71 Wildcats on 2010-11 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

July 14, 2011

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A total of 71 University of Kentucky student-athletes were named to the Southeastern Conference First-Year Academic Honor Roll for their impressive achievements in the classroom, the league office announced Thursday.

Kentucky's 71 honorees equal the third-highest mark in the league, followed by South Carolina's 80 recipients and Alabama's 74 recipients. Tennessee is tied for third with Kentucky with 71 members named to the honor roll.

The 2011 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2010 summer, 2010 fall and 2011 spring terms.

A total of 630 student-athletes were named to the 2011 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll, while a total of 2,583 student-athletes around the league earned academic honor roll recognition in 2010-11.

Each student-athlete eligible for the honor roll must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution, be on scholarship or a letter winner, 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.

A complete list of UK honor roll recipients is below.

Name Sport Major
Dallen Reber Baseball Undergraduate Studies
Matt Reida Baseball Exercise Science
Lucas Witt Baseball Community Communications and Leadership Development
Brandon Knight M. Basketball Undergraduate Studies
Jarrod Polson M. Basketball Finance
Eloy Vargas M. Basketball Community Communications and Leadership Development
Kastine Evans W. Basketball Business Management
Jennifer O'Neill W. Basketball Exercise Science
Tyler Brause Football Exercise Science
Joseph Mansour Football Undergraduate Studies
Tyler Robinson Football Undergraduate Studies
Avery Williamson Football Undergraduate Studies
Matthew Anderson M. Golf Economics
Stephen Powers M. Golf Marketing
Liz Breed W. Golf Journalism
Karissa Carpenter Gymnastics Exercise Science
Audrey Harrison Gymnastics Undergraduate Studies
Kayla Hartley Gymnastics Undergraduate Studies
Paige Krall Gymnastics Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles
Kayla Sienkowski Gymnastics Merchandising, Apparel and Textiles
Dayna Ferguson Rifle French
Emily Holsopple Rifle Biology
Henri Junghänel Rifle Mechanical Engineering
Ed Ryznar Rifle Mechanical Engineering
Sam Brooks M. Soccer Psychology
Craig Heard M. Soccer Civil Engineering
Nick McGregor M. Soccer Marketing
Tyler Riggs M. Soccer Mechanical Engineering
Kayla King W. Soccer Agricultural Biotechnology
Lisa McKay Kirkland W. Soccer Psychology
Danielle Krohn W. Soccer Elementary Education
Kacie Kumar W. Soccer Marketing
Allison Lonneman W. Soccer Biology
Taylor Parker W. Soccer Linguistics
Natalie Starr W. Soccer Nursing
Ashley VanLandingham W. Soccer Biology
Ginny Carroll Softball Human Nutrition
Emily Gaines Softball Undergraduate Studies
Emily Jolly Softball Hospitality Management
Aubrey Lamar Softball Kinesiology
Krystal Smith Softball Finance
Ellen Weaver Softball Biology
John Eubanks M. Swimming Exercise Science
Greg Ferrucci M. Swimming Undergraduate Studies
Blake Freeman M. Swimming Biology
William Heidler M. Swimming Chemistry
Luke Iannuzzi M. Swimming Undergraduate Studies
Zack Peterson M. Swimming Exercise Science
Jake Thomas M. Swimming Undergraduate Studies
Cassie Brueckbauer W. Swimming Marketing
Clark Cromer W. Swimming Undergraduate Studies
Megan Haynes W. Swimming Biology
Marisa McGlynn W. Swimming Marketing
Kelly Titus W. Swimming Undergraduate Studies
Kristen Wilson W. Swimming Finance
Samantha Wright W. Swimming Exercise Science
Panav Jha M. Tennis Business Management
Khristina Blajkevitch W. Tennis Communication
Meredith Morrow W. Tennis Human Nutrition
Jessica Stiles W. Tennis Marketing
Marni Venter W. Tennis Biology
Stacey Eden M. Track Finance
Adam Kahleifeh M. Track Human Nutrition
Anna Bostrom W. Track Psychology
Michelle Canterna W. Track Exercise Science
Julie Nunn W. Track Exercise Science
Allison Peare W. Track Middle School Education
Taylor Wendler W. Track Accounting
Ashley Frazier Volleyball Marketing
Jessi Greenberg Volleyball Integrated Strategic Communication
Elizabeth Koberstein Volleyball Undergraduate Studies