Morris and Smith Named to Champions of Character Team

Posted by Paula Paine on May 20, 2011 in Athletics, "Current Students", "The College" Ottawa University basketball players Tarryn Morris and Corey Smith have been named to the KCAC’s Champions of Character Team. Morris is a four-year letter winner for the Lady Braves. This past season she appeared in 29 games, with 20 starts. Morris averaged 3.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game. Smith led the Braves in rebounding, averaging 5.6 boards per game. He was second on the team, averaging 13.4 points per contest. Recipients need to have demonstrated the Champions of Character core values of Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership, in addition to several other requirements (below). The All-KCAC Champions of Character Award recognizes continuing studentathletes who have participated in intercollegiate athletics for a minimum of one full academic year. Criteria for being selected for the All-KCAC Champions of Character Award 1 Identified as a full-time student in good standing 2 Current participation in a varsity intercollegiate program 3 One full academic year of full-time status and participation in the varsity intercollegiate athletic program 4 Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher 5 Students may be nominated and receive the COC Award up to three times during their career, provided the above criteria are met. All athletes are nominated by their team’s head coach.