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Academic Development of Student-Athletes

Hanna Axene 

Academic Counselor - Men's Basketball

Hanna Axene joined SMU as the Athletic Academic Counselor for Men’s Basketball in January of 2017.

Prior to returning to the Hilltop, Axene was the Athletic Academic Advisor for the football program at the University of South Alabama.

Axene’s career in collegiate athletics began in 2015 at SMU, where she served as a Graduate Assistant in the Athletic Student Services Department. She earned her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees, both in Sport Management, from SMU. A former Student-Athlete, Axene is passionate about her career in intercollegiate athletics and grateful to be working in this role at her alma mater.