Athletics News

  • Wells Advances With School Record at NCAA West Preliminary Rounds
    May 24, 2019
    Sasha Wells became the first Golden Eagle to punch her ticket to the next round as the sophomore finished 22nd in the 100m hurdles, setting a new school record in the process. Wells’ record highlighted day two of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds for Oral Roberts.
  • Coffey's Shutout Closes ORU Split Friday to Advance to #SummitBSB Finals
    May 24, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team dropped its opening game of the day to Omaha, 3-2, before picking up an elimination game win over South Dakota State, 4-0, Friday at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • McMinn Tosses Gem and Henson Powers #ORUBase to 5-2 Win
    May 23, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Josh McMinn struck out 10 over eight innings and Spencer Henson reached base five times as the Oral Roberts baseball team tallied a 5-2 win over South Dakota State in its opening game of the 2019 Summit League Baseball Championship Thursday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Kicks off Action at NCAA West Preliminary
    May 23, 2019
    The Oral Roberts track and field program started action at the NCAA West Preliminary, Thursday, with three Golden Eagles competing on the first day of the meet.  
  • Weather Postpones #ORUBase Wednesday
    May 22, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Tonight's Summit League Baseball Championship game between Oral Roberts and South Dakota State has been officially postponed due to extreme weather that came through the area.
  • Sasha Wells: Continuing the Family Legacy at ORU
    May 22, 2019
    Sasha Wells is the fourth member of her family to attend ORU after mom and dad were both members of the track & field program. She is not only following in their footsteps, but trying to push the family legacy even further.
  • Golden Eagles Garner 2019 Postseason #SummitBSB Honors
    May 21, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Headlined by Summit League Player of the Year Spencer Henson, the Oral Roberts baseball team had seven players named to 2019 All-Summit League teams Tuesday night as voted upon by its head coaches.
  • Edgardo Mira Earns Spot on CONCACAF Gold Cup Roster
    May 21, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Former Oral Roberts men's soccer midfielder Edgardo Mira has been named to the El Salvador 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup 40-Player National Team roster.
  • #ORUBase Hosts Summit League Championship May 22-25
    May 21, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – It's postseason time for the Oral Roberts baseball team as a trip to a NCAA Regional is on the line when it hosts the 2019 Summit League Baseball Championship May 22-25 at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Men’s Soccer Announces 2019 Schedule
    May 21, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team and Head Coach Ryan Bush announced the upcoming 2019 season schedule on Tuesday. The Golden Eagles will hold nine home matches throughout the campaign the most since the 2013 season.
  • Henson Tabbed for Final #SummitBSB Weekly Award
    May 20, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The final Summit League Baseball weekly honors went to a couple of veterans as Oral Roberts junior Spencer Henson collected player of the week accolades, while South Dakota State senior Ryan Froom earned pitcher of the week accolades.
  • ORU Takes Series at Omaha in 13-9 Victory Saturday
    May 18, 2019
    OMAHA, Neb. – Behind 12 hits and 11 walks, the Oral Roberts baseball team closed the 2019 regular season winning 13-9 at Omaha Saturday afternoon from Seymour Smith Park.
  • #ORUBase Strikes Early to Down Mavericks
    May 17, 2019
    OMAHA, Neb. – It was the bottom of the batting order that powered the Oral Roberts baseball team to a 9-8 victory over Omaha Friday at Seymour Smith Park.
  • ORU Qualifies Seven Individuals, One Relay for NCAA Preliminary Rounds
    May 16, 2019
    The Oral Roberts track and field programs qualified for seven individual events as well as one relay race at the 2019 NCAA Preliminary Rounds, it was announced Thursday. ORU will compete in five individual events on the men’s side, including Jaden Purnell in both the long and the triple jump, and two events on the women's side. The men's 4x400-meter relay team also earned a spot at the meet.
  • Golden Eagles Launch Three Homers in Loss at Omaha
    May 16, 2019
    OMAHA, Neb. – Three solo home runs for the Oral Roberts baseball team provided the scoring as it dropped a 13-3 game on the road at Omaha Thursday afternoon from Seymour Smith Park.
