FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas men’s track and field team placed 14 student-athletes on the 2010 Southeastern Conference Spring Academic Honor Roll headlining a list of 53 total Razorback student-athlete honorees recognized by the league recently.
The women’s track and field team, under the direction of head coach Lance Harter, sawjunior Tara Diebold, senior MeganJackson,redshirt freshman Lauren Kegley, junior Kristen Keith, senior Katie Stripling and junior Miranda Walker all post grades at or above a 3.00 grade point average.
"We continue to challenge our student-athletes on the field and in the classroom and they continue to respond," said Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long. "Nearly all of the honorees were on teams that advanced to postseason competition. These student-athletes balance high athletic expectations with demanding academic challenges and they succeed at the highest level. We are very proud of their accomplishments."
The SEC Spring Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2009 summer, fall and 2010 spring terms. Student-athletes must meet five criteria including having a grade point average for the preceding year or as a cumulative average, summer school must be including in the calculation if the student-athlete attends, eligibility for the honor roll is open to scholarship and non-scholarship student-athlete, student-athletes must have completed 24 semester or 36 quarter hours of non-remedial academic credit toward a degree and the student-athlete must have been a member of a varsity team for the sport’s entire NCAA Championship season.
2010 SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE SPRING ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL
Tara Diebold W. Track Communication Disorders
Megan Jackson W. Track Kinesiology
Lauren Kegley W. Track Engineering
Kristen Keith W. Track Journalism
Katie Stripling W. Track Kinesiology
Miranda Walker W. Track Psychology
Ashley Williams W. Track Journalism