Oregon Tech sweeps weekly softball awards



LA GRANDE, Ore. — Off the weekend where Oregon Tech picked up its 30th softball win, the Owls were recognized with two conference individual honors. OIT’s Taylor Schmidt and Kayde Schaefer were selected Cascade Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week, respectively.

Schmidt won five of her six games played this weekend in wins over Concordia and Northwest Christian and is now 17-2 this year.

Schaefer belted four home runs, adding a double for a total five extra base hits in the four games. She finished with 10 RBI.

The Owls softball team is at Corban University in Salem for a weekend doubleheader Saturday.