SMALL COLLEGE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Award Criteria

Automatic World Championships: qualifier, medalist, champion

  1. World Championships: qualifier, medalist, champion
  2. Olympics: qualifier, medalist, champion
  3. All-American First-Team 
  4. Individual National Champion
  5. Athletic conference Player of the Year

At-large nominations:

  1. An athlete may be nominated by a member of the OSA Voting Panel. Nomination deadline is on May 1, 2016.
  2. An athlete may be nominated by a coach, SID or AD and submitted to the OSA Voting Panel.

Past Winners

2017-18 Winners - David Ribich, Western Oregon University // Jessa Perkinson, Southern Oregon University
2016-17 Winners - Sam Riddle, Linfield College // Tara Moates, Oregon Institute of Technology
2015-16 Winners - Alex Hoff, Linfield College // Rachel Roberts, Pacific University
2014-15 Winners - Austin Dodge, Southern Oregon University // Montana McNealy, Linfield College
2013 Winners - Chris Haddeland, Linfield College // Stephanie Hull, Corban University
2012 Winners - Staci Doucette, Linfield College // Mitch Lofstedt, Southern Oregon University
2011 Winners - Bryant Sentman, Oregon Institute of Technology // Jackie Imhof, Oregon Institute of Technology
2010 Winners - Mitchell Lofstedt, Southern Oregon University // Staci Doucette, Linfield College
2009 Winners - Aaron Boehme, Linfield College // Kristen Shielee, George Fox University
2008 Winners - Ryan Fiegi, Oregon Institute of Technology // Annie Hes, Concordia University
2007 Winners - Scott O'Gallagher, Warner Pacific College // Kelsi Haylett, Oregon Institute of Technology
2006 Winners - Nick Symmonds, Willamette University // Sarah Zerzan, Willamette University
2005 Winners - Brett Elliott, Linfield College // Nick Symmonds, Willamette University // DeeDee Arnall, Pacific University
2004 Winners - Brett Elliott, Linfield College // Caitie Davidson, Concordia University
2003 Winners - Tyler Matthews, Linfield College // Dusty McGrorty, Southern Oregon // Shelly Butcher, Concordia College
2002 Winners - David Russell, Linfield College // Meagan Webber, Oregon Institute of Technology
2001 Winners - Nik Lubisich, Willamette University // Becky Holliday, Clackamas Community College


2017-18 Finalists (alphabetized by last name)

Male

 

Female

Caleb Dalzell, George Fox University Football and Track & Field
David Ribich, Western Oregon University Cross Country and Track & Field
Tanner Trosin, Southern Oregon University Football

Maya Ah You Dias, Eastern Oregon University Women's Basketball
Bailey Dell, Northwest Christian University Women's Track & Field
Jessa Perkinson, Southern Oregon University Women's Track & Field