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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