KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech head coach Greg Stewart announced recently the signing of Clackamas Community College transfer, Tasha Silvius, to a letter of intent. Silvius will attend Oregon Tech in the fall as a junior on the Owls softball squad.
Tasha Silvius played two seasons at Clackamas Community College.
Silvius (Beaverton, Ore.) competed at Sunset High School before spending the past two seasons at Clackamas CC. The Cougar first baseman pounded out 116 hits in her two seasons, including 20 homeruns, 23 doubles, 76 runs and 90 RBI. Silvius batted .441 as a freshman while capping her sophomore season with a .418 batting average. For her efforts Silvius was a two-time NWAACC First-Team Southern Region selection as well as earning 2013 NFCA All-American honors.
“Tasha is a proven hitter at the college level and with her power and ability to drive in runs will give our program a very good middle of the line-up player,” mentioned Stewart. “She had two outstanding seasons for Clackamas Community College, as a two-time all-conference player and NFCA All-American, and will be a great addition to our team in the upcoming years.”
Tasha is the daughter of Robert Silvius and Sherry Packard-Silvius and will study mechanical engineering beginning this fall at Oregon Tech.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech softball coach Greg Stewart announced this week the signing of Cassidy Hoglund to a letter of intent. Hoglund (Scappoose, Ore.) will join the Owls softball squad beginning this fall.
Hoglund, a four-year varsity starter at Scappoose High School, earned first-team all-Cowapa League honors in all four seasons with the Indians, including a trio of honorable mention all-state awards to go with First-Team All-State accolades in 2012. Hoglund batted .439 over her first three seasons for the Indians, while the middle infielder finished the 2013 campaign batting .381 to go with 31 RBI, including six doubles and eight homeruns.
“I am pleased to add a player of Cassidy’s ability to our roster,” stated Stewart. “She is a good middle infielder with a strong arm and will give us immediate depth up the middle. With the way she swings the bat, Cassidy could help us in our lineup as a freshman.”
Cassidy is the daughter of Steve and Susanne Hoglund and plans on majoring in engineering beginning at Oregon Tech this fall.
Oregon Tech wrapped up the 2013 campaign with a 37-16 overall mark, including a second place finish in the Cascade Collegiate Conference standings (19-9). The Owls also were ranked No. 26 in the final edition of the Top 25 NAIA Coaches’ Poll.
Oreogn Tech's Jess Plummer. (photo by Kelly Caleb)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - – After earning all-conference recognition to go with a NFCA all-region
nod in 2013, Oregon Tech senior infielder Jess Plummer was named a 2013
NAIA Softball honorable mention All-American the national office
announced this weekend.
Plummer helped Oregon Tech to a 37-16 overall mark, including a second place finish in Cascade Conference action (19-9) and CCC Tournament. This year Plummer blasted a school-record 17 homeruns, while leading the team in RBI (51), batting average (.360) and doubles with 16. Plummer ends a four year career at Oregon Tech second on the all-time list in total bases (442), RBI (187), doubles (52) and homeruns with 50.
Oregon Tech wrapped up the 2013 campaign with a 37-16 overall mark and were ranked No. 20 in the final regular-season edition of the Top 25 NAIA Coaches’ Poll.
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