Ottawa University’s newest athletic program continues to add to its roster.
The OU men’s and women’s bowling programs announced ed the signing of three Topeka West High School student-athletes for the 2018-2019 season, Jared and Jordan Freed and MaKaila Cowdin.
Jordan Freed earned two letters in cross country, two in soccer, two in baseball and four in bowling for Topeka West. He helped the Chargers to a second place finish at the Kansas State Bowling Tournament in 2016-17, led Topeka West to two regional championships (2014-15, 2016-17), was a two-time second team all-city selection (2015-16, 2016-17) and helped Topeka West to a Centennial League Championship in 2016-17.
Jared Freed was a four-time letterman in soccer, bowling and band for Topeka West. He earned three letters in baseball for the Chargers. Jared helped the Chargers to a second place finish at the Kansas State Bowling Tournament. He also helped Topeka West to two regional championships and earned an individual regional championship. Jared was part of the Chargers Centennial League Championship in 2016-17 and was a two-time second team all-city selection. On the soccer field, he was an honorable mention all-city selection.
Jordan and Jared are the sons of Tammy and Curt Freed. They both plan to major in exercise science.
Cowdin earned three letters in bowling for Topeka West. She helped the Chargers to a 2015 Kansas 5A State Tournament Championship, finishing 15th as an individual. Cowdin helped Topeka West to a 2015 region runner-up finish. She placed seventh for the Chargers.
Cowdin is the daughter of Aaron Cowdin and Kassandra Tidwell, and plans to major in biology.