30 EAC athletes named to All-Academic Teams

The NJCAA has announced the 2020-21 All-Academic Teams, recognizing student-athletes across the country for their dedication in the classroom.  A total of 30 Eastern Arizona College student-athletes have been honored for achieving a GPA above 3.60.

“Despite obstacles and adjustments, NJCAA student-athletes rose above challenges to display widespread academic success this year,” said Dr. Christopher Parker, NJCAA President & CEO. “It is incredible to see these individuals competing again and accomplishing rich athletic and academic success concurrently, we commend their efforts.”

NJCAA All-Academic First Team: 4.0 GPA

Baseball: Griffyn Hyson, Brent Rigtrup

Basketball (M): Cameron Welker

Basketball (W): Emily Dogbatse, Mary Workman

Softball: Reegan Leppien

Tennis: Aliyah Henry, Taylor Rhoton, Cammie Wallace

Volleyball: Brooklyn Angle, Taya Baldwin, Joecy Cummings, Jalyn Osborne, Kiera Smith

NJCAA All-Academic Second Team: 3.80-3.99

Baseball: Dustin Benson, Tanner Shuffler

Basketball (W): Bayli Heap

Golf: Pedro Alvarez, Xavier De La Rosa

Softball: Alondra Lugo, Solymar Navarro

Volleyball: Danika Derrick

NJCAA All-Academic Third Team: 3.60-3.79

Baseball: Giovanni Cervantes, Max Chapman, Cameron Kennedy, Alec Larson

Basketball (M): Clifford “Trey” Thompson

Basketball (W): Peyton Slaga

Softball: Alyssa Loera