Oregon State University

Tapped Into Winner Strength

Evan Simon was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in February and relied on his training to overcome the disease.

Women’s basketball makes history during Final Four

It was a record-setting weekend, both on and off the court, at the 2016 Women’s Final Four hosted in Indianapolis, as well as for the entire NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The University of Connecticut Huskies won a...

Oregon State basketball's Hamblin named Elite 90 winner

Ruth Hamblin, a senior at Oregon State University, is the recipient of the Elite 90 award for the 2016 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship. The Elite 90 award, founded by the NCAA, recognizes the true essence of the student-...

Pellom McDaniels: 5 lessons college sports taught me

For Pellom McDaniels, a former Oregon State University football player, sport played a large role in his life. After college, he went on to play in the NFL, earned a Ph.D. in American studies, and then joined the faculty at Emory University.

Rob Summers: Making history with every step

As a former baseball student-athlete at Oregon State University, Rob Summers was living the dream with a national championship behind him and a possible major league career in front of him.  But it all changed in an instant when a tragic accident left him with a different dream: merely to walk again. Now the former baseball player is changing the face of paralysis and offering hope for millions who suffer debilitating spinal injuries.

Silver Anniversary Award winner: Pellom McDaniels

McDaniels had a successful career as a football player at Oregon State University, and later in the National Football League, but found himself constantly striving to learn more about the world and the people around him. He now works as a college professor and faculty curator at Emory University.

Oregon State's Ben Wetzler eligible to play on March 2

Oregon State University baseball student-athlete Ben Wetzler must miss 11 games (20 percent of the season) due to his involvement with an agent during the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. According to the facts of the case, which were...

Uniting a father and daughter

By Marta Lawrence NCAA.org When New Zealand native Anna Taylor was diagnosed with Thyroid cancer during her freshman year at Oregon State, the stand-out rower and her family were forced to make a heart-wrenching decision: bring her home,...

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