61 Vols earn spots on SEC first year academic honor roll

(UNDATED) Sixty-one first-year Tennessee student-athletes were named to the 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll on Monday by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.

The SEC recognized 762 first-year student-athletes among the league's 14 schools. A total of 3,116 student-athletes around the league earned Academic Honor Roll recognition in 2012-13.

Each student-athlete must 1) have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution; 2) be on scholarship or a letter winner; 3) have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial credit at the nominating institution; and 4) have been a member of the varsity team for the sport's entire NCAA Championship segment.

The 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2012-13 academic calendar.

The complete list of 2012-13 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll selections for Tennessee follows.

BASEBALL
Trevor Charpie, Psychology
Andy Cox,Recreation & Sport Management
Matt Esparza, Undecided
Michael Flax, Advertising
David Houser, Logistics
Derek Lance, Kinesiology
Andrew Lee, Kinesiology
Heath Loyd, Psychology
Michael Parrish, Biological Sciences
A.J. Simcox, Management

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
Andraya Carter, Communication Studies
Bashaara Graves, Undecided

MEN'S GOLF
Grant Daugherty, Finance
Chad Merzbacher, Finance
Michael Nagy, Management

FOOTBALL
Cody Blanc, Management
Drae Bowles, Communication Studies
George Bullock, Undecided
Alden Hill, Art
Nathan Peterman, Communication Studies

ROWING
Erin Allen, Animal Science-Pre Vet
Victoria Bartell, Public Administration
Sophia Grazian, Exploratory
Erin Gibbemeyer, Animal Science-Pre Vet
Katie King, Special Education
Harper Lucas, Exploratory

WOMEN'S SOCCER
Suzanne Capocaccia, Kinesiology
Peyton Thomas, Kinesiology

SOFTBALL
Jennifer Burroughs, Kinesiology
Erin Gabriel, Recreation & Sport Management
Rainey Gaffin, Anthropology
Anna Renfroe, Nutrition

MEN'S SWIMMING
Gustav Aberg Lejdstrom, Logistics
Thomas Cochran, Kinesiology
Adam Cornett, Kinesiology
Miles Garner, Economics
Sean Lehane, Kinesiology
Trevor Leland, Recreation & Sport Management
Ben Miller, Business Analytics
Ryan Signorin, Civil Engineering
Timothy Wylie, Accounting

WOMEN'S SWIMMING
Amanda Carner, Undecided
Anna DeMonte, Marketing
Caroline Finkbeiner, Undecided
Mary Griffith, Kinesiology
Madison Hahn, Logistics
Faith Johnson, Kinesiology
Heather Kiger, Aerospace Engineering
Samantha Lera, Biological Sciences

WOMEN'S TENNIS
Mimi Fotopoulos, Undecided
Jesse Grace, Communication Studies

MEN'S TRACK & FIELD
Jake Blankenship, Undecided
Cameron Brown, Business Analytics
Alex McCandless, Psychology
Derek McClardy, Communication Studies

WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD
Chelsea Blaase, Kinesiology
Alexis Panisse, Sociology
Cassie Wertman, Kinesiology
Katelyn Williams, Kinesiology

VOLLEYBALL
Megan Hatcher, Finance
Ashlyn Sunseri, Kinesiology


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