Rebels Make the Grade



July 10, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Another successful Ole Miss athletics season came to a close last month, but the accolades continue to come in for the Rebels.  Seventy-nine Ole Miss student-athletes were named to the 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll, as announced by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive, Thursday.

A total of 1,181 student-athletes were named to the 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll. The honor roll is based on grades from the 2013 summer, 2013 fall and 2014 spring terms.

Baseball enjoyed a banner season on the diamond, reaching the final four of the College World Series and capturing the SEC Western Division title. Off the diamond, 17 players made the SEC Academic Honor Roll, including senior co-captains Will Allen and Austin Anderson.   

Men's track and field and women's track and field combined for 29 on the honor roll, including NCAA and SEC Champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks.

Softball placed 10 on the honor roll, led by All-SEC honoree RT Cantillo and Carly Hummel, who threw the first perfect game in school history.

In addition to advancing to the NCAA second round, both Rebel tennis teams continued their tradition of success off the courts.  All returning players on the women's team made the honor roll, including Capital One Academic All-District and Taylor Medalist recipient Caroline Rohde-Moe. Johan Backstrom, who was named a Capital One Academic All-American, is among four men on the list.

Men's golf tallied seven on the honor roll, including Capital One Academic All-District honoree Forrest Gamble. Women's golf boasted five players on the list, including Stani Schiavone, who was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, and Taylor Medalist Kathryn Fowler, who graduated with honors.

Student-athletes must meet several criteria to be named to the league's academic honor roll: (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., letterwinner), 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 segment.

Ole Miss on the 2014 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll:
Will Allen - Baseball - General Studies
Austin Anderson - Baseball - General Studies
Scott Ashford - Baseball - Exercise Science
Austin Blunt - Baseball - Managerial Finance
Auston Bousfield - Baseball - Journalism
Brady Bramlett - Baseball - Science Education
Hawtin Buchanan - Baseball - Journalism
Matt Denny - Baseball - Business Undeclared
Cameron Dishon - Baseball - Accountancy
Chris Ellis - Baseball - Criminal Justice
Aaron Greenwood - Baseball - Exercise Science
Will Jamison - Baseball - Dietetics and Nutrition
Josh Laxer - Baseball - Criminal Justice
Jeremy Massie - Baseball - General Studies
Sam Smith - Baseball - Managerial Finance
Jacob Waguespack - Baseball - Managerial Finance
Scott Weathersby - Baseball - Biology
Tom Brown - M. Golf - Exercise Science
Drew Comer - M. Golf - Management
Connor Davis - M. Golf - Management
Forrest Gamble - M. Golf - Physics
Chris Ingham - M. Golf - Managerial Finance
Joe Lewis - M. Golf - Management
Noah West - M. Golf - Managerial Finance
Kathryn Fowler - W. Golf - Classics
Alison Hovatter - W. Golf - Management
Abby Newton - W. Golf - Geological Engineering
Taelor Rubin - W. Golf - Insurance & Risk Management
Stani Schiavone - W. Golf - Mathematics Education
Allison Brown - Softball - Liberal Studies
RT Cantillo - Softball - Psychology
Shelby Jo Fenter - Softball - General Studies
Carly Hummel - Softball - Exercise Science
Alyssa Invergo - Softball - Undeclared
Londen Ladner - Softball - Exercise Science
Lauren Lindsey - Softball - Chemistry
Natalie Nimmo - Softball - Journalism
Madi Osias - Softball - Business Undeclared
Bri Payne - Softball - Exercise Science
Johan Backstrom - M. Tennis - Managerial Finance
William Kallberg - M. Tennis - Managerial Finance
Stefan Lindmark - M. Tennis - Business Undeclared
Joe Rogers - M. Tennis - History
Julia Jones - W. Tennis - Accountancy
Mai El Kamash - W. Tennis - Civil Engineering
Marija Milutinovic - W. Tennis - Business Undeclared
Allie Robbins - W. Tennis - Mechanical Engineering
Caroline Rhode-Moe - W. Tennis - Managerial Finance & Economics
Erin Stephens - W. Tennis - Marketing
Iris Verboven - W. Tennis - Civil Engineering
Onyi Afoaku - M. Track & Field - Integrated Marketing Communications
Daniel Bulmer - M. Track & Field - Master's in Exercise Science
Kevin Conway - M. Track & Field - Exercise Science
Garrett Ferguson - M. Track & Field - Managerial Finance
Stephen Greer - M. Track & Field - Engineering
Hunter Harrison - M. Track & Field - Management
Tyler Harrison - M. Track & Field - Accountancy
Max Holman - M. Track & Field - Spanish
Sam Kendricks - M. Track & Field - General Studies
Benjamin Lapane - M. Track & Field - Engineering
Peyton Moss - M. Track & Field - Chemical Engineering
Alex Nichols - M. Track & Field - Integrated Marketing Communications
Dante Oliver - M. Track & Field - Pharmaceutical Sciences
Jonathan Redding - M. Track & Field - Biochemistry
Ryan Smith - M. Track & Field - Accountancy
Mary Louise Clawson - W. Track & Field - Mechanical Engineering
McKenna Coughlin - W. Track & Field - Exercise Science
Mary Alex England - W. Track & Field - Hospitality Management
Ryan Flore - W. Track & Field - Exercise Science
Margaret Harkness - W. Track & Field - Dietetics and Nutrition
Jhorden Hunter - W. Track & Field - General Studies
Taylor Irby - W. Track & Field - Exercise Science
Amy McCrory - W. Track & Field - Master's in Curriculum & Instruction
Fabia McDonald - W. Track & Field - Social Work
Racquel Moses - W. Track & Field - Exercise Science
Mary Ashton Nall - W. Track & Field - Marketing & Corporate Relations
Shari Russell - W. Track & Field - Exercise Science
Kayleigh Skinner - W. Track & Field - Journalism
Shannon Spence - W. Track & Field - Criminal Justice

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