Athletics News

  • #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
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  • 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.
  • ORU Track Adds Local Pole Vault Standout
    May 29, 2019
    Oral Roberts Head Track and Field Coach Joe Dial has announced the signing of a Broken Arrow pole vaulter Brandon Hanoch.
  • Edwards Joins #ORUVB for 2019
    May 29, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts volleyball head coach Sheera Sirola announced the addition of Mazie Edwards to the program for the 2019 season.
  • Purnell Qualifies for NCAA National Championship
    May 25, 2019
    Senior Jaden Purnell qualified for the next round to highlight Saturday’s action as the Oral Roberts track and field teams wrapped up competition at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds.
  • Wolf Pitches Shutout Before ORU's Finale Loss to Omaha
    May 25, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – A complete game shutout from Trey Wolf in game one helped the Oral Roberts baseball team force a decisive final game of the 2019 Summit League Championship Saturday, only to fall to Omaha at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Wells Advances With School Record at NCAA West Preliminary Rounds
    May 24, 2019
    Sasha Wells became the first Golden Eagle to punch her ticket to the next round as the sophomore finished 22nd in the 100m hurdles, setting a new school record in the process. Wells’ record highlighted day two of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds for Oral Roberts.
  • Coffey's Shutout Closes ORU Split Friday to Advance to #SummitBSB Finals
    May 24, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team dropped its opening game of the day to Omaha, 3-2, before picking up an elimination game win over South Dakota State, 4-0, Friday at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • McMinn Tosses Gem and Henson Powers #ORUBase to 5-2 Win
    May 23, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Josh McMinn struck out 10 over eight innings and Spencer Henson reached base five times as the Oral Roberts baseball team tallied a 5-2 win over South Dakota State in its opening game of the 2019 Summit League Baseball Championship Thursday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Kicks off Action at NCAA West Preliminary
    May 23, 2019
    The Oral Roberts track and field program started action at the NCAA West Preliminary, Thursday, with three Golden Eagles competing on the first day of the meet.  
  • Weather Postpones #ORUBase Wednesday
    May 22, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Tonight's Summit League Baseball Championship game between Oral Roberts and South Dakota State has been officially postponed due to extreme weather that came through the area.
  • Sasha Wells: Continuing the Family Legacy at ORU
    May 22, 2019
    Sasha Wells is the fourth member of her family to attend ORU after mom and dad were both members of the track & field program. She is not only following in their footsteps, but trying to push the family legacy even further.
  • Golden Eagles Garner 2019 Postseason #SummitBSB Honors
    May 21, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Headlined by Summit League Player of the Year Spencer Henson, the Oral Roberts baseball team had seven players named to 2019 All-Summit League teams Tuesday night as voted upon by its head coaches.
  • Edgardo Mira Earns Spot on CONCACAF Gold Cup Roster
    May 21, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Former Oral Roberts men's soccer midfielder Edgardo Mira has been named to the El Salvador 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup 40-Player National Team roster.
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