical Engineering
Annah Baykal W Swim & Dive Chemical Engineering
Christina Bechtel W Swim & Dive Integrated Strategic Communication
Kelly Berger W Swim & Dive Undergraduate Studies
Christa Cabot W Swim & Dive Nursing
Kendal Casey W Swim & Dive Economics
Morgan Contino W Swim & Dive Social Studies Education
Kendra Crew W Swim & Dive Accounting
Danielle Galyer W Swim & Dive Psychology
Rebecca Hamperian W Swim & Dive Psychology
Lindsay Hill W Swim & Dive International Studies
Frida Jakobsson W Swim & Dive Economics
Katrina Keirns W Swim & Dive Integrated Strategic Communication
Kate Kelly W Swim & Dive Exercise Science
Blair Kuethe W Swim & Dive Marketing/Business Management
Mallory Mathias W Swim & Dive Accounting/Finance
Taylor Melton W Swim & Dive Hospitality Management and Tourism
Abby Myers W Swim & Dive Exercise Science
Samantha Shaheen W Swim & Dive Elementary Education/Psychology
Kristen Wilson W Swim & Dive Master of Business Administration