Athletics News

  • Summit League Games Announced for #ORUMBB
    July 22, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Summit League officials released the men's basketball schedule for the upcoming 2019-20 season Monday. Oral Roberts opens conference play on the road at defending regular season champion South Dakota State Jan. 2, while its first home contest is slated for Jan. 9 against defending tournament champion North Dakota State.
  • #ORUVB Receives AVCA Team Academic Award
    July 22, 2019
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award for the 2018-19 season as announced by the organization Monday.
  • ORU Lands 127 on Summit League Academic Honor Roll
    July 19, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts was represented by 127 student-athletes on The Summit League Academic Honor Roll as announced by league officials. In total, 1,358 student-athletes earned the distinction including students from all nine member institutions and four affiliate members competing in 17 different sports.
  • Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams Earn ITA All-Academic Honors
    July 18, 2019
    TEMPE, Ariz. – The Oral Roberts men’s and women’s tennis teams were selected as two of the 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Teams and 13 Golden Eagles were named scholar-athletes.
  • Nzekwesi Earns NABC Honors Court Spot
    July 18, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Emmanuel Nzekwesi of the Oral Roberts men's basketball team earned a spot on the 2018-19 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court as announced by the organization.
  • ORU Announces Non-Conference Men's Basketball Schedule
    July 17, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts Men's Basketball Head Coach Paul Mills released the 13-game, non-conference portion of the 2019-20 schedule Wednesday highlighted by five home games and early-season matchups against a pair of Power Five opponents.
  • Men's Golf Earns GCAA Outstanding Team Academic Award
    July 17, 2019
    NORMAN, Okla. – The Oral Roberts Men’s Golf team was one of 193 schools that earned the Golf Coaches Association of America Outstanding Team Academic Award for the 2018-19 season.
  • #ORUMBB Earns NABC Team Academic Excellence Award
    July 11, 2019
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team was honored Thursday for its work in the classroom earning the prestigious 2018-19 Team Academic Excellence Award by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
  • Women’s Golf Claims Three WGCA All-American Scholars
    July 09, 2019
    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – The Women’s Golf Coaches Association announced Tuesday that ORU Freshmen Isabella Caamal, Rachel Dupree and Megan Lee were named All-American Scholars for 2018-19.
  • ORU Women’s Soccer Announces 2019 Schedule
    July 08, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. -- Oral Roberts women's soccer head coach Roger Bush announced the team's upcoming schedule for the 2019 campaign on Monday. The schedule features 12 matches at home, two power five conference opponents and three matches against NCAA Tournament qualifiers from last season.
  • Home-Heavy Slate Awaits #ORUVB in 2019
    June 27, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team released its 29-match schedule for the 2019 season featuring 13 home matches at the Kenneth H. Cooper Aerobics Center. More than a third of the campaign is against a team that reached the postseason in 2018 as it is one of the program's most challenging slates.
  • Beatty, Roe Nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year
    June 26, 2019
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Lakota Beatty and Tori Roe from Oral Roberts University are two of a record 585 female college athletes nominated by NCAA member schools for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award.
  • #ORUBase Sends 15 to Collegiate Summer Leagues
    June 21, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Fifteen members of the Oral Roberts baseball team are away from home playing in summer collegiate leagues across the country.
  • ORU Earns Five Honors in CoSIDA Publications & Design Contest
    June 18, 2019
    The Oral Roberts Athletic Communications department had five publications earn national recognition, including three “Best in the Nation” honors, it was announced Tuesday by CoSIDA.
  • Bambals Signs with ORU Track
    June 18, 2019
    Oral Roberts Head Track and Field Coach Joe Dial has announced the signing of transfer middle distance runner Daniels Bambals, who will join the Golden Eagles after competing for the University of Nebraska last season.
  • ORU Athletics Announces Communications Staff Changes
    June 14, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts University athletic department announced staff changes for its communications office following the departure of long-time Associate Athletic Director Blake Freeland. Scott Slarks and Jarrett Hardwick, have been promoted to Assistant Athletic Director of Communications and Director of Athletic Communications, respectively, while a search is being conducted to hire an assistant director.
  • Big Goals: ORU Alumnus Becomes Youngest Pro Soccer GM
    June 13, 2019
    How does a soccer-loving boy from Wales wind up in Tulsa as the youngest General Manager of a professional soccer team (aka “football club”) in the United States? For Wayne Farmer, the journey was more circuitous than you might imagine.
  • Freshman All-America Honors to Coffey
    June 13, 2019
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – For the third time this year, Oral Roberts baseball's Isaac Coffey was selected as a Freshmen All-American landing on the 2019 Perfect Game/Rawlings College Second Team.
  • Pace Attains Academic All-Summit League Award
    June 12, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts outfielder Andrew Pace was selected to the 2019 Academic All-Summit League Team for his combined efforts on and off the baseball field as announced by the league office Wednesday. The entire squad is selected by the institution's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors.
  • #ORUWBB Locker room
    June 12, 2019
    #ORUWBB Locker room 6/11/19 #GoldenStandard
  • Purnell Named USTFCCCA All-American
    June 11, 2019
    After a top 20 finish in the NCAA triple jump championships, Oral Roberts senior Jaden Purnell has been named to the USTFCCCA Honorable Mention All-America team.
  • ORU's Coffey Earns Freshman All-America First Team Accolades
    June 10, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Isaac Coffey from the Oral Roberts baseball team landed his second All-America honor of 2019 as he was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division I Freshman All-American First Team, the organization announced Monday.
  • Edmond Native Joins ORU Track
    June 10, 2019
    Oral Roberts Head Track and Field Coach Joe Dial has announced the signing of former Edmond Memorial standout Aaron Charlton, a sprinter who will join the ORU track program next season.
  • Purnell Earns Top 20 Finish at NCAA Championship
    June 07, 2019
    Senior Jaden Purnell competed at an NCAA Championship event for the third time in his illustrious career, earning a top 20 finish in the triple jump, Friday, to bring an end to his time as a Golden Eagle.
  • Burrows Named Summit League Golfer of the Year
    June 06, 2019
    Senior Cody Burrows was named the 2018-19 Summit League Men's Golfer of the Year on Thursday with the release of the 2018-19 Summit League Men's Golf award winners. 
  • ORU Pitcher McMinn Selected in MLB Draft
    June 05, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts senior pitcher Josh McMinn had his name selected in the 27th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball First Year Draft as the 812th overall pick by the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday.
  • Bell Named Summit League Newcomer of the Year
    June 05, 2019
    Oral Roberts freshman Sarah Bell has been named the 2018-19 Summit League Newcomer of the Year, it was announced Wednesday with the release of the 2018-19 Summit League Women's Golf award winners by the league office.
  • Coffey Nabs Freshman All-America Honor
    June 05, 2019
    TUSCON, Ariz. – Oral Roberts baseball's Isaac Coffey earned an elite honor Wednesday being named to the 2019 Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-American team, powered by Diamond.
  • ORU's Henson Selected by Yankees in MLB Draft
    June 04, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – After winning back-to-back Summit League Triple Crown titles, Oral Roberts junior Spencer Henson was selected by the New York Yankees in the ninth round of the 2019 Major League Baseball First Year Draft Tuesday.
  • Stubbs, Wells, Named to Academic All-League Team
    May 30, 2019
    Oral Roberts sophomores Kayvon Stubbs and Sasha Wells, both of whom qualified for the NCAA Preliminary Rounds, were named to the Summit League’s Academic All-League Team, it was announced Thursday.
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