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  • Keirns takes NCCAA honor after strong 5K performance at Emporia State

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 8, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian distance runner Bryant Keirns earned a national honor with his strong performance in the 5,000 meters at the State Farm Emporia State Relays. The National Christian College Athletic Association named Keirns on Tuesday as its men’s track student-athlete of the week, the second time this year the NCCAA has honored the sophomore from Wichita, Kan. Keirns was second overall – and was the highest-finishing collegiate runner &ndash...

  • Matthews named as NCCAA women’s golf student-athlete of week

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 8, 2014) – A career-best finish resulted in a national honor for Oklahoma Christian women’s golfer India Matthews. Matthews was named Tuesday as the National Christian College Athletic Association student-athlete of the week, which honored her for her second-place showing last week at the Southwest Classic in Horseshoe Bay, Texas. In a week during which scores ballooned at Apple Creek Golf Course (par 72, 6,057 yards), the sophomore from Merrimac, Australia, ...

  • OC presents 'The Importance of Being Earnest'

    Oklahoma Christian University will stage its last play of the spring with Oscar Wilde’s comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest” April 10-12. Wilde’s final play is considered to be his masterpiece. Though written for the London stage more than 100 years ago, the comedy is one of the most-produced plays in England and the United States. OC’s production will be directed by senior theater major Wesley Aspey, who has added his own touch to the comedy. “Wesley&...

  • OC catcher Cleveland named as Heartland Conference’s hitter of the week

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 7, 2014) – After a week in which he delivered a clutch game-winning hit on the road, Oklahoma Christian catcher Caden Cleveland was named Monday as the Heartland Conference’s baseball hitter of the week. Cleveland, a junior from Oklahoma City, hit .462 (6-for-13) in four games last week for the Eagles. He drove home the tiebreaking run with an 11th-inning single in an 8-7 win at East Central on Tuesday, then had another key RBI in a 4-2 win over Newman (Kan.) in...

  • Eagles fall a spot to 8th in South Central Region baseball poll

    DENVER (April 7, 2014) – A three-loss week cost the Oklahoma Christian Eagles a bit in this week’s South Central Region baseball poll, which was released Monday. OC (20-12) dropped one spot to No. 8 in the poll, which is conducted by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. The poll includes teams from the three NCAA Division II leagues that make up the region – the Heartland, Lone Star and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conferences. The Eagles split a pair of ...

  • Barrientez, 3 others headed to nationals after Emporia State Relays

    EMPORIA, Kan. (April 5, 2014) – Not that there was much doubt it would happen, but Oklahoma Christian senior Brayden Barrientez ensured Saturday that he’ll be going to the National Christian College Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Barrientez, a 10-time All-American, finished sixth in the 1,500 meters at the State Farm Emporia State Relays and joined Joshua Jones in the 400 meters and Bryant Keirns and Kyle Broaddrick in the 5,000 meters in qualifying for ...

  • Lady Eagles add 4 national qualifiers at Emporia State meet

    EMPORIA, Kan. (April 5, 2014) – Roz Hamilton qualified for nationals in two events and Somer Helms and Sarah DiBiasi did the same in one event each, highlighting Oklahoma Christian’s outing Saturday at the State Farm Emporia State Relays. Hamilton, training to eventually compete in the heptathlon at the National Christian College Outdoor Track and Field Championships, posted qualifying times or marks in the 100-meter hurdles (16.62 seconds) and discus (36.24 meters). Helms, like ...

  • Thomas’ HR, Pierce’s clutch hit lift Lady Eagles past St. Edward’s 5-4

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 5, 2014) – In a softball series that featured three one-run decisions in as many games, it was Martha Thomas and Kendra Pierce who came up with the key hits for Oklahoma Christian on Saturday afternoon against St. Edward’s (Texas). Thomas’ three-run homer in the first inning was OC’s only hit until the fifth, when Pierce capped a two-run rally with a run-scoring single that put the Lady Eagles ahead for good in a 5-4 win over St. Edward’s in ...

  • Shorthanded Eagles fall behind early, lose to Newman in series finale

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 5, 2014) – Down two key hitters and a starting pitcher, the last thing Oklahoma Christian wanted to do Saturday afternoon was dig an early hole, but it happened for the second time in as many games to the Eagles. OC quickly fell behind Newman (Kan.) by five runs and saw a valiant rally fall just short in a 6-4 loss to the Jets at Dobson Field in the decisive game of the teams’ Heartland Conference series. OC (20-12, 13-8 Heartland), ranked No. 7 in NCAA ...

  • Starr’s walkoff HR lifts OC past St. Edward’s, but Hilltoppers take 2nd game

    OKLAHOMA CITY (March 4, 2014) – Courtney Starr provided Oklahoma Christian with one dramatic, game-winning hit on Friday but the Lady Eagles couldn’t quite come up with another. Starr’s solo home run with one out in the bottom of the seventh lifted OC to a 3-2 win over St. Edward’s (Texas) in the first game of a Heartland Conference doubleheader at Tom Heath Field, but the Lady Eagles left the potential tying run at third base in the seventh inning of the second game and...

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