2013 Fall StatsPosted by Paula Paine on March 18, 2014 in
FootballThe Ottawa University Braves football team finished the 2013 season with an 8-4 record. The Braves finished with a 7-2 record in the KCAC and qualified for the NAIA Championship Series before falling to Grand View University in the first round of play.
The team earned a number of honors following the season, including 14 All-KCAC selections, 4 BSN NAIA All-American honors, and 3 Daktronic Scholar Athlete honors. Jon Hilliger was named a Capital One Academic All-American, while Deron Bruce was a finalist for the Cliff Harris Small College Defensive Player of the Year Award and was named an AFCA NAIA Second Team All-American.
BSN NAIA All-American
Football Daktronic Scholar Athletes
Men's Cross CountryThe Men’s Cross Country team finished 7th in the KCAC Championships. Jeo Mendez received All-KCAC honors and Tyler Gude was named a Daktronic Scholar Athlete.
Women's Cross CountryThe Women’s Cross Country team finished second in the KCAC Cross Country Championships and qualified for the 2013 NAIA Cross Country National Championships, where they finished 32nd. During the 2013 season, Chelsea Fullerton and Jordan Calderwood received All-KCAC honors, while Janelle Bailey, Chelsea Fullerton and Bailey Griffith were named Daktronic Scholar Athletes.
VolleyballThe volleyball team finished the season 20-14. Their 14-4 record in conference play qualified them for the KCAC conference tournament, which the Lady Braves won after beating Kansas Wesleyan University in the tournament final. As conference champions, the Lady Braves qualified for the NAIA National Championship but fell in the opening round to Wayland Baptist University.
Nicole Gingery was named an AVCA NAIA Honorable Mention All-American, and Missy Sterling was named a Daktronic Scholar Athlete.
Men's SoccerThe men’s soccer team finished the 2013 season with an overall record of 5-10-4. The Braves went 3-2-4 in conference play and qualified for the KCAC tournament quarterfinals.
The Braves received 5 KCAC team selections, and Casey Waniska was named a Daktronic Scholar Athlete.
Women's SoccerThe women’s soccer team finished the season with an overall record of 13-7-2. The Lady Braves went 7-2 in conference play and qualified for the KCAC tournament quarterfinals. They defeated Sterling College, Bethany College and Kansas Wesleyan University on their way to being crowned KCAC Tournament Champions and qualifying for the NAIA National Championship Opening Round, where they fell to Cumberland University.
The Lady Braves received numerous awards following their impressive season. The team earned the NSCAA Team Academic Award and the NSCAA Team Ethics Award. Four members of the team were named Daktronic Scholar Athletes and 7 were All-KCAC selections. In addition, Annie Kessler and Autumn Surage were named to the Capital One Academic All-District 3 First Team. Kessler was also named a Third Team Capital One Academic All-American, and Taylor Mays was recognized as the KCAC Defensive Player of the Year.
Daktronic Scholar Athletes