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2014-15 #TopORUMoments; #9 – Cox Named Academic All-American

2014-15 #TopORUMoments; #9 – Cox Named Academic All-American

TULSA, Okla. – With a perfect 4.0 GPA in biology, women's soccer player Kaily Cox became just the fifth player in Oral Roberts University history to earn Academic All-America honors.

A staple in the starting lineup on the field, Cox was the first women's soccer player from ORU to earn the distinction after receiving national recognition for successfully cloning the genes of a plant during an internship.

Cox was also selected as an Ultimate Whole Person Champion at the ORU Athletics banquet.  Other Academic All-America honorees include; Sheina Fernandes (VB – 2012), Bob Volk (Baseball - 1977), Buddy Slemp (Baseball - 1978) and David Brown (Swimming - 1987). 

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This is the seventh of 15 editions of the #TopORUMoments from 2014-15 as selected by the ORU Media Relations Department and a social media poll.

Top Moments from 2014-15

#15 – BSB – ORU Sweeps Postseason Awards
#14 – VB – Milos Named Newcomer of the Year
#13 – BSB – Chi Chi Makes History
#12 – WBB – Postseason Run
#11 – WGOLF – Acosta Named Golfer of the Year
#10 – MBB – Postseason Berth
#9 -- WSOC -- Cox Named Academic All-American

 

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