2014 Cross Country News

  • ORU Men Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honor
    February 11, 2015
    The Oral Roberts men's cross country team has earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors, it was announced this week. It is the second honor in a row for the men's team and the third year in a row in which ORU has earned the distinction, with the women's cross country team doing so after the 2011 season.
  • Harper Earns Academic All-League Honors
    November 19, 2014
    With the conclusion of the 2014 Summit League Cross Country Championships, the league has announced its Cross Country Academic All-League Teams as voted on by the eight institution's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors. A combined 10 student-athletes, five men and five women, were named to the two teams and honored for their combined athletic and academic performances this season. A pair of the student-athletes boasted a perfect 4.00 grade-point average (GPA), while two earned the honor for the second time in their careers.
  • Masey Leads ORU Men at NCAA Regional
    November 14, 2014
    Senior Ryan Masey led the Oral Roberts University men's cross country team for just the second time in his career Friday as he led the Golden Eagles at the NCAA Midwest Regional Meet. Three ORU women also competed at the meet, with all three setting new personal bests at the 6k distance.
  • Men Finish Fifth, Women Seventh at Summit League Championship
    November 01, 2014
    With 157 team points, the Oral Roberts University men's cross country team took fifth place overall, while the women's team accumulated 209 points and tied for seventh at Saturday's Summit League Championship in Fargo, North Dakota.
  • ORU Runs Well at Rim Rock Classic
    October 04, 2014
    For the first time in his career, Ryan Masey was the first Golden Eagle to cross the finish line as the Oral Roberts men's and women's cross country teams each finished sixth among Division I teams at the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday.
  • ORU Sets Four Personal Bests at Cowboy Jamboree
    September 27, 2014
    Three runners on the women's side and Ryan Masey on the men's side set new personal bests on Saturday as the Oral Roberts University cross country teams competed at the 78th Annual Cowboy Jamboree.
  • Harper Earns XC Athlete of the Week Accolades
    September 09, 2014
    Oral Roberts' Jonathan Harper and South Dakota State's Brendan Sage were named The Summit League's Men's Cross Country Athletes of the Week while Fort Wayne's Brittany Beard and South Dakota's Amber Eichkorn earned the Women's Athletes of the Week honors for their performances Sept. 2-8.
  • Personal Bests Abound at JK Gold Classic
    September 06, 2014
    All seven runners on the men's side set a new 6k personal record on Saturday as the Oral Roberts University cross country teams competed at the JK Gold Classic, hosted by Wichita State. The women ran the RAFT Golf Course 4k course, while the men tackled the 6k distance.
  • Watson, Harper Highlight ORU Action at Bob Timmons Classic
    August 30, 2014
    Samantha Watson continued to run extremely well at Rim Rock Farms, finishing second overall Saturday morning to lead the Oral Roberts University men's and women's cross country teams in their first races of the season. Jonathan Harper led the ORU men with his eighth place finish at the meet.
  • ORU Cross Country Picked Sixth in Preseason Polls
    August 22, 2014
    The Oral Roberts University men's and women's cross country teams were each picked to finish sixth in The Summit League, it was announced Friday by the league office.