KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Oregon Tech Head Coach Dan Miles announced recently the signing of three players to the Hustlin’ Owl men's basketball program for the upcoming 2013-2014 season.
Head Coach Danny Miles signed three recruits heading into the 2013-14 season.
2013 recruits include Sherman Simpson (Pasadena, Calif.), Onyekachi Nzerem (Boston, Mass.) and Tanner Manselle (Redmond, Ore.).
Manselle, a 6-5 freshman, played at Redmond High School earning all-league and All-State honors for the Panthers. Manselle averaged 19.5 points and 14 rebounds during his senior season, including a season-high 33 rebounds versus Crook County HS.
Nzerem, a 6-5 freshman, competed at New Mission High School in Boston where the First-Team All-City recipient led his team to back-to-back State Championships. Nzerem averaged 17 points and 7 rebounds for the Titans and heads to Oregon Tech after being heavily recruited by several NCAA I institutions.
Simpson, a 6-4 freshman, was two-time all-conference recipient from Blair High School in Pasadena. Simpson comes to Oregon Tech after averaging 20.1 points and 15.7 rebounds for the Vikings in his senior season.
Perennial powerhouse, Oregon Tech, has won three NAIA Division II National Championships (2004, 2008 and 2012) and holds the record for most wins at the national tournament (33). The Hustlin’ Owls opens up the 2013-14 season at home in an exhibition game versus University of Lethbridge of Canada with regular-season action beginning on Nov. 3rd versus Pacific Union College at Danny Miles Court.
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
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Four Oregon Tech student-athletes in the winter sports of men’s and women’s basketball have earned the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Award for their performances on the field of play and in the classroom, the NAIA office announced.
To earn recognition as a NAIA Scholar Athlete, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 and a junior in class standing.
2013 honorees include:
Karissa Dixon (Jr.) Medford, Ore. Women’s Basketball
Colleen Hunt (Sr.) Silver Lake, Ore. Women’s Basketball
David Clarke (Sr.) Aukland, New Zealand Men’s Basketball
Alex Zerbach (Sr.) Kentlake, Wash. Men’s Basketball
For complete list of women's NAIA Scholar-Athlete's click here
For complete list of men's NAIA Scholar-Athlete's click here