Meredith Wraps Up Busy 2010 Recruiting Class
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech head women’s basketball coach Scott Meredith announced today the signing of Kaitlin Nielsen and Kara Miller as the final two recruits for the 2010-2011 school year.
Kaitlin Nielsen Signs with Oregon Tech (Photo from SPSCC)
Kaitlin Nielsen is a 5-10 guard/forward from South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia, Washington where she averaged a team high 11 points and 8 rebounds per game on her way to 2nd team NWACC honors.
“We are very fortunate to sign a player of Kaitlin’s caliber at this time of year. A former soccer player, she is an outstanding athlete and has great instincts. She is skilled, as well as versatile, and brings a strong, physical style of play to our team,” said Coach Meredith. “Her desire to pursue a degree in Mechanical Engineering makes Oregon Tech a great place for her to continue her studies. We are thrilled she is a Hustlin’ Owl.”
Kaitlin is the daughter of Yvonne and Paul Nielsen of Tumwater, Washington.
Kara Miller Sign Oregon Tech Letter of Intent with SWOCC Head Coach Mike Herbert
Kara Miller is a 5-10 forward from Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) in Coos Bay, Oregon, where she was their team captain, averaging 4 points and 3 rebounds per game. Miller earned recognition on the NWACC All-Academic Team and was chosen as the NWACC Leadership Award winner. She was also named as an Outstanding Scholar from the American Psychological Association.
“Kara Miller is a quality young woman who typifies the type of person we want in our program. She is an outstanding student with leadership qualities. She is a solid basketball player who excels with her back to the basket and will add experience and depth to our roster.”
Kara is the daughter of Becky and Darrel Miller of Brookings, Oregon. She plans to major in Psychology at Oregon Tech.
This concludes the inaugural recruiting class for Coach Meredith. The class is comprised of eight incoming players including four freshman, three JC transfers and one junior from the OIT intramural program that will join five returning players. “We are very happy with the athleticism and size of our team. They are tremendous students and should represent Oregon Tech in a way our community can be proud, “said Coach Meredith.
The 2010-2011 season will kick off November 5th as the Hustlin’ Owls take on Menlo College in Atherton, California as the Owls start the season on the road for its first eight games before opening up at home on November 26 also against Menlo College.
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