July 9, 2012

Owens Express Student-Athletes Named OCCAC 2011-12 Academic All-Conference

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Twenty-three Owens Community College student-athletes have received Academic All-Conference honors by the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) in recognition of their scholarly achievements for the 2011-12 academic year.

“Owens Community College is extremely proud to honor and recognize these student-athletes for exhibiting academic excellence within the classroom,” said Rudy Yovich, Owens Director of Athletics.

Selection criterion for the honored recipients is based upon achieving a minimum 3.30 cumulative grade point average.

Owens has been a member of the OCCAC since 1987. The other member schools comprising the OCCAC are Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Columbus State Community College, Cuyahoga Community College, Edison State Community College, Lakeland Community College, Lorain County Community College and Sinclair Community College.

Student-athletes receiving OCCAC Academic All-Conference honors include:

  • Dane Davis of Romeo, Mich. (pre-business administration), a Romeo H.S. graduate (men’s baseball) with a 3.63 grade point average.
  • Jeff Davis of Toledo (associate of science, general concentration), a St. Francis de Sales H.S. graduate (men’s baseball) with a 3.54 grade point average.
  • Adam Jones of Columbus, Ind. (exercise science), a Columbus North H.S. graduate (men’s baseball) with a 3.87 grade point average.
  • Alex Juday of Elwood, Ind. (history), an Elwood H.S. graduate (men’s baseball) with a 3.77 grade point average.
  • Trevor Ozenbaugh of Elwood, Ind. (associate of arts, general concentration), an Elwood H.S. graduate (men’s baseball) with a 3.73 grade point average.
  • Chris Ward of Brunswick (accounting), a Brunswick H.S. graduate (men’s baseball) with a 3.75 grade point average.
  • Luke Berger of Temperance, Mich. (pre-business administration), a Bedford H.S. graduate (men’s golf) with a 3.5 grade point average.
  • Conor Totzke of Liberty Center (pre-business administration), a Liberty Center H.S. graduate (men’s golf) with a 3.65 grade point average.
  • Sean Kaighin of Oregon (education), a Clay H.S. graduate (men’s soccer) with a 3.91 grade point average.
  • David Ortega-Gonzalez of Madrid, Spain (undeclared), a Nazaret Oporto College graduate (men’s soccer) with a 4.0 grade point average.
  • Nikoy Wallace of Lauderhill, Fla. (diesel technology), an Anchovy H.S. graduate (men’s soccer) with a 3.37 grade point average.
  • Ellie Riser of Fostoria (pre-medical imaging technology), a St. Wendelin Catholic H.S. graduate (women’s basketball) with a 3.69 grade point average.
  • Molly Hilfinger of Whitehouse (pre-nursing), an Anthony Wayne H.S. graduate (women’s volleyball) with a 3.74 grade point average.
  • Alyssa Meis of Curtice (exercise science), a Genoa H.S. graduate (women’s volleyball) with a 3.5 grade point average.
  • April DeCant of Delta (pre-physical therapist assistant), a Liberty Center H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.9 grade point average.
  • Jaylee Glad of Temperance, Mich. (pre-nursing), an Ida H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.69 grade point average.
  • Melanie Iacoangeli of Monroe, Mich. (pre-business administration), an Ida H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.9 grade point average.
  • Hannah Morrison of Curtice (pre-medical imaging technology), a Genoa H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.47 grade point average.
  • Olivia Reeder of Martin (multi-age education), a Genoa H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.31 grade point average.
  • Amanda Sinay of Oregon (accounting), a Cardinal Stritch H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.74 grade point average.
  • Ashlyn Michalak of Temperance, Mich. (pre-business administration), a Springfield H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.45 grade point average.
  • Kasey Graham of Oregon (multi-age education), a Clay H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.73 grade point average.
  • Hallie Thompson of Oregon (early childhood education), a Clay H.S. graduate (women’s softball) with a 3.62 grade point average.

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 www.owens.edu.