July 2, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mizzou softball had 10 student-athletes named to the 2013 Spring Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll, it was announced Tuesday by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive.
Recognized Tigers included: seniors Nicole Hudson (Webb City, Mo.), Jenna Marston (St. Louis, Mo.), Lindsey Muller (Stilwell, Kan.) and Chelsea Thomas (Pleasantville, Iowa); juniors Brianna Corwin (Kansas City, Mo.) and Mackenzie Sykes (Blue Springs, Mo.); sophomores Kelsi Jones (Carmel, Ind.), Kelsea Roth (Yorba Linda, Calif.) and Ashtin Stephens (Blue Springs, Mo.) and redshirt freshman Alyssa Cousins (Carrollton, Texas).
Mizzou was one of just five squads in the SEC to have at least 10 softball student-athletes named to the honor roll.
The 2013 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2012 Summer, 2012 Fall and 2013 Spring terms. A total of 1,247 student-athletes from the SEC were named to the spring honor roll.
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 should 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.