The volleyball team is seeking to return to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championship for the first time in five years. The women’s volleyball team is ranked 24th in NAIA. The team was undefeated in conference play until suffering a loss Saturday to Wayland Baptist. “The team does not rely on odd superstitions for success,” […]
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 Junior golfer Anthony Marchesani reeled in the NAIA men’s golfer of the week for March 23-29. Marchesani became NAIA golfer of the week for the second time and SAC golfer of the week for the fourth time in his OCU career. On March 23-24, Marchesani won co-champion honors in the Battle at the Primm […]
Submitted The softball team defeated Oklahoma Baptist 13-3 and 10-0 March 2 at Ann Lacy Stadium. Senior Jocelin Diaz, junior Kyndra Holasek, junior Kayley Humann and junior Jeananne Ruck hit home runs. OCU, ranked No. 1 in NAIA softball, moved to 31-1, 10-0 in the Sooner Athletic Conference. The Stars plated at least 10 runs for the 14th time […]
The women’s basketball team prepares for a well-deserved break after winning its second-consecutive NAIA Division 1 women’s basketball championship title. The Stars, ranked second, defeated fourth-ranked Campbellsville, 80-63, at the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo Senior Guard Rateska Brown led the team with 29 points, eight rebounds, five assists and three steals. Brown is […]
The women’s basketball team will compete March 24 in the NAIA Division 1 women’s basketball tournament’s championship game. The team will play against Campbellsville at the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo. The Stars advanced after defeating 16th-ranked Westmont, 77-57, in the semifinals March 23 at the Independence Events Center. “They have a sense of […]
Submitted The Stars had its most all-Americans with five. The Stars notched four all-American finishes each in the 2008 and 2012 national tournaments. OCU’s Zach Skates finished fifth place at 157 pounds to become a three-time all-American, while Derek Sivertsen reeled in fifth at 184. Adrian Gaines of the Stars notched a sixth-place finish at 133. […]
The women’s basketball team won its sixth consecutive Sooner Athletic Conference regular-season championship, and has moved on to the conference championship games.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Stars beat Concordia, Neb., 28-15 and Indiana Tech 31-9 on Saturday at the Flamingo Hotel in the Desert Duals. The Stars, ranked seventh in NAIA wrestling, dropped a 32-6 verdict to No. 1-ranked three-time defending national champion Grand View, Iowa. The Stars challenged opponents ranked in the top 10 as Concordia has the sixth spot and Indiana […]
The women’s basketball team moved to 6-1 with their win against Evangel University 81-52 Tuesday at Abe Lemons Arena. Senior Rateska Brown scored 26 points for the Stars. Brown had six rebounds and five 3-pointers while shooting 10-for-12 from the field. Senior Janay Borum had 17 points, four assists and three steals and hit 6 […]
Sophomore Kristen Macy has been named an honorable-mention NAIA volleyball all-American. Macy and senior Meghan Irwin earned first-team all-NAIA Mid-South Region honors from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Seniors Delainey Messenger and Kelley Shiels reeled in NAIA scholar-athlete honors. OCU went 20-12 to reach 20 wins for the first time since 2010 in volleyball. Macy […]
Senior Defender Danny Frid became an NAIA men’s soccer honorable-mention all-American, and seniors Luca De Piccoli and Ruy Vaz accrued NAIA scholar-athlete recognition. Frid received the honor of Sooner Athletic Conference player of the year. The Stars finished 10-5-2 with their first SAC regular-season championship since 2008 and reached the SAC Tournament championship match for […]
The women’s basketball team beat MidAmerica Nazarene University 78-63 Saturday at the Noble Complex in the Oklahoma Baptist Holiday Classic in a battle of top 25-ranked women’s basketball teams in NAIA Division I. Senior Rateska Brown rang up 31 points while burying seven 3-pointers. The Stars improved to 3-1. Senior Ouleymatou Coulibaly supplied the Stars […]
Five runners were named scholar-athletes in 2014 NAIA men and women’s cross country Nov. 24. For the men, juniors Alexander Knight and Dylan Smith-Sutton, and senior Kyle Wardwell gained recognition. Student athletes are nominated by their institutions and must have achieved junior academic status while maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.5 in order to qualify […]
The men’s soccer team finished a successful season without a bid to the NAIA championship round.NAIA officials released a list of teams on the roster for the qualifying rounds Monday, Nov. 17. The Stars did not make the list, despite having a season of winning matches.
The men’s basketball team lost their first game of the year 84-65 to the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, Saturday at Jerabeck Activity and Athletic Center. Senior Forward Gary Inglett led the way for the Stars with 20 points, 11 rebounds, seven assists and four steals. The Stars went to 2-1 in men’s […]
The cross-country men won their race, while the women placed third in the NAIA Mid-States Classic. Sophomore David Mountford finished first in NAIA men’s cross country with a second-overall placing, and sophomore Sara Moore provided OCU’s 18th-ranked women with a fourth-overall placing. The Stars had six men in the top 10 finishes, and turned in […]
OCU men’s cross country took back-to-back Sooner Athletic Conference Championships Saturday at Gordon Cooper Technology Center in Shawnee, Okla.
The OCU Women’s Basketball team lost 102-56 to Texas A&M on Sunday, Nov. 9 at the Erwin Center in Austin, TX.The Stars are ranked number one in their NAIA Division I. They traveled to Texas this weekend to play exhibition games against Texas A&M and University of Texas.
The OCU Stars Women’s Basketball team suffered a 74-51 loss to Texas A&M on Saturday, Nov. 8 at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas.The Stars team is ranked No. 1 in NAIA Division I women’s basketball. Texas A&M is ranked fifth in NCAA Division I.
The Women’s Basketball team is slated at the top of the NAIA Division I rankings for this season.They are expected to capture their sixth consecutive Sooner Athletic Conference title. The Stars took their seventh national title in March of this year.
By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Tyrone Van Aswegen, OCU alum and former member of the Men’s Golf team, has earned his second PGA Tour card. Van Awsegen tied for 11th place in the Web.com Tour Championship last Sunday. He finished at 29th place in Web.com’s ranking of the top 50 golfers who received their PGA […]
The Stars men’s cross country team will travel to Winfield, Kansas, to compete in the NAIA Mid-States Classic on Saturday, Oct. 25. The Stars are currently ranked number 1 in the nation for men’s cross country. They will compete at 11 a.m. against rivals like Oklahoma Baptist, St. Gregory’s University, University of Science and Arts Oklahoma, and Wayland Baptist University.