ORU Blasts Five Home Runs in 7-4 Win over Wichita StateTULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team used five home runs to pick up its fourth-straight win, a 7-4 mid-week victory over Wichita State Tuesday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium for Vs. Cancer Night as the program raises funds and awareness for childhood cancers.
ORU Hosts Wichita State Tuesday in Vs. Cancer NightTULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team tries to extend a three-game win streak Tuesday night hosting Wichita State for a non-conference matchup at J.L. Johnson Stadium. The Golden Eagles also are partnering with the Vs. Cancer Foundation to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer.
Two Home Runs from McCutchin Pushes ORU Baseball to 5-1 Win Against NDSUTULSA, Okla. – Trevor McCutchin turned in the best performance of his young career pushing the Oral Roberts baseball team to a 5-1 win over North Dakota State Saturday afternoon. The sophomore belted two home runs and pitched 2.1 scoreless innings from the bullpen at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
Golden Eagles Host Hit Parade in 9-1 Win over BisonTULSA, Okla. – Starting with back-to-back home runs in the first inning, the Oral Roberts baseball team belted nine extra-base hits and picked up a commanding 9-1 victory over North Dakota State Friday night. It was the 2017 Summit League opener for both teams at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
Outstanding Finish Vaults ORU to Fourth Place Finish at Bob Sitton InvitationalThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team posted one of the best rounds in school history Thursday in the final round of the Bob Sitton Invitational, jumping to fourth in the standings at 874 (296-294-284). Only twice since 2013 has ORU posted a lower score. Arkansas State finished the tournament at even par 852 (288-282-282) to earn the 10-stroke victory.
ORU Opens Summit League Play Hosting BisonTULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team is set to open Summit League play hosting North Dakota State for a three-game series starting Friday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
ORU Jumps in Standings in Round Two of Bob Sitton InvitationalThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team matched its season low with a 294 Wednesday in the second round of the Bob Sitton Invitational to move up to seventh place out of 24 teams. Arkansas State leads the way at 570 (288-282) with ORU sitting at 590 (296-294).
Estala Named to Summit League Academic All-League TeamELMHURST, Ill. – With the conclusion of the 2017 Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championships, the League has announced its Academic All-League Teams as voted on by the institution's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors. A total of 21 student-athletes, 10 men and 11 women, were named to the team and honored for their combined athletic and academic performances this season.
ORU Holds Steady in Second at ORU/SFA Spring Break InviteKennedy Ishee matched the low score of the tournament and jumped in the standings as the Oral Roberts women’s golf team improved four shots and held in second place after 36 holes of the ORU/SFA Spring Break Invite. Eastern Kentucky continues to lead the field at 599 (302-297), while ORU (306-302) is tied with Montana (310-298) for second at 608.
ORU Second after One Round of ORU/SFA Spring Break InviteThe Oral Roberts women’s golf team fired a 306 in the first round of the ORU/SFA Spring Break Invite Monday, putting the Golden Eagles in second place after 18 holes of the tournament. Eastern Kentucky leads the 16-team field at 302.
ORU’s Snypes, McMinn, NDSU’s Lind Named Players of the WeekELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts infielder Dylan Snypes was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week, while Oral Roberts starter Josh McMinn and North Dakota State starter Luke Lind garnered the Pitcher of the Week awards for their performances during the week of March 6-12.
Weather Alters Day One of Border OlympicsRainy weather forced an early suspension during the first round of the Border Olympics, which started Friday morning at Laredo Country Club. Four teams have yet to have finished their opening rounds.
ORU Opens Extended Baseball Homestand Hosting DBU for Weekend SetTULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team opens its longest stretch of games at J.L. Johnson Stadium facing one of the region's best in a marquee early-season matchup against No. 16 Dallas Baptist. The three-game weekend series begins Friday night at 6:30 p.m. with game two scheduled for Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. and the finale to take place at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Whatley Lands on 2017 Johnny Bench Award Watch ListWICHITA, Kan. – Oral Roberts catcher Matt Whatley landed a spot on the official watch list for the 2017 Johnny Bench Award presented by BaseballSavings.com Thursday as announced by the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. The award is given annually to the top NCAA Division I catcher.
Golden Eagles Bury Trojans Late in 8-1 WinLITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Oral Roberts pitching staff struck out a season-best 15 batters and Noah Cummings provided the offensive spark in an 8-1 victory on the road at Little Rock Wednesday night at Gary Hogan Field.
Tulsa Hands ORU 6-1 SetbackTULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men’s tennis team fell to Tulsa 6-1 Sunday evening at Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Fourth Quarter Run Pushes SDSU Past ORU 65-50 SundaySioux Falls, S.D. – Faith Ihim and Maria Martianez both scored in double digits as the Oral Roberts women’s basketball team fell to South Dakota State 65-50 in the Summit League Championship Quarterfinal round at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.