UK Soccer has Five C-USA Academic Medal Winners

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Five Kentucky men’s soccer players earned the Conference USA Academic Medal and 21 Wildcats were named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll for their achievements in the classroom during the 2015-16 year.

The Wildcats’ numbers increased in academic medals from three last year. Sam Miller and Paul Sime repeated as medal recipients.

With 21 players named to the honor roll, Kentucky had the second most honorees of C-USA men’s soccer teams. Kentucky had 17 students make C-USA Honor Roll last season.

A total of 604 student-athletes earned the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal during the 2015-16 academic year, Commissioner Judy MacLeod announced. Medals are given to those C-USA student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.

Student-athletes named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

The Wildcats won the first Conference USA Regular-Season Championship in UK history in 2015.

The UK men’s soccer team is the University’s only team that competes in C-USA. The Southeastern Conference doesn’t sponsor men’s soccer.

C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal Recipients (Five)
Callum Irving  
Sam Miller 
Paul Sime
Harper White 
Cooper Whitfield   

C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (21)
Kevin Barajas                               
Nick Bigilin                                       
Alex Bumpus                             
Ryan Creel                                        
Stuart Ford                                    
Kaelon Fox                                       
Tanner Hummel                             
Noah Hutchins                                
Callum Irving                               
Christian Kirol                                  
Braeden Luna                          
Sam Miller                                         
Xahne Reid                 
Charlie Reymann                            
Paul Sime                                   
Landon Souder                        
Stefan Stojkovic                 
Luke Treadway               
Harper White                                   
Cooper Whitfield                            
Jordan Wilson                            

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