Tide, Tiger players on SEC Honor Roll

The Auburn Tigers and the Crimson Tide are both touting numbers showing their athletes on the Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll. The Tide had 56 athletes on the list while the Tigers had 42.

The overall leader in the SEC was South Carolina with 66 honorees, followed by Alabama and then Georgia with 51.


The University of Alabama placed 56 student-athletes on the 2011 Fall Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll, the second highest total in the conference, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive announced Wednesday.

The Crimson Tide's total included a league-best 38 football players.

The 38 members of Alabama's 2011 National Championship football team that earned a place on the honor roll was eight more than the next closest school and included a dozen starters.

Among those earning the academic accolade were Trent Richardson, Mark Barron, Barrett Jones, Marquis Maze, Jeremy Shelley, Brad Smelley and Jesse Williams.

The Alabama soccer team placed 14 on the SEC Academic Honor Roll, including eight starters from the squad that advanced to the NCAA Championships last November, including senior All-SEC goalkeeper Justine Bernier. The Tide volleyball team had four players earn a place on the team, including All-SEC junior Kayla Fitterer.

Full list of UA Athletes on the list CLICK HERE.


A total of 42 Auburn student-athletes have been named to the 2011-12 Southeastern Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll, it was announced Wednesday by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.

The 2011-12 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2011 Spring, Summer and Fall terms. Auburn football and soccer had 16 athletes each on the SEC Academic Honor Roll with 16 each. Volleyball followed with 10.

Earning the honor from the football team were Joel Bonomolo (Interdisciplinary Studies), Chandler Brooks (Wildlife), Steven Clark (Exercise Science), Jared Cooper (Social Science Education), Adam Dyas (Undeclared Sciences and Math, Pre-Med), Tunde Fariyike (Undeclared Sciences and Math, Pre-Med), Trent Fisher (Communication), Josh Harris (Political Science), Wo-Otinnah Iyegha (Electrical Engineering), Anthony Morgan (Interdisciplinary Studies), Dustin Norris (Building Science), Ryan Preston (Industrial and Systems Engineering), Ashton Richardson (Animal Sciences Pre-Vet), John Sullen (History), Barrett Trotter (Public Administration) and Taylor Williams (Political Science).

Representing the SEC champion soccer team were Tori Ball (Human Development and Family Studies), Maddie Barnes (Chemistry, Pre-Med), Ana Cate (Exercise Science), Mary Coffed (Marketing), Katy Frierson (Political Science), Aimee Golightly (Biomedical Sciences, Pre-Pharmacy), Heather Havron (Marketing), Chandler Hillen (Pre-Special Education Early Childhood), Amy Howard (Elementary Education), Julie King (Interdisciplinary Studies), Mary Nicholson (Nursing), Jessica Rightmer (Communication Disorders), Kimberly Spence (Undeclared Sciences and Math,Pre-Med), Caitlin Torie (Exercise Science), Lydia Townsend (Radio, TV, and Film - Mass Communication) and Jessica Wolfe (Building Science).

Rounding out the list was volleyball with Sarah Bullock (Marketing), Katherine Culwell (Finance), Kelly Fidero (Health Promotion), Mackenzy Harper (Accountancy), Camila Jersonsky (Pre-Polymer and Fiber Engineering), Brittney Rhude (Management), Kathia Rud (Pre-Business), Christina Solverson (Polymer and Fiber Engineering), Chelsea Wintzinger (Undeclared Sciences and Math,Pre-Pharmacy) and Sarah Wroblicky (Pre-Elementary Education).

INFORMATION SOURCE: Athletic Department releases from University of Alabama and Auburn University