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  • North Medford Standout, Olivia Lethlean, Signs With Tech

    Mar 09, 2017
    North Medford Standout, Olivia Lethlean, Signs With Tech

    Klamath Falls, Ore. – Head softball coach, Greg Stewart, has announced the signing of regional standout and base-runner, Olivia Lethlean, for the 2017 recruiting class.

    Lethlean, a senior at North Medford High School, in Medford, Oregon, has had a tremendous high school career. As a sophomore, Olivia held a batting average of .471 and a slugging % of .574. She had 38 runs, 23 hits, 16 RBI’s, 3 triples and 16 stolen bases. At the end of the season she garnered 1st Team All-Conference Outfielder recognition.

    In her junior season, Lethlean repeated her 1st Team All-Conference Outfielder recognition, while also adding 1st Team All-State accolades. During this campaign, she held a batting average of .419, while earning 35 runs, on 44 hits and driving in 19 RBI’s. She hit 3 triples and collected 29 stolen bases. She has been clocked running from home-to-first in 2.62 seconds and home-to-home at 10.62 seconds.

    Coach Stewart comments, “I am excited we were able to sign Olivia to our team next year. She will make an immediate impact as a very good defensive outfielder that can really run. Olivia is a proven hitter in one of the toughest conferences in the state of Oregon. She will definitely add another fast lefty to our lineup for the future. I am pleased to add another outstanding student-athlete to our program."

    Olivia is the daughter of Greg and Rebecca Luce. She will be majoring in Biology-Health Sciences while at Oregon Tech. 

  • Slugger Nunes Signs with Tech Softball

    Feb 15, 2017
    Slugger Nunes Signs with Tech Softball

    KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- Head softball coach Greg Stewart has announce the signing of California slugger Logan Nunes to play for the Hustlin’ Owls in 2018.

    Logan Nunes, is a four-year starter at Arroyo Grande High School in Arroyo Grande, California. As a junior, she racked up 8 home runs while driving in 24 RBI’s and having a batting average of .509. She has already earned 1st Team All-League and 1st Team All-County recognition. With her senior season just getting under way, she will be serving as the team’s captain.

    Nunes has also been competing in the fall for the Ohana Tigers softball club and in the summer with the Firecracker softball club. While representing the Ohana Tigers in the fall of 2016, she has held a batting average of .493, an on-base plus slugging (OPS) percentage of .987, and also hitting 10 home runs and racking up in 31 RBI’s. While wearing a Firecracker uniform in the summer of 2016, Logan had a batting average of .545, with 8 home runs, an on base percentage (OBP) of .623 and a .977 slugging percentage.

    Coach Stewart comments, “Logan will bring an immediate offensive presence into our program next year.  She is truly a player that can hit for both power and average, and has had an outstanding prep career.  Defensively, Logan has a very strong arm and is versatile being able to play any outfield position, as well as first base. I am excited to sign a player of her caliber.”

    Logan is the daughter of Frank and Danielle Nunes, and has an older brother Drake. 

  • Tech Softball Inks All-State Pitcher for 2018

    Dec 31, 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.”

  • Oregon Tech Inks Henley High Standout

    Nov 14, 2016
    Oregon Tech Inks Henley High Standout
    KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Head coach Greg Stewart announced that Henley High School standout McKenna Armantrout (Klamath Falls, Ore.) will join the Oregon Tech softball team beginning next fall.

    Armantrout was named the 2015 and 2016 Skyline Player of the Year and was also a 2nd team all-state selection both years (her sophomore and junior seasons) in her three seasons so far at Henley high school she has hit for a .475 average including 153 hits, 32 doubles, 8 triples, 9 homers, and 107 RBI’s. 


    "I am thrilled to sign a player of McKenna's ability to our team” said Stewart.  “She is a top notch student-athlete who has the tools to make an immediate impact in our program as a freshman.  McKenna is a complete player who I think is one of the top catching recruits in the state of Oregon. As a catcher, she is an outstanding receiver with a strong and accurate arm.  Offensively, McKenna can hit for average and power to go with really good speed on the bases."

    McKenna is the daughter of Mike and Andrea Armantrout and plans to be a health sciences major at Oregon Tech next fall. 
     
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