Nederland grad Hayden Hefner named to SEC Academic Honor Roll

Published 12:34 am Sunday, May 1, 2022

Texas A&M was represented by 66 student-athletes on the 2021-22 Winter Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll, announced by SEC commissioner Greg Sankey on Friday.

Nederland graduate and basketball player Hayden Hefner was named to the list.

He is studying Business Administration at A&M.

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The 2021-22 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll includes student-athletes from five sports within the A&M athletics department.

Equestrian totaled a school-best 34 honorees with women’s swimming & diving following with the second most, garnering 17 selections.

“I am incredibly proud to be able to celebrate the academic excellence that our student-athletes have shown this Winter,” Director of Athletics Ross Bjork said. “Our student-athletes are leaders on this campus and their hard work in all areas is noticed and appreciated. As an Athletics Department, we strive to create opportunities through championship athletics for our student-athletes, and the Center for Student-Athlete Services has done a tremendous job in doing just that.”

“I’m extremely proud of our Texas A&M student-athletes and Athletics Department as we continue to prioritize excellence in the classroom,” Senior Associate Athletics Director of Student-Athlete Services Joe Fields said. “Our student-athletes are asked to compete at the highest levels athletically and academically. Our Winter Academic Honor Roll recipients demonstrate that our student-athletes are committed to meeting those standard.”