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 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 28, 2018

OBU Women's Soccer Seniors Exit with Perfect GAC Mark

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist became the first women's soccer team to complete a 12-0 Great American Conference season with a 4-0 win over Northwestern Oklahoma State Saturday on Senior Day. Ruth King put the Lady Bison on top in the seventh minute...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 24, 2018

OBU Sweeps Men's Soccer Honors

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptists' 2-1 week reaped a sweep of the Great American Conference weekly awards with Dominic Gibson being named Offensive Player of the Week, Dave Brown as Defensive Player of the Week and Bronson Wise as Goalkeeper of the...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 21, 2018

Football: Records Fall in Bison Loss at UAM

MONTICELLO, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist got a school-record 493 passing yards from Preston Haire and a school-record 13 receptions by Cagney Roberson in a 45-37 loss at Arkansas-Monticello Saturday. Haire broke his own record of 473 yards against...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 19, 2018

Men's Soccer: Bison Get Second Straight Road Win

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Oklahoma Baptist posted its second consecutive win Thursday, besting Southwest Baptist 6-3. OBU's six goals represent a new season high, topping the four-goal outing earlier this week at Southern Nazarene. The Bison got on the board...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 17, 2018

Women's Soccer: Oklahoma Baptist's Bumgarner, Griffith Honored by GAC

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist took a pair of women's soccer honors with Emily Griffith earning co-Goalkeeper of the Week and Kelsey Bumgarner taking Defender of the Week, the Great American Conference announced Tuesday. Griffith, a redshirt sophomore...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 14, 2018

Lady Bison Shut Down Harding

SEARCY, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist returns from their Arkansas trip still atop the Great American Conference standings after a 2-0 win at Harding Saturday. The Lady Bison logged their fourth consecutive shutout and the fifth in the last six contests...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 12, 2018

Lady Bison Shut Out Ouachita

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist remained perfect in the Great American Conference Thursday with a 1-0 win at Ouachita Baptist. After a scoreless first half, OBU broke through on an unassisted Kerregan Edwards goal in the 53rd minute. King...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 4, 2018

Men's Soccer: Bison Knock Off SNU in 2OT, 2-1

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist snapped its 10-game losing streak and hopped right back into the Great American Conference men's soccer race with a 2-1 double-overtime win over front-running Southern Nazarene Tuesday on OBU's Senior Night. Alejandro Cas...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    October 3, 2018

Women's Soccer: GAC Honors Three Lady Bison

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist received three honors for women's soccer from the Great American Conference, the league announced Tuesday. Ruth King earned co-Offensive Player of the Week, Jennifer Goethe was named Defensive Player of the Week and...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    September 26, 2018

Women's Soccer: Goethe, Griffith Honored by GAC

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist claimed Defensive Player and Goalkeeper of the Week honors in women's soccer, the Great American Conference announced Tuesday. Jennifer Goethe, a senior defender from Shawnee, earned Defensive Player of the Week after...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    September 14, 2018

Lady Bison Top Midwestern State, 2-0

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist got home and got well with a 2-0 win over Midwestern State Thursday. OBU played its first home game of the season after going 1-3 on the road and the home field was good for what ailed the Lady Bison. "It was good just...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    September 9, 2018

Bison Knock Off Southeastern, 34-28

SHAWNEE – For the first time in its NCAA era, Oklahoma Baptist knocked off Southeastern Oklahoma State and holds a 2-0 record after its 34-28 win Saturday. The Bison last won two games to open the season in its last NAIA year in 2014 and had gone...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    September 6, 2018

Lawrence Earns First GAC Honor of 2018

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist's Sydney Lawrence earned the initial Great American Conference Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week award for 2018, the league announced Wednesday. Lawrence won the UCO Land Run on the course that will serve as the...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    August 26, 2018

Lady Bison Knock Off Southwest Baptist, 3-1

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Oklahoma Baptist improved to 2-0 Friday with a 3-1 win over Southwest Baptist in the Tarleton Invitational. The Lady Bison won 20-25, 25-16, 25-16, 25-20. Mikayla Watson registered 19 kills with a .383 hitting percentage...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    August 24, 2018

Lady Bison Open with Victory

STEPHENVILLE, Texas – Oklahoma Baptist opened the season with a three-set win over Midwestern State with three sets of 25-17. Malia Leatherland registered 11 kills with Mikayla Watson adding nine and the Lady Bison kept the Mustangs attack...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    August 3, 2018

OBU Tops GAC with 63 on All-Academic Team

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist boasts a conference-leading 63 athletes on the Great American Conference All-Academic Team for Winter and Spring Sports, the league announced Friday. OBU led the way in the GAC for the sports of women's tennis (7),...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    July 5, 2018

OBU's Hearn Named Eastern League All-Star

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist baseball alum Taylor Hearn is headed to the Eastern League All-Star game, representing the Altoona Curve, the Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Hearn leads the Pirates organization in strikeouts (83) and is...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    June 22, 2018

OBU Swims Mare Nostrum Series in Monaco

SHAWNEE – Five Oklahoma Baptist swimmers put themselves to the test against an elite field June 16 and 17 at the Mare Nostrum Series in Monaco. Celina Marques, Jamie Edwards, Victoria Fonville, Josip Miskovic and David Lambert competed against...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    June 14, 2018

OBU's Stewart Named Academic All-American

SHAWNEE – The College Sports Information Directors of America on Wednesday named two-time Academic All-District selection Jonathan Stewart as a Google Cloud At-Large Second Team Academic All-American. A member of the Oklahoma Baptist swim team,...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    June 7, 2018

Lady Bison Duo Earns ITA Doubles All-America

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist doubles tandem Kateryna Shkot and Kim Moosbacher earned 2018 All-America status, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Wednesday. The honor for Shkot and Moosbacher mark the first NCAA-level All-America honors...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    June 6, 2018

OSN Tabs Bly Pitcher of the Year

SHAWNEE - Pitcher of the Year Caleb Bly topped a list of six Bison honored as All-OSN selections, OklahomaSports.Net announced Sunday. Bly, a red-shirt freshman from Midlothian, Texas, garnered Pitcher of the Year and was joined on the First Team by...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    June 6, 2018

Demaree, Manning Make All-OSN Team

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist placed two players on the All-OSN Softball Team, OklahomaSports.Net announced last week. Catcher Dani Manning and right fielder Cheyenne Demaree were selected for the First Team. Manning, a freshman from Prague, batted...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    June 1, 2018

OBU Places Third in GAC All-Sports

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist took third in the Great American Conference All-Sports competition, the league announced Friday. Competing for the first time as full members, OBU captured conference crowns in women's soccer, women's cross country,...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    May 20, 2018

Bison End Successful Season in Regional

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist's first venture into the NCAA postseason ended Friday in the Central Region Tournament with a 4-1 loss to No. 25 Central Oklahoma. OBU struck first in the bottom of the second when Jake Gozzo doubled and...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    May 20, 2018

Four Bison Make D2CCA All-Region

SHAWNEE – Four Oklahoma Baptist University baseball players were selected for inclusion on the 2018 Division II Collegiate Commissioners Association All-Region team, it was announced Friday. Jake Gozzo earned the distinction of First Team...

 

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