Men’s basketball ties for No. 2 spot

The men’s basketball team wins against Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) 82-78 on Feb. 26 at the Sheaffer Center in a clash of top 25-ranked teams in NAIA Division I men’s basketball. Senior Gary Inglett hooped free throws with five seconds left for the final margin. The 23rd-ranked Stars moved into a tie for second place in […]

Women’s basketball wins sixth-consecutive SAC championship

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The women’s basketball team won its sixth consecutive Sooner Athletic Conference regular-season championship with an 87-44 victory over Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) Feb. 26 at the Sheaffer Center. The Stars, ranked second in NAIA Division I, won its 16th SAC regular-season crown, and improved to 21-2, 16-1 in conference. Coach Latricia Trammell pointed out senior […]

Women’s soccer team raises money for new locker room

By Miguel Rios, Staff Writer The soccer team has raised enough money to get a new locker room after nearly five years of fundraising. “All four years that I’ve been here, we have shared a locker room with the guy’s team,” said Ashleigh Story,  liberal arts senior. “It’s the tiniest little thing, and it smells […]

Baseball improves in season

The men’s baseball team fell to Mount Mercy (Iowa) 3-1 and controlled MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 6-1 Feb. 20 at Jim Wade Stadium. The Stars, ranked 16th in the NAIA, improved to 7-3 in the season and created a combined 10 hits for- the day. Mount Mercy scored all of their runs in the third inning. OCU scored their loan […]

Women’s basketball reaches season-highs

The women’s basketball team defeated St. Gregory’s 115-50 Feb. 19 at Abe Lemons Arena. The Stars set a season high in 3-pointers made with 14 in total, and tied a season high in with 27 assists, but committed a season low in turnovers with only nine. The Stars improved to 19-2, 14-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference women’s basketball. The […]

Softball team overview

The softball team looks to return to the NAIA Softball World Series in 2015 with a veteran squad of 11 returners. The Stars will begin their 2015 campaign as the NAIA’s fifth-ranked team and favorite to win the Sooner Athletic Conference. OCU opens the new season Feb. 13 in the Cowtown Classic in Fort Worth, Texas. […]

Women’s basketball on winning streak

The women’s basketball team beat Wayland Baptist (Texas) 80-78 Feb. 12 at the Hutcherson Center in a clash of top 25-ranked teams in NAIA Division I. The Stars kept Wayland Baptist without a point in the final 1:22. Second-ranked Oklahoma City kept its win streak alive in moving to 18-1, 13-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference, while 25th-ranked Wayland […]

Men’s golf begins

Men’s golf opens their 2015 spring season as the fifth-ranked squad in NAIA. OCU won or finished second in all seven of their tournaments last season including second in the Sooner Athletic Conference Championships and the NAIA Championships. The Stars finished four strokes behind NAIA champion Coastal Georgia in the national tournament at LPGA International […]

Baseball victory

 The baseball team defeated Hastings (Neb.) 16-4 Feb. 8 at Jim Wade Stadium. Sophomore Jared Baker drove in four runs, while junior Reggie Wilson had four hits. The Stars, ranked 16th in NAIA baseball, improved to 3-2 on the season. Sophomore Ken Williams struck out Ty Neill on a called third strike with the bases loaded to […]

Inglett SAC player of the week

Senior forward Gary Inglett reeled in Sooner Athletic Conference men’s basketball player of the week for the week of Feb. 2-8. Inglett posted 20.0 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists as the Stars knocked off league-leading Mid-America Christian, ranked 14th in the NAIA, 72-67 on Feb. 5 before dispatching Southwestern Christian 75-63 on Saturday. Inglett had 25 […]

Webster fighting for fourth-time champ

Senior wrestler Emily Webster will fight for her fourth national championship in the Women’s College Wrestling Association Championships. The championships are at 8 a.m. Feb. 13 and 8:30 a.m. Feb. 14 at Petty Sports and Recreational Complex. The tournament will be available to follow via live video and live results on Track Wrestling. Webster and […]

Men’s wrestling adds new members

Submitted by ocusports. The men’s wrestling team has added Nathan Daniels of Del City, Okla., Mitchell Landgrebe of Cedar Park, Texas and Dustin Mason of Tuttle, Okla., to the team for 2015-16. The Stars have gone 7-4 this season in duals and hold the 13th spot in the latest NAIA rankings. OCU faces Nebraska-Kearney, sixth-ranked in NCAA Division II, […]

Women’s basketball victory

The women’s basketball team rallied past Texas Wesleyan 84-77 Jan. 31 at Abe Lemons Arena in the Henry J. Freede Activity and Wellness Center. Senior Rateska Brown led the team with 21 points. The Stars, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, extended its winning streak to 15 points in going to 15-1, 10-0 in […]

