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Volleyball Set to Close Out Regular Season

SHAWNEE – Entering the week in pole position to claim the program's first-ever No. 1-seed for the Great American Conference Tournament, Oklahoma Baptist volleyball is set to close out the regular season against Southeastern Oklahoma State and...

 

Soccer: Bison Edge Past SWOSU in Heavyweight Bout

SHAWNEE – Used to impacting matches more with her hands than her feet, Emily Griffith notched the lone goal of the evening in a clash of conference titans on Thursday night in Great American Conference action. Coming into Thursday night, just two...

 
 By Jordan Beech    Sports    October 3, 2019

Bison Push Streak to 10 in Rivalry Win

SHAWNEE – For the first time since 2015, Oklahoma Baptist has won 10-straight matches after claiming a straight-set victory over rival Southern Nazarene, 3-0 (25-11, 25-18, 26-24), on Tuesday night in Shawnee. The Bison defense shut down the Great...

 

Volleyball: Balanced Offense Lifts Bison past Tigers

ADA, Okla. – Another match, another sweep for Oklahoma Baptist volleyball as the Bison made the trip to Ada and knocked off the Tigers of East Central, 3-0 (25-17, 25-19, 25-13), on Thursday night. The win pushes the Bison's historic win streak to...

 

Volleyball: Bison Rope Rangers, Push Streak to Eight

SHAWNEE – Another straight-set triumph for Oklahoma Baptist was the result on Tuesday night when the Bison faced off against Northwestern Oklahoma State inside Mabee Arena at the Noble Complex. It was much the same for OBU as it has been for the en...

 

OBU Soccer: Griffith Earns Second Weekly Honor

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – For the second time in as many weeks, Emily Griffith has been named the Great American Conference's Goalkeeper of the Week. The award was announced Tuesday afternoon by the conference offices. Griffith, a Parker, Colorado,...

 

Women's Soccer: Bison and Mustangs End in Deadlock

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – Despite more than doubling Midwestern State in shot attempts, Oklahoma Baptist Women's Soccer finished Wednesday's bout with the Mustangs in a 1-1 deadlock after regulation and two periods of extra time. Reigning GAC Defensiv...

 

Volleyball: Bison Open Patriot Tournament with Win

DALLAS, Texas – Oklahoma Baptist went 1-1 on Friday to open their weekend tour of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, dropping Pace, 3-1, before suffering five-set heartbreak to host Dallas Baptist, 3-2. Match 1 Oklahoma Baptist 3, Pace 1 The Bison...

 

Women's Soccer: OBU Hosts Ichabods, Patriots to Start Season

SHAWNEE – The Oklahoma Baptist women's soccer team opens up the 2019 season with a pair of home matches at the OBU Soccer Complex. The Bison play host to Washburn on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. before turning around for a 12 p.m. tilt on Saturday,...

 
 By Jordan Beech    Sports    August 21, 2019

Women's Soccer: Bison Tabbed to Repeat as Champions

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Bison women's soccer team was picked to repeat as champions of the Great American Conference as voted on by the conference coaches on Tuesday afternoon. Oklahoma Baptist received 34 points and five first-place votes in the...

 
 By Jordan Beech    Sports    March 24, 2019

Lady Bison Rout Adams State

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist halted their losing skid emphatically, taking down Adams State, 19-6, at the OBU Lacrosse Complex on Saturday afternoon in conference action. It is OBU's first conference win since April 1, 2017. Eight different Lady...

 
 By Jordan Beech    Sports    March 22, 2019

Lady Bison Clipped by Griffins

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Despite a strong start, Oklahoma Baptist women's lacrosse fell, 17-9, on Thursday in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference action against Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah. After taking a 3-2 lead in the first six...

 
 By Jordan Beech    Sports    January 2, 2019

Last-Second Shot Sinks Bison

SHAWNEE – A Rogers State shot with 0.2 seconds left on the clock handed Oklahoma Baptist an 82-80 loss in their final nonconference contest of the 2018-19 season. Oklahoma Baptist had brief flirtations with the lead down the stretch but were...

 
 By Jordan Beech    Sports    January 2, 2019

Lady Bison Dominate on New Year's Eve

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist closed out 2018 in style, dominating Central Christian College on the way to a 79-53 victory in their final nonconference tuneup of the season. Outside of a brief one-point lead at the start of the second quarter, the...

 

OBU Bucked by Bronchos

SHAWNEE – Despite a career performance from Dishon Lowery, Oklahoma Baptist suffered their first loss on their home court this season, 77-74, to Central Oklahoma. The loss moves OBU to 4-5 on the season heading into a six-day break for Christmas....

 

OBU's Turner Named Player of the Week

SHAWNEE – After leading OBU to a convincing win over Southwestern Oklahoma State in Weatherford this past week, Davion Turner has been named the Great American Conference Player of the Week. Turner, a senior from Dallas, Texas, averaged nearly a...

 

Bison Dominate Dawgs in Weatherford

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – The Bison put on a dominant showing on the road, taking down Southwestern Oklahoma State, 87-74, for their third win in four games. As a result of the win, Oklahoma Baptist moves to 3-1 in Great American Conference action this...

 

Third-Quarter Struggles Sink Lady Bison

WEATHERFORD, Okla. – Despite a career performance from Charissa Price, Oklahoma Baptist dropped to 1-3 in the Great American Conference by virtue of an 83-71 loss against Southwestern Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon in Weatherford. Price only...

 

Bison Tame Tigers in GAC Action

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist used a 17-2 run to open the second half to put down East Central, 76-66, inside Mabee Arena at the Noble Complex to move to 2-1 in the Great American Conference standings. Oklahoma Baptist went into halftime nursing a...

 

OBU Pressed by Tigers in Loss

SHAWNEE – A turnover-prone first half proved costly as Oklahoma Baptist fell to East Central, 70-52, in Great American Conference action on Tuesday night inside Mabee Arena at the Noble Complex. The Lady Bison struggled to maintain possession of...

 

Women's Basketball: Lady Bison Pass First Road Test

SHAWNEE – Autumn Avina poured in 21 points and tied her own Great American Conference record with 14 assists as the Lady Bison dropped Northwestern Oklahoma State, 92-83, for their first win on the road this year. The win also moves OBU to 1-1 in t...

 

Men's Basketball: Bison Fall on Last-Second Shot in Alva

ALVA, Oklahoma – A 3-point shot in the final second of the game by Northwestern Oklahoma State saddled Oklahoma Baptist with their first Great American Conference loss of the season as OBU fell, 78-77, on Saturday in Alva. The Bison led by five...

 

Lady Bison Fall Late to Savage Storm

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist saw a 12-point halftime lead evaporate as the Lady Bison fell, 78-76, to Southeastern Oklahoma State on the opening night of Great American Conference action. The loss moves OBU to 3-3 overall to close out an extended...

 

Bison Weather Savage Storm in Overtime

SHAWNEE – It took overtime, but Oklahoma Baptist handed Southeastern Oklahoma State their first loss of the season as Jason Eaker and the new-look Bison experienced Great American Conference action for the first time Thursday night. The Bison...

 

Men's Cross Country: Bison Finish Second at GAC Championship

EDMOND, Oklahoma – A pack mentality proved crucial as Oklahoma Baptist posted their best finish at the Great American Conference Championship, finishing second in the team standings and placing four on the All-GAC roster. "I couldn't be more proud...

 

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