Five GymKats Named to the 2001 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Five University of Kentucky gymnasts were named to the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll for the 1999-2000 academic year, the league office announced on Tuesday, March 20. Mila Chitwood, Krissy Hoeferlin, Katie Toups, Beth Coleman and Jessie Lemp were each recognized for their academic accomplishments.
Chitwood (finance) and Hoeferlin (kinesiology), who finished their degree requirements in 2000, earned the honor for the third consecutive year, while Toups (biology) and Lemp (biology) were named for the second time. Senior Beth Coleman (communications) was named for the first time.
To be eligible for the award a student-athlete must have a 3.0 grade point average for
either the past year or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for her career, be a sophomore or
higher in terms of academic standing and have 24 semester hours toward a degree. The
2001 SEC Honor Roll is based on the 1999-2000 academic year.