Trailblazer Basketball - National Runnerup
Both the men's and women's basketball teams recorded their best season in OCU's history. The OCU men's team finished as the national runnerup with a 20-16 season, and the Lady Trailblazers finished 4th in the nation with a 17-14 season. In addition to their record-setting season, both teams had several players honored at the regional and national levels.
Regional awards received were Stefan Vasiloff: First Team, Dan Garnett: Second Team, Rob Lassiter & Tae Spell: Honorable Mention, Michel Hughes: First Team, Player of the Year, and All-Tournament Team, Charie Hicks: All-Tournament Team, Sara Peters: Second Team, Ande Renihan: Second Team.
National award recipients were Stefan Vasiloff: Academic All-American and First Team, Dan Garnett: Academic All-American, Second Team, and All-Tournament Team, Tae Spell: Honorable Mention and All-Tournament Team, Michel Hughes: Player of the Year and First Team, and Charie Hicks: All-Tournament Team.
Mandy Wray, OCU Athletic Director, and head coach for the Lady Trailblazers, was recognized as Mid-East Region Coach of the Year and ACCA Div I National Coach of the Year.