2016-17 ORU Track & Field News

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    February 25, 2017
    Golden Eagles Take Four Event Titles at Summit League Indoor Championships With four event championships and a meet record to their credit, the Oral Roberts indoor track and field teams both took fourth place overall the Summit League Indoor Championships in Brookings, S.D., at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex. The ORU women scored 46 points with the ORU men tallying 88.
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    February 24, 2017
    Top 5 Finishes Highlight Day One of Summit League Indoor Championships The Oral Roberts indoor track and field teams started action at the Summit League Indoor Championships Friday, earning multiple top performances in the events completed on day one. The meet is being hosted by South Dakota State inside the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex in Brookings, S.D.
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    February 21, 2017
    ORU’s Richeson, WIU’s Adams and NDSU’s Otterdahl Named #SummitITF Athletes of the Week ELMHURST, ILL. – Western Illinois’ Malachi Adams and North Dakota State’s Payton Otterdahl were named The Summit League Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week, while Oral Roberts’ Tiffany Richeson earned Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week award for their performances during the week of Feb. 14-20.
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    February 17, 2017
    Richeson, Abire Highlight ORU Track and Field at Arkansas Qualifier FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In its final meet before conference, the Oral Roberts track and field teams competed at the Arkansas Qualifier at the Randal Tyson Track Center Friday.
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    February 11, 2017
    Abire and Golden Eagles Make Strides at Tyson Invitational FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Oral Roberts track and field competed at one of the elite indoor track and field meets in the country over the weekend at the Tyson Invitational hosted by the University of Arkansas inside the Randal Tyson Track Complex.
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    February 11, 2017
    Pole Vaulters Pace ORU Track and Field at 2nd Annual Gorilla Classic PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Oral Roberts men's and women's track and field teams capped a busy weekend appearing at the 2nd Annual Gorilla Classic hosted by Pittsburg State at the Robert W. Plaster Center.
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    February 04, 2017
    ORU Track and Field Take Three Event Titles at Herm Wilson Invitational WICHITA, Kan. – The Oral Roberts men's and women's track and field teams placed highly across multiple events at Wichita State’s Herm Wilson Invitational inside the Heskett Center Friday and Saturday.
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    January 28, 2017
    ORU Track and Field Sets Personal Bests at Pittsburg State Invitational PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Oral Roberts men's and women's track and field teams posted multiple top-five performances Saturday at the Pittsburg State Invitational inside the Robert W. Plaster Center.
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    January 24, 2017
    ORU’s Abire and USD’s Nilsen Named #SummitITF Athletes of the Week ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts’ Mercy Abire earned Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week award, while South Dakota’s Chris Nilsen was named The Summit League Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for their performances Jan. 17-23.
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    January 20, 2017
    Golden Eagles Take Home Trio of Event Titles at Air Force Invitational USAF ACADEMY, Colo. – The Oral Roberts indoor track and field team continued its 2017 season with many top performances and three event titles at the Air Force Invitational Friday and Saturday inside the Cadet Field House.
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    January 13, 2017
    Impressive Performances for ORU Track and Field at Arkansas Invitational FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Oral Roberts men's and women's track and field teams posted numerous nationally-ranked performances Friday at the Arkansas Invitational inside one of the nation's premier venues, the Randal Tyson Track Center.
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    January 10, 2017
    ORU’s Nelson, Reese Sweep #SummitITF Weekly Awards ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts’ Israel Nelson was named Summit League Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week while Omega Reese earned Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week award for their performances during the week of Jan. 3-9.
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    January 06, 2017
    Golden Eagles Claim Pair of Event Titles at Bill Easton Classic LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Oral Roberts indoor track and field team competed for the first time in 2017 turning in several top performances and two event titles at the Bill Easton Classic inside the Anschutz Sports Pavilion hosted by the University of Kansas.
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    January 05, 2017
    ORU Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class The Oral Roberts University Athletic Department has announced its 2017 Hall of Fame Class, which will be honored at halftime of the ORU men’s basketball game against IUPUI January 14, which will tip off at 3 p.m. Former ORU student-athletes Charleton Dechert (men’s golf), Faithy Kamangila (women’s track/cross country), Sam McCants (men’s basketball) and Tyler Saladino (baseball) make up the 2017 class of inductees.
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    December 06, 2016
    ORU’s Nelson, NDSU’s Pasiowitz Claim First #SummitITF Weekly Honors of 2016-17 Season ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts’ Israel Nelson was named Summit League Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week while North Dakota State’s Courtney Pasiowitz earned Women’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week award for their performances during the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5.
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    December 02, 2016
    The Summit League Announces Indoor Track and Field Polls ELMHURST, Ill. – The North Dakota State men’s and women's indoor track and field teams were selected to repeat as Summit League champions in 2016-17, in a vote of the league's head coaches. The men’s squad enters the season as the defending indoor team champion, while the women’s team chases their 10th straight title.
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    December 02, 2016
    ORU Track and Field Opens Indoor Season with Event Titles at Bob Timmons Challenge LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Oral Roberts men's and women's track and field teams opened the 2016-17 indoor season picking up a pair of event titles at the Bob Timmons Challenge Friday hosted by the University of Kansas at the Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
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    November 30, 2016
    ORU Track Welcomes Seven in Early Signing Period TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts track and field head coach Joe Dial announced the signing of seven student-athletes to National Letters of Intent in one of the program's largest early signing classes. Three of the seven come with high-level international running experience with the other four coming from the prep ranks.
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    November 08, 2016
    ORU Releases Indoor Track and Field Schedule The Oral Roberts track and field teams have announced their indoor schedule for the 2016-17 season.