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EWC Athletic Department announces academic recognition of athletes

June 17, 2020

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.

Volleyball Academic All-Region 9 student-athletes were:

Peyton Greeson – Aurora, CO
J’Dore Hayes – Euless, TX
Nadia Montalbán-ElHiriche – Granada, Spain
Devyn Voz – Parker CO
Charlene Hosly – Rixheim, France
Emma Larsen – Hyrum, UT
Vittoria Cacciavillani – Florence Italy

Women’s Basketball Academic All-Region 9 student-athletes were:

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, WY
Montse Guiterrez-Ibanez – Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Ane Esnal Afuirre – Donostia, Spain

Men’s Golf Academic All-Region 9 student-athletes were:

Colby Clay – Laramie, WY
Mason Hale – Atkinson, NE
Tomas Kubata – Prague, Czech Republic
RJ Moya – Three Rivers, TX
Eric Stevens – Bridgeport, NE
JoVin Tan – Taiping, Malaysia

Men’s Basketball Academic All-Region 9 student-athletes were:

Jonatan Arvidsson – Lulea, Sweden
Earl Baker, Jr. – St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
Carter Berish – Logan, UT
Jonathan Hall – Cradiff, Wales
David Hook – Nässjö, Sweden
John Karras – Gothenburg, Sweden
Nicholas Miriche – Cheyenne, WY
Jordan Potts –  Bothell, WA

EWC had 22 student-athletes who earned National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic Team. The criteria for each level are as follows: 1st Team, 4.0 GPA; 2nd Team, 3.8-3.99 GPA; 3rd Team, 3.6-3.79 GPA.

1st Team

Student Sport
Mason Hale Golf
Tomas Kubata Golf
Carter Berish Men’s Basketball
Emma Larsen Volleyball
Emilia Axelsson Women’s Basketball
Emma Strom Women’s Basketball

2nd Team

Student Sport
Colby Clay Golf
John Karras Men’s Basketball
Peyton Greeson Volleyball
Jadore Hayes Volleyball
Devyn Volz Volleyball
Charlene Hosly Volleyball
Mar Bastida-Olivares Women’s Basketball
Barbara Trehub Women’s Basketball

3rd Team           

Student Sport
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
Jada Ybarra Women’s Basketball

EWC Athletic Director, Tom Andersen, shared the following about the athlete’s academic performance, “I am very proud to announce this recognition for our student athletes. 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.”

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