Ottawa University coaches are busy adding to their rosters for next season.
The OU women’s basketball, golf and softball teams signed student-athletes. The men’s tennis team added a Texas standout.
Here is the biographical information of each of the signees.
Bianco, of Price, Utah, signed to play for the women’s basketball and golf programs. She lettered in golf and basketball at Carbon High School.
On the basketball court, Bianco played in two all-star games. She was part of four state tournament teams and helped CHS to a 2018 Las Vegas Live National Tournament championship.
She was a four-time all-region selection, earned third team all-state as a sophomore and junior, was named second team all-state as a senior, was named Academic All-State. Bianco is ranked eighth in the state of Utah for career 3-pt field goals made (176), second in single season free throw percentage (93%) and is ranked fourth in career scoring at Carbon High School.
As a member of the Dinos golf team, she played in three state tournaments and placed fourth as a sophomore and sixth as a junior. Bianco placed in the top 10 at the region tournament three times, earned first team all-state honors as a sophomore and junior, and was named Academic All-State.
Bianco plans to major in biology.
Harrison, a transfer from Missouri Western State University, signed with the softball program.
Harrison earned four letters in softball in high school. She helped her high school team to the round of 32 at the Texas 6A State Softball Tournament in 2018 and to the Elite 8 in 2017. Harrison started at first base and in the outfield. She was named Academic All-State in 2017 and 2018 and earned honorable mention honors.
“We are very happy to have Analya joining our program,” OU softball coach Jay Kahnt said. “She is a good athlete that will add good depth in our outfield. Analya has a good work ethic that will push her teammates. We are looking forward to watching her grow over the next few years.”
Harrison plans to major in art education.
Ross, of Midlothian, Texas, is the newest member of the men’s tennis team.
He lettered four years in high school and was part of several championship teams. His high school won district championships in 2016 and 2017. In 2019, the squad won the bi-district title.
Individually, Ross earned second All-District 14 5A honors in doubles.
He plans to major in business.