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  • OC’s Wallace leads after opening day of decathlon at Cowley County

    ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 9, 2014) – Halfway through his first decathlon of the outdoor track and field season, Oklahoma Christian’s Austin Wallace is setting the pace. Wallace scored 3,544 points during his five events on Wednesday in the Cowley Tiger Decathlon, hosted by Cowley County (Kan.) Community College, to stand in first place. In Wednesday’s running events, the sophomore from Edmond ran a 10.98-second time in the 100 meters and a 50.56-second time in the 400 ...

  • Eagles add baseball game against Central Oklahoma to late-season schedule

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 9, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian has added a late-season nonconference game against cross-Edmond rival Central Oklahoma to its baseball schedule. OC will host the Bronchos on April 28 at 6:30 p.m. at Dobson Field. The two squads, from campuses located less than five miles apart, originally hadn’t been scheduled to face each other in 2014 but both teams were looking for an extra game to fill out schedules as both begin gearing up for postseason play. The addition ...

  • Lady Eagles rise to No. 8 in NCCAA softball rankings

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 9, 2014) – In the midst of a stretch of sustained success, the Oklahoma Christian Lady Eagles moved up one spot to No. 8 in this week’s National Christian College Athletic Association softball rankings. The NCCAA rankings are based on the Burbridge Power Rating, a formula used by the national organization to seed regional and national tournaments. OC (28-13) has seen its Burbridge rating rise from 5.208 three weeks ago to 5.308 entering this week. OC has won...

  • Eagles score early, often in 14-3 rout of longtime rival Oklahoma City U.

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 8, 2014) – Two years ago, Oklahoma City University beat Oklahoma Christian by a combined 44-4 in a three-game series between the longtime rivals. Those roles were reversed on a breezy Tuesday night at Dobson Field. This time, it was the Eagles who scored early and often and rolled to a 14-3 win over OCU, a squad ranked No. 12 in the NAIA. OC (21-12) led 9-0 after three innings against the Stars and after that, it was just a matter of how large the Eagles’ ...

  • Lady Eagles prep for huge conference series by sweeping Cameron

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 8, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian keeps finding different ways to win softball games and maintain the roll on which the Lady Eagles find themselves. OC swept Cameron on Tuesday night at Tom Heath Field, winning the opener 9-0 in five innings with explosive offense and a touch of spectacular defense, then grinding out a 3-2 decision in the second game against the Aggies, scoring early and then holding on. OC (28-13) has won 15 of its last 17 games heading into a Heartland...

  • Arrese Cortadellas back in top 10 as Lady Eagles end spring in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 8, 2014) – Anna Arrese Cortadellas returned to her usual spot in the top 10, posting a seventh-place finish in a field full of NCAA Division I golfers to lead Oklahoma Christian in the Gary Crossley Ford Kansas City Shootout, which ended Tuesday. OC came in eighth place in the 15-team field, beating six Division I squads in the process in the rare three-round regular-season women’s tournament, hosted by Missouri-Kansas City at Shoal Creek Golf Club,. The Lady...

  • OC junior Payne ties for 3rd to lead Eagles in Dallas Baptist Classic

    DALLAS (April 8, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s Trey Payne posted a career-best third-place individual finish, leading the Eagles to a sixth-place showing in the Dallas Baptist Classic, which ended Tuesday at The Golf Club of Dallas. Payne, a junior from Ardmore, fired a final-round 72 after shooting a pair of even-par 71s during the first two rounds on Monday. He finished in a five-way tie at 214, four shots behind the medalist, Stephen Cook of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Payne was ...

  • Schneider posts career-best 7th-place finish in OBU Spring Invitational

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 8, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s Alyssa Schneider posted a career-best seventh-place finish in the Oklahoma Baptist Spring Invitational, which ended Tuesday at Lincoln Park Golf Club’s East Course. On a windy day, Schneider shot a final-round 80 on the par-71, 5,912-yard course to finish at 170 for the tournament and in the top 10 for the first time during her career with the Lady Eagles. The sophomore from Broken Arrow tied for seventh with Danielle Rhodes...

  • 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, ...

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