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Gators place 66 on Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Sixty-six Florida athletes have been named to the 2007-08 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll, tying with South Carolina for a league-leading number honored.

The athletes were named Tuesday by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive, based on grades from the 2007-08 academic year.

Two freshmen women's track and field athletes, Ali Crabb and Rebecca Lowe, earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages in their first year.

Tuesday's announcement gives Florida a total of 253 student-athletes
that were named to an SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2007-08. Florida placed 187 on the SEC Academic Honor Rolls (93 on the Spring list, 48/Winter, 46/Fall) and 66 on the Freshman Honor Roll. That total is second only to South Carolina's total of 266 honorees.

Among the athletes honored, here are the most recognizable names: FOOTBALL - Carlos Dunlap, Chas Henry, Brandon Hicks, Moses Jenkins, Duke Lemmens, Justin Trattou and Major Wright. MEN'S BASKETBALL: Adam Allen, Nick Calathes, Jai Lucas and Chandler Parsons.      

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 12:29pm]


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