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  • Oregon Tech Athletes Excel in the Classroom

    Jul 28, 2016
    Oregon Tech Athletes Excel in the Classroom

    KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has recently announced the Scholar-Teams for the 2015-16 academic year. Receiving this distinction requires that a team must have an average minimum of a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). All fifteen of the Oregon Tech athletic teams were honored with this distinction, carrying a department average of a 3.3 GPA. Seven of our programs were ranked in the top 10 nationally for their respective sports.

    The Oregon Tech Women’s Basketball team led all Oregon Tech programs appearing as the number one team GPA in all of NAIA men’s and women’s basketball with a 3.78 GPA which was the 14th highest GPA in the nation. Head Women’s Basketball Coach Scott Meredith comments, “I am exceptionally proud of our ladies, especially considering the challenging majors we have here at Oregon Tech. This is no accident; the student-athletes work exceptionally hard. They are committed to being the best in the classroom and on the court, and they are provided with tremendous resources and academic support from our faculty and staff here at Oregon Tech.”

    2015-16 Grade Point Average (GPA) for Women’s Basketball: Top 10

    Place School GPA
    1. Oregon Tech 3.78
    2. Evangel (MO) 3.75
    3. Concordia (NEB) 3.71
    4. Mount Marty (SD)
    Valley City St. (ND)
    3.68
    5. Indiana Wesleyan 3.63
    6. Bethel (KS) 3.61
    7. Huntington (IND) 3.58
    8. IU East (IND) 3.57
    9. Morningside (IA)
    Hastings (NEB)
    Viterbo (WIS)
    3.56
    10. St. Xavier (ILL)
    Spring Arbor (MICH)
    3.55

     

    The Women’s Cross Country team finished tied for 25th place overall nationally with a 3.72 team GPA, landing them 5th on the women’s cross country list. Head Coach Jack Kegg comments, “We have a very gifted group of ladies academically that work very hard in the classroom and we are proud of their efforts.”

    The Oregon Tech Baseball team had the 8th best team GPA out of 185 schools with a team GPA of 3.31. Head Coach Matt Miles said, “I am really proud of our guys; our student-athletes work hard on the field and the classroom.”

    2015-16 Placement of All Oregon Tech Teams

    OIT Sport Place # of NAIA Schools
    W Basketball 1 136
    M Indoor Track 2 143
    M Outdoor Track 3 173
    W Indoor Track 5 150
    W Outdoor Track 5 177
    W XC 6 209
    M Baseball 8 185
    M XC 26 203
    W Softball 33 192
    M Golf 35 176
    M Soccer 40 199
    W Soccer 43 196
    W Volleyball 74 219
  • Tech Softball Inks All-State Pitcher for 2018

    Jun 03, 2016
    Tech Softball Inks All-State Pitcher for 2018

    KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Head coach Greg Stewart announced recently the addition of Sarah Abramson (Milwaukie, Ore.) to the Oregon Tech softball team beginning the 2018 season. 

    Abramson, a three-year starting pitcher at Rex Putnam High School, just completed her junior season, leading the Kingsmen to the quarterfinals of the 2016 OSAA 5A Softball State Championship.

    Prior to this season Abramson led RPHS to a runner-up finish in the 5A championship in 2014 and a 5A OSAA State title in 2015.  As a sophomore Abramson was a Northwest Oregon Conference (NWOC) first-team all-league selection, NWOC Pitcher of the Year and moved on to gain 5A Pitcher of the Year and 5A State Championship Player of the Game accolades in 2015.  Abramson went on to earn NWOC first-team all-league and Pitcher of the Year accolades and was again honored as a 5A First-Team All-State selection in 2016. 

    “I am thrilled to sign a pitcher of Sarah’s caliber to our program, as she will be a key component to our success in the future,” said Stewart.  “As a junior, she is proven to be one of the best pitchers in Oregon and will be an immediate impact for us in the circle in 2018.”