Oral Roberts senior Jaden Purnell and South Dakota sophomore Landon Kemp secured this week’s outdoor track and field athlete of the week honors. This is the first weekly award of the season for both Purnell and Kemp.
Including a sweep from Jaden Purnell in the jump events, the Oral Roberts track and field teams had the top collegiate mark in four different events, Friday, at the John McDonnell Invitational, hosted by the University of Arkansas.
The Oral Roberts track and field teams will host the 2019 ORU Invitational this weekend at the ONEOK Sports Complex on the ORU campus. The meet begins Friday at 10 a.m. and continues through Saturday. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts sprinter Sasha Wells was chosen as The Summit League's Indoor Track Athlete of the Year in a vote by the league's head coaches for her outstanding performances throughout the indoor track and field season.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts' Sasha Wells was one of 24 Summit League indoor track and field student-athletes selected to the 2019 Academic All-League Team Wednesday. Student-athletes were chosen for the accolade based on their academic and athletic performances this past season.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Jaden Purnell finished a brilliant indoor season for the Oral Roberts track and field team earning Second Team All-American honors Saturday in the triple jump during the 2019 NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
The Oral Roberts track and field teams were each picked to finish third during the outdoor season, it was announced with the release of The Summit League’s Outdoor Track and Field preseason poll, Friday.
Senior Bryce Choate (track & field) and junior Tatum Grigsby (women’s soccer) have been selected to represent Oral Roberts University, and The Summit League, at the 2019 NCAA Leadership Forum this April in Orlando, Florida.
TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts track and field's Jaden Purnell will represent the Golden Eagles at the 2019 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships March 8-9 in Birmingham, Alabama, as he will compete in the triple jump Saturday at 5 p.m.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League officially announced the 2019 Indoor Track & Field All-League team Tuesday, with a total of 104 student-athletes earning recognition for their performances during the championships, including 11 representing Oral Roberts.
BROOKINGS, S.D. – With nine individual and relay titles, the Oral Roberts track and field team put the finishing touches on the 2019 Summit League Indoor Championships Presented by Air Force Special Ops Saturday at Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.
BROOKINGS, S.D. – Backed by another record-breaking performance from Sasha Wells, the Oral Roberts track and field team closed day one of the 2019 Summit League Indoor Championships Friday at Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 2019 Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championships Presented by the U.S. Air Force Special Operations will be hosted Friday and Saturday at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex in Brookings, South Dakota. This is the second time in league history that the Jackrabbits have hosted the indoor championships, the first being the 2017 event.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Jaden Purnell was the only competitor for the Oral Roberts track and field team Friday during the Arkansas Qualifier, but did not disappoint, winning the men's triple jump inside the Randal Tyson Track Center.
PITTSBURG, Kan. – Sasha Wells used an Oral Roberts record-breaking time of 8.48 seconds to win the 60 meter hurdles and was joined by Israel Nelson to sweep the hurdles Saturday at the 4th Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic.
NORMAN, Okla. – On his sixth and final leap in the triple jump, Jaden Purnell shattered his Oral Roberts record Saturday for the track and field team during the J.D. Martin Invitational hosted by the University of Oklahoma.
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Oral Roberts track and field team capped its busy weekend winning three times Saturday during the Mark Colligan Memorial hosted by the University of Nebraska at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Led by Matt Owen, Brad Dormeus and Christina Ollison's event titles, the Oral Roberts track and field teams closed its first of two weekend meets Friday during the Prairie Wolf Indoor Invitational hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan. The limited squad competed inside the University of Nebraska's Bob Devaney Sports Center.