JOPLIN, Mo. – The Golden Eagles battled through wet and soggy conditions to complete the 30th Annual Missouri Southern Stampede. Alexa Granderson led the women in the 5k, while Emmanuel Kipngetich led the men in the 8k. The races combined featured 564 runners.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts’ junior Emmanuel Kipngetich has been tabbed The Summit League Male Athlete of the Week after winning the UCA Cross Country Challenge in Conway, Ark., this past weekend.
CONWAY, Ark. – Emmanuel Kipngetich won the 2019 UCA Cross Country Challenge 6k men’s individual title, while leading the men’s team to a fifth place overall finish on Saturday, Sept. 7. The women’s team placed fourth overall in the 4k race.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Golden Eagles men’s cross country team were picked to finish seventh, while the Golden Eagles women’s cross country were picked eighth in The Summit League cross country preseason coaches’ poll.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.