Cross Country

  • Three ORU Programs Receive APR Public Recognition
    May 02, 2019
    The NCAA announced its Public Recognition Awards this week, including three Oral Roberts teams; men's and women's golf and men's cross country. It is the third year in a row in which the ORU women's golf team has earned the distinction and the second year in a row for the men's golf team. 
  • Choate, Grigsby Selected for NCAA Leadership Forum
    February 28, 2019
    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.
  • Golden Eagles Race at Summit League Championship
    October 27, 2018
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams competed in the 2018 Summit League Championship Saturday morning at Miracle Hill in Omaha. Bryce Choate was ORU’s top finisher (38th) on the men’s side, while Jessica Romero (47th) was the top women’s finisher.
  • Times Continue to Drop for ORU at Little Rock Invitational
    October 13, 2018
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams continued to improve as the Golden Eagles took to the course for the Little Rock Invitational, Saturday, the final tune-up before The Summit League Championship.
  • Golden Eagles post Multiple PRs at Rim Rock Farm Classic
    September 29, 2018
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams made their second trip of the season to Rim Rock Farm as the Golden Eagles competed in the Rim Rock Farm Classic, Saturday morning. A total of 33 teams and more than 330 runners competed at the event.
  • Golden Eagle Newcomers Receive Weekly Accolades
    September 25, 2018
    Oral Roberts' freshmen Braden Clapp and Sharon Jepkemoi have been tabbed The Summit League Cross Country Male and Female Athletes of the Week after competing in the Chile Pepper Festival in Fayetteville, Ark. this past weekend. More than 860 runners competed in the festival this year, with 100 teams taking the course.
  • Two Golden Eagles Break 20 minute Mark at Chile Pepper Festival
    September 22, 2018
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams continued to improve their times on Saturday as the Golden Eagles competed in the 2018 Chile Pepper Festival, one of the largest cross country races in the nation.
  • Arrington, Romero Earn Athlete of the Week honors
    September 11, 2018
    Oral Roberts' Tyler Arrington and Jessica Romero take home The Summit League Cross Country Male and Female Athlete of the Week accolades, respectively, after their performances this past weekend. These are the first weekly awards for both Arrington and Romero.
  • Romero's Top 10 Finish Leads ORU at UCA Cross Country Challenge
    September 08, 2018
    Jessica Romero notched a top 10 finish on Saturday as the Oral Roberts cross country teams competed in the UCA Cross Country Challenge at Beaverfork Lake Park.
  • Cross Country Begins Season at Bob Timmons Classic
    September 01, 2018
    The Oral Roberts men’s and women’s cross country teams took to the course for the first time in 2018 on Saturday as the Golden Eagles competed against Kansas and UMKC at the 2018 Bob Timmons Classic.
  • Cross Country Finalizes 2018 Schedule
    August 23, 2018
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams have released their schedules for the 2018 season, including five races leading up to The Summit league Championship and the NCAA Midwest Regional.
  • Choate, Romero Named Summit League Athletes to Watch
    August 20, 2018
    Oral Roberts senior Bryce Choate and junior Jessica Romero were named "Athletes to Watch" by The Summit League coaches as the preseason polls were announced, Monday.
  • XC Finishes Season at Summit League Championship
    October 28, 2017
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams combined to set nine season bests on Saturday as the Golden Eagles raced at the 2017 Summit League Championship, hosted by South Dakota at The Bluffs in Vermillion, S.D.
  • Jaggernauth Leads Men while ORU Women Place Pair in Top 20 at Little Rock Invitational
    October 14, 2017
    The Oral Roberts women’s cross country team had a pair of runners earn top 20 finishes Saturday, as the Golden Eagles competed in the Little Rock Invitational at Rebsamen Golf Course.
  • Golden Eagles Compete at Cowboy Jamboree
    September 30, 2017
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams took part in the 2017 Cowboy Jamboree, Saturday, competing against teams from across the country including; Oklahoma State, Penn State, Ole Miss, Missouri and others.
  • ORU Runs Well at UCA XC Open
    September 09, 2017
    In the second race of the season, the Oral Roberts cross country teams ran well Saturday, posting three top-15 finishes and five top-25 finishes at the 2017 UCA XC Open, hosted by Central Arkansas.
  • Golden Eagles Start Cross Country Season in Kansas
    September 02, 2017
    The Oral Roberts men?s and women?s cross country teams started the season Saturday morning at the historic Rim Rock Farms for the 2017 Bob Timmons Dual Classic, hosted by the University of Kansas.
  • Summit League Releases Preseason Cross Country Polls
    August 23, 2017
    South Dakota State’s men and South Dakota’s women were picked as preseason favorites to claim The Summit League Cross Country Championships in a poll of the league’s head coaches.
  • 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.
  • ORU Announces 2017 Hall of Fame Class
    January 05, 2017
    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.
  • ORU Runs Well at NCAA Midwest Region
    November 11, 2016
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams saved their best for last as the Golden Eagles competed well at the 2016 NCAA Midwest Region Friday morning at Ashton Cross country Course.
  • Sanchez Earns All-League as ORU Competes at Summit League Championship
    October 29, 2016
    For the first time since 2013, the Oral Roberts women’s cross country team had an All-League performer as freshman Hanna Sanchez finished 14th overall to lead the Golden Eagles at Saturday’s Summit League Championship, hosted by Western Illinois.
  • ORU Men Set Season Bests at Rim Rock Classic
    October 01, 2016
    The Oral Roberts cross country teams made their second trip of the year to Lawrence, Kansas, as the Golden Eagles competed against Kansas, Indiana, Rice and others at the Rim Rock Classic Saturday morning.
  • Golden Eagles Run Well at 80th Annual Cowboy Jamboree
    September 24, 2016
    Freshman Michael Williams found his stride Saturday morning to lead the Oral Roberts cross country teams at the Cowboy Jamboree. Williams was the top ORU finisher on either side at 25th in the University Division.
  • ORU Posts Pair of Top 10 Finishes at Bob Timmons Dual Classic
    September 03, 2016
    The second race in a three-day span for the Oral Roberts cross country teams, the Golden Eagles powered through and put a combined six runners inside the top 20 at the Bob Timmons Dual Classic Saturday morning.
  • Newcomers Highlight Start of Cross Country Season at Cowboy Duals
    September 01, 2016
    The 2016 cross country season officially kicked off Thursday morning and the Oral Roberts cross country teams took advantage, facing a number of regional teams in Stillwater, Oklahoma, at the Cowboy Duals.
  • ORU Releases 2016 Cross Country Schedule
    August 11, 2016
    The Oral Roberts University cross country team has released its 2017 schedule that includes three meets in the state of Oklahoma as well as two in Kansas before traveling to the Summit League Championship and NCAA competitions.
  • Harper Represents ORU at NCAA Midwest Regional
    November 13, 2015
    Senior Jonathan Harper closed out his ORU cross country career at the NCAA Midwest Regional at historic Rim Rock Farms Friday afternoon.
  • XC Teams Run Well at Summit League Championships
    October 31, 2015
    Destanie Thomas and Jonathan Harper led their respective teams Saturday morning as the Oral Roberts University cross country teams competed at the 2015 Summit League Championships at Edgebrook Golf Course.
  • Golden Eagles Return to Rim Rock Farms
    October 03, 2015
    Having already run at Rim Rock Farms once, the Oral Roberts cross country teams returned to the course that will host the NCAA Midwest Regional as the Golden Eagles competed in the Rim Rock Classic Saturday morning.
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