Athletics News

  • 2017 Summit League Championship Hype Video
    May 22, 2017
    #ORUBase is ready for the 2017 Summit League Championship as the No. 1 seed and host at J.L. Johnson Stadium May 24-27 #SoarAbove
  • ORU Batterymates Sweep #SummitBSB Honors
    May 22, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts catcher Matt Whatley was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week while batterymate Miguel Ausua earned Pitcher of the Week honors for their performances during the week of May 15-21. The awards mark the final weekly accolades of the season.
  • Oral Roberts Secures Top Seed in #SummitBSB Championship
    May 20, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts earned the top seed in the upcoming Summit League Baseball Championship for the 17th time in program history and third consecutive year.
  • ORU Baseball's Regular Season Finale Washed Out at WIU
    May 20, 2017
    MACOMB, Ill. – The Oral Roberts baseball team had to cancel its regular season finale at Western Illinois Saturday afternoon due to the amount of rainfall in the area.
  • ORU Qualifies Four for NCAA Preliminary Meet
    May 18, 2017
    The Oral Roberts track and field teams will send four student-athletes to the NCAA Preliminary Rounds in Austin, Texas, it was announced Thursday. ORU will be represented in the men’s triple jump (Jaden Purnell), men’s 200m dash (D’Khari Hicks, Omeiza Akerele), men’s 400m dash (Akerele) and women’s long jump (Mercy Abire).
  • Golden Eagles Win Sixth Straight in 6-1 Downing of Leathernecks
    May 19, 2017
    MACOMB, Ill. – Dylan Snypes and Miguel Ausua boosted the Oral Roberts baseball team to its sixth-consecutive victory, a 6-1 win at Western Illinois Friday afternoon at Alfred D. Boyer Stadium.
  • ORU Offense Explodes Late in 16-5 Defeat of WIU
    May 18, 2017
    MACOMB, Ill. – The Oral Roberts baseball team scored in six of the final seven innings to erase an early deficit behind 13-unanswered runs claiming a decisive 16-5 victory over Western Illinois Thursday afternoon at Alfred D. Boyer Stadium.
  • Six Golden Eagles Earn All-League Honors
    May 18, 2017
    With the conclusion of the 2017 Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the league has announced its All-League Teams based on the student-athletes' performances at the championships. A combined 105 student-athletes, 54 men and 51 women, were named to the two teams and honored for finishing in the top three of each event at the championships.
  • Whatley Selected as Johnny Bench Award Semifinalist
    May 17, 2017
    WICHITA, Kan. – Oral Roberts catcher Matt Whatley was one of 15 semifinalists for the 2017 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com announced by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission.
  • Former San Antonio Player of the Year Joins ORU Men's Basketball Program
    May 17, 2017
    An elite 3-point shooter who was the 2015-16 San Antonio Player of the Year, Sam Kearns has signed his National Letter of Intent to join the Oral Roberts men’s basketball program after a year at North Platte Community College.
  • Golden Eagles Head to Western Illinois for Final Road Trip
    May 17, 2017
    MACOMB, Ill. – The Oral Roberts baseball team hits the road for the final series of the regular season facing Western Illinois for three games May 18-20. Game one is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at 3 p.m. with live coverage on the ORU Sports Network.
  • ORU Men’s Soccer Unveils 2017 Schedule
    May 17, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. -- Oral Roberts men's soccer Head Coach Ryan Bush announced the team's schedule for the upcoming 2017 season on Wednesday. The Golden Eagles will hold 11 home matches throughout the campaign with the first two games being exhibition contests.
  • Golden Eagles Score Early in 11-7 Win over Cowboys
    May 16, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – In its final regular season home game, the Oral Roberts baseball team scored early and often before having to hold off a surging Oklahoma State in a wild, 11-7 victory Tuesday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU to Face Oklahoma State, Penn State, as Part of 2017 Legends Classic
    May 16, 2017
    Regional Round matchups, which include trips for Oral Roberts to Oklahoma State and Penn State, are set for the 11th annual Legends Classic (@LegendsBball), it was announced Tuesday.
