March 19, 2012

Owens Express Women’s Soccer to Hold Open Tryouts, March 31

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Prospective high school graduates and area residents interested in playing intercollegiate soccer for Owens Community College’s Express women’s soccer program are invited to open tryouts on Saturday, March 31.

The open tryouts will take place from 1-3 p.m. at the College’s Soccer Complex on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.

Owens women’s soccer recently completed its first season as an intercollegiate program. Led by Head Coach Mary Whisler, the Express finished with a 12-8 overall record and in fourth place (5-5 record) in the NJCAA Region XII women’s soccer regular season standings. Owens lost to Schoolcraft College in the semifinals of the NJCAA Region XII Championships.

Prospective Owens Express student-athletes must be high school graduates. For more information on the open tryouts, call (567) 661-7935 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7935.

Owens Community College is an accredited two-year, state-assisted institution of higher education that has served Northwest Ohio since 1965. With a commitment to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability, the College serves the diverse academic needs of credit and non-credit students on the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, as well as at the Arrowhead Park Learning Center in Maumee and the Learning Center at The Source in downtown Toledo. Owens offers associate degrees that transfer to baccalaureate degrees in the Arts and Sciences and over 130 technical program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health Sciences, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Skilled Trades, and Engineering and Transportation Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university. For more information, visit