OIT women’s basketball adds player


KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — – Oregon Tech Head Women’s Basketball Coach Scott Meredith announced Monday the signing of Tess Armstrong, a 5-11 guard/forward from Eureka High School in Eureka, California.

Armstrong averaged 15 points, 8 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game while shooting an impressive 82% from the free throw line as she made 89 of 108 attempts this past year. Honors include EHS Team MVP in 2011, Humboldt –Del Norte League All Conference in 2011 and 2012 and Times-Standard 2012 All-Conference first team. Armstrong is active in student government and is a four year Honor Roll Student at Eureka High.

“We are very excited to have Tess joining our program at Oregon Tech,” said Coach Meredith. “She is a quality young woman who excels in the classroom and shows real leadership qualities. Her competitiveness and basketball IQ will help ease the transition from high school to the college game. At 5’11” Tess has tremendous athletic ability and will move from the 5 position to a 3 or 4 for us. She has the potential to become a tremendous 3-point shooter and an outstanding player in the Cascade Conference.”

Armstrong is the daughter of Vicky Armstrong and Jim Armstrong, both of Eureka. Tess will be a Health Sciences major at Oregon Tech.