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 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...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    May 10, 2018

Bison Runner-Up in GAC Baseball Tourney

ENID – Oklahoma Baptist dropped two games in the Great American Conference Baseball Championships Tuesday, falling to Southern Arkansas 5-2 and 16-3. The Bison now must await the outcomes of other conference tournaments and a final region ranking...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    May 6, 2018

Seven Bison Honored by GAC

SHAWNEE – Seven Oklahoma Baptist baseball players were honored Saturday morning with All-Great American Conference honors. Named to the First Team were Juan Gonzalez, Brett Berghammer and Jake Gozzo. Earning Second-Team honors were Caleb Bly, Zach...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    May 3, 2018

OBU Places Three on All-GAC Softball Squad

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist placed three players on the 2018 All-Great American Conference Softball Team, it was announced Wednesday. Dani Manning was selected First Team, Cheyenne Demaree earned Second Team and Katie Reyes was picked for Honorable...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    April 29, 2018

Bison Pummel Southern Nazarene, 20-6

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist scored 20 runs on 20 hits to open its series with Southern Nazarene with a 20-6 win Friday. Matt Poulin had five RBIs on four hits and Zane Gelphmanadded four RBIs on four hits, including an unusual inside the park home...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    April 25, 2018

OBU's Demaree Named GAC Player of the Week

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist right fielder Cheyenne Demaree earned Great American Conference Player of the Week honors, the league announced Tuesday. Demaree, a sophomore from Pryor, batted .750 with three home runs and two doubles for a 1.667...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    April 22, 2018

Lady Bison Tennis Team Wins GAC Tournament

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Oklahoma Baptist scored a 5-2 win over Southeastern Oklahoma State to claim its first ever Great American Conference postseason women's tennis championship. "I couldn't be happier for our girls," said Lady Bison Coach Nick...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    April 19, 2018

Shkot Earns Second GAC Honor

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist's Kateryna Shkot earned Great American Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the league announced Wednesday. Shkot, a senior from Kiev, Ukraine, won two matches in OBU's 5-1 victory over Harding that sealed the...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    April 12, 2018

Abbe Earns GAC Honor

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist's Caroline Abbe was selected Wednesday as the Great American Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week. Abbe, a junior from McKinney, Texas, is a first-time recipient of the award. She is the fifth different Lady...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    April 6, 2018

OBU Doubleheader Suspended at SWOSU

WEATHERFORD – Oklahoma Baptist lost one game and had another suspended after wind chills dipped to the low to mid 30s at Southwestern Oklahoma State Friday. OBU lost the opener 4-3. The second game will resume at OBU Saturday in the third inning...

 
 By Ray Fink    Sports    April 5, 2018

OBU's Moosbacher Collects GAC Honor

SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist sophomore Kim Moosbacher earned Great American Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week honors, the league announced Wednesday. Moosbacher, who hails from Cologne, Germany, was 2-0 in singles and in doubles, leading...

 

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