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  • Air Academy’s Pape to join Oklahoma Christian baseball team


    AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (July 9, 2014) – Zachary Pape of Air Academy High School has signed to play college baseball at Oklahoma Christian, OC coach Lonny Cobble said Wednesday. Pape, a 6-foot-2 right-handed pitcher from Wheat Ridge, Colo., went 2-1 with a 3.19 ERA last season for Air Academy, which finished 11-8-1 overall. Pape also played shortstop for the Kadets and hit .348. He received honorable mention on the Colorado Springs Gazette’s all-area team. “He has good ...

  • OC’s Johnston within striking distance after 1st day at Trans-Miss Championship


    TULSA, Okla. (July 8, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s Sam Johnston shot a 3-over 73 to remain within striking distance of the leaders on Tuesday in the first round of the 111th Trans-Mississippi Championship, one of the nation’s top amateur golf tournaments. Johnston, a rising junior from San Diego, was six shots behind a trio of golfers – Michael Gellerman of Sterling, Kan.; Alex Franklin of San Rafael, Calif.; and Will Zalatoris of Plano, Texas – who each shot a 67 ...

  • Oklahoma Christian softball signs Grayson’s Finch to squad


    DENISON, Texas (July 8, 2014) – Kelsie Finch, a standout catcher at Grayson (Texas) Community College, has signed a letter of intent to play softball at Oklahoma Christian, OC coach Tom Heath said Tuesday. Finch, who attended high school at Liberty Christian in Argyle, Texas, will have two seasons of eligibility remaining with the Lady Eagles. As a sophomore, Finch hit .296 with five home runs and 24 RBIs for Grayson, which finished 27-21 this past spring. In high school, Finch was ...

  • Juco standout Walker signs to play baseball at Oklahoma Christian


    EL DORADO, Kan. (July 7, 2014) – Brennan Walker, a standout pitcher the past two years at Butler (Kan.) Community College, has signed a letter of intent to play college baseball at Oklahoma Christian, OC coach Lonny Cobble said Monday. Walker, a right-hander who attended Putnam City North High School in Oklahoma City before beginning his collegiate career at Butler, will have two seasons of eligibility remaining. As a freshman, Butler went 3-0 with one save and a 6.95 ERA in 33 2/3 ...

  • Coshow earns first pro baseball win for Yankees’ Class A team


    CHARLESTON, S.C. (July 6, 2014) – Former Oklahoma Christian standout Cale Coshow recorded his first professional baseball win on Sunday during a relief appearance for the Charleston RiverDogs of the South Atlantic League. Coshow pitched one inning of scoreless relief for the New York Yankees’ long-season Class A affiliate as the RiverDogs beat the Rome Braves 3-1 at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park. Coshow (1-1) signed with the Yankees in June 2013 after New York chose him in the 13th ...

  • Wilburn's company ranked eighth by Forbes


    Just Between Friends, a company co-founded and run by Oklahoma Christian University (OC) trustee Shannon Wilburn ranks No. 8 on Forbes’ list of top franchises in the United States. Wilburn is now the sole owner of Just Between Friends, the nation’s leading children’s and maternity consignment sales event. The company has 141 franchises in 29 states and one in Canada. Gross sales topped $24 million in 2013. Just Between Friends has been featured in “Entrepreneur&rdquo...

  • Meisch, Sell, Todd earn academic award from Women’s Golf Coaches Association


    CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (July 2, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian golfers Audrey Meisch, Allison Sell and Dana Todd have been honored as All-American Scholars by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association. To qualify for the award, players must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5. Meisch, a sophomore elementary education major from Wichita, Kan., had a perfect 4.0 GPA during the 2013-14 academic year. Todd, a freshman from Winnipeg, Manitoba, had a 4.0 GPA in management, while Sell, a ...

  • OC softball ranks No. 1 in GPA in NCCAA; earns Scholar Team status


    GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 2, 2014) – Oklahoma Christian’s softball team just missed winning a national title on the field, but the Lady Eagles earned one in the classroom during the 2014 season. With a 3.635 team grade point average, OC not only earned Scholar Team status from the National Christian College Athletic Association, it posted the highest GPA of any NCCAA softball squad. On the field, the Lady Eagles weren’t shabby, either, reaching the NCCAA championship game before...

  • Edmond North’s Garbrecht to join Oklahoma Christian baseball squad


    EDMOND, Okla. (July 1, 2014) – Josh Garbrecht, who helped Edmond North High School reach the Class 6A tournament this past spring, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Oklahoma Christian, OC coach Lonny Cobble said Tuesday. Garbrecht, a 6-foot, 180-pound shortstop, hit .296 with three home runs and 29 RBIs for a North squad that finished 23-15 this season. He was particularly impressive with runners in scoring position, hitting a hearty .480 in 50 opportunities. Garbrecht ...

  • 3 Oklahoma events, trip to Florida highlight women’s fall golf schedule


    OKLAHOMA CITY (July 1, 2014) – If you want to watch Oklahoma Christian’s women’s golf team in action close to home, you’ll have several chances this fall. OC coach Greg Lynn announced the Lady Eagles’ fall-season schedule on Tuesday and three of his team’s tournaments will be in Oklahoma – including two in Oklahoma City. The Lady Eagles will open the campaign on Sept. 15-16 in the annual Susie Maxwell Berning Classic, hosted by crosstown rival Oklahoma...