July 13, 2016

Bobcat Baseball’s Fisher Named NAIA Scholar Athlete

Jesse Fisher The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) recently announced the Daktronics-NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athletes for 2016.

The College of the Ozarks Bobcat baseball team is pleased to announce that Jesse Fisher has been named as a recipient of this award. In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status. 

Fisher is a junior outfielder for the Bobcats, who works extremely hard both on the field and in the classroom.  He has played in 87 games over the past three seasons, compiling a .225 batting average, .258 slugging percentage, and has posted no errors in the field.   

Head coach Neale Richardson commented, “Jesse is a great team member, who leads by example.  He comes to the field each day with a positive attitude and is always ready to work hard.  The Scholar Athlete Award recognizes Jesse's quality investment of time and energy in his studies and on the ballfield.”

Congratulations, Jesse Fisher, on receiving the NAIA Scholar Athlete Award!