Eastern Arizona Junior College 6-foot sophomore point guard Taylor Stafford finished off an excellent college career this season - one of the most decorated college careers in Eastern Arizona JC history. This season, Stafford was selected as a Third-Team NJCAA Division-I All-American, for the second straight year. Stafford also was named as the Region-I ACCAC Player of the Year this season, after being selected as the ACCAC Freshman of the Year last season.
Stafford was awarded as a First-Team All-Region and All-Conference selection in each of his two seasons in the ACCAC, and was also recognized as the ACCAC Player of the Week three times over the past two seasons.
In his sophomore campaign Stafford was among the nation's leaders in many statistical categories; most notably he was the 4th leading scorer in the country - averaging better than 25 + points per contest. Stafford finished his junior college career scoring over 1,300 total points.
Recently, Stafford would continue his college career by signing a national letter of intent with the University of Evansville, where he will play his final two seasons of his college career - a tremendous get by the Evansville staff.
Recruiting Notes: Also joining Stafford from the Eastern Arizona JC program this spring and signing national letters of intent were three of his teammates - D’Juan Miller, Dominique Hunter and Jeremiah Harris.
Miller, a 1st Team All-Region and 2nd Team All-Conference performer this season from Kent, Washington, signed to continue his career at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Miller was 9th in the league in scoring at 18 points per contest this season, 5th in the league in assists per game, and 2nd in the league in steals per game.
Hunter, a 2nd Team All-Region and Honorable All-Conference selection this season from Tacoma, Washington, signed with the University of Alaska-Anchorage, an NCAA Division-II program that is consistently ranked nationally. Hunter was 8th in the ACCAC in scoring this season at 18 points per game and 6th in the conference in 3-Point Field Goals Made.
Harris, a two-year starter for EAC from Portland, Oregon, signed with Corban University (OR). Harris had 5 double-doubles this season and 9 games with 10 rebounds or more, including a career high 20 rebounds on the road versus Tohono O’odham. Corban, an NAIA Division-I member, competes in the Cascade Collegiate Conference.