OCU wins back-to-back SAC women’s golf championships

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OCU women’s golf team won its third consecutive conference title in the Sooner Athletic Conference women’s golf championship Tuesday at the Tascosa Gold Club’s LaPaloma Course. Elia Folch, senior, won her second SAC individual crown in a row. Laura Jones and Emily Alberktson are also two-time SAC individual champions.  This is Folch’s fourth win of […]

Trio of Stars make all-American list

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Autumn Lau, Yvonte Neal and Kayla MacKenzie represented national champion Oklahoma City University on the NAIA Division I women’s basketball all-American team. Neal, a junior from Spring Valley, Calif., made the second team, while Lau, a senior from Mount Wolf, Pa., and MacKenzie, a senior from Peoria, Ariz., became honorable-mention all-Americans for the Stars. MacKenzie also […]

Stars sweep Bacone, Wayland Baptist

Oklahoma City University beat Wayland Baptist (Texas) 26-15 before overcoming Bacone 37-9 Wednesday at Abe Lemons Arena. OCU, ranked No. 12 in NAIA wrestling, got two pins apiece from senior Teagan Franco and junior Cody Sivertsen and improved to 8-9 on the season. Freshman Adrian Gaines, of Lawton, Okla. picked up a 17-9 major decision […]

18 stars appear in final WCWA rankings

Eighteen Stars appeared in the final Women’s College Wrestling Association rankings. Junior wrestler Emily Webster earned the top spot at 101 pounds while Oklahoma City University finished as the second-ranked squad in the poll.Webster won her third consecutive national title at the WCWA Championships on Jan. 25. OCU finished two points behind King (Tenn.) and […]

Record number of student-athletes make fall Athletic Director’s List

Oklahoma City University set a new standard with 197 student-athletes making the Fall 2013 Athletic Director’s List. The Athletic Director’s List  recognizes those Stars who posted at least a 3.0 grade-point average in the semester. The fall semester’s number eclipsed the 194 who made the Fall 2012 Athletic Director’s List. The Stars’ combined GPA added […]

OCU women’s basketball team defeats Texas Wesleyan 96-61

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Oklahoma City University defeated Texas Wesleyan 96-61 on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Abe Lemons Arena. The Stars obtained a single-game team program-record of 20 3-pointers. In addition, Cara Pugh tied the single-game individual mark with eight 3-pointers. Pugh shares the school record with Patricia Ordonez, who hit eight 3-pointers on March 22, 1988. Kayla MacKenzie, […]

OCU names new volleyball coach

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Kyle Steele has been named the new volleyball coach for OCU.

Athletics spans most of university’s history

OCU Athletics is rooted in renowned coaches, national titles and growth. Since joining the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics in 1986, the program has added several nationally recognized sports and won 52 national championships.

Spirit squads train longer for national competitions

Extra practice time may help the spirit squads compete this season. The teams started practices an hour earlier, preparing stunts and routines at 6 a.m. three days a week.

Women’s basketbal reschedules start of SAC season

The first two conference games for women’s basketball were postponed because of bad weather. The team will start their Sooner Athletic Conference season Dec. 17 against Southwest Christian University.

Freshman volleyball player leads team, claims awards

Freshman Outside Hitter Kristen Macy poses Dec. 3 in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. The Sooner Athletic Conference named Macy its Freshman Volleyball Player of the Year in November.

Kristen Macy expected to fill an important role this year. The university’s volleyball team needed a good outside hitter, she said, and Macy’s coach recruited her for the position.

International student finishes first cross-country season at university

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The women’s cross-country team added a player this year who’s brought her passion for running from overseas. “Every morning I wake up happy to run, happy to go to practice,” said Sara Moore, freshman from Omagh, Ireland.

Cross country team takes national title

The men’s cross country team has claimed their first NAIA title.

Student government to plan more tailgate events

Student Government Association hosted a tailgate party Nov. 6 in the caf.

The event was the second tailgating event hosted by SGA this year. The first was for a soccer game.

Men’s wrestling team optimistic for upcoming season

The men’s wrestling team is looking to use each tournament as an opportunity to improve, despite a painful loss early on.

Marchesani brothers look forward to season

The men’s golf team won its ninth national championship since 2001 last year.

A pair of brothers will do all they can to add to that total this year.

Path to national soccer championship changes

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The university’s women’s soccer team won the Sooner Athletic Conference title Nov. 4. The claim has guaranteed the Stars a spot at nationals in the past, but only the SAC tournament champion will go to nationals this year because of conference redistricting.

Soccer team advances to championship game

The Oklahoma City University women’s soccer team will advance to the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament championship game.

Where are they now: Orlan Jackman

Former OCU men’s basketball star Orlan “OJ” Jackman has continued his basketball career overseas, in Europe

Volleyball wraps up season, prepares for SAC tournament

The volleyball team wrapped up their regular season and is preparing for the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament set to begin Friday.

Freshman returns to basketball after military service

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Terence Bonhomme, 23, may be the oldest freshman on the men’s basketball team, but his court experience matches his age.

Men’s soccer team wraps up season

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The men’s soccer team is wrapping up their regular season with the mindset of making it to the playoffs.

Women’s basketball ranked No. 1 in SAC preseason

The women’s basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference in preseason rankings.

Women’s wrestler focuses on leadership responsibilities

Challenges and obstacles always have been part of Beatrize Martinez’s world.

This makes being a senior leader of the women’s wrestling team and Student Government Association president another set of challenges she thinks she can overcome.

Men’s wrestler expresses passion, respect for the sport

Not every sport gives an athlete the opportunity to express himself and come into his own at a young age. But for OCU’s Teagan Franco, wrestling did just that.

Women’s volleyball prepares for conference tournament

The women’s volleyball team is in mid-season, having played 17 games thus far, developing an overall record of 15-8-0 and their Sooner Athletic Conference record of 6-3. They are in third place in the SAC.

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