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  • OC’s Meisch takes 5th in Kansas women’s state amateur tournament


    MANHATTAN, Kan. (July 17, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s Audrey Meisch finished fifth in the Kansas Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship, which ended Thursday at Colbert Hills Golf Club. Meisch, a rising junior from Wichita, Kan., closed the three-day event with a 3-over-par 76 to finish at 232, 13 shots behind the winner, Gianna Misenhelter of Overland Park, Kan.  Meisch opened the tournament by shooting an 82 on Tuesday but recovered with a 74 on Wednesday. As a...

  • With sterling back 9, Gibson fires even-par 72 in 1st round of British Open


    HOYLAKE, England (July 17, 2014) – A rough stretch on the front nine at Royal Liverpool Golf Club could have left Rhein Gibson reeling, but the Oklahoma Christian alum rebounded with an exceptional back nine on Thursday in the first round of the British Open. Gibson ended his round – his first-ever in a major championship – at even-par 72, a score that put him in tie for 49th in the 156-man field for the world’s most prestigious tournament. The 29-year-old Australian, ...

  • OC alum Gibson has ‘a great opportunity’ to make his name in British Open


    By Murray Evans OKLAHOMA CITY (July 15, 2014) – Rhein Gibson looks at an entry list that includes golf royalty like Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Tom Watson and Phil Mickelson and immediately knows his place at the British Open. “I’m a small fish in a big pond,” said Gibson, a member of the Oklahoma Christian Athletic Hall of Fame. “I’ve got no real credentials … I know a lot of the younger (golfers), but Ernie Els and those guys, it will be weird to be ...

  • North Carolina sprint standout Henson signs to run for Lady Eagles

    EDMOND, Okla. (July 15, 2014) – Paradise Henson, a sprint standout from North Carolina who has Oklahoma connections, has signed a letter of intent to compete in track and field for Oklahoma Christian, OC track coach Randy Heath said Tuesday. Henson, from Wilson, N.C., has spent this summer in Edmond with family members and has competed in summer meets with friends from an area high school. In her home state, Henson finished ninth in the 300 meters for Fike High School at the North ...

  • Oklahoman features highly-ranked game design program


    The Oklahoman featured a full-page article on Oklahoma Christian University's Gaming and Animation, ranked No. 14 in the nation by The Princeton Review and PC Gamer. Click here to read the feature story by Matt Patterson from The Oklahoman's June 13 edition.

  • Mission work essential for OC nursing students


    By James Coburn, Courtesy of Oklahoma’s Nursing TimesAs of June 1, the status of the Oklahoma Christian Department of Nursing has changed to the Oklahoma Christian University School of Nursing, said Kay Elder, RN, nursing school chair. “There is some restructuring going on with Oklahoma Christian University, and nursing is now part of the newly formed College of Natural and Health Sciences, along with biology and history,” Elder said. The summer campus appears a peaceful ...

  • OC Honors Summer Academy hosts 97 students from 24 states


    Ambitious high school students from 24 states are at Oklahoma Christian University this week and the next for an academically challenging preview of college life. Whether seeking to solve a cold case, build robots or study the evolution of video games and animation, the 97 students in OC’s Honors Summer Academy will stay busy learning. “The Honors Summer Academy is a great way for determined high school students to learn more about Christian higher education,” said ...

  • Oklahoma Christian advances to 3rd year of NCAA membership process


    OKLAHOMA CITY (July 11, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian University has advanced into the third and final year of the three-year NCAA Division II membership process, the national organization said Friday. As of Sept. 1, OC will be considered a provisional NCAA Division II member and if all goes well, the university could be a full member by the 2015-16 academic year. "We are gratified that the NCAA Division II membership committee has approved Oklahoma Christian's move into the provisional ...

  • OC golf coach Lynn becomes a last-minute caddy at U.S. Senior Open


    EDMOND, Okla. (July 10, 2014) – David Lynn didn’t wake up Thursday planning to play a part in the U.S. Senior Open, but the Oklahoma Christian men’s golf coach jumped at the opportunity when it presented itself. Lynn ended up spending the afternoon and early evening as a caddy for his friend Fred Hanover on a hot and humid day at Oak Tree National, a course with which Lynn is quite familiar. Hanover, who’s from San Marcos, Calif., originally wasn’t scheduled to ...

  • Johnston ends run at Trans-Miss Championship at Southern Hills


    TULSA, Okla. (July 9, 2014) – Sam Johnston’s time at the prestigious Trans-Mississippi Championship proved to be short. Johnston struggled to a 9-over-par 79 on Wednesday at famed Southern Hills Country Club and didn’t make the cut for the final two rounds. The two-time NCAA Division II All-American for Oklahoma Christian ended the day at 12-over 152 on the 7,104-yard layout, five shots over the cut line. The rising junior from San Diego began his second round on No. 10 and ...