The Daily Express

Owens Express Holds Women's Softball Tryouts

Interested student-athletes are invited to the open tryouts for the Owens Community College women's softball team 10 a.m. 12 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Tryouts are at the College's Softball Complex on the Toledo-area Campus, which is on Oregon Road located four miles from Downtown Toledo.

This past year, the Express completed their season with a 36-9 overall record. The program captured the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC) championship, finishing with 18-2 conference record. Led by Head Coach Mickey Arquette, the Express were ranked as high as No. 4 nationally in the NJCAA Division II Women's Softball poll and came within one win of advancing to the NJCAA National Championships.

Scholarships are still available. Owens Express players must be a high school graduate and should bring their own equipment. For more information on open tryouts, call Owens Athletic Director Michael Rickard at (567) 661-7974 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7974.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing community college of its size in the nation. On the Toledo-area and Findlay campuses, Owens serves more than 36,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for entry-level college students in Northwest Ohio. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 140 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering 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.

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Brad Meyer
Public Relations Specialist
(567) 661-7421

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