Athletics News

  • ORU Faces Tulsa in Final Exhibition Match
    August 18, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men’s soccer team will host crosstown rival Tulsa in the team’s second and final exhibition match of the season on Saturday, August 19 at the Case Soccer Complex. First touch is set for 7 p.m.
  • ORU Announces Rise Up Campaign
    August 18, 2017
    As the 2017-18 school year gets underway, ORU Athletics is encouraging students and fans to “Rise Up” with the launch of a new marketing campaign that was officially debuted at chapel Friday morning.
  • Davis Selected as ORU Baseball Pitching Coach
    August 18, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts head baseball coach Ryan Folmar announced Thursday that longtime staff member Wes Davis has been named assistant coach and will take over the role of pitching coach for the Golden Eagles.
  • Cross Country Releases 2017 Schedule
    August 18, 2017
    The Oral Roberts University cross country team has released its 2017 schedule that includes five regular season races before heading to South Dakota for the 2017 Summit League Championship.
  • Golden Eagles Third in 2017 Summit League Volleyball Preseason Poll
    August 17, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Backed by all starters returning to its lineup, the Oral Roberts volleyball team was picked to finish third in the 2017 Summit League Preseason Poll announced Thursday. For the fourth-consecutive season, the league coaches pegged the Denver Pioneers as the 2017 #SummitVB preseason favorites.
  • Golden Eagles Open Regular Season Against UMKC
    August 17, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women’s soccer team will open the 2017 regular season against UMKC Friday, August 18 at the Case Soccer Complex. First touch is set for 7 p.m.
  • ORU Wins Exhibition Match at Rogers State
    August 16, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men’s soccer team defeated the Rogers State Hillcats 4-0 Wednesday evening in the team’s first exhibition match of the season.
  • ORU Men Picked Fourth in Summit League Preseason Coaches' Poll
    August 16, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – The Oral Roberts men’s soccer team was picked to finish fourth in the Summit League preseason coaches’ poll. Santiago Riveros is listed as a Player to Watch in the Summit League. 2016 NCAA College Cup participant the Denver Pioneers were selected as The Summit League preseason men's soccer favorites in a poll of the league's head coaches. The Pioneers won their fourth consecutive league tournament title in 2016 and return six starters from last season.
  • My Story: Albert Owens
    August 16, 2017
    Learn more about senior men's basketball player Albert Owens.
  • ORU Travels to Rogers State for Exhibition Match
    August 16, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Due to the severe weather Tuesday night, the Oral Roberts men’s soccer team has added an exhibition match and will travel to Rogers State to face the Hillcats Wednesday, August 16 at 4 p.m.
  • Golden Eagles Battle U20 Mexico National Team in Exhibition Opener
    August 12, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The ORU women’s soccer team fell to the Mexico U20 National Team 5-0 Saturday evening at the Case Soccer Complex in the team’s only exhibition match of the season.
  • ORU Men's Soccer Game Canceled
    August 15, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. - Due to severe weather in the Tulsa metro area, the Oral Roberts Men's Soccer exhibition match against USAO has been canceled.
  • Trip of a Lifetime for ORU's Valverde
    August 11, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. ? While a majority of college students turn their attention to earning money or relaxing away from campus during summer break, Oral Roberts' Alex Valverde went down a road less traveled heading into his sophomore year. He joined a collection of nearly 50 students from across the country on a 10-day, trip-of-a-lifetime through Israel with a group called Covenant Journey.
  • ORU Picked 4th in Summit League Preseason Coaches' Poll
    August 10, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – The Oral Roberts women’s soccer team was picked to finish fourth in the preseason coaches’ poll. The Denver women’s soccer team was voted Summit League preseason favorites for the 2017 season in the closest poll in league history, where only two points separated the first and fourth ranked teams. Coming off a regular season co-championship, Denver returns the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year, and Freshman of the Year award winners.
