Athletics News

  • Join the Official #ORUBase Selection Show Watch Party Monday
    May 27, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – Join the Oral Roberts baseball team for the official selection show watch party Monday morning in the south lobby of the Mabee Center. The festivities get underway at 10:45 a.m. and open to the public with food provided.
  • Nelson Nabs Final Berth on Saturday at NCAA West Preliminary
    May 26, 2018
    Israel Nelson may have missed the 110-meter hurdle school record by 0.01 seconds, but he’ll have another shot at it after grabbing the 12th and final qualifying spot in the NCAA National Championship meet. Nelson’s qualification led the way as five Golden Eagles competed on the final day of the NCAA West Preliminary.
  • ORU Punches NCAA Ticket Highlighted by Cummings’ RBI Record
    May 26, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – The top-seeded Oral Roberts baseball team used a five-run second inning to jump on No. 4 South Dakota State early and cruised to an 11-3 victory in The Summit League Championship Saturday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium. The win punched the Golden Eagles’ ticket to the 2018 NCAA Baseball Championship for the 28th time in school history.
  • Nelson Advances at NCAA West Preliminary
    May 25, 2018
    Oral Roberts sent another athlete through to the next round as Israel Nelson qualified for the quarterfinals in the 110-meter hurdles, Friday, as action continued at the NCAA West Preliminary.
  • Golden Eagles Rally Late to Down Bison, 6-4
    May 24, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – A five-run seventh inning helped the Oral Roberts baseball team rally for a crucial victory over North Dakota State, 6-4, Thursday night in The Summit League Championship semifinal at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Abire Qualifies for National Championship on Day One of NCAA West Preliminary
    May 24, 2018
    She entered the meet with the fifth best jump of the year in the west region, and sophomore Mercy Abire solidified herself as one of the best in the nation finishing fourth in the women’s long jump to punch her ticket to Eugene, Oregon, for the NCAA National Championship. Abire’s success highlighted day one of the NCAA West Preliminary in which Oral Roberts had four student-athletes compete.
  • Six-RBI Night for Hernandez Powers ORU Past Jackrabbits
    May 24, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – Eleven runs in the first four innings and a six-RBI night from Cal Hernandez powered the Oral Roberts baseball team to a 13-8 victory over South Dakota State Wednesday night in its opening game of the 2018 Summit League Championship at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • All-Summit League Baseball Honors Bestowed on 11 Golden Eagles
    May 22, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts had 11 players selected to the 2018 All-Summit League Baseball Team and took home all four major postseason awards Tuesday night at Skyline 60 at CityPlex Towers as voted upon by the league's coaches.
  • ORU Faces Jackrabbits in Summit League Championship Wednesday
    May 22, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – The No. 1 seed Oral Roberts baseball team opens the 2018 Summit League Championship Wednesday night hosting the No. 4 seed South Dakota State at J.L. Johnson Stadium. The action is scheduled for first pitch at 6 p.m. with live coverage available on the ORU Sports Network as the Golden Eagles make a push for a NCAA Regional bid.
  • 2018 Summit League Championship Hype Video
    May 21, 2018
    Get ready for the 2018 Summit League Championship as the Oral Roberts baseball team enters the May 23-26 event as the No. 1 seed #ORURiseUp
  • ORU Men’s Soccer Announces Summer Premier ID Camp Dates
    May 21, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men’s soccer teams has announced Summer Premier ID camp dates hosted at the Case Soccer Complex.
  • Oral Roberts Secures Top Seed in #SummitBSB Championship
    May 20, 2018
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts earned the top seed in the upcoming Summit League Baseball Championship for the 18th time in program history and fourth-consecutive year.
  • Pitchers Combine for Two-Hitter in Golden Eagles' Victory in Finale
    May 19, 2018
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Spencer Henson drove in three runs Saturday afternoon as the Oral Roberts baseball team closed the 2018 regular season winning 6-1 over Fort Wayne at Mastodon Field.
  • ORU Earns 12 Entries to NCAA West Preliminary Rounds
    May 17, 2018
    The Oral Roberts track and field teams will send a number of student-athletes to the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds, it was announced Thursday. The Golden Eagles had eight different student-athletes earn spots at the meet and will compete in a combined nine different events.
  • Twenty-Eight Batters Reach in ORU's 14-0 Win at Fort Wayne
    May 18, 2018
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Ten different players scored at least one run as the Oral Roberts baseball team overwhelmed Fort Wayne in a 14-0 victory Friday afternoon. The Golden Eagles out-hit the Mastodons 16-2 in the run-rule win and scored multiple runs in five frames.
