BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Five LSU men’s tennis players were named to the First-Year Southeastern Conference 2022-23 Academic Honor Roll on Friday afternoon.

The LSU men’s tennis players honored by the SEC include Chen Dong (computer science), Stefan Latinovic (interdisciplinary studies), Welsh Hotard, Julien Penzlin and George Stoupe (all in sports administration).

A total of 1,309 student-athletes were named to the 2022-23 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll. which is based on grades from the 2022-23 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.