Thomas C. Hansen Conference Medal Winners at OSU, June 18

OSU release – CORVALLIS, Ore. – Javier Armas and Kaylee Mitchell have been selected as Oregon State’s 2023-24 Thomas C. Hansen Conference Medal Winners. A Conference Medal is awarded annually to each member institution’s outstanding senior female and male student-athlete based on the exhibition of the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership. Conference medal winners have been named every year since the 1960-61 academic year. In 2009, the Pac 12 renamed the award the Tom Hansen Conference Medal in honor of Hansen, who retired at the end of June 2009 after serving for 26 years as Commissioner of the Pac-10. Javier Armas, Men’s Soccer (La Coruna, Spain) – All-America Third Team … Selected in second round of MLS Draft … First Team All-Region … All-Pac-12 First Team … Two-time All-Pac-12 honoree … Played in 77 career games, one short of the Oregon State record for games played … Three-time Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll … Team Captain … Volunteered with Beavs Lead. Kaylee Mitchell, Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field (Salem, Ore.) – 10-time All-American (5 Indoor TF, 2 Outdoor TF, 3 XC) … Most decorated student-athlete in Oregon State T&F History … Two-time cross country west region champion … Three-time All-Pac-12 choice … School-record holder in three events and No. 2 time in three others … Two-time CSC Academic All-District, six-time Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll … Student Athlete Advisory Committee Cross Country Community Service Representative … Volunteer/intern under OSU sports RDN Toni Langhans to supply teams with pre-workout and post-workout food and hydration, as well as research and give nutrition presentations to the cross country team … Trick-or-Treat through Gill Coliseum: event for children in the community to come get candy from the athletes at OSU … Guest speaker to high school sports teams around Oregon to talk with student-athletes about my athletic experience and nutrition … Field Day at OSU: event where kids with disabilities from the community come and play games with the athletic teams in Gill Coliseum.

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