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  • Keirns, Diaz shine in 5,000, Wallace 3rd in decathlon at Kansas Relays

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (April 17, 2014) – Bryant Keirns and Roberto Diaz ran strong in the 5,000 meters and Austin Wallace finished third in the decathlon as Oklahoma Christian performers made an appearance on Thursday at the prestigious Kansas Relays. Keirns and Diaz both established themselves as threats to earn All-America status at the upcoming National Christian College Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships, running two of the top three 5,000-meter times this season in ...

  • Hamilton takes 3rd in heptathlon at prestigious Kansas Relays

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (April 17, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s Roz Hamilton didn’t improve on her freshly minted school record in the heptathlon, but considering the circumstances, she fared well anyway. The senior from Idabel battled cool, windy conditions on Thursday while competing at one of collegiate track and field’s most prestigious meets. She finished the two-day event with a score of 4,417 points – the second-highest of her career – to finish third in a six-...

  • Coats throws another shutout, Thomas, Pittman homer in sweep of Newman

    OKLAHOMA CITY (April 17, 2014) – Shea Coats and Martha Thomas continued their respective dominance on Thursday night, a combination that makes Oklahoma Christian tough to beat. Coats threw her third straight shutout – a two-hitter – to lead OC past Newman (Kan.) 3-0 in the first game of a softball doubleheader at Tom Heath Field, then Thomas and Lauren Pittman homered in the second game as the Lady Eagles won 10-5. OC (31-14, 13-6 Heartland Conference) will try to finish a ...

  • Jones, Kruzich run season-bests in 200 to pace OC at Tabor Invitational

    HILLSBORO, Kan. (April 16, 2014) – Joshua Jones and Austin Kruzich both ran season-best times in the 200 meters, leading Oklahoma Christian on Wednesday at the Tabor Invitational. Jones, a freshman from Escondido, Calif., finished 10th among 31 runners in the 200 with a time of 22.69 seconds, with Kruzich, a freshman from Allen, Texas, 11th in 22.72 seconds. A third OC runner, Dallas junior Jamal George, was one spot behind Kruzich, taking 12th in 22.86 seconds. All three recorded ...

  • Brown (discus), K. Ostlund (javelin) post event wins for OC at Tabor Invitational

    HILLSBORO, Kan. (April 16, 2014) – Makenzie Brown won the discus and Katie Ostlund resumed her domination in the javelin, leading Oklahoma Christian on Wednesday in the Tabor Invitational. Brown uncorked a season-best throw of 144 feet, 1 inch (43.92 meters) to finish atop the 23-woman competition in the discus. The junior from Savanna ranks fourth in the National Christian College Athletic Association and already has qualified for the NCCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. So has ...

  • Eagles finish 42nd in balloting for Division II men’s golf coaches’ poll

    NEW YORK (April 16, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian still is on the radar screen of voters in the Golf World/Nike Golf Division II College Coaches’ Poll, but not enough to crack the top 25. OC finished 42nd in the balloting for the current poll, which was released Wednesday, one spot lower than in the last poll, released three weeks ago. The Eagles received 13 points, three fewer than in the March poll. OC, which ended its spring season last week, spent most of the fall season in the ...

  • 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 ...

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