  • ORU Women’s Soccer Announces 2017 Schedule
    May 16, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. -- Oral Roberts women's soccer Head Coach Roger Bush announced the team's upcoming schedule for the 2017 campaign on Tuesday. The schedule features 12 matches at home, two power conference opponents and two matches against NCAA Tournament qualifiers from a year ago.
  • ORU Adds National Champion Point Guard in Conley
    May 15, 2017
    After helping his Hutchinson Community College team win the NJCAA National Championship in March, point guard James Conley has signed with the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team, it was announced by new Head Coach Paul Mills Monday.
  • ORU Baseball Closes Home Slate Hosting Rival Cowboys
    May 15, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team hosts in-state rival Oklahoma State for its final regular season home game at J.L. Johnson Stadium Tuesday night. The action gets started at 6:30 p.m. with live coverage available for free on ESPN3.
  • ORU’s Williams, NDSU’s Pfannenstein Collect #SummitBSB Honors
    May 15, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts first baseman Brent Williams was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week, while North Dakota State starting pitcher Reed Pfannenstein garnered the Pitcher of the Week award for their performances during the week of May 8-14.
  • ORU Women’s Basketball Adds to 2017 Team
    May 15, 2017
    Tulsa, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women’s basketball team and Head Coach Misti Cussen announced the addition of Rylie Torrey to the 2017 recruiting class to play for the Golden Eagles.
  • Shelton's Perfect Day Walks ORU Past Omaha, 6-5
    May 14, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Trent Shelton drew a bases-loaded walk to push the Oral Roberts baseball team to a dramatic 6-5, walk-off win over Omaha Sunday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium to close the series and season sweep.
  • ORU Pitchers Four-Hit Mavericks in 6-0 Shutout
    May 13, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team took advantage of a four-hit effort from the pitching staff in a 6-0 shutout of Omaha, breaking the game open behind a five-run, sixth inning Saturday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Takes Down Another Record on Final Day of Summit League Championship
    May 13, 2017
    The men’s 4x400m relay team set the second meet record in as many days on Saturday as the Oral Roberts track and field teams finished action at the 2017 Summit League Championships.
  • ORU Clinches League Title Behind Four Solo Home Runs in Shutout of Omaha
    May 12, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team clinched its 17th-straight Summit League regular season championship by launching four solo home runs in an 8-0 shutout over Omaha Friday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Hicks Sets 200m Record on Day Two of Summit League Championship
    May 11, 2017
    Despite windy conditions in Fargo, the Oral Roberts track and field teams put together a number of season best performances Friday, setting up a big final day at the 2017 Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championship.
  • ORU Golf Classic, Presented by Bama Companies, Set for June 19
    May 12, 2017
    The 2017 ORU Golf Classic, presented by Bama Companies, will be held June 19 at Meadowbrook Country Club. Proceeds from the tournament benefit ORU Golf and the Golden Eagle Club.
  • ORU Begins Competition at Summit League Championship
    May 11, 2017
    The 2017 Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championship began Thursday with a total of nine events, four of which featured members of the Oral Roberts track and field teams.
  • ORU Welcomes Omaha for Three-Game Weekend
    May 11, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts baseball hosts Omaha for a three-game series at J.L. Johnson Stadium May 12-14 needing just one Summit League win to clinch the regular season championship. Game one against the Mavericks gets the weekend started Friday night at 6:30 p.m. with $1 hot dogs courtesy of Sodexo.
  • Whole Person Champion - Grant Glaze
    May 11, 2017
    Get to know more about ORU baseball player and Whole Person Champion Grant Glaze
  • Grellner Launches Two Home Runs in Extra-Inning Loss at Wichita State
    May 09, 2017
    WICHITA, Kan. – Two home runs from Sam Grellner was not enough for the Oral Roberts baseball team on the road as Wichita State rallied back for a 7-6 win in extra innings Tuesday night at Eck Stadium.
  • Golden Eagles Meet Shockers for Mid-Week Tilt Tuesday
    May 08, 2017
    WICHITA, Kan. – The Oral Roberts baseball team heads to Wichita State for a mid-week matchup against the Shockers Tuesday night at 6 p.m. Catch live video coverage on WatchESPN with audio available on the ORU Sports Network, AM 1550 and 99.9 FM.
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