TOWSON, Md. – Brandon Martinazzi of the Juniata men’s basketball team, was named the Landmark Men’s Basketball Senior Scholar Athlete.
Martinazzi is the third Eagle to garner the Senior Scholar Athlete award, and second straight recipient. He joins Brian Scholly (2014) and former teammate Marcus Lee, who received the honor last year.
The Cresson, Pa. native boasts a 3.88 cumulative grade point average as a biology/pre-med major. Martinazzi is a four-year contributor for the Eagles who made the Landmark playoffs two of his four years.
During his senior year, Martinazzi joined the 1,000 point club on December 7, scoring 20 points on 5-of-15 shooting in the 78-71 win against Wilson. He had the best season during his senior campaign, averaging 16.4 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.2 steals a game, earning him Landmark Second Team honors. For his career, Martinazzi played in 107 games with 77 starts. He averaged 12.2 points per game, 3.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 1.1 steals.
Martinazzi has appeared on the Landmark Academic Honor Roll the last two years
The Landmark Conference selects 22 senior scholar athletes each year to recognize the top student-athlete in each sport based on academics and athletics.
The honorees must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.20 and are selected by a committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors, faculty athletic representatives, senior woman administrators, and sports information directors.