Men’s wrestling defeats UCO

Submitted The wrestling team ruined Central Oklahoma’s home winning streak at 22 duals in a 22-16 win Jan. 29 at Hamilton Field House. The Stars, ranked 13th in NAIA wrestling, secured its first win ever at Hamilton Field House while moving to 7-4 on the season. Central Oklahoma, rated 12th in NCAA Division II, suffered its first […]

Sports Spectacular recognition

Submitted Billy Tubbs will be recognized as the 2014-15 recipient of the Abe Lemons/Paul Hansen Award for Sports Excellence at the annual OCU Sports Spectacular dinner and auction 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street in Oklahoma City. The Abe Lemons/Paul Hansen Award honors an individual […]

O’Connor, Pfau collect titles

Wrestling senior Heather O’Connor and sophomore Cody Pfau collected titles in the McKendree Bearcat Open at the Melvin Price Convocation Center. Junior Kayla Aggio, senior Brieana Delgado and junior Shelby Morrison picked up runner-up finishes as 12 Stars placed in the tournament. The second-ranked Stars compete in the Women’s College Wrestling Association Championships on Feb. 13-14 […]

Student Affairs hosts Superbowl watch party for campus

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Student Affairs will host a Superbowl watch party for the campus community.

2015 academic all-SAC team

Thirty four student-athletes were named to the 2015 academic all-Sooner Athletic Conference team. The volleyball team had six members on the list, women’s soccer had nine while men’s soccer had six, men’s cross country had seven and women’s cross country had six. To be eligible for the academic all-SAC team, students must maintain a minimum 3.25 grade point […]

Softball picked as ‘favorite’

The softball team was picked as favorite to claim the Sooner Athletic Conference 2015 softball title, according to voting by the league’s coaches in the annual preseason poll announced Wednesday by the league office. The Stars, who finished last season with a 55-13 record, have won 19 previous SAC championships. OCU was voted first on five of […]

Softball ranked fifth in preseason rankings

The softball team opens the 2015 season ranked fifth in the preseason NAIA softball rankings announced Tuesday. The Stars posted a 55-13 record and a tie for third place in the NAIA Softball World Series last season. OCU led the NAIA in wins last year. The team paced the NAIA in runs scored (495), at-bats (1,809), […]

Fall 2014 Athletic Director’s List

The Fall 2014 Athletic Director’s List names169 student-athletes for achieving a 3.0 grade point average. Eighty nine had at least a 3.50 GPA, while 17 made a 4.0 or better. The 169 students averaged at a 3.132 GPA for the semester. “Balancing the rigors of academic requirements and athletic competition requires commitment, perseverance and time management,” Athletic […]

Men’s basketball suffers close loss

The men’s basketball team lost,81-78, with 2.7 seconds left in the game against Mid-America Christian Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. Mid-America Christian (10-6, 3-1 Sooner Athletic Conference) scored the game’s final seven points, and the Stars went to 6-4, 2-2 in SAC men’s basketball. Senior Gary Inglett boosted the Stars with 24 points, eight rebounds, three assists […]

Women’s basketball makes coach ‘proud’

The women’s basketball team beat Mid-America Christian 80-66 Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. The Stars held Mid-America to 26.9 percent (7-of-26) shooting from the floor in the second half. OCU, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, improved to 9-1, 4-0 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while Mid-America went to 9-4, 2-2 in the SAC. […]

Women’s wrestling No. 2 in duals

The women’s wrestling team took runner-up in the NWCA National Duals as King (Tenn.) won the championship dual 24-17 on Saturday at the Fort Wayne Convention Center. The Stars came in second place in the dual tournament for the second time in three years. The Stars, ranked second in the Women’s College Wrestling Association, went […]

Women’s wrestling ‘advances’ to semifinals

The women’s wrestling team advanced in the NWCA National Duals with a 33-11 quarterfinal victory over Wayland Baptist on Friday at the Fort Wayne Convention Center. The Stars, ranked second in the Women’s College Wrestling Association, moved to 18-2 with the victory over seventh-ranked Wayland Baptist. The Stars advanced to a semifinal dual 9 a.m. Saturday […]

Men’s basketball team continues in SAC play

The men’s basketball team beat USAO 78-76 on Thursday, Jan. 8 in USAO Fieldhouse. Senior Gary Inglett led all scorers with 24 points and six rebounds. The Stars improved to 6-3, 2-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while USAO fell to 1-9, 0-3. Senior R.J. McGhee added 19 points, seven rebounds and five steals, and […]

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