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39 Student-Athletes honored by SEC

BY ANDRES FOCIL
39 Student-Athletes honored by SEC

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The University of Arkansas placed 39 student-athletes on the Southeastern Conference Freshman Academic Honor Roll the league office announced recently. Jeff Poppell’s swimming and diving team led the way with nine selections followed by Chris Bucknam and men’s cross country/track and field with seven honorees. There were four student-athletes from baseball and soccer honored and three from football. Softball, gymnastics and women’s tennis had two selections each with one member from men’s golf, men’s tennis, women’s basketball, women’s golf women’s cross country/track and field and volleyball honored. Four student-athletes went the extra mile earning perfect 4.00 grade point averages for the summer 2008, fall 2008 and spring 2009 semesters. Catcher James McCann paced the Razorback baseball team to a third-place finish at the College World Series while maintaining a perfect academic record. Football player Chase Philpot, swimmer Lisa Lukenheimer and gymnast Genny Salvatore also had 4.0s. To be selected, each student-athlete must have a 3.00 GPA or better for the academic year, been on scholarship or be a letterwinner, have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial credit and have been a member of the varsity team for the sport’s entire NCAA Championship season. For more information about Arkansas athletics please log on to ArkansasRazorbacks.com.

2009 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

NAME SPORT GPA MAJOR
Trevor Cousineau Baseball 3.11 Accounting
Zackary Cox Baseball 3.40 Kinesiology
James McCann Baseball 4.00 Kinesiology
Jonathan Perlman Baseball 3.143 Business
Julie Inman Women’s Basketball 3.606 Undeclared
Elton Ford Football 3.167 Business
Chase Philpot Football 4.00 Engineering
Jim Youngblood Football 3.323 Biology
Ty Spinella Men’s Golf 3.042 Communication
Kathleen Nugent Women’s Golf 3.37 Kinesiology
Jamie Pisani Gymnastics 3.60 Kinesiology
Genevieve Salvatore Gymnastics 4.00 Art
Kailey Anders Soccer 3.70 Communication Disorders
Anna Heintz Soccer 3.316 Engineering
Daniella O’Shea Soccer 3.24 Undeclared
Kendall Winston Soccer 3.00 Communication
Victoria Mort Softball 3.43 Kinesiology
Jessica Robison Softball 3.10 Kinesiology
Katherine Davis Swimming/Diving 3.46 Math
Madeline Fogel Swimming/Diving 3.25 Political Science
Sarah Howard Swimming /Diving 3.90 Journalism
Lisa Lukenheimer Swimming/Diving 4.00 Kinesiology
Courtney O’Grady Swimming /Diving 3.833 Business
Sarah Rowland Swimming/Diving 3.21 Business
Jillienne Schilling Swimming/Diving 3.60 Communication Disorders
Alison Templin Swimming/Diving 3.00 Elementary Education
Katherine Whitbeck Swimming/Diving 3.172 Engineering
Matthew Walters Men’s Tennis 3.222 Undeclared
Emily Carbone Women’s Tennis 3.33 Undeclared
Kat Lukomskaya Women’s Tennis 3.448 Apparel Studies
Eric Fernandez Men’s Track 3.50 History
Scott Gillespie Men’s Track 3.33 Business
Aaron Hamilton Men’s Track 3.55 Criminal Justice
Andrew Pennington Men’s Track 3.40 Art
Rob Redwine Men’s Track 3.60 International Business
Ben Skidmore Men’s Track 3.00 Chemistry
Jacob Stephens Men’s Track 3.00 Kinesiology
Samantha Learch Women’s Track NA Kinesiology
Kelly Stipanovich Volleyball 3.30 Communication


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