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2017-18 #TopORUMoments; #5 - Track Hosts First Meet at ONEOK Sports Complex

2017-18 #TopORUMoments; #5 - Track Hosts First Meet at ONEOK Sports Complex

TULSA, Okla. – For the first time in the history of the school, ORU was able to have a home outdoor track meet, and the Golden Eagles took advantage of the new ONEOK Sports Complex, hosting a high school and college meet, as well as the 2018 Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championship.

The first ever track meet on the ORU campus could only be classified as a success as ORU broke two school records and posted some of the best marks in the nation. Aniekeme Etim broke the school's 200-meter dash record with a time of 23.20, and combined with Kirsten Burnett, Mercy Abire and Kayvon Stubbs to break the 4x100-meter relay record at 45.19 seconds.

Austin Simpson was the first ORU athlete to compete at the new facility as he threw a personal best 49.16-meters in the Javelin Friday night before the bulk of the meet took place Saturday.

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Top Moments from 2017-18
#10 – WBB – ORU Wins Mayor's Cup
#9 – WGF – Ishee Wins ORU/SFA Invite
#8 – TRACK – Etim Sweeps Summit League Honors
#7 – MGF – Duo Named First Team All-Summit League
#6 – MBB/BSB – Two Top Plays on ESPN
#5 – TRACK – ORU Hosts Meet at New Track

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