By Nicole Smith
OBU Athletics Communications 

Dowell Continues Figure Skating Dream at OBU


January 5, 2017

SHAWNEE, Okla. – The first time four year-old Hannah Dowell watched Tara Lipinski skate in the Olympics, she knew skating was something she wanted to try. Eighteen years later, she is now a nationally ranked figure skater and still going strong.

"I saw Tara Lipinski win the Olympics and I asked my parents if I could go to an ice rink," Dowell said. "I just kind of got hooked after that."

Dowell began competing not long after getting into figure skating. She competed all through high school and asked if she could skate for Oklahoma Baptist. Although OBU does not have a figure skating team,...

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