UT Puts 41 On Winter SEC Honor Roll
April 19, 2017


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Tennessee placed 41 student-athletes on the 2016-17 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll, as announced on Wednesday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.

The UT women's swimming and diving team had 21 student-athletes posting GPAs of 3.0 or higher. The men's team was next with 14 named to the honor roll. Women's basketball put four on the list, while men's hoops had a pair of honorees.

A total of 701 student-athletes were named to the 2016-17 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll, which includes the sports of basketball, equestrian, gymnastics and swimming & diving. Inclusion is based on grades from the 2016 spring, fall and winter terms.

Any student-athlete who participates in a Southeastern Conference championship sport or a student-athlete who participates in a sport listed on his/her institution's NCAA Sports Sponsorship Form is eligible for nomination to the Academic Honor Roll.

The following criteria will be followed: (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.

Below is a list of Tennessee student-athletes named to the 2016-17 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll:

Men's Basketball

Women's Basketball

Men's Swimming & Diving

Women's Swimming & Diving

 

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