Athletics News

  • Wilson's Weekend Surge Earns #SummitBSB Weekly Honors
    March 18, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts newcomer Hunter Wilson caught fire at the plate against Purdue Fort Wayne and Omaha righthander Payton Kinney continued his early-season dominance against South Dakota State to garner the latest Summit League weekly baseball honors.
  • Golden Eagles Travel to Conway for Matchup with Bears
    March 18, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Following its three-game sweep over the weekend, the Oral Roberts baseball team hits the road to Conway, Arkansas, for a matchup with the Bears of Central Arkansas Tuesday night at 6 p.m.
  • Bullpen Finishes ORU's Weekend Sweep of Mastodons
    March 17, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team completed a weekend sweep to start Summit League play taking down Purdue Fort Wayne 7-5 Sunday afternoon from J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Offense Shines in Rout of Purdue Fort Wayne
    March 16, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team scored 20 consecutive runs Saturday in a commanding 20-4 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne in seven innings at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Golden Eagles Drop Match to Grand Canyon
    March 17, 2019
    HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Oral Roberts men’s tennis team continued play in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday afternoon, but fell to Grand Canyon 7-0.
  • Women’s Tennis Drops 5-2 Match to North Dakota
    March 16, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team fell to North Dakota 5-2 Saturday afternoon at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center.
  • ORU Completes Run-Rule Win over Mastodons Opening League Play
    March 15, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Hunter Wilson's four hits and four runs scored paced the Oral Roberts baseball team during a 13-3, run-rule victory over Purdue Fort Wayne in The Summit League opener Friday night at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • ORU Claims 5-2 League Win over Western Illinois
    March 15, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's tennis team won its first Summit League match of the season, 5-2, Friday afternoon at the Bernis Duke Tennis Center.
  • ORU Falls 6-1 to Hawaii in Honolulu
    March 15, 2019
    HONOLULU, Hawaii – The Oral Roberts men’s tennis team fell to Hawaii 6-1 Friday evening in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • ORU Takes Fifth at Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird
    March 15, 2019
    The Oral Roberts women’s golf team shot 304 on Tuesday as the Golden Eagles finished fifth overall at the 36-hole Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird.
  • ORU Track Adds Pair of Transfers
    March 15, 2019
    Oral Roberts Head Track and Field Coach Joe Dial has announced the signing of a pair of transfers in Shalom Keller and Devin Simon.
  • Bell Grabs Early Lead at Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird
    March 14, 2019
    Freshman Sarah Bell grabbed the individual lead with a-2 70 in the opening round of the Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird, while ORU shot 298 as a team and is fourth out of 14 teams at the event.
  • #ORUBase Opens Summit League Play Hosting Mastodons
    March 14, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team looks to get its season back on track hosting Purdue Fort Wayne for a three-game series at J.L. Johnson Stadium March 15-17. It will be the opening of Summit League play for both sides starting Friday night at 6 p.m.
  • Burrows Named Summit League Golfer of the Week
    March 14, 2019
    South Dakota State’s Teresa Toscano and Oral Roberts’ Cody Burrow continued their impressive play and now have been recognized a combined nine times this season by Summit League officials. Toscano’s weekly honor is her fifth recognition of the season, tying her for the third most in a single season, while Burrows has been recognized eight times in his career – a figure that has him alone in third on the all-time list.
  • Big Start by Missouri State Cuts Down Golden Eagles
    March 13, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – A slow start proved to be the downfall of the Oral Roberts baseball team Wednesday night in an 11-2 loss to Missouri State at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Oklahoma Sportscene Ep. 51 | March 13th, 2019
    March 13, 2019
    Tonight's lineup includes: 08:15 - Tulsa Roughnecks FC 17:12 - 6A Boys Basketball Champions, Booker T. Washington Hornets 24:48 - 5A Boys Basketball Champions Memorial Chargers, 2A Boys Basketball Champions Rejoice Christian 32:44 - ORU Baseball 41:35 - Fred Utter, Tulsa Sports Commission 47:44 - Dale Day, Remington Park Track Update 51:39 - Tribute to Tammy Altaffer, Tulsa Central Athletics Director ---------------------- Follos us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook @oksportscene
  • Wells Named to Academic All-Summit League Team
    March 13, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts' Sasha Wells was one of 24 Summit League indoor track and field student-athletes selected to the 2019 Academic All-League Team Wednesday. Student-athletes were chosen for the accolade based on their academic and athletic performances this past season.
