45 Wildcat athletes named to SEC Honor Roll

A total of 45 University of Kentucky student-athletes – second most in the league - were named to the 2008-09 Southeastern Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive has announced.

UK had 13 student-athletes from the men’s swimming team, 12 from women’s swimming, seven from gymnastics, five each from men’s basketball and rifle and three from women’s basketball.

The 2008-09 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2008 Spring, Summer and Fall terms.

(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.

Univ. of Kentucky Sport Year Major

Mark Krebs M. Basketball Junior Management

Jodie Meeks M. Basketball Junior Pre-Marketing

Dwight Perry M. Basketball Junior Management

Michael Porter M. Basketball Junior Management

Matt Scherbenske M. Basketball Sophomore Management

Carly Morrow W. Basketball Sophomore Pre-Economics

Carly Ormerod W. Basketball Senior Biology

Eleia Roddy W. Basketball Senior Family Studies

Jacque Behrendt Gymnastics Junior Kinesiology—Exercise Science

Bridget Carreiro Gymnastics Senior Kinesiology & Health Promotion

Hillary Ferguson Gymnastics Junior Kinesiology—Exercise Science

Emily Green Gymnastics Junior Secondary Education—Social Studies

Phylicia Reshard Gymnastics Sophomore Pre-Marketing

Natalie Rubinstein Gymnastics Senior Kinesiology—Exercise Science

Colleen Williams Gymnastics Sophomore Undergraduate Studies

Leslie Angeli Rifle Junior Mathematical Economics

Sarah Broeker Rifle Sophomore Communications

Logan Fox Rifle Sophomore Pre-Marketing

Jennifer Pason Rifle Junior Biology

Andrew Roland Rifle Senior Biology

James Batley M. Swimming Senior Economics

Elvis Burrows M. Swimming Junior Hospitality Management & Tourism

Shane Eliason M. Swimming Senior Mathematical Economics

Kyle Greene M. Swimming Junior Finance

Marco Iemmola M. Swimming Junior Accounting

Justin Max M. Swimming Junior Political Science

Eric McGinnis M. Swimming Junior Kinesiology—Exercise Science

Travis Muzzillo M. Swimming Junior Economics

Joe Retrum M. Swimming Senior Psychology

Chris Richard M. Swimming Junior Finance & Economics

Kevin Ryan M. Swimming Junior Pre-Chemical Engineering

Justin Smith M. Swimming Senior Kinesiology—Exercise Science

Dan Vallette M. Swimming Junior Accounting

Lindsey Graessle W. Swimming Sophomore Special Education— Moderate/Severe


Leah Harms W. Swimming Senior Integrated Strategic Communication

Casey Miller W. Swimming Junior Psychology

Christina Morgan W. Swimming Junior Nursing

Jenna Newsome W. Swimming Sophomore Communications

Chatham Penrod W. Swimming Junior Finance & Management

Megan Pulskamp W. Swimming Junior Integrated Strategic Communication

Kelly Rames W. Swimming Senior Elementary Education

Kayla Sergesketter W. Swimming Sophomore Special Education—Moderate/Severe


Anna Sirmon W. Swimming Junior Elementary Education

Kristina Sledge W. Swimming Senior Nutrition & Food Science— Hospitality

Management and Tourism

Sydney Witzky W. Swimming Junior Nutrition and Food Science—Dietetics