KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech head track and field coach Jack Kegg announced today that Daniel Brattain and Amira Johnson have signed letters of intent to compete for the Owls in 2015.
Brattain competed at McNary High School setting the school and district record in the 110 hurdles in 14.62 seconds. He was voted All Conference Male Track Athlete in 2014, was his team’s high scorer this past year and has been to the U.S.A.T.F National meet two times. His personnel best is 21’ in the long jump, 13’3.5” in the pole vault and scored 6029 points in the Decathlon.
“I am very excited to add Daniel to our growing program.” said Kegg. “He will contribute in many ways as a leader and a Decathlete. I look for him to have the school record in the 110 hurdles by his sophomore year.”
Brattain is the son of Rob and Rhonda Brattain of Keizer, Oregon and plans on studying Engineering at Oregon Tech in the fall.
Johnson competed in the Javelin at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon her personal best in the event is 132’11” and that would be good enough for 3rd best currently in the Cascade Conference behind Oregon Tech junior Joelle Swanson who leads the CCC with a best this year of 144’8”.
“Amira has exceeded the NAIA national qualifying standard 6 times in the last 2 years.” said Kegg. “She will have an instant impact for OIT at Conference and National level.”
Johnson is the daughter of Oliver Johnson and Melissa Stookey and will study Radiological Sciences at Oregon Tech in the fall.