  • Burrows Earns Runner-Up Finish at Border Olympics
    March 12, 2019
    An even-par 72 in the final round moved senior Cody Burrows up to second overall to highlight action for the Oral Roberts men’s golf team Tuesday at the Border Olympics. ORU finished the tournament at 867 (283-288-296) and in ninth place, while Arkansas State increased their lead and won by 15 shots over the rest of the field at 835 (275-270-290).  
  • #ORUBase Downed at Wichita State
    March 12, 2019
    WICHITA, Kan. – The Oral Roberts baseball team built an early lead before Wichita State scored the next eight runs to claim an 8-2 victory Tuesday on a rainy afternoon at Eck Stadium.
  • Garcia Paces ORU in Final Round of BYU at Entrada Classic
    March 12, 2019
    With a final round 302, the Oral Roberts women’s golf team finished in 12th place at the BYU at Entrada Classic, firing a 919 (301-316-302). No. 12 Kent State took a four shot win as the only team under par at 861 (292-285-284). 
  • Low Scores Abound as ORU Shoots -5 on Day One of Border Olympics
    March 11, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s golf team shot 283-288 en route to a 36-hole score of 571 (-5) on day one of the Border Olympics. The Golden Eagles are tied for seventh overall, as Arkansas State leads the way at 545 (-31).
  • #ORUBase Preps for Busy Mid-Week Playing Twice
    March 11, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts baseball team has a busy mid-week playing in back-to-back days in its final preparation before league play. The Golden Eagles travel to Wichita State for an early 1 p.m. start Tuesday and return home to face Missouri State Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m.
  • ORU Tied with Wyoming in BYU at Entrada Classic
    March 11, 2019
    The Oral Roberts women’s golf team shot 617 (301-316) in the first two rounds of the BYU at Entrada Classic, Monday, and finished the day in a tie for 12th. Kent State leads the way at 577 (292-285) with one round to play.
  • Golden Eagles Fall in Semifinals to No. 1 South Dakota State
    March 11, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The No. 4 Oral Roberts women’s basketball team was eliminated from the Summit League Tournament after falling to the No. 1 South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 86-55, Monday afternoon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
  • Golden Eagles Fall to No. 30 Oklahoma State 4-0 Sunday
    March 10, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts men’s tennis team fell to No. 30 Oklahoma State 4-0 Sunday afternoon in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
  • ORU Advances to Semifinals with 68-64 Win over Western Illinois
    March 10, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Lakota Beatty tied the overall Summit League Tournament record with seven three-point makes in a game as the ORU women’s basketball team knocked off Western Illinois 68-64 Sunday afternoon.
  • No. 4 NDSU Topples No. 5 ORU 86-73
    March 10, 2019
    A hot start offensively turned ice cold in the second half for the Oral Roberts men’s basketball team as the No. 5 Golden Eagles fell 86-73 to No. 4 North Dakota State in the Summit League quarterfinals Sunday evening at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.
  • Late Rally by DBU Hands ORU a 6-2 Loss
    March 10, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – It was a pitcher’s duel for the first seven innings Sunday before a five-run eighth handed the Oral Roberts baseball team a 6-2 loss to Dallas Baptist in the series finale at J.L. Johnson Stadium.
  • Purnell Caps Indoor Career as NCAA All-American Placing 13th
    March 09, 2019
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Jaden Purnell finished a brilliant indoor season for the Oral Roberts track and field team earning Second Team All-American honors Saturday in the triple jump during the 2019 NCAA Track and Field Indoor Championships at the Birmingham CrossPlex.
  • March Madness Begins Sunday as No. 5 ORU Battles No. 4 North Dakota State in Summit League Tournament
    March 08, 2019
    The Oral Roberts men’s basketball team will begin its quest for the 2019 Summit League Championship Sunday evening as the fifth-seeded Golden Eagles face No. 4 North Dakota State in the Summit League quarterfinals.
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