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USC Places 45 Student-Athletes on SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll
Carolina boasts second-highest league total

Nov. 19, 2003

The University of South Carolina placed 45 student-athletes on the 2003 Southeastern Conference Freshmen Academic Honor Roll, the second highest total in the league. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive named a total of 395 freshmen student-athletes to the list Wednesday based on grades from the 2002-03 academic calendar.

Below is a complete alphabetical listing of USC honorees with sport, GPA, and major.

Ian Balman, Men’s Swimming and Diving, 3.18, Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management
Tamas Bathazi, Men’s Swimming and Diving, 3.03, Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Management
Erica Battle, Women’s Golf, 3.94, Management
Courtney Borton, Women’s Equestrian, 3.01, Journalism
Katherine Bowden, Women’s Swimming and Diving, 3.75, Criminal Justice
Stacy Bunchman, Women’s Soccer, 3.71, Experimental Psychology
Sarah Burgess, Women’s Basketball, 3.25, Mathematics
Ashley Collins, Women’s Equestrian, 3.04, Business Economics
Kimberly Criss, Women’s Soccer, 4.00, Business
Katherine Desin, Women’s Track and Field, 3.70, Business Administration
Ryan Deter, Men’s Soccer, 3.29, Mechanical Engineering
Stuart Duff, Men’s Swimming and Diving, 3.61, Mechanical Engineering
Michael Farrington, Men’s Swimming and Diving, 3.43, Business Administration
Timothy Farrington, Men’s Swimming and Diving, 3.39, Business Administration
Lindsay Haney, Women’s Soccer, 3.46, Sociology
Andre Hemphill, Football, 3.28, Retailing
Melanie Henkes, Softball, 3.25, Sport & Entertainment Management
Thomas Hilliard, Men’s Soccer, 3.82, Business Administration
Lynae Vanden Hull, Volleyball, 3.35, Business Administration
Eirik Johansen, Men’s Golf, 3.57, Sport & Entertainment Management
Ricky Johnson, Men’s Track and Field, 3.60, Criminal Justice
Justin Kata, Men’s Swimming and Diving, 3.12, Business Administration
Connor Lalor, Baseball, 3.35, Business Administration
Ben Link, Men’s Soccer, 3.56, Media Arts
Jason McAlhaney, Men’s Tennis, 3.15, Pharmacy
Steven Mance, Men’s Track and Field, 3.85, Political Science
Stephanie Margalis, Women’s Swimming and Diving, 3.77, Advertising
Megan Miller, Women’s Golf, 3.27, Journalism
Jacob Minskey, Men’s Track and Field, 3.90, Chemistry
Sarah Morgan, Women’s Volleyball, 3.75, Public Relations
Kazuya Otani, Men’s Tennis, 3.17, Business Administration
Lauren Paige, Women’s Track and Field, 3.30, Business Administration
Laura Pipkin, Women’s Equestrian, 3.00, Business Administration
Greg Reece, Men’s Soccer, 3.45, Chemistry
Caroline Ruppert, Women’s Track and Field, 3.56, Exercise Science
Brandon Schweitzer, Football, 3.07, Liberal Arts/Undecided
Haley Skaggs, Women’s Swimming and Diving, 3.81, Biology
Ashley Smith, Softball, 4.00, Civil Engineering
Amanda Thurber, Women’s Soccer, 4.00, Exercise Science
Steven Tolleson, Baseball, 3.20, Economics
Camille Toney, Women’s Soccer, 3.65, Business Administration
Lawson Vaughn, Men’s Soccer, 3.14, Business Administration
Jacqueline Welch, Women’s Soccer, 3.08, Exercise Science
Walker Whitley, Baseball, 3.16, Sport & Entertainment Management
Danielle Wiggins, Women’s Tennis, 3.30, Sport & Entertainment Management