Freshman volleyball player leads team, claims awards

Freshman Outside Hitter Kristen Macy poses Dec. 3 in Henry J. Freede Wellness and Activity Center. The Sooner Athletic Conference named Macy its Freshman Volleyball Player of the Year in November.

Kristen Macy expected to fill an important role this year. The university’s volleyball team needed a good outside hitter, she said, and Macy’s coach recruited her for the position.

International student finishes first cross-country season at university

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The women’s cross-country team added a player this year who’s brought her passion for running from overseas. “Every morning I wake up happy to run, happy to go to practice,” said Sara Moore, freshman from Omagh, Ireland.

Path to national soccer championship changes

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The university’s women’s soccer team won the Sooner Athletic Conference title Nov. 4. The claim has guaranteed the Stars a spot at nationals in the past, but only the SAC tournament champion will go to nationals this year because of conference redistricting.

Soccer team advances to championship game

The Oklahoma City University women’s soccer team will advance to the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament championship game.

Where are they now: Orlan Jackman

Former OCU men’s basketball star Orlan “OJ” Jackman has continued his basketball career overseas, in Europe

Women’s basketball ranked No. 1 in SAC preseason

The women’s basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference in preseason rankings.

Women’s volleyball prepares for conference tournament

The women’s volleyball team is in mid-season, having played 17 games thus far, developing an overall record of 15-8-0 and their Sooner Athletic Conference record of 6-3. They are in third place in the SAC.

Stars slotted second in Sooner Athletic Conference

By Susannah Waite, Editor-in-Chief Oklahoma City University was picked to finish second in the Sooner Athletic Conference according to the SAC preseason softball coaches’ poll. In a narrow vote, the Stars were picked to finish behind Lubbock Christian (Texas). OCU received three first-place votes and sits one point behind Lubbock Christian who picked up four […]

OCU’s Cross joins the 30-dig club

By Rikki George, Web Editor The OCU volleyball team played two games this weekend in the Baker Invitational. The Stars won both matches and Victoria Cross, a senior from Oklahoma City, joined the 30-dib club. Cross had a career-high 30 digs against Sterling besting her previous single-match high of 28 vs. Bethel (Kan.) on Aug. […]

OCU cross country has a strong showing

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By Rikki George, Web Editor The OCU cross country teams started their 2011 season at the Central Oklahoma Land Run in Edmond, Okla. yesterday. This was the season opener for the Stars. Two Stars had top five finishes. Pauric McLaughlin and Raechel Brown, both freshmen, finished second and fifth respectively in their races. McLaughlin was the first […]

OCU mens soccer loses to Baker

By Rikki George, Web Editor In their second game of the John Brown Classic, the OCU men’s soccer team lost, 1-0, to Baker(Kan.). This brings the Stars’ record to 0-2-1 for the season. They play again on Tuesday when they travel to Fort Worth, Texas, to take on Texas Wesleyan.

OCU soccer beats Bethel

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By Rikki George, Web Editor OCU’s soccer team beat Bethel (Tenn.) 2-0 on Saturday. Star sophomores Meghan McMahon and Blerta Rashica each scored a goal to garner the win for the team. The team will play its home opener Sept. 4 against Missouri Valley. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Stars Field. Read more about the victory […]

Pitcher earns SAC recognition

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OKLAHOMA CITY – OCU’s Rich Hawkins was tapped by the Sooner Athletic Conference as pitcher of the week for April 11-17.

OCU leads after first day of SAC Championships

CLAREMORE, Okla. – Oklahoma City University built a four-shot lead through 18 holes of the Sooner Athletic Conference women’s golf championships April 18 at Heritage Hills Golf Course.

OBU rallies past OCU 11-10

Fourth-ranked Oklahoma Baptist battled its way to an 11-10, 11-inning victory over top-ranked Oklahoma City University on Saturday, April 2, at Jim Wade Stadium.

OCU takes on Montana Tech in NAIA tournament

JACKSON, Tenn. – Oklahoma City University will begin pursuit of its sixth women’s basketball national championship by facing Montana Tech at 1:45 p.m. March 16 in the NAIA Division I Tournament at Oman Arena. Five-time national champion OCU has previously won crowns in 1988, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002. The fourth-ranked Stars (25-3) advanced to […]

Basketball teams to compete in conference tournament

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The men’s and women’s basketball teams are preparing for the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament.

OCU battles Southern Nazarene to the wire in 71-69 loss

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BETHANY, Okla. – OCU was everything that Southern Nazarene could handle as the Crimson Storm squeaked by with a 71-69 win Saturday at the Sawyer Center.

Stars scrap to regular-season conference title at Southern Nazarene

BETHANY, Okla. – Oklahoma City University earned an impressive 13th consecutive 25-win season as the Stars won a hard-fought 66-60 battle at Southern Nazarene to clinch the Sooner Athletic Conference regular season crown Saturday at the Sawyer Center.

Athletic officials search for coach replacement

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OCU Sports officials are seeking to fill a recently-vacated position. The goal is to appoint a new head volleyball coach by Feb. 1, Athletic Director Jim Abbott said.

OCU’s Chris Spendlove inks professional soccer deal

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Oklahoma City University’s Chris Spendlove has signed on to play professional soccer with the United Soccer League’s Wilmington (N.C.) Hammerheads pending USL and USSF approval. Spendlove is part of the Hammerheads’ first announced signings for the 2011 season.

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