The 2012 Oregon Tech Cross Country team gets underway with the Hornet Jamboree in Sacramento before hosting Northwest Christian University on September, 15 at the Steen Sports Park at 11 a.m. Warner Pacific College will host the 2012 CCC championships on Saturday, November 3rd at Lents Park in Portland.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –Head coach Jack Kegg announced recently the signing of four athletes to both the cross country and track and field programs at Oregon Tech. Dakotah Webb (Grants Pass, Ore.), Sergio Marroquin (Coos Bay, Ore.), Ben Schulz (Sebastopol, Calif.) and Dillon Vanwinkle (Lubbock, Tex.) will begin competing this fall.
Webb competed at Hidden Valley High School finishing 5th in the 4A Oregon State Championships in the 1500 meters as a junior, while placing 21st in the cross country championships this past fall. Dakotah is expected to be a top-mile recruit adding to the established middle distance crew for the Owls this coming season.
Marroquin, competing at Marshfield High School, recorded a top-10 finish at the 2012 Oregon State Championships in the 800 meter event and will add depth to the Owl cross country squad this season.
Schulz ran at El Molino High School and is expected to contribute to both Oregon Tech’s cross country and track distance events this fall.
Vanwinkle comes in as a solid middle distance runner with good foot speed and is expected to make an immediate impact for the Owls in events from the 400 to the mile.
Currently Kegg has added 14 new recruits to both the upcoming cross country and track programs at Oregon Tech.
The Oregon Tech athletic department is pleased to announce three athletic scholarship opportunities for the upcoming 2013-14 academic year. Applications from local area high school seniors and returning Oregon Tech athletes are eligible for award. Applicants must have a solid academic standing, participate in an athletic program at Oregon Tech and be a person of good character.
Athletic scholarships are due April 30th
The following scholarships are provided by the Oregon Tech Foundation and awarded through the Oregon Tech Athletic Department. These scholarships are awarded only to full-time students (12 credits or more per quarter); who are in good academic standing; and participating in an intercollegiate athletic program at Oregon Tech. Recipients are selected in May for the following academic year.
The following awards are available through this application process. Please see the application for further details.
David L. Terhune Memorial Scholarship - $1,400
Leo J. Bocchi Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
Mike Snider Memorial Scholarship - $1,500
Ted Dobson Scholarship - $1,600
All applicants must present the following required materials by April 30, 2013 to be considered for a scholarship. Students wishing to be considered for the above scholarship should send:
- Two letters of recommendation
- Seventh semester transcripts (high school) or unofficial OIT transcripts
- Letter of application – click 1314 OTF Athletic Scholarship Application (1)
- Self-written letter addressing your financial need and future aspirations
- 1-2 Coaches Letter of recommendation - click 1314 OTF Athletic Coach Recommendation Form
Please send the required materials to: Oregon Tech Athletics Attn: Jason Corwin 3201 Campus Drive Klamath Falls, Oregon 97601
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech Track & Field Head Coach Jack Kegg has announced the signing of five student-athletes to Letters of Intent for the upcoming 2014 season.
Next year’s class includes four Oregon natives and one from the Evergreen State with three competing in the jumping events, one in sprints along with a distance specialist.
Kara Wood (Coos Bay, Ore.), the lone sprinter, secured 3rd place in the 100 meter hurdles at the Oregon State championships a year ago. The Marshfield High School senior qualified nationally in 2012.
Samantha Lindauer (Vernonia, Ore.) will compete in both cross country and track for the Owls. Competing at Vernonia High School, in her first season of cross country this fall, placed 19th at the 1A-3A State Championships.
Mary Roy (Mt. Vernon, Ore.), Marissa Brainard (Battle Ground, Wash.) and Katie Ingram (Malin, Ore.) will compete in jumping events for Tech next spring. Ingram, the lone Klamath Basin local, recorded a 5th place showing at last year’s Oregon 2A meet in the pole vault competition. Brainard, a transfer from Clark College, will add to Tech’s depth in three jumping events – long jump, triple jump and high jumps, while Roy took home a 5th place at last year’s Oregon 3A State Championship in the triple jump.
Oregon Tech has now signed 11 student-athletes to their track and field and/or cross country programs in just the past two weeks.