EWC Athletic department announces academic recognition of athletes


TORRINGTON – The Athletic Department at Eastern Wyoming College has announced the recognition of 29 student athletes for high academic achievement.

The student athletes must have accumulated a minimum of 24 semester hours with a minimum 3.25 grade point average (GPA) in the academic year.

EWC had 22 student athletes who earned National Junior College Athletic Association  All-American Honors. The criteria for each level are as follows: first team, 4.0 GPA; second team, 3.8-3.99 GPA; third team, 3.6-3.79 GPA.

“I am very proud to announce this recognition for our student athletes,” EWC Athletic Director Tom Andersen said. “It is a great tribute to our coaches for recruiting high caliber student-athletes and to our faculty and staff for the great support they supply. It is also a tribute to our student athletes who work extremely hard both in their respective sports and in the classroom. We can all be very proud of their accomplishments.”

Volleyball:

Peyton Greeson (Aurora, Colo.), J’Adore Hayes (Euless, Texas), Nadia Montalbán-ElHiriche (Granada, Spain), Devyn Voz (Parker Colo.), Charlene Hosly (Rixheim, France), Emma Larsen (Hyrum, Utah) and Vittoria Cacciavillani (Florence Italy)

Womenís basketball:

Emilia Axelsson (Ragunda, Spain), Mar Bastida-Olivares (Barcelona, Spain), Paula Martinez-Sanz (Barcelona, Spain), Emma Strom (Lulea, Sweden), Barbara Trehub (Vinkovci, Croatia), Jada Ybarra (Cheyenne), Montse Guiterrez-Ibanez (Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain) and Ane Esnal Afuirre (Donostia, Spain)

Golf:

Colby Clay (Laramie), Mason Hale (Atkinson, Neb.), Tomas Kubata (Prague, Czech Republic), RJ Moya (Three Rivers, Texas), Eric Stevens (Bridgeport, Neb.) and JoVin Tan (Taiping, Malaysia)

Menís basketball:

Jonatan Arvidsson (Lulea, Sweden), Earl Baker, Jr. (St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands), Carter Berish (Logan, Utah), Jonathan Hall (Cradiff, Wales), David Hook (Nässjö, Sweden), John Karras (Gothenburg, Sweden), Nicholas Mirich (Cheyenne) and Jordan Potts (Bothell, Wash.)

First Team All-American

Mason Hale (golf), Tomas Kubata (golf), Carter Berish (men’s basketball), Emma Larsen (volleyball), Emilia Axelsson (women’s basketball) and Emma Strom (women’s basketball)

Second Team All-American

Colby Clay (golf), John Karras (men’s basketball), Peyton Greeson (volleyball), J’Adore Hayes (volleyball), Devyn Volz (volleyball), Charlene Hosly (volleyball), Mar Bastida-Olivares (women’s basketball) and Barbara Trehub (women’s basketball)

Third Team All-American

Roy Moya (golf), Jonatan Arvidsson (men’s basketball), Earl Baker Jr. (men’s basketball), Jordan Potts (men’s basketball), Nadia Montalban El-Hiriche (volleyball), Vittoria Cacciavillani (volleyball), Paula Martinez-Sanz (women’s basketball) and Jada Ybarra (women’s basketball)

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