Some student athletes returned to campus this semester to a surprise that made academic success more challenging.
The university will host the first ever national championship for cheer and dance March 10-11.
The Cheer and Pom teams will have the chance to win a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship banner for the first time this year.
The OCU Women’s Volleyball team recently received top rankings in preseason polls, and began their season 2-0.
Two women wrestlers are going to the 2016 United World Wrestling Junior World Championships.
Officials created an endowment to benefit campus soccer programs.
Phil McSpadden, head softball coach, was named National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics head softball coach of the year for the ninth time.
OCU will host the 2017 Sooner Athletic Conference basketball tournament.
Two assistant wrestling coaches took over as head coaches during the summer.
The athletics department has high expectations for the upcoming season after a successful summer.
Matt Aguero was promoted to the head coaching position for cross country and track and field, and he appointed David Crynes as the assistant coach.
The baseball team fell from the Sooner Athletic Conference baseball tournament after 12-8 loss to Texas Wesleyan on May 7 at Jim Wade Stadium.
Head Coach Archie Randall was fired April 16. Assistant coaches, wrestlers, and university officials won’t comment on the matter because it’s a personnel issue.
Rupert Kaminski helped the men’s golf team receive their SAC Championship, and Caroline Goodin helped the women’s golf team receive their SAC Championship title.
It is the first year in OCU history that pom won a national title for both team performance and hip hop. The team has five national championship titles.
The pom squad made history by bringing home two national titles from the NDA National Championship and cheer won its third consecutive NCA national title.
I’m not saying Overton is a bad coach or that our players aren’t talented. Maybe Overton and the team just lacked chemistry.
The cheer squad is defending its national title at the National Cheer Alliance Collegiate National Championship. The pom team also competes this week.
The locker rooms are under construction at the southeast corner of Stars Field near the current visitors’ bleachers. The two-story building will contain 48 lockers.
Juniors Natalia Hinojo and Cody Pfau and Freshman Becka Leathers won individual titles in the Women’s College Wrestling Association Championships on Feb. 13.
In Intramural Sports, students and faculty can form their own teams and play against other teams from campus. All skill levels are welcome and teams are coeducational.
A record-breaking 198 student athletes composed the Fall 2015 OCU Athletic Director’s List, honoring athletes who achieve a 3.0 grade-point average or higher.
Winning and weight are always on the minds of two members of the women’s wrestling team. Cody Pfau and Becka Leathers qualify for Olympic trials.
While other students, faculty and staff rested during the break, coaches and athletes were bringing home victories.
Senior Runner Arya Bahreini posted a qualifying time for the U.S. Olympic Trials marathon in the Jacksonville Bank Marathon on Jan. 3.
Bonhomme compiled 24.5 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.50 steals per game in OCU’s two games over the past week. Bonhomme reeled in OCU’s first SAC men’s basketball player of the week nod of the season.