Student-Athletes Make the Grade
OC had 17 students named as National Christian College Athletic Association Scholar-Athletes through the end of the winter sports season.
Logan McKee, Madison Middle (13), Kaitlyn Morris, Krista Stevens (13), Talor Ward and Andee Wayne tied OC for the most Scholar-Athletes in women’s basketball.
Brandon Troutman (13) was named an NCCAA Scholar- Athlete for men’s basketball.
In the fall, women’s soccer player Hanna Jackson (13) and men’s soccer players Connor Davenport, Tommy Guernsey and Tim Spencer (13) were named as Scholar-Athletes, as were cross country runners Brayden Barrientez, Trevor Martin and David McWilliams (13).
OC women’s golfers Morgan Dockery and Catherine Odgers became the first academic award winners in the two-year history of OC women’s golf while men’s golfer Trey Payne also was named an NCCAA Scholar-Athlete.
To qualify for the NCCAA award, a player must be a junior academically and have a grade-point average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.
View more stories from the Spring 2013 issue of Vision magazine.