[break] Fifty-three University of Georgia student-athletes have been named to the fall SEC Academic Honor Roll announced this week by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.[break] [break] Georgia’s fifty-three honorees ranked fourth best among the SEC’s 14 member institutions. The Fall Honor Roll is based on students’ grades from the 2014 Spring, Summer, and Fall terms. To be eligible for nomination the student-athlete must have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
The following UGA student-athletes were named to the 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll:
[break] [break] Football:
Faton Bauta, West Palm Beach, Fl., Sport Management; Patrick Beless, Atlanta, Ga., Risk Management and Insurance; Michael Bennett, Alpharetta, Ga., Sport Management; Reggie Carter, Snellville, Ga., Management; Jared Chapple, Alpharetta, Ga., Human Development and Family Science; Chris Conley, Dallas, Ga., Journalism; Aaron Davis, Locust Grove, Ga., Finance; Adam Erickson, Athens, Ga., Real Estate; Trent Frix, Calhoun, Ga., Risk Management; Devin Gillespie, Grayson, Ga., Criminal Justice; Clay Johnson, Calhoun, Ga., Middle School Education; Kyle Karempelis, Roswell, Ga., Finance; Thomas Long, Marietta, Ga., Finance; Keith Marshall, Raleigh, N.C., Finance; Hutson Mason, Marietta, Ga., Communication Studies; Taylor Maxey, Statham, Ga., Finance; Marshall Morgan, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., Finance; Javonte Nelson, Wrens, Ga., Sport Management; Thomas Pritchard, Louisville, Ga., Biological Science; Lucas Redd, Jefferson, Ga., Health and Physical Education; Michael Scullin, Cumming, Ga., Mechanical Engineering; Billy Seward, Watkinsville, Ga., Finance; Kenneth Towns, Albany, Ga., Management; Kosta Vavlas, Tarpon Springs, Fl., Biological Science; Glenn Welch, Jesup, Ga., Business.
[break] [break] Women’s Soccer:
Alexa Antetomaso, Webster, N.Y., Communication Studies; Madison Burdick, Milton, Ga., Risk Management and Insurance; Summer Burnett, Makakilo, Hawaii, Finance; Marion Crowder, Madison, MS., Finance; Mackin D’Amico, Cumming, Ga., Exercise and Sport Science; Taylor Donohue, Lawrenceville, Ga., Psychology; Laura Eddy, Atlanta, Ga., Economics; Hannah Edwards, Johns Creek, Ga., Early Childhood Education; Andrea Fontanetta, Neshanic Station, N.J., Communication Studies; Rachel Garcia, Duluth, Ga., Finance; Natalie Goodman, Savannah, Ga., Biology; Kelsey Nix, Roswell, Ga., Exercise and Sport Science; Morgan Orobello, Tierra Verde, Fl., Biology; Rebecca Rasmussen, Golden, Colorado, Nutrition Science; Liliana Rios, Duluth, Ga., Biology; Gabrielle Seiler, Peachtree City, Ga., Management; Cara Smith, Evans, Ga., Exercise and Sport Science; Angelica Tabares, Phenix City, Al., Public Relations; Lauren Tanner, Buford, Ga., Management; Caroline Waters, Woodstock, Ga., Exercise and Sport Science.
[break] [break] Volleyball:
Amanda Dachs, Johns Creek, Ga., Management; Jasmine Eatmon, Rancho Cucamonga, Ca., Human Development and Family Science; Kaylee Kehoe, Fayetteville, Ga., Sport Management; Tirah Le’Au, Duarte, Ca., Social Work; Elle McCord, Newnan, Ga., Management and Marketing; Desiree McCray, Columbia, S.C., Sociology; Gaby Smiley, Alpharetta, Ga., Biology; Lauren Teknipp, McDonough, Ga., Advertising.[break] [break] Criteria for SEC Academic Honor Roll:
Any student-athlete who participates in a Southeastern Conference championship sport or a student-athlete who participates in a sport listed on his/her institution’s NCAA Sports Sponsorship Form is eligible for nomination to the Academic Honor Roll. The following criteria should be followed: (1) A student-athlete must have a grade point average of 3.00 or above for either the preceding academic year (two semesters or three quarters) or have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution. (2) If a student-athlete attends summer school, his/her grade point average during the summer academic term must be included in the calculation used to determine eligibility for the Academic Honor Roll. (3) Student-athletes eligible for the Honor Roll include those receiving an athletics scholarship, recipients of an athletics award (i.e., letter winner), and non-scholarship student-athletes who have been on a varsity team for two seasons. (4) Prior to being nominated, a student-athlete must have successfully completed 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of non-remedial academic credit toward a baccalaureate degree at the nominating institution. (5) The student-athlete must have been a member of a varsity team for the sport’s entire NCAA Championship segment.