Wrestling dual ‘improves’ men to No. 7

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 […]

Stars host annual Athletic Hall of Famers

The Stars will celebrate its athletic tradition during the induction of the 2014-15 group of OCU Athletic Hall of Famers 11:30 a.m. Jan. 17 in the Great Hall inside the Tom and Brenda McDaniel University Center. The newest Hall of Fame class consists of  baseball coach Denney Crabaugh and the 1994 national championship softball team. Tickets […]

Women’s wrestling at No. 2

The women’s wrestling team retained the No. 2 spot, while sophomore Cody Pfau and senior Emily Webster remained No. 1 in the rankings at their individual weights among the Women’s College Wrestling Association December ratings. The Stars had 16 wrestlers in the individual rankings. Webster has run her career record against college competition to 110-0. Webster will vie […]

Five wrestlers finish top-three

The Stars had five wrestlers provide top-three finishes in the Newman Jet Invitational at Fugate Gymnasium on Sunday. Junior Zach Skates and sophomore Miguel Tovar finished first in their weight classes, while sophomore Ricky McCarty took second, senior Aaron LaFarge and sophomore Adrian Gains placed third. Skates provided the Stars with wins by major decision, sudden victory and […]

Stress relief week turned into weeks

Splitting stress relief week into two separate weeks gives students time to study for their finals, while still having the opportunity to participate in stress relieving activities. Stress Relief week includes Pizza Feast, the Food Truck Fair, snacks outside the caf, therapy dogs coming in and Alvin’s offering free coffee after close. Pizza Feast happened […]

Women’s basketball moves to 6-1

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 […]

Volleyball players receive honors

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 […]

Soccer seniors recieve honors

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 […]

Brown’s 2nd week as SAC player of the week

Senior Rateska Brown took Sooner Athletic Conference women’s basketball player of the week for the second consecutive week. Brown provided the Stars with 29.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.00 steals for the week of Dec. 1-7. Brown led OCU, ranked No. 1 in the NAIA, to wins over Texas Wesleyan University 84-69 and Wayland Baptist […]

Men’s basketball victory

The men’s basketball team beat Wayland Baptist University 93-89 on Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. Prior to the win, Wayland Baptist University was undefeated for the season. Senior Tharone Chilton topped the Stars with 21 points. The Stars improved to 4-3, 1-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference, while Wayland Baptist University fell to 8-1, 1-1. […]

Women’s basketball victory

The women’s basketball team defeated Wayland Baptist University 86-74 on Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. Senior Rateska Brown was the game’s leading scorer with 28 points. The Stars improved to 5-1, 2-0 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, Wayland Baptist University fell to 4-4, 1-1. The Stars had an 11-point lead with 14:39 to play in […]

Men’s basketball suffers loss

The men’s basketball team suffered a loss against Texas Wesleyan University in the Sooner Athletic Conference opener. The Stars led the game for nearly 29 minutes. The Stars fell to 3-3, 0-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while Texas Wesleyan University improved to 9-0, 1-0. Junior Jamil Donovan, scored on a fast break with 17:37 […]

Women’s basketball victory

The women’s basketball team beat Texas Wesleyan University 84-69 Thursday at the Sid Richardson Center. The Stars improved to 4-1, 1-0 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, Texas Wesleyan University fell to 6-4, 0-1 in women’s basketball. The Stars jumped out to a 12-2 lead three minutes into the game. In the first half senior Ouleymatou […]

Women’s wrestling victory

Senior Brieana Delgado’s seven-second fall highlighted the women’s wrestling victory against the University of the Cumberlands 43-5 on Thursday at Abe Lemons Arena. Delgado unleashed a five-point move on Ashley Talaro-Potter to gain the fastest fall in OCU history. The Stars, ranked second in the Women’s College Wrestling Association, went up to 17-2 with the […]

Men’s wrestling victory

The men’s wrestling team beat Lindenwood University-Belleville 49-3 Thursday at Abe Lemons Arena. Senior Aaron LaFarge and sophomores Adrian Gaines and Derek Sivertsen stuck falls for the Stars. The Stars, ranked 12th in NAIA wrestling, moved to 4-2 in duals. The Stars remain unbeaten against NAIA competitors this season. “We’re 4-0 against NAIA teams,” Coach […]

University officials hire new directors of development

The office of university advancement and external relations has recently hired two new directors of development. Lora Malone and Kassie McCoy will both serve as directors of development, working together to assist donors in making philanthropic gifts to the university. “The director of development positions are designed to provide contact between the university and our […]

Brown Collects Player of the Week

Senior Rateska Brown collected her first Sooner Athletic Conference player of the week award Dec. 1. Brown is the second one to earn the award this season. Senior Yvonte Neal was SAC player of the week Nov. 17-23. Brown averaged 27.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.00 steals in OCU’s victories this weekend. She had 31 points […]

Women’s Basketball Beats MidAmerica Nazarene University

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 Named Scholar-Athletes

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 […]

High School State Dance Competition Recruits for OCU

OSDTDA’s State Dance Team Competition is used as a recruitment tool for OCU’s Pom squad. The Oklahoma State Dance Team Directors’ Association competition is hosted in the Abe Lemons Arena in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center at OCU Dec. 12-13. The duo and trio competition is Friday, and the group competition is Saturday. […]

Zach Skates Takes Home King Open Championship Title

Men’s wrestling junior Zach Skates took the 157-pound King Open championship Sunday at the King student center. Skates captured his fifth open tournament title in three years with OCU, ranked 12th in NAIA wrestling. Ten Stars placed in the tournament. Senior Aaron LaFarge finished as runner-up at 125 pounds, while sophomore Derek Sivertsen took second […]

Men’s Basketball Wins Against UCO

The Stars beat the University of Central Oklahoma 109-97 Saturday at Hamilton Field House. The Stars had four players score double digits, three scoring more than 20. Senior Tharone Chilton led all scorers with 24 points. OCU went to 3-2 in men’s basketball. The Stars started the game 6-0 before UCO opened up a 17-2 […]

Women’s Basketball Wins Against Our Lady of the Lake University

The women’s basketball team, which is No. 1-ranked won against Our Lady of the Lake University 108-83 Friday at Abe Lemons Arena in a showdown of NAIA Division I women’s basketball teams ranked in the top 15. Senior Yvonte Neal totaled 31 points, four 3-pointers and three assists for the Stars, now 1-1 on the […]

Men’s Basketball Suffers Loss Against Langston

The men’s basketball team lost to Langston University, 83-68, Tuesday at Abe Lemons Arena. Senior R.J. McGhee anchored the Stars with 22 points. OCU fell to 2-2 in men’s basketball. The Stars led 8-1 just inside the first two minutes, their largest lead of the game. Langston University went on an 11-4 run to tie […]

Five All-SAC Honors Awarded to Volleyball

OCU received five all-Sooner Athletic Conference volleyball performers, including first teamers senior Meghan Irwin and sophomore Kristen Macy. Irwin became OCU’s first four-time all-SAC honoree in Volleyball. Junior Taylor Chase took second-team all-SAC honors, while freshman Holly Randall and senior Kelley Shiels were among the honorable-mention all-conference players. Irwin finished the regular season as OCU’s […]

Volleyball’s Time in SAC Tournament Ends

The Volleyball team’s time in the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament came to a halt in the semifinals Friday at Hutcherson Center in Plainview, Texas. Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Okla., ranked 25th in the NAIA, eliminated OCU 25-11, 25-14, 29-27. Earlier Friday, the Stars won 25-17, 25-23, 25-15 over Southwestern Assemblies of God University in […]

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