TULSA, Okla. – Jack Rosenberg hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th helping the Oral Roberts baseball team finish off a doubleheader sweep of South Dakota State Saturday at J.L. Johnson Stadium winning game one, 16-12, before a 4-3 win in the finale.
The Oral Roberts track and field teams started the outdoor season in style this weekend as the Golden Eagles won 13 combined events, including a dominant effort in the sprint events at the Tulsa Duels.
TULSA, Okla. – All nine hitters for the Oral Roberts baseball team recorded at least one hit in a 14-9 win over South Dakota State in the Summit League opener for both teams Friday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
The Oral Roberts women’s golf team shot 306 on Friday, two shots better than the previous day, but fell to fifth place at the Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird. Wyoming came from behind to win the event at 598 (306-292), while ORU finished at 614 (308-306).
The Oral Roberts women’s golf team has a pair of golfers in the top 10 and sit in third place overall at the 2018 Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird, shooting 308 in the first round. South Dakota State was the lone team to break 300, shooting 299 to grab the team lead.
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team welcomes South Dakota State to J.L. Johnson Stadium for the first weekend of Summit League action March 16-18. The three-game series gets started Friday night with live coverage on ESPN3 at 6:30 p.m. and continues Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. before the finale Sunday at 1 p.m. available on the ORU Sports Network.
The Oral Roberts men’s golf team tied for the third best round of the day and moved up two spots to finish fourth overall with a score of 876 (294-291-291) at the ORU/SFA Challenge, which concluded play Wednesday. North Texas won the team championship with a score of 865 (290-290-285).
The Oral Roberts women’s golf team finished 14th, Tuesday, at the BYU at Entrada Classic after the Golden Eagles shot a 54-hole score of 956 (313-321-322). Host, and 48th-ranked BYU came from behind to beat No. 18 Kent State with a final score of even par 864 (290-288-286).
TULSA, Okla. – In its final game before the start of Summit League action, the Oral Roberts baseball team travels to Springfield, Missouri, for a matchup with regional power Missouri State Tuesday afternoon. The game is scheduled for a 3 p.m. start at Hammons Field, home of the Springfield Cardinals, Double-A Affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. Live video will be available on ESPN3 with audio coverage on the ORU Sports Network.
The Oral Roberts men’s golf team shot 294 in the opening round of the ORU/SFA Challenge, Monday, at TPC Four Seasons, finishing the day sixth overall. Rice leads the field at 285, while Stephen F. Austin’s Blake Stock shot 67, the best individual round of the day.
ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts catcher Riley Keizor was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week, while Oral Roberts relief pitcher Kyler Stout earned the Pitcher of the Week award for their performances March 5-11.
In a tournament that features four teams ranked in the top 50, the Oral Roberts women’s golf team sits in 14th place after two rounds of the BYU at Entrada Classic, shooting 313-321—634 on Monday. Kent State, ranked as high as 18th in the country leads the tournament after firing a 576 (285-291).
The Oral Roberts men’s golf team stayed consistent but was unable to move up the standings, Saturday, as the Golden Eagles finished 10th overall at 866 (289-287-290) at the 2018 Border Olympics. Campbell came from behind with a final round 274 to win the event at 843 (286-283-274).
The Oral Roberts men’s golf team was solid all day, finishing the first 36 holes of the Border Olympics at even par (289-287—576) and in a four-way tie for seventh place out of 17 teams. Arkansas State shot 567 (281-286) and leads the tournament.
The ORU men's and women's track and field programs were each picked to finish fourth, per a vote of the league's head coaches, it was announced Friday afternoon. Mercy Abire and Aniekeme Etim were picked as preseason athletes to watch on the women's side, while Jaden Purnell and Omeiza Akerele were tabbed on the men's side.
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team faces its toughest weekend of the young season for its first road test in 2018 heading to No. 25 Dallas Baptist for three games March 9-11. Game one is set for Friday night at 6:30 p.m., while Saturday's action will be available on Fox Sports Southwest at 2 p.m. The Sunday finale is slated for 1 p.m. at Horner Ballpark.
TULSA, Okla. – Three pitchers combined for a brilliant effort in the Oral Roberts baseball team's 2-1 upset of No. 22 Wichita State Wednesday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium holding the Shockers to three hits.
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team plays host to the Shockers of Wichita State in a mid-week contest Wednesday featuring two of the region's top programs. First pitch is scheduled for 3 p.m. at J.L. Johnson Stadium with live coverage on the ORU Sports Network with video, audio and stats.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts women’s basketball team shot 38 percent from the field in the Monday’s 65-53 loss to South Dakota in the Summit League Championship semifinal round at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.