  • ORU Announces Fall Streaming Schedule
    August 08, 2017
    With the first official home event of the 2017-18 school year less than a week away, ORU Athletics has announced its fall streaming schedule. The schedule boasts a record 37 fall home events, including all six matches of the ORU Volleyball Invitational, September 15-16.
  • Martony Returns to ORU Baseball as Graduate Assistant Coach
    August 07, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Former Oral Roberts baseball pitcher Daniel Martony returns to campus, this time to the coaching staff as the graduate assistant coach starting this fall.
  • Golden Eagles Release 2017-18 Nonconference Schedule
    August 04, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's basketball team has finalized the 2017-18 schedule which includes three games against power five universities.
  • Summit League Releases Men's Basketball Schedule
    August 03, 2017
    The Summit League announced its 2017-18 men's basketball schedule today with each of the eight teams slated to play a 14-game double round-robin schedule beginning Saturday, Dec. 30.
  • The Summit League Announces 2017-18 Women’s Basketball League Schedule
    August 02, 2017
    ELMHURST, Ill. – The Summit League announced its 2017-18 women’s basketball schedule today with each of the eight teams playing a 14-game double round-robin schedule.
  • Whole Person Champion - Madison Stuckey
    August 01, 2017
    ORU women's soccer student-athlete, Madison Stuckey.
  • 2016-17 #TopORUMoments; #1-Baseball Grabs NCAA Tournament Win
    July 28, 2017
    For the first time since 2012, the Oral Roberts baseball team broke through to win a game in the NCAA Tournament as the Golden Eagles eliminated Oklahoma State in the Fayetteville Regional, earning the top spot in the 2016-17 #TopORUMoments Countdown.
  • 2016-17 #TopORUMoments; #2-Purnell Jumps to All-America Status
    July 26, 2017
    Not only did sophomore Jaden Purnell put together a remarkable postseason run to earn himself All-America honors, he kept alive a pair of impressive program streaks as well after a 19th place finish at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
  • Men’s Tennis Named ITA All-Academic Team; Five Golden Eagles Earned Scholar-Athlete Honors
    July 25, 2017
    TEMPE, Ariz. – The Oral Roberts men’s tennis team was named an All-Academic team by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, it was announced today. Student-athletes Kenneth Boykin, Barnabas Koncz, Jason Ly, Amar Saletovic and Michael Sosnowski each earned Scholar-Athlete honors by the ITA.
  • 2016-17 #TopORUMoments; #3 - Whatley Wins Johnny Bench Award
    July 24, 2017
    On June 29, 2017, Oral Roberts catcher Matt Whatley became ORU’s first winner—and the second from the state of Oklahoma—of the Johnny Bench Award. The award capped a stellar career for the Claremore native who was a freshman All-American in 2015 and a three time All-Summit League selection.
  • 2016-17 #TopORUMoments; #4 - ORU on SC Top 10 Four Times in Spring
    July 21, 2017
    With three baseball plays and a bicycle kick goal from Junior Chavez, Oral Roberts was featured on SportsCenter’s Top 10 four times during a span of just over a month.
  • Whole Person Champion - Kylie Dellis
    July 24, 2017
    ORU women's soccer student-athlete, Kylie Dellis.
  • Runner-Up Finish at OGA State Amateur Championship Highlights Strong Summer for Burrows
    July 20, 2017
    For the second year in a row, Oral Roberts golfer Cody Burrows has finished as the runner-up at the Oklahoma Golf Association Stroke Play Championship at Southern Hills Country Club.
  • 2016-17 #TopORUMoments; #5 - WBB Tops No. 12 Sooners
    July 19, 2017
    A dominant final quarter led the Oral Roberts women’s basketball team past nationally-ranked Oklahoma on December 4, 2016, the fifth best moment for the 2016-17 school year.
  • ORU Earns GCAA Team Academic Award
    July 19, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men’s golf team was among those who earned recognition from the Golf Coaches Association of America, Wednesday.
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