26 Commodores named to Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll

April 18, 2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Vanderbilt had 26 individuals named to the 2017-18 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll, the league announced Wednesday afternoon.

Represented on the honor roll were the sports of men's and women's basketball, bowling and swimming.

The 2017-18 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2017 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 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 segment.

Vanderbilt's honorees follow:

Vanderbilt - Sport - Major
Riley LaChance – M Basketball – Human and Organizational Development
Rachel Bell – W Basketball – Psychology / Medicine, Health, and Society
Myka Dancy – W Basketball – Medicine, Health, and Society
Kayla Overbeck – W Basketball – History
Cierra Walker – W Basketball – Psychology
Erin Whalen – W Basketball – Human and Organizational Development
Bryanna Leyen – Bowling – Elementary Education / Human and Organizational Development
Jordan Newham – Bowling – Human and Organizational Development
Ariana Perez – Bowling – Chemical Engineering
Kristin Quah – Bowling – Biomedical Engineering / Electrical Engineering
Emily Rigney – Bowling – Economics
Katie Stark – Bowling – Art
Adel Wahner – Bowling – Psychology / Medicine, Health, and Society
Mary Beckwith – W Swim & Dive – Medicine, Health, and Society
Summer Brown – W Swim & Dive – English / Medicine, Health, and Society
Brenda Cha – W Swim & Dive – Medicine, Health, and Society
Eun Sol Chon – W Swim & Dive – Neuroscience
Madison Eaker – W Swim & Dive – Electrical Engineering
Johanna Goldblatt – W Swim & Dive – Human and Organizational Development
Paige Hamilton – W Swim & Dive – Cognitive Studies
Kate Hornaday – W Swim & Dive – Medicine, Health, and Society
Madeline Hunt – W Swim & Dive – Neuroscience
Selah Peacock – W Swim & Dive – Communication Studies
Namilla Sanchez – W Swim & Dive – Communication Studies / Cinema and Media Arts
Breanna Sapienza – W Swim & Dive – Psychology / Medicine, Health, and Society
Breinne Thorne – W Swim & Dive – Human and Organizational Development

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