2016 Baseball News

  • Golden Eagle Summer Circuit Update
    July 19, 2016
    Oral Roberts baseball players are around the country competing in summer baseball leagues. Here's a quick update on the Golden Eagles.
  • 2015-16 #TopORUMoments; #8-Baseball Dominates Power Five Teams
    July 13, 2016
    The Oral Roberts baseball team has never been one that is shy about putting together a tough non-conference schedule. Year after year, the Golden Eagles prove that they will play—and beat—anyone.
  • Thirteen Golden Eagles Competing in Summer Circuit
    June 30, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. -- Twelve student-athletes from the Oral Roberts baseball team are competing in various summer leagues across the country this year. Sophomore catcher Matt Whatley headlines the summer circuit as he joins the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the prestigious Cape Code Baseball League.
  • Sonnier Inks Deal with White Sox
    June 23, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts baseball shortstop Trevin Sonnier has signed a professional contract with the Chicago White Sox organization, head coach Ryan Folmar announced Thursday.
  • Baseball: A Year In Review
    June 20, 2016
    Coming into the season, Oral Roberts was once again picked to take home the Summit League crown in the League's preseason poll, even though the team returned just nine letterwinners from 2015.
  • Whatley Adds All-Midwest Region Honors
    June 15, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. -- The American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) announced that Oral Roberts sophomore catcher Matt Whatley earned a spot on the 2016 ABCA/Rawlings All-Midwest Region Second Team.
  • Whatley Tabbed To Summit League All-Academic Team
    June 15, 2016
    ELMHURST, Ill. -- With the conclusion of the 2016 Summit League Baseball Championship, the league has announced its Academic All-League Team as voted on by the institution's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors. A total of 10 student-athletes were named to the team and honored for their academic and athletic performances this season.
  • Cammack Picked By Cubs In 16th Round of MLB Draft
    June 11, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. -- Oral Roberts reliever Holden Cammack was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the 16th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft on Saturday during the final day of the three-day, 40-round amateur draft.
  • ORU Finishes Championship Season With Regional Loss to Arizona State, 4-1
    June 04, 2016
    FORT WORTH, Texas – Oral Roberts baseball fell to second seeded Arizona State Saturday afternoon in an elimination contest at the Fort Worth Regional, 4-1. With the loss, the Golden Eagles finish the season with an overall record of 38-21.
  • Baseball Drops Regional Opener to No. 9 TCU, 7-0
    June 03, 2016
    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Oral Roberts could not find a late rally to break into the score column Friday night at Lupton Stadium, falling to No. 9 ranked TCU in the opening round of the Fort Worth Regional, 7-0.
  • Golden Eagles Open Regional Play Friday against No. 9 TCU
    June 01, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. - Oral Roberts baseball will face host school and 11th-ranked TCU to open regional play Friday, June 3 at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN3. Joining the Golden Eagles and Horned Frogs in Fort Worth are No. 2 seed Arizona State and No. 3 seed Gonzaga.
  • Golden Eagles Headed to Fort Worth for NCAA Regional
    May 29, 2016
    INDIANAPOLIS -- After claiming its 17th Summit League baseball title, the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles are headed to the Fort Worth Regional of the 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament as the No. 4 seed, the NCAA Selection Committee announced Monday on ESPNU.
  • Public Invited to NCAA Baseball Selection Show Watch Party
    May 28, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. -- Oral Roberts baseball invites all fans and media to join them as the team hosts an NCAA Regional Selection Show Watch Party in the South Lobby of the Mabee Center Monday, May 30 at 10:45 a.m. Fourth-year head coach Ryan Folmar announced Sunday afternoon. Light refreshments will be available.
  • Golden Eagles Clinch NCAA Berth After Claiming 17th Summit League Championship Title
    May 28, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. -- Oral Roberts baseball continued its dominance of The Summit League Saturday afternoon as the Golden Eagles collected their 17th Summit League Championship and the League's automatic big to the NCAA Tournament.
  • Bullpen Helps Baseball to Summit League Title Game Saturday
    May 27, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. – Seven strong innings from the Golden Eagle bullpen helped Oral Roberts to The Summit League Championship game on Saturday after defeating No. 4 seed South Dakota State, 5-2, Friday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Errors Prove Costly as Baseball Drops Semifinal Matchup to IPFW, 6-5
    May 26, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. – Three defensive lapses’ proved costly as the Oral Roberts baseball team dropped a semifinal contest to No. 3 seed IPFW Thursday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium, 6-5. The loss marked only the third ever defeat in the Summit League Tournament in program history.
