Ottawa University continues to add athletes for the coming seasons.
The OU track and field program announced the signing of James Reeder for the 2018 season. He is from Lawrence, and attended Lawrence High School. Reeder will also play football for the Braves in the fall.
Reeder earned letters in football and track at Lawrence High School. On the track, he was a hurdler. Reeder ran the 300-meter and the 110-meter high hurdles along with being a member of the 4x100-meter relay team. As a member of the Chesty Lion football team, Reeder earned second team All-Sunflower honors at defensive back.
Reeder is the son of Jerry Letterman and Christina Gentry, and plans to major in exercise science.
The Ottawa University men’s tennis program announced the signing of Keiran President for the 2017-18 season. He is from Castries, Saint Lucia, and a transfer from Cameron University.
In his only season at the NCAA Division II level, President finished the year with a 5-14 record in singles play, and a 7-7 mark in doubles. He went 4-2 in the Lone Star Conference. President was an honorable mention All-Lone Star Conference selection in doubles. He helped the Aggies to a regular season Lone Star Championship, and a Lone Star Tournament Championship. CU made it to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis Tournament, finishing the year ranked No. 22 in the ITA NCAA II Rankings. President played junior Davis Cup for St. Lucia, and played on the junior national volleyball team for St. Lucia.
President is the son of Bernadette President and Kim Louis, and plans to major in marketing.