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Gator Softball had nine student-athletes on the conference Honor Roll and three on the first-year honor roll.

Friday July 11, 2014Gator Softball Places 12 on SEC Academic Honor Rolls

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Gator Softball had nine student-athletes on the conference Honor Roll and three on the first-year honor roll.

A dozen University of Florida softball student-athletes earned recognition from the Southeastern Conference for their success in the classroom to wrap up the 2013-14 academic year. Nine softball players were named to the 2014 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll this week, part of a group of 72 UF student-athletes honored across all sports. In addition, two UF freshmen and one transfer made up a portion of the 55 first-year Gators named to the SECís First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

 

Following a season in which they helped capture the Gator Softball programís first national championship, junior Bailey Castro, junior Jessica Damico, junior Briana Little, junior Kathlyn Medina, sophomore Kirsti Merritt, sophomore Aubree Munro, senior Hannah Rogers, sophomore Taylor Schwarz and senior Stephanie Tofft all were named to the SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll for the Orange and Blue.

 

Freshmen Chelsea Herndon and Justine McLean and junior transfer Francesca Martinez were selected to the First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

 

To be named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll, each student-athlete must 1) have a GPA of 3.00 for either the preceding academic year or have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution; 2) be on scholarship, a letterwinner or have participated on a varsity team for two years if non-scholarship; 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 sportís entire NCAA Championship segment.

 

To be selected to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll, each student-athlete must 1) have a GPA of 3.00 for either the preceding academic year or have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above at the nominating institution; 2) be on scholarship, a letterwinner; 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 sportís entire NCAA Championship segment.

 

2013-14 Gator Softball SEC Academic Honor Roll

Gator

Major

Bailey Castro

Sociology

Jessica Damico

Anthropology

Briana Little

Sociology

Kathlyn Medina

Anthropology

Kirsti Merritt

Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

Aubree Munro

Telecommunications - Media & Society

Hannah Rogers

Event Management

Taylor Schwarz

Telecommunications - Media & Society

Stephanie Tofft

Family, Youth & Community Sciences

Chelsea Herndon

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Francesca Martinez

Family, Youth & Community Sciences

Justine McLean

Social & Behavioral Sciences

 

Italics and grey background denote SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

 

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