Athletes will undergo a new drug testing process in accordance with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics protocol.
The athletic department will host a golf tournament to raise money for the upcoming season.
The athletics department will host the annual Sports Spectacular to raise money, honor sports contributors and recognize student athletes.
The women’s basketball team currently has a 18-2 win-loss record and has the highest rankings they’ve achieved in university history, Coach Bo Overton said.
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.
OCU will host the 2017 Sooner Athletic Conference basketball tournament.
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.
Juniors Natalia Hinojo and Cody Pfau and Freshman Becka Leathers won individual titles in the Women’s College Wrestling Association Championships on Feb. 13.
While other students, faculty and staff rested during the break, coaches and athletes were bringing home victories.
The men’s and women’s soccer teams finished their seasons this week.
The men’s basketball team looks to exceed projections for the 2015-16 season. The Sooner Athletic Conference preseason men’s basketball poll has OCU slotted to finish sixth in the SAC conference this year.
OCU will employ multi-skilled athletes in an effort to contend back-to-back national conference title wins in women’s basketball. The Stars, who will be in their first season with Coach Bo Overton, were picked to take second in the Sooner Athletic Conference and placed at seventh in the preseason top 25.
The volleyball team posted a 25-12, 25-17, 25-19 win over Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) on Saturday at the Sheaffer Center. Sophomore Manon Soraru topped OCU with 14 kills. The Stars improved to 17-7, 12-2 in Sooner Athletic Conference volleyball action. Soraru notched her first double-double of the season as she had 13 digs as well…
The men’s basketball team is starting its season without a coach. Head Coach Dionne Phelps announced Oct. 7 that he was leaving to be the assistant coach at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. Oct. 9 was his last day. “The timing is very poor,” Athletic Director Jim Abbott said. “I’m upset for the team to have…
Submitted Senior Infielder Ryan Wright and Senior Wrestler Emily Webster were awarded the 2014-15 Jim Wade Award as the male and female student-athletes of the year. They were among the honorees in the 10th annual Jim Wade Student-Athlete Awards on April 26 at the Wanda L. Bass School of Music. OCU student-athletes were recognized for their achievements…
By Emily Wiley, Editor-in-Chief The man who just beat the record for the most wins of any four-year collegiate softball coach didn’t even plan on coaching. Phil McSpadden received the distinction Friday when he won his 1,458 game at OCU. McSpadden was inducted into the National Fastpitch Coaches Associations Hall of Fame in 2014…
The small co-ed cheer squad won the National Cheer Alliance Collegiate National Championship for the second year in a row. The cheer and pom squads competed at the NCA and National Dance Alliance Collegiate National Championships on April 8-12 in Daytona. Both squads won national titles last year. The teams planned to defend their titles…
Submitted Softball coach Phil McSpadden collects the milestone victory in the Stars’ 13-1, 8-0 sweep of Southwestern Assemblies of God (Texas) on April 10 at Ann Lacy Stadium. McSpadden reached win No. 1,458. He has the most wins against four-year schools of any college softball coach. The OCU coach owns a 1,458-356 record in his 28th…
Submitted Sophomore wrestler Cody Pfau became the outstanding wrestler of the Women’s USA Wrestling University Nationals. Pfau pinned defending champion Erin Golston of the New York Athletic Club in 1:58 to capture the 105-pound championship. Eight Stars placed in the tournament. Those OCU individuals who took second at their respective weights were Kayla Aggio at…