Swimming and Diving Headline UK Student-Athletes with 33 on Honor Roll

April 24, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. –  The University of Kentucky led the Southeastern Conference with 49 student-athletes on the SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll announced Tuesday by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.

UK’s honorees included five players from men’s basketball, three from women’s basketball, eight gymnasts, eight from the rifle team, 19 from men’s swimming and six women’s swimmers.

A total of 466 student-athletes from around the league earned a spot on the honor roll, which is based on grades from the 2012 Spring, Summer and Fall terms.  In order to make the SEC Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have a 3.0 grade-point average for the preceding academic year or his/her entire collegiate career, be at least a sophomore in academic standing, and meet additional qualifications.

Additionally, Jonathan Keltner was named Kentucky’s Male Scholar Athlete of the Year at Monday’s annual end-of-the-year award banquet The Catspy’s with a 3.944 GPA as a Finance and Business Management double major.

Kentucky Swimmers and Divers on SEC Winter Sports Academic Honor Roll
John Bullock – M. Swimming – Finance/Business Management
Ross Bundschuh – M. Swimming – Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Nick Crosthwaite – M. Swimming – Community Communications and Leadership Development
Brent Dillon – M. Swimming – Political Science
Greg Ferrucci – M. Diving – Exercise Science
John Fox – M. Diving – Political Science
Blake Freeman – M. Swimming – Biology
Travis Green – M. Swimming – Biology
Will Heidler – M. Swimming – Chemistry
Luke Iannuzzi – M. Swimming – Biology
Jonathan Keltner – M. Swimming – Finance/Business Management
Kyle Lang – M. Swimming – Human Nutrition
Zack Peterson – M. Swimming – Exercise Science
Robert Resch – M. Swimming – Biology
Chris Rush – M. Swimming – Human Nutrition
Carlos Sierra – M. Swimming – Exercise Science/Spanish
Maclin Simpson – M. Swimming – Marketing/Management
Jake Thomas – M. Swimming – Exercise Science
Nicholas Watson – M. Swimming – Finance
Christina Bechtel – W. Swimming – Business Management
Cassie Brueckbauer – W. Swimming – Marketing
Christa Cabot – W. Diving – Psychology
Sarah Chewning – W. Diving – Media Arts and Studies
Megan Eppler – W. Swimming – Accounting
Lindsay Hill – W. Swimming – International Studies
Lindsay Keahey – W. Diving – Mathematics
Katrina Keirns – W. Swimming – Integrated Strategic Communication/Marketing
Blaire Kuethe – W. Swimming – Marketing
Taylor Melton – W. Swimming – Hospitality Management
Abby Myers – W. Swimming – Exercise Science
Samantha Shaheen – W. Swimming – Elementary Education
Kristen Wilson – W. Swimming – Finance/Marketing
Samantha Wright – W. Swimming – Psychology