Athletics News

  • ORU Opens Season Against Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Tulsa
    January 13, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team opened the 2018 season going 2-2 Saturday, January 13 against the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff and the University of Tulsa at the Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Folmar Selected as OBCA Coach of the Year
    January 13, 2018
    STILLWATER, Okla. – Oral Roberts head baseball coach Ryan Folmar was honored as the Oklahoma Baseball Coaches Association College Coach of the Year for 2017 at the OBCA Hall of Fame Banquet Saturday night in Stillwater.
  • Ihim Sets Career High in Loss to South Dakota State
    January 13, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – Three Golden Eagles scored in double digits, and Faith Ihim recorded a career high 24 points as the Oral Roberts women’s basketball team fell short to the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 77-70, Saturday afternoon at the Mabee Center.
  • Hot Shooting Bison Top ORU 82-64
    January 13, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team was unable to slow down a North Dakota State team that caught fire offensively as the Bison won Saturday’s matchup 82-64 at the Scheels Center.
  • Golden Eagles Begin 2018 at Arkansas Invitational
    January 12, 2018
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Highlighted by Jaden Purnell's pair of top five finishes in the jumps, the Oral Roberts track and field teams kicked off the 2018 calendar year at the Arkansas Invitational Friday at the Randal Tyson Track Center.
  • ORU Continues North to Face North Dakota State
    January 12, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team (7-12, 3-1) will look to split its road trip to the Dakotas, Saturday, as the Golden Eagles play North Dakota State (9-8, 1-2) at the Scheels Center
  • Women’s Basketball Cruises Past North Dakota State, 71-48
    January 11, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – Maria Martianez grabbed her second consecutive double-double as the Oral Roberts women’s basketball team ran past the North Dakota State Bison, 71-48, Thursday evening inside the Mabee Center.
  • ORU Battles to the Buzzer in Brookings in 78-75 Loss
    January 11, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team had the ball with a chance to tie at the buzzer but couldn’t get a shot off as South Dakota State topped the Golden Eagles 78-75 Thursday evening at Frost Arena.
  • ORU Men’s Tennis Selected Sixth in Preseason Poll
    January 11, 2018
    ELMHURST, Ill. – The Oral Roberts men’s tennis team was picked to finish sixth in the 2018 Summit League preseason poll. First-year affiliate member Drake is the favorite to claim the 2018 Summit League Men’s Tennis Championship according to the preseason poll of league head coaches. The Bulldogs finished ahead of four-time defending champion Denver in the voting.
  • ORU Women’s Tennis Picked Fourth in Preseason Poll
    January 10, 2018
    ELMHURST, Ill. – The Oral Roberts women’s tennis team was selected to finish fourth in the 2018 season. Four-time reigning champion Denver is the favorite to claim the 2018 Summit League Women’s Tennis Championship according to the preseason poll of league head coaches. The Pioneers claimed both the regular season and tournament titles in each of their first four seasons in the league.
  • ORU Travels to SDSU for Thursday Battle of Summit League Leaders
    January 09, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team (7-11, 3-0) will take its three game winning streak and first place standing in the Summit League on the road this weekend as the Golden Eagles face fellow unbeaten South Dakota State (14-5, 2-0) Thursday night in Brookings, South Dakota.
  • ORU Beats Western Illinois 81-66 for Third Straight Summit League Win
    January 06, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team led for more than 30 minutes and by as many as 22 points on Saturday as the Golden Eagles beat Western Illinois 81-66 to move to 3-0 in Summit League play.
  • Golden Eagles Suffer First League Loss at Western Illinois
    January 06, 2018
    MACOMB, Ill. – Three Golden Eagles score in double-figures and Maria Martianez records a double-double in the Oral Roberts women’s basketball team’s loss to the Western Illinois Leathernecks, 56-49, Saturday evening at Western Hall in Macomb, Illinois.
  • ORU Finishes Home Stand With Western Illinois Saturday
    January 05, 2018
    Off to the best start in league play in the past five years, the Oral Roberts men’s team will finish its three game home stand Saturday as the Golden Eagles host Western Illinois.
