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  • Tech Softball Inks Idaho Three-Sport Standout

    Mar 09, 2015
    Tech Softball Inks Idaho Three-Sport Standout

    KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Head coach Greg Stewart announced that three-sport athlete Brittany Verigan (New Plymouth, Idaho) will join the Owls softball program beginning next fall.

    Verigan, currently in her senior season at New Plymouth High School, set the Pilgrims career homerun mark after just her junior year with 24.  The catcher / outfielder is a three-time first team all-conference honoree and has batted over .400 in each of her three years at NPHS entering the 2015 campaign.  Verigan has also earned all-conference accolades in both volleyball and basketball. 

    "I am happy to sign a player of Brittany's caliber to our program,” said Stewart. “She is a good catcher that has the athletic ability to play in the outfield as well.  Brittany is a tremendous student and I am looking forward to seeing her accomplish her academic goals here at Oregon Tech."

    Brittany is the daughter of Brad and Mary Anne Verigan and plans to enter the nursing program at Oregon Tech.

  • Owls Ink Taft High Pitcher

    Jan 22, 2015
    Owls Ink Taft High Pitcher

    KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Head coach Greg Stewart announced recently that Katie McCardell (Lincoln City, Ore.) will join the Oregon Tech softball roster beginning this fall.

    McCardell, a pitcher at Taft High School, finished her junior year with a 1.35 ERA while leading the Lady Tigers to a 19-7 record in 2014.  McCardell begins her senior year at THS this spring.

    "We are happy to have Katie joining our program next year,” stated Stewart.  She is versatile athlete that could see playing time both in the circle and as a position player.” Stewart continued.  “Katie has a lot of upside potential and will be a good lefty pitcher who also plays first and outfield."

    Katie is the daughter of Aaron and Janice McCardell and plans to major in dental hygiene at Oregon Tech beginning in the fall.

  • Tech Softball adds Transfer Catcher

    Jan 12, 2015
    Tech Softball adds Transfer Catcher

    KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech softball coach Greg Stewart announced recently that transfer Sydni Scott (Napa, Calif.) of Sierra College will join the Owls beginning next fall.

    Scott, a catcher in her second season, helped the Wolverines to the 2014 California State Junior College championship, where she was named to the all-tournament team.  Scott batted .375 with a .412 on base percentage for Sierra College, while earning Academic All-American honors.

    The Vintage High School standout led the Crushers to the first-ever Section crown with a 34-1 overall mark in 2013.  Scott ended her senior season with a .475 batting average and .778 on base percentage, including 57 hits and 33 RBI. 

    “I am very excited to add a player of Sydni’s ability to our roster next year. She is a talented catcher with a strong arm, good speed, and swings the bat well.” mentioned Stewart.  “She is a very good student and will make an immediate impact in our program offensively and behind the plate.”

    Sydni is the daughter of Patrick and Donnell Scott and plans to major in mathematics at Oregon Tech. 

  • Tech Adds Lefty Pitcher to Staff

    Dec 01, 2014
    Tech Adds Lefty Pitcher to Staff

    KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech head coach Greg Stewart announced recently that Alison Graham of Chehalis, Wash. will join the Owls softball program beginning next fall.

    Graham, a left handed pitcher, has a combined 33-5 record in three seasons at W.F West High School and is set to begin her senior season spring of 2015. Graham has helped the Bearcats to three-straight District championships, including the 2012 Washington 2A State Championship her freshman season. 

    “Ali is an athletic lefty pitcher who can hit and will be a great addition to our team next year,” mentioned Stewart.  “She has had a lot of success in her high school career as well as playing for a very good ASA program in the Northwest Bullets Gold.  She spins the ball well with a good change up and has the ability to impact our team as a freshman.”

    With the bat Graham broke the doubles record at WFWHS with 11, while batting .578 and was named All-Area Defensive MVP in 2013 and 2014.  Graham competes with the Northwest Bullet Gold ASA team. 

    Alison is the daughter of Jeff and Terry Graham and plans to study Radiologic Science at Oregon Tech beginning next fall.