CIRCLEVILLE, OH - Head Coach Jim Diltz is happy to announce the addition Kara Bandy to the OCU Cross Country program.  Bandy enjoyed a standout prep running career at Ashland High School where she trained under head coach Sarah Leveck.

Kara Bandy made it official during a special signing ceremony at Ashland High School accompanied by her family and Coach Jim Diltz.  Kara is a four year letter winner for the Division I AHS Arrows with a personal record of 19:55 for 5K. 

Following her senastional senior season, she earned both All-Ohio Cardinal Conference and All-Northwest District honors in cross country.  Kara plans to major in Early Childhood Education at Ohio Christian University this Fall.

"Kara is a great addition to our program at OCU and we feel like she is a perfect fit for our campus," states Coach Diltz.  "We expect her to make a big impact in her freshman year and we look forward to working with her over the next four years to help her to continue to grow and reach her full potential."