  • ORU's Lead Slips Away in One-Run Loss at Fort Wayne
    May 17, 2018
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Harrison Smith launched a solo home run leading off the third inning to get the Oral Roberts baseball team on the board early before Fort Wayne rallied back scoring twice in the ninth in a 3-2 loss on the road Thursday at Mastodon Field.
  • Men’s Tennis Signs Blake Sprouse to 2018-19 Squad
    May 17, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's tennis team signed Blake Sprouse from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, to compete in the 2018-19 season for the Golden Eagles Head Coach Mark Milner announced Thursday.
  • ORU Men’s Soccer Adds Max Roetcisoender to 2018 Roster
    May 16, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts men's soccer team signed Max Roetcisoender to the 2018 Fall roster it was announced Wednesday by Head Coach Ryan Bush.
  • Golden Eagles End Regular Season with Three Games at Fort Wayne May 17-19
    May 16, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – It's the final weekend of the regular season for the Oral Roberts baseball team as it travels to Fort Wayne for a three-game series against the Mastodons. The Golden Eagles have already clinched the top seed in next week's Summit League Championship winning the regular season title for the 18th-straight season. The series gets underway Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. (CT) with live audio available for each contest on the ORU Sports Network.
  • Three ORU Programs Earn NCAA Public Recognition Awards
    May 16, 2018
    The NCAA announced its Public Recognition Awards, Wednesday, including three Oral Roberts teams; men's and women's golf and volleyball. It is the second year in a row in which the ORU women's golf team has earned the distinction.
  • Golden Eagles Unable to Overtake Purdue in Road Loss
    May 15, 2018
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Oral Roberts baseball team scored twice in the ninth inning, but could not erase the deficit in a 7-6 loss at Purdue Tuesday night at Alexander Field in the final mid-week contest of the regular season.
  • ORU Has 15 Named to All-Summit League Team
    May 15, 2018
    A total of 108 student-athletes were recognized Tuesday as 2018 outdoor track & field all-league honorees for their outstanding individual performances at Summit League Championships in Tulsa, Okla., last weekend.
  • ORU's Final Week of Regular Season Starts at Purdue Tuesday
    May 14, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team hits the road for the final week of the regular season traveling to West Lafayette, Indiana, for a matchup with Purdue Tuesday night. The Golden Eagles try to extend their quality play of late with first pitch scheduled for 5 p.m. (CT) with audio coverage on the ORU Sports Network and video on BTN Plus.
  • ORU's McMinn Captures Weekly #SummitBSB Award
    May 14, 2018
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts starter Josh McMinn was named The Summit League's Pitcher of the Week, while South Dakota State designated hitter Anthony Schneider earned the Player of the Week award for their performances May 7-13.
  • ORU Finishes Weekend Sweep of Omaha on Senior Day, 2-1
    May 13, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – Andrew Pace lifted a sacrifice fly into center field scoring Cal Hernandez in the bottom of the ninth inning giving the Oral Roberts baseball team a 2-1 win over Omaha on Senior Day Sunday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Stout Caps Historic Night for Golden Eagles with 7-6 Victory
    May 12, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – Kyler Stout set the Golden Eagles' program record with his 27th career save Saturday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium as the Oral Roberts baseball team rallied past Omaha, 7-6. Nick Rotola and Cal Hernandez delivered back-to-back RBI singles in the bottom of the eighth erasing a one-run deficit and clinch The Summit League regular season title.
  • ORU Wins Seven Championships on Final Day of Summit League Championship
    May 12, 2018
    The Oral Roberts track and field teams combined for seven event championships on Saturday, giving the Golden Eagles a total of eight Summit League Champions for the meet, as action concluded from the 2018 Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the ONEOK Sports Complex.
  • McMinn Masterful in Complete-Game Win over Omaha
    May 11, 2018
    TULSA, Okla. – Josh McMinn pitched a complete-game, four-hitter as the Oral Roberts baseball team defeated Omaha, 7-1, in game one of a Summit League series Friday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Abire Victorious on Day Two of Summit League Championship
    May 11, 2018
    Day two of the 2018 Summit League Outdoor Championship brought Oral Roberts its first gold medal of the meet as Mercy Abire won the women’s long jump. Additionally, ORU put 24 total runners in Saturday’s finals.
  • MBB Hires Springmann as Assistant Coach
    May 11, 2018
    Oral Roberts head men’s basketball coach Paul Mills has announced the hiring of veteran coach Russell Springmann, it was announced Friday.
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