  • Defense Propels ORU to 76-60 Victory Over Fort Wayne
    January 04, 2018
    With a balanced offensive attack and solid perimeter defense, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team ran away from Fort Wayne 76-60 Thursday night at the Mabee Center.
  • Women’s Basketball Defeats Fort Wayne Thursday, 73-48
    January 04, 2018
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Oral Roberts women’s basketball team handled the Fort Wayne Mastodons, 73-48, to improve to 2-0 in Summit League play Thursday evening at the Gates Sports Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Ihim Named Candidate for Senior CLASS Award
    January 04, 2018
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Oral Roberts senior forward Faith Ihim was named one of 30 NCAA women’s basketball student-athletes who excel both on and off the court were selected as candidates today for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate basketball.
  • Owens Selected as Candidate for Senior CLASS Award
    January 04, 2018
    Oral Roberts senior center Albert Owens was one of 30 men's basketball student-athletes who was selected as a candidate for the 2017-18 Senior CLASS Award® for his excellence on and off the court, it was announced Thursday. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition. The complete list of candidates follows this release.
  • Golden Eagles Take On Mastodons Thursday in Fort Wayne
    January 02, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women’s basketball team will face the Fort Wayne Mastodons in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Thursday, January 4 at 5 p.m. CST inside the Gates Sports Center.
  • Fort Wayne Comes to Mabee Center Thursday
    January 03, 2018
    The second of three home games to start Summit League play, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will host Fort Wayne Thursday night.
  • ORU Diamond Dinner Set for Feb. 2 Featuring Jose Trevino
    January 04, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – With former Oral Roberts baseball standout Jose Trevino returning as the guest speaker, the 2018 Diamond Dinner scheduled for February 2 is going to be a can't-miss event. Hosted at the Glenpool Conference Center, the festivities will begin at 6 p.m. when silent auction items become available with dinner and the program starting at 6:30 p.m.
  • Nzekwesi Picks Up Player of the Week Accolades
    January 02, 2018
    Oral Roberts’ Emmanuel Nzekwesi earned Summit League Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors for his performance Dec. 26-Jan. 1.
  • Biata, Burrows Compete in 2017 Patriot All-America Invitational
    December 31, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s golf team had a pair of golfers competing among the nation’s best at the 2017 Patriot All-America Invitational. Started in 2011, the Patriot All-American Invitational features golfers from every NCAA division and throughout the championship, each participant honors a fallen or injured soldier by carrying a bag bearing the name of that individual.
  • ORU Volleyball Thank You and Special Announcement
    December 31, 2017
    #ORUVB wants to say thank you to the fans, faculty, fellow students and administrators to close a fantastic 2017 season with a special surprise to follow for 2018!!! #ORURiseUp #NCAAVB
  • ORU Dominant in 93-74 Win in Summit League Opener
    December 30, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team nearly led from wire-to-wire in a dominant 93-74 win over Omaha Saturday night at the Mabee Center to open Summit League play.
  • Golden Eagles Win by 29 in Summit League Opener at Omaha
    December 30, 2017
    OMAHA, Neb. – Maya Mayberry set a new career high with 21 points and led the Oral Roberts women’s basketball team past the Omaha Mavericks, 82-53 in the Summit League opener Saturday afternoon at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Golden Eagles Open Summit League Play at Home Saturday
    December 28, 2017
    For the first time since the 2013-14 season, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will open league play at home as the Golden Eagles host Omaha Saturday at the Mabee Center.
  • Miller Scores Career High in 77-63 Loss at (RV) Minnesota
    December 21, 2017
    Despite a career scoring effort from Chris Miller, the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team could not overcome the balanced attack of Minnesota Thursday night at Williams Arena as the Gophers won 77-63.
  • Utah Gets Past Golden Eagles in Salt Lake City, 71-50
    December 21, 2017
    SALT LAKE CITY – The Oral Roberts women’s basketball team fell 71-50 to the University of Utah Thursday afternoon in the team’s nonconference finale in Salt Lake City, Utah, inside the Jon M. Huntsman Center.
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