2019-20 ORU Track and Field Headlines

  • ORU's Wells Named Summit League Athlete of the Year
    April 01, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The postseason awards continue to rack up for Oral Roberts junior Sasha Wells as she was selected as The Summit League Women's Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Year as announced Wednesday by the league office.
  • Stubbs, Wells Earn Academic All-Summit League Honors
    March 25, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A pair of Oral Roberts juniors, Kayvon Stubbs and Sasha Wells, were named to the Women's Indoor Track and Field Academic All-Summit League Team as announced by the league office Wednesday.
  • UPDATE: All ORU Athletic Events Canceled for 2019-20 Academic Year
    March 12, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – All Oral Roberts University athletic competitions have been CANCELED for the 2019-20 academic year as announced by The Summit League due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • All-Summit League Honorees Revealed for Indoor Track and Field
    March 03, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League officially announced the 2020 Indoor Track & Field All-League team Tuesday, with a total of 105 student-athletes earning recognition for their performances during the championships, including six men and five women representing Oral Roberts.
  • Seven Titles Headlines #ORUTF at Summit League Championships
    February 29, 2020
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Oral Roberts track and field team took home a combined seven event titles closing the 2020 Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championships Presented by U.S. Air Force Special Warfare Saturday from Lutheran Health Fieldhouse at Purdue Fort Wayne.
  • #ORUTF Breaks Meet Record in Fast Opening Day of Summit League Championships
    February 28, 2020
    FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Oral Roberts track and field team broke a meet record and dominated the sprint events Friday on day one of the 2020 Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championships Presented by U.S. Air Force Special Warfare from Lutheran Health Fieldhouse on the campus of Purdue Fort Wayne.
  • Golden Eagles Ready for Summit League Indoor Championships Feb. 28-29
    February 26, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 2020 Summit League Indoor Track and Field Championships Presented by U.S. Air Force Special Warfare will be hosted Friday and Saturday at the Lutheran Health Fieldhouse in Fort Wayne, Ind. This is the fourth time in league history that the Mastodons have hosted the indoor championships, the first being in 2012 event.
  • Wells Garners Summit League Weekly Honor
    February 18, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – After matching her own school record Saturday, Oral Roberts sprinter Sasha Wells earned Summit League Female Track Athlete of the Week honors for the third time this season as announced by the league office Tuesday.
  • Record Day for #ORUTF at Gorilla Classic
    February 15, 2020
    PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Oral Roberts track and field team broke a meet record in the men's 4x400 relay highlighting the 5th Annual Indoor Gorilla Classic inside the Robert W. Plaster Center Feb. 14-15.
  • Dormeus' Title Paces ORU at J.D. Martin Invitational
    February 08, 2020
    NORMAN, Okla. – The Oral Roberts track and field team continued its indoor season Saturday competing in the J.D. Martin Invitational hosted by the University of Oklahoma at the Mosier Indoor Facility.
  • Golden Eagles Complete Texas Tech Invitational
    February 01, 2020
    LUBBOCK, Texas – Oral Roberts track and field program battled against multiple Power 5 programs to complete the Texas Tech Invitational, Saturday afternoon.
  • Golden Eagles Sign Ezukanma
    January 28, 2020
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women’s track and field team announced the signing of Amaka Ezukanma to the program.
  • Wells Claims Summit League Track Athlete of the Week
    January 28, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts sprinter Sasha Wells was named the Summit League Female Track Athlete of the Week for the week, the league announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Three Golden Eagles Claim Individual Titles, Wells Runs School Record
    January 25, 2020
    LINCOLN, Neb. – Sasha Wells bettered her previous Oral Roberts school record to win the 60m hurdles, while Makayla Ayres and Devin Simon each claimed individual titles at the Mark Colligan Memorial, Saturday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
  • Jackson Claims First Career Summit League Track AOTW
    January 21, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts sprinter Kevin Jackson was named the Summit League Male Track Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 13-19, the league announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Jackson Highlights Arkansas Invitational
    January 18, 2020
    FAYETTEVILE, Ark. – True freshman Kevin Jackson recorded two top-5 finishes as the Golden Eagles completed the Arkansas Invitational, Friday night at the Randal Tyson Track Complex.
  • Golden Eagles Welcome Powell-Peters to Program
    December 16, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – Head track and field coach Joe Dial announced the signing of Tay Powell-Peters to the program.
  • ORU Athletics to Induct Three into 2020 Hall of Fame Class
    December 12, 2019
    TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts University Athletic Department has announced its 2020 Hall of Fame Class, which will be honored at halftime of the men's basketball game February 1, 2020. Former ORU greats Marsha Dawkins (track and field), Jose Trevino (baseball) and Deborah A. Yow (women's basketball) make up the 2020 class of inductees.
  • Wells Earns Bahamas Collegiate Athlete of the Year
    December 11, 2019
    NASSAU, Bahamas – Oral Roberts hurdler Sasha Wells was named the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year and Collegiate Female Track Athlete of the Year, the Association announced Sunday night.
  • Wells Named Summit League Track Athlete of the Week
    December 10, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts sprinter Sasha Wells was named the Summit League Female Track Athlete of the Week for the week of Dec. 2 – 8, the league announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Golden Eagles Open Indoor Season with Five Event Titles
    December 06, 2019
    LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Oral Roberts men’s and women’s track and field program completed the Bob Timmons Challenge to open the 2019-20 indoor season, Friday night at the Anschutz Pavilion.
  • Men Picked Fourth, Women Fifth in Summit League Preseason Poll
    December 05, 2019
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts men’s track and field program were picked to finish fourth in The 2020 Summit League Indoor Track and Field preseason poll, the league announced Thursday. The Golden Eagles women’s track and field team were picked to finish fifth.