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  • Eagles complete season sweep of OCU for first time since 1974 with 13-10 win

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 15, 2014) – It took a marathon baseball game to end decades of frustration for Oklahoma Christian against Oklahoma City University. OC prevailed against OCU 13-10 on Tuesday night in a nonconference matchup at Jim Wade Stadium in a game that lasted four hours and 12 minutes, which really wasn’t that long when you consider this number – 40 years. OC’s baseball records are spotty, but it’s thought the Eagles – who also beat the Stars 14-3 ...

  • Freshman Coats adds NCCAA weekly honor to Heartland Conference award

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 15, 2014) – Throw a one-hit shutout against one of the nation’s elite NCAA Division II teams and you’ll get noticed. That’s certainly been the case for Oklahoma Christian pitcher Shea Coats. A day after being named as the Heartland Conference’s pitcher of the week for the first time, Coats was honored Tuesday for the second time as the National Christian College Athletic Association softball pitching student-athlete of the week. The freshman ...

  • Two-sport standout Hamilton adds NCCAA track honor to basketball award

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 15, 2014) – Perhaps the greatest testament to Roz Hamilton’s athleticism is this: In the span of only four weeks, she has received two national student-athlete of the week honors in as many sports. On Tuesday, the National Christian College Athletic Association named Hamilton as its women’s track and field weekly honoree, recognizing her for breaking a 27-year-old Oklahoma Christian school record during the Cowley Tiger Heptathlon in Arkansas City, Kan. ...

  • Cleveland honored for 2nd straight week, this time by the NCCAA

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 15, 2014) – Caden Cleveland’s recent hitting tear has landed him another weekly honor, this time of the national variety. The National Christian College Athletic Association on Tuesday named the Oklahoma Christian catcher as its national baseball student-athlete of the week, honoring him for his performance as the Eagles swept four games last week. Cleveland, a junior from Oklahoma City, was coming off a week in which he’d been named as the Heartland ...

  • Strong finish to spring season results in NCCAA honor for OC’s Payne

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 15, 2014) – For much of the 2013-14 campaign, Trey Payne played in the No. 4 or No. 5 positions on Oklahoma Christian’s men’s golf team, but he led the Eagles in their final tournament of the spring and earned national recognition as a result. After tying for third in the Dallas Baptist Classic last week – the best individual performance of his career – Payne was named Tuesday as the National Christian College Athletic Association student-...

  • Coats honored for 1st time as Heartland Conference pitcher of the week

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 14, 2014) – A third win this season against a top team in NCAA Division II softball earned Oklahoma Christian’s Shea Coats the Heartland Conference pitcher of the week award on Monday for the first time. Coats, a freshman from Tuttle, was honored after throwing back-to-back shutouts in a 9-0 win over Cameron on Tuesday and a 3-0 win at No. 3-ranked St. Mary’s (Texas) on Sunday. In the latter game, she limited the Rattlers to just one hit and never allowed ...

  • 4-0 week results in Eagles moving up in South Central Region baseball poll

    DENVER (April 14, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian is moving back up the South Central Region baseball rankings. After a 4-0 week that included a win over NAIA power Oklahoma City University, the Eagles jumped one spot to No. 7 in the regional poll that was released Monday. The poll is conducted by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association and includes teams from the three NCAA Division II leagues that make up the region – the Heartland, Lone Star and Rocky Mountain Athletic ...

  • State agency honors OC men’s basketball coaches for work at juvenile facility

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 14, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian men’s basketball coaches Dan Hays, Terril Hankins and Rob McKinzie were honored Monday by the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services for their work this summer at a juvenile detention facility. The coaches were nominated by OC alumnus Richard Yahola – a vocational rehabilitation counselor at the Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center in Tecumseh – for the agency’s Building Block Award. That honor is presented to...

  • Coats’ 1-hitter, Collins’ clutch double give Lady Eagles split at No. 3 St. Mary’s

    SAN ANTONIO (April 13, 2014) – This year’s Oklahoma Christian softball team has proven it’s simply not intimidated by any team’s national ranking. A Sunday afternoon doubleheader at No. 3 St. Mary’s (Texas) was the latest example. Freshman pitcher Shea Coats threw a one-hitter and Danielle Collins delivered a clutch two-run pinch-hit double in the sixth inning as OC beat St. Mary’s 3-0, dealing the Rattlers their first Heartland Conference loss this season. ...

  • OC baseball game at Oklahoma Baptist postponed due to weather

    SHAWNEE, Okla. (April 13, 2014) – The second baseball showdown of the season between Oklahoma Christian and Oklahoma Baptist might not happen. OC’s game at OBU that was scheduled for Monday night has been postponed due to weather, OC coach Lonny Cobble said. A round of thunderstorms rolled through the Oklahoma City metropolitan area on Sunday afternoon and Monday’s forecast called for chilly temperatures in the 40s, resulting in the decision to postpone the nonconference game....

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