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Alabama Football Lands Five on SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Rolando McClain was one of five UA football players named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.
Rolando McClain was one of five UA football players named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

July 8, 2008


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Alabama football team had five players named to the 2008 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll SEC Commissioner Mike Slive announced on Tuesday.

Rolando McClain, Josh Chapman, Nick Fanuzzi, Jennings Hester and Alfred McCullough were all selected to the team.

To garner SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll recognition, each student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00, be on scholarship or a letter winner, have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial credit and have been a member of the varsity team for the sport's entire NCAA Championship segment.

McClain finished fourth on the team in tackles during his rookie campaign with 75 total stops, five tackles for loss and two interceptions. Chapman appeared in three games for the Crimson Tide while Fanuzzi and McCullough saw action against Western Carolina.

The University of Alabama ranked third in the SEC with 56 student-athletes named to the 2008 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. Women's soccer, women's track and women's swimming led the Alabama contingent with seven honorees each.

The 2008 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll is based on grades from the 2007-08 academic calendar.


James Nelson  Baseball  Undesignated
Josh Rutledge  Baseball  Undesignated
Ross Wilson  Baseball  Undesignated
Justin Knox  Basketball  Pre-Business
Daleisha Carn  W. Basketball  Undesignated
Katie Hancock  W. Basketball  Pre-Business
Varisia Raffington  W. Basketball  Pre-Business
Josh Chapman  Football  Exercise Science
Nick Fanuzzi  Football  Pre-Business
Jennings Hester  Football  Pre-Business
Rolando McClain  Football  Pre-Business
Alfred McCullough  Football  Undesignated Human Environmental Science
Hunter Slatton  M. Golf  Pre-Business
Phillip Weaver  M. Golf  Pre-Business
Courtney Harter  W. Golf  Communication Studies
Camilla Lennarth  W. Golf  Communication Studies
Kayla Hoffman  Gymnastics  Undesignated
Jennifer Iovino  Gymnastics  Undesignated
Megan Mashburn  Gymnastics  General Health Studies
Sydney Barker  W. Soccer  Undesignated Engineering
Victoria Frederick  W. Soccer  Pre-Medical
Hailey Hull  W. Soccer  Nursing
Carly Mygrants  W. Soccer  Undesignated
Callie O'Steen  W. Soccer  Undesignated
Brooke Rogers W. Soccer  Pre-Business
Molly Wittig  W. Soccer  Undesignated
Catherine Dozier  Softball  Undesignated Engineering
Kelsi Dunne  Softball  Undesignated
Whitney Larsen  Softball  Pre-major Studies
Daniel Armstrong  M. Swimming  Undesignated Engineering
Adam Booher  M. Swimming  Pre-major Studies
Catalin Cosma  M. Swimming  Pre-Business
Daniel Roznick  M. Swimming  Pre-Political Science
Brittany Busch  W. Swimming  Undesignated Communication
Lauren Dunn  W. Swimming  Pre-major Studies
Baylee Ellson W. Swimming  Undesignated Communications
Kate Shannon Gray  W. Swimming  Pre-Business
Jenna Montgomery  W. Swimming  Pre-Physical Therapy
Ida Persson  W. Swimming  Pre-Major Studies
Paige Troyan  W. Swimming  Undesignated Human Environmental Science
Meritt Emery  W. Tennis  Undesignated
Allison Nolen W. Tennis  Nursing
Tiffany Welcher  W. Tennis  Pre-Major Studies
Elise Wettermark  W. Tennis  Pre-Business
Justin Brady  M. Track  Pre-Business
David May  M. Track  Pre-Business
Jordan Harper  W. Track  Nursing
Meghan Hawkins  W. Track  Pre-Med
Angelica Howard  W. Track  Communication Studies
Haley Moody  W. Track  Undeclared
Nicole Okolo  W. Track  Exercise & Sport Science
Rachel Robbs  W. Track  Nursing
Kiara Thompson  W. Track  Interior Design
Mary Catherine Aune  Volleyball  Advertising
Lauren Martin Volleyball  Advertising
Alyssa Meuth  Volleyball  Undesignated