  • Big Inning Pushes Baseball Past Jackrabbits in Summit League Championship Opener, 6-5
    May 25, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. – Top-seeded Oral Roberts picked a 6-5 victory over South Dakota State in the nightcap of The Summit League Baseball Championship Wednesday. The Golden Eagles scored in two innings, including a five-run fifth to advance to the winner’s game against IPFW Thursday at 6 p.m.
  • Summit League Baseball Championship: Day One Schedule Update
    May 25, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. - Due to heavy rains throughout the night and early Wednesday morning, game one of the Summit League Baseball Championship between No. 2 Omaha and No. 3 IPFW has been pushed back one hour to a 1 p.m. start.
  • Golden Eagles Open Summit League Championship with No. 4 South Dakota State
    May 24, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. - No. 1 seed Oral Roberts will open the Summit League Championship Wednesday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium against No. 4 seed South Dakota State. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m. with sophomore right-hander Bryce Howe getting the start.
  • Baseball Collects Coach of the Year, Newcomer of the Year and 11 All-League Selections
    May 24, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. - With their 34-18 record and sixteenth Summit League regular-season championship, the Oral Roberts baseball team continued their success at the Summit League Postseason Banquet Tuesday night in Tulsa.
  • Top-Seeded Oral Roberts Hosts Upcoming Summit League Baseball Championship
    May 22, 2016
    ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts earned the top seed in the upcoming Summit League Baseball Championship for the 16th time in program history and second consecutive year.
  • Golden Eagles Drop Series Finale at Omaha, 11-5
    May 21, 2016
    OMAHA, Neb. – Omaha used a five-run fifth inning to secure its first ever series win over Oral Roberts, defeating the Golden Eagles 11-5 Saturday afternoon at Ballpark at Boys Town. It marks just the fourth Summit League series loss in program history for ORU.
  • Sonnier Helps Baseball Bounce Back at Omaha, 7-2
    May 20, 2016
    OMAHA, Neb. – Trevin Sonnier drove in three runs and connected on his second home run of the season as the Oral Roberts baseball team defeated Omaha Friday afternoon, 7-2, at Ballpark at Boys Town. With the victory, ORU improved to 34-17 overall and 22-7 in Summit League action.
  • Golden Eagles Win Streak Comes to an End at Omaha, 10-4
    May 19, 2016
    OMAHA, Neb. – Oral Roberts' saw its seven game winning-streak snapped Thursday afternoon in Omaha as the Mavericks defeated the ORU, 10-4. It marked the first win in program history over ORU for the Mavs who came into the matchup 0-9 all-time.
  • Ballpark Baseball Academy Announces Summer Camp Dates
    May 19, 2016
    The camps, which feature instruction from the Oral Roberts coaching staff, are designed to provide the best learning experience and quality instruction on the basis of fundamentals. Camps will be held in Tulsa at J.L. Johnson Stadium and the H.A. Chapman Indoor Facility, both on the Oral Roberts campus. Those interested in attending a camp can sign up using the attached form.
  • Baseball Wraps Up Regular Season At Omaha Starting Thursday
    May 18, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. - Oral Roberts will wrap up its regular season schedule starting Thursday with a three-game series at Omaha. Game time for each contest is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Ballpark at Boys Town in Omaha.
  • Golden Eagles Sweep Season Series From No. 14 Oklahoma State, 3-1
    May 17, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts baseball held No. 14 Oklahoma State to three base hits on its way to a 3-1 victory over the Cowboys Tuesday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium. The win notched the clubs seventh straight win and fifth win against a ranked opponent this season.
  • Golden Eagles Close Out Regular Season Home Slate With No. 14 Oklahoma State Tuesday
    May 16, 2016
    TULSA, Okla. - Oral Roberts will play host to No. 14 Oklahoma State Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. at J.L. Johnson Stadium. It will mark the final regular season home game of the season for the Golden Eagles prior to hosting The Summit League Championship later this month. Freshman Trevor McCutchin (2-2) will get the nod on the mound.
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