KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - Oregon Tech head volleyball coach, Jason Corwin, announced recently that Linsey Jones (Dairy, Ore.) and Kelsey Rank (Salem, Ore.) have signed letters of intent to join the Owl volleyball squad beginning this fall.
UCC transfer Linsey Jones.
Jones, a 5-10 outside hitter, competed at Bonanza High School earning first team all-conference awards in both her junior and senior seasons. Jones was also a Second-Team All-State selection for the Antlers in her senior season. Most recently Jones played the past two seasons at Umpqua Community College leading the Riverhawks to a second place conference finish and 5th place showing at the NWAACC tournament. Jones was twice named a HM all-conference selection at UCC and competed at the sophomore all-star game this past season.
“Linsey has a good vertical with a good block move and heavy arm,” mentioned Corwin. “She is an excellent athlete that can play all front row positions.”
Linsey is the daughter of Jerry and Liz Jones and plans to major in medical imaging at Oregon Tech beginning this fall.
Kelsey Rank of North Salem High School.
Rank, a two-sport athlete at North Salem High School in both volleyball and basketball, was a Central Valley Conference second-team selection in 2012 and a HM selection her junior season as a middle hitter for the Vikings. Rank was also named on four occasions to the CVC all-academic team.
“Kelsey is a versatile player at both middle and right side positions,” Corwin said. “She is a very smart player who avoids the block, hits deep corners and comes with a college-ready serve.”
Kelsey is the daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Rank and will major in medical imaging at Oregon Tech starting this fall.
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
CAMP PENDLETON —Head Oregon Tech Volleyball Coach Jason Corwin spent the last week on a volleyball coaching staff at Camp Pendleton as part of a wounded warrior’s event, leading his Veteran volleyball team to a silver medal.
Corwin coached a sitting volleyball team at the Third annual Marine Corp Trials. The event began on Friday. Corwin’s main focus was teaching movement and then overall volleyball skills. Teams were then formed and a tournament ensued. Corwin coached his assigned team throughout the ensuing six day competition.
Head Oregon Tech volleyball coach Jason Corwin and the Wounded Warrior team earned a silver medal at the Third annual Marine Corp Trials
More than 250 wounded warriors were scheduled to compete in archery, shooting, wheelchair basketball, volleyball, swimming, cycling, and track and field at the third annual Marine Corps Trials March 1-6. Opening ceremonies began on Feb. 28.
Top volleyball athletes at these games next compete at Olympic training facility for interbranch games. Top players at the Olympic training facility next tryout for the national sitting volleyball team for 2016 games.
"The athletes will learn skills that will enable them to be highly successful not only at the trials and games but in their future endeavors,” said Jennifer Sullivan, who manages the regiment’s Warrior Athlete Reconditioning Program.
Fifty Marines from the trials will be selected to represent the Marine Corps at the 2013 Warrior Games at the U.S. Olympic Complex and the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11-17, 2013. This event brings together wounded, ill and injured services members from each branch to participate in a Paralympic-style competition.
For more information about the Warrior Athlete Reconditioning program go to: www.woundedwarriorregiment.org/warriorgames.aspx
For more information about the Wounded Warrior Regiment please visit: www.woundedwarriorregiment.org, call the Sgt. Merlin German Wounded Warrior Call Center 24/7 at (877)487-6299 or visit http://Facebook.com/wwr.usmc.