News Release


Oye to Join MMC Track and Cross Country Programs

Published Date7\24\2012
Mount Marty College is pleased to announce the athletic signing of Ryan Oye, of Luverne High School, to the track and cross country programs.

With a past season 5K time of 17.28, Oye was a True Team State Participant and logged 1st place finishes at the Subway JCC Invite, the Luverne Invitational and the MCC Invitational cross country events. He was also a state qualifier for cross country, a section qualifier for track, and named All-Southwest Conference Honorable Mention for cross country.

Oye was actively involved in school activities, including FFA, FCCLA, mock trial, speech, and theatre. He was President of FCCLA, Treasurer of FFA, chosen to attend MN Boys State, an Academic Letter, an Eagle Scout, and was recipient of the 2012 MN Mock Trial Professional Performance Award. He plans to major in Recreational Management and participate in cross country, indoor and outdoor track, and theatre at MMC.

Head MMC track and cross country coach, Randy Fischer, is excited to welcome Oye to the programs. "I'm really looking forward to having Ryan on the team next year. He's going to be a great addition to both of our programs and the MMC community as a whole."

The son of Steve and Andrea Oye, Ryan is the recipient of a one of MMC's prestigious academic scholarships, the Trustee Scholarship, and will also receive a catholic leadership award, a fine arts award for theatre, and his athletic awards for track and cross country.

For more information on the Mount Marty College track program contact Randy Fischer at randall.fischer@mtmc.edu or visit www.mmclancers.com.