Sabyn Martinez

During a scrimmage in October 2018, Eastern pitcher Sabyn Martinez (18) fires one to home plate. Martinez was named a first team NJCAA All-Academic Player with a 4.0 GPA.

THATCHER — The NJCAA recently released its Academic Teams of the Year, and six of Eastern Arizona College’s teams made the list.

The following are the cumulative GPAs for each EAC team:

volleyball, 3.52; men’s basketball, 3.32; women’s basketball, 3.29; tennis, 3.28; softball, 3.27; and baseball, 3.22.

The following individuals were also recognized as NJCAA All-Academic Players:

From softball: Sabyn Martinez (first team with a 4.0 GPA), Kailee Reidhead, Carmen Angulo, Celica Klajda and Hailey Yamaguchi.

From volleyball: Macee Bingham, Tanya Bonkova, Cassidy Brimhall, Yasmine Montgomery, MaKayla Ramage, Erin Willis, Emily Kost, Aneesa Molina and Jessica Sherwood.

From baseball: Tucker Knight, Johan Freudenburg, Gavin Hertrich, Ruben Portillo, Zerek Saenz and Terence Strauber.

From men’s basketball: Anthony Anderson.

From golf: Beau Coenraad and Thomas Harvey.

From tennis: Heidi Simons-Nolan

From women’s basketball: Courtney Anderson.

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