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 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.
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.
The women’s basketball team is the favorite to win the Sooner Athletic Conference title.
The OCU Stars men’s golf team will host the 42nd U.C. Ferguson Classic, at 8 a.m. Monday and Tuesday at Lincoln Park Golf Course, as its season opener. The Stars hold the top spot in the Golf Coaches Association of America preseason NAIA rankings. Twelve other teams will play in the tournament. The U.C. Ferguson Classic […]
Oklahoma City University powered past Northwood (Texas) 10-0 Sunday at Jim Wade Stadium to advance to the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament championship game. OCU, ranked No. 16 in NAIA baseball, outhit the Knights 13-4 to improve to 35-16 overall. The Stars improved to 3-0 in pool play with the win and will host top-ranked Oklahoma […]
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 […]
The OCU women’s basketball team will play for the NAIA Division I women’s basketball championship title tonight. There will be a watch party at 5:30 p.m. in the student lounge of the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center. The Stars will play tonight at the Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, Ky., against the winner of […]
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 […]
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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.