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Volleyball Player-of-the-Week


Baldwin Named NJCAA Div. I Volleyball P.O.W.

THATCHER – EAC’s Ami Baldwin was named the NJCAA Division I Player of the Week for her performances against Arizona Western and Yavapai on the same day.

On October 3, the Gila Monsters swept their second tri-match, this time hosted by Yavapai, and Baldwin had two break-out performances to lead the way.

Against the Matadors in the matinee match, she tallied 13 kills, 12 digs, and four service aces in a four-set victory. In the nightcap against the host Roughriders, Baldwin finished with 24 kills, 13 digs, and two service aces in another four-set win.

Baldwin has moved up to fourth in the ACCAC and 22nd in the nation in kills per game at 3.14 while ranking eighth in conference and 45th in the nation with 3.61 digs per game. She is also third in the ACCAC in hitting efficiency at .361, which also puts her 42nd in the nation.

EAC defeated Glendale on the road in three sets and heads to its third and final tri-match at Arizona Western on October 16 and 17.