Sun Belt Conference Announces 2022-23 Academic Honors
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Sun Belt Conference announced 2022-23 academic honors on Wednesday which featured 17 Wildcat representatives across the Commissioner’s List, Academic Honor Roll and 1A FAR Academic Excellence Award.
The Commissioner’s List honors student-athletes who earned a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) or better during the 2022-23 academic year. From Kentucky men’s soccer, honorees included Ben Damge, Casper Grening, Christian Baumgartner, Cooper Kieran, Isaac Walker, Martin Soereide, Mason Leeth, Mathias Yohannes, Max Miller, Nick Gutmann and Ryan Jack.
The Academic Honor Roll honors those student-athletes who maintained a GPA between 3.00 and 3.49 for the academic year. Andrew Erickson, Casper Mols, Enzo Mauriz, Mason Visconti and Trey Asensio received this honor for UK.
The third conference academic honor, the 1A FAR Academic Excellence Award, recognizes student-athletes at FBS football-sponsoring institutions who earned their undergraduate degrees between September 1, 2022 and August 31, 2023 and compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.80 or better upon graduation. In addition, the student-athletes must have participated in at least two years of NCAA intercollegiate athletics at an FBS institution. Isaac Walker (3.94) and Luis Grassow (3.89) were Kentucky’s two recipients of the award.
The Sun Belt Conference placed nearly 3,000 student-athletes to the Commissioner’s List and Academic Honor Roll for the 2022-23 school year. Those recognized include 1,621 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s List and 1,191 student-athletes on the Academic Honor Roll. In addition, 140 student-athletes earned the 1A FAR Academic Excellence Award.
All Sun Belt Conference programs in the sports of beach volleyball, men’s cross country, women’s cross country, women’s golf, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, softball, men’s tennis, women’s tennis and volleyball boasted an average GPA of 3.0 or better.
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