McKeefery joins OU powerlifting team

The Herald Staff

The Ottawa University women’s powerlifting team signed Maya McKeefery, Knoxville, Tennessee, for the 2020-21 season.

McKeefery lettered in wrestling at Farragut High School. She earned first place at the USA Powerlifting Southern States Border Ward in the 57 kg weight class.

McKeefery is the daughter of Ron and Angie McKeefery and plans to major in sociology. Her father, Ron, and uncle, Jimmy Bellinger, are both Ottawa University graduates.

McKeefery’s brother, Tyler McKeefery, is a member of the OU men’s wrestling team and her sister, Ava McKeefery, is a member of the OU women’s lacrosse team.