  • Burrows Finishes Strong at NCAA Austin Regional
    May 15, 2019
    Oral Roberts senior golfer Cody Burrows finished his NCAA Tournament in style with birdies on four of the final five holes of his round, Wednesday. Burrows finished the NCAA Austin Regional in a tie for 34th place.
  • Regular Season Finale for #ORUBase at Omaha May 16-18
    May 15, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – A three-game road series is all that's left of the regular season for the Oral Roberts baseball team heading to Omaha May 16-18 to take on the Mavericks. The action starts Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m. from Seymour Smith Park.
  • Koncz Named to Academic All-League Team
    May 15, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts men’s tennis senior, Barnabas Koncz, was named to the Summit League Academic All-League Team Wednesday as voted by a panel of Faculty Athletic Representatives and Sports Information Directors of the league's member institutions.
  • ORU Unable to Capitalize in Home Setback to Shockers
    May 14, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team left a total of 14 runners on base in a 4-2 loss to Wichita State Tuesday night from J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Burrows Jumps up Leaderboard at NCAA Austin Regional
    May 14, 2019
    With an even par 71 in the second round of the NCAA Austin Regional, Oral Roberts senior Cody Burrows jumped more than 20 spots in the standings and sits in a tie for 39th overall with one round remaining.
  • 12 Golden Eagles Earn All-Summit League Honors
    May 14, 2019
    As The Summit League announced the 2019 Outdoor Track & Field All-League teams, Tuesday, a total of 12 Golden Eagles earned the distinction with many of them earning All-League honors in multiple events. A total of 116 student-athletes received recognition for their efforts during the championships. 
  • Burrows Starts Play at NCAA Austin Regional
    May 13, 2019
    After earning Oral Roberts’ first individual at-large bid into the NCAA Men’s Golf Tournament since 2007, senior Cody Burrows carded an opening round 78 and sits in a tie for 60th with 36 holes to play at the University of Texas Golf Club.
  • Home Finale for #ORUBase Tuesday Welcoming Shockers
    May 13, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team plays its final home game of the regular season Tuesday night at 6 p.m. welcoming Wichita State to J.L. Johnson Stadium. Catch the action live on ESPN+ and locally on KGEB TV-53/CoxHD and stick around for post-game fireworks!
  • #ORUBase Claims Rain-Shortened Win at SDSU
    May 11, 2019
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts baseball team officially claimed a 5-3 victory over South Dakota State in a game called due to unplayable field conditions Saturday after five innings at Erv Huether Field.
  • ORU Crowns 10 More Champions at Summit League Championship
    May 10, 2019
    The Oral Roberts track and field teams were dominant on Friday, earning 10 event championships on the final day of the 2019 Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Additionally, ORU took home Track Championship MVP (Sasha Wells) and Newcomer of the Championship (Gabrielle Gibson) honors on the women’s side.
  • Errors Cost #ORUBase in Loss at SDSU
    May 10, 2019
    BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts baseball team saw a three-run lead slip away late as South Dakota State rallied in a 5-4 loss Friday evening at Erv Huether Field.
  • Purnell Wins; ORU Women Dominate Sprints at Summit League Championships
    May 09, 2019
    The Oral Roberts track and field teams claimed one victory, and posted the top qualifying time in six other events as action ramped up at the 2019 Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
  • #ORUBase Treks to South Dakota State for Weekend Series
    May 08, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – It's down to the final two weekends of the regular season for the Oral Roberts baseball team as it travels to South Dakota State for a pivotal three-game Summit League series May 10-12. The Golden Eagles trail the Jackrabbits by two games for second place in the standings as the action starts Friday afternoon at 3 p.m.
  • Early Lead Slips in Extras at Little Rock
    May 07, 2019
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A 5-0 lead for the Oral Roberts baseball team was not enough Tuesday night as Little Rock rallied back scoring six-unanswered runs in a 6-5, extra-inning loss at Gary Hogan Field.
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