Thirty four student-athletes were named to the 2015 academic all-Sooner Athletic Conference team. The volleyball team had six members on the list, women’s soccer had nine while men’s soccer had six, men’s cross country had seven and women’s cross country had six. To be eligible for the academic all-SAC team, students must maintain a minimum 3.25 grade point […]
The softball team was picked as favorite to claim the Sooner Athletic Conference 2015 softball title, according to voting by the league’s coaches in the annual preseason poll announced Wednesday by the league office. The Stars, who finished last season with a 55-13 record, have won 19 previous SAC championships. OCU was voted first on five of […]
The softball team opens the 2015 season ranked fifth in the preseason NAIA softball rankings announced Tuesday. The Stars posted a 55-13 record and a tie for third place in the NAIA Softball World Series last season. OCU led the NAIA in wins last year. The team paced the NAIA in runs scored (495), at-bats (1,809), […]
The men’s basketball team beat USAO 78-76 on Thursday, Jan. 8 in USAO Fieldhouse. Senior Gary Inglett led all scorers with 24 points and six rebounds. The Stars improved to 6-3, 2-1 in Sooner Athletic Conference play, while USAO fell to 1-9, 0-3. Senior R.J. McGhee added 19 points, seven rebounds and five steals, and […]
The men’s basketball team was able to get revenge against St. Thomas, Texas, 91-74 on Saturday at Abe Lemons Arena. St. Thomas had beat the Stars 84-65 in Houston on Nov. 15. Senior Gary Inglett led the charge for the Stars with 23 points and added seven rebounds. The Stars improved to 5-3 while St. Thomas fell to 5-6. […]
The women’s basketball team beat Lubbock Christian University 85-81 Thursday, Jan. 1 at the Rip Griffin Center. The Stars erased an 18-point deficit and trailed 79-69 with 3:22 to go. OCU, ranked second in NAIA Division I women’s basketball, rallied for its seventh consecutive win to go to 7-1. Senior Rateska Brown led for the Stars with 21 points, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The men’s soccer team has been working their way to the NAIA Championships in Delray Beach, Florida in the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament. The men finished their regular season with a record of 8-4-2 overall and finished first in their conference games with a 7-1-1. The Stars were hoping to excel in their tournament so […]
Junior Forward Allison Worsham and senior Defender Ashleigh Story collected first-team all-Sooner Athletic Conference honors Tuesday. Worsham was third in the SAC in scoring with 14 goals, while Story anchored the back line for the Stars. Worsham led the Stars with 31 points, she scored 14 goals and provided three assists. The three-year-starter scored a […]
The men’s soccer team beat Texas Wesleyan University 3-2 in double overtime Tuesday. The win advances the men to the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament finals. The Stars have won eight of their last nine matches. Senior Forward Ruy Vaz gave the Stars an early lead. In the eight minute, freshman Forward Jeffrey Matthews found Vaz […]
The women’s soccer team suffered two more losses in the Sooner Athletic women’s soccer conference. The Stars lost to Texas Wesleyan University 3-2 in overtime Oct. 28 at Martin Field. The loss to Texas Wesleyan University brought the women to 5-7-1, 3-4-1 in the conference. During senior night Oct. 31, the Stars got blanked […]
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.
OCU women’s cross country took third in the Sooner Athletic Conference Championships at Gordon Technology Center in Shawnee, Okla.
The men’s soccer team won the Sooner Athletic men’s soccer championship Oct. 31. The Stars celebrated their senior night Oct. 31 with a win against the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma at Stars field. The men had their first conference defeat to Texas Wesleyan University 2-1 in overtime Oct. 28 at Martin Field. […]
The women’s basketball team is the favorite to win the Sooner Athletic Conference title.
By Lauren Matheny, Web Editor Oklahoma City University will host the 2015 Sooner Athletic Conference men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, on March 4-7 in the Abe Lemons Arena. The Sooner Athletic Conference is an organization of NAIA ranked teams from small private colleges and universities across the state of Oklahoma, and has been in existence […]