Gamecocks Post 38 on 2009-10 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll
April 27, 2010
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Adding 11 members to its list from a year ago, 38 South Carolina student-athletes earned placement on the 2009-10 Winter Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
A total of 392 student-athletes across the 12 SEC member institutions garnered a spot on the list, including a high of 56 from Alabama. Florida ranked second with 53, while Georgia had 42 student-athletes make the list.
The 2009-10 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2009 Spring, Summer and Fall 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 should 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 or36 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.
The South Carolina student-athletes on the 2009-10 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll follow.
Jewel May, Psychology
Valerie Nainima, International Studies
Courtney Newton, Psychology
Men's Swimming & Diving
Women's Swimming & Diving