Ajae Petty Named To First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

by Alyssa Leal
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Ajae Petty Named To First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

BATON ROUGE – LSU Women’s Basketball freshman Ajae Petty was named to the 2020-21 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll announced Tuesday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.

Petty, from Baltimore, Maryland, is majoring in Kinesiology with a concentration in Pre-Physical Therapy.

The First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2020-21 academic calendar.

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.

First year student-athletes in all sports may be named to the Honor Roll at the conclusion of their first full academic year in residence (spring, fall and summer terms).

A total of 1,130 student-athletes from the conference made the first-year Academic Honor Roll.