Men’s Soccer- Oct. 13
The Oklahoma Christina men’s soccer team fell short in Saturday’s loss against Eastern New Mexico University, losing 2-1.
The Eagles were down by two goals with less than 30 minutes remaining and found a way to score to get within one.
Down by 2 goals with less than 30 minutes to play, junior Diego Vazquez scored in the 78th minute off a cross from senior Vincius Alves, but the Eagles were unable to score another to tie the game.
Freshman goalkeeper Anthony Trabichet ended with seven saves, increasing his season total to 81. He currently leads the Heartland Conference in saves.
After the loss, the Eagles dropped to eighth place with 13 standing points. To make post season play, the Eagles would have to move up two places to sixth.
Oklahoma Christian will more than likely need to win at least three of their remaining games to make it into the Heartland Conference postseason tournament. The Eagles will close the season with four consecutive road games starting Oct. 18 against Rogers State University at 7:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer- Oct. 13
The Oklahoma Christian women’s soccer team beat Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) for the first time in school history Saturday against winning 2-1.
Senior Lauren Parker and freshman Denise Bennett each scored in the first 17 minutes of play, and the Lady Eagles held the lead for the remainder of the game against the Lady Dustdevils. The Lady Eagles finished with seven shots on goal, and TAMIU shot five on frame.
The win redeemed Oklahoma Christian’s 4-0 loss against TAMIU that occurred earlier in the season.
Oklahoma Christian goalkeeper Addison Milner recorded four saves bumping her total to 91 on the season, which leads the conference. Milner was also named Eagle of the Week for her performance.
The Lady Eagles will return home for their last two home games of the season playing St. Edward’s University Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. and Dallas Baptist University Oct. 20 at 1 p.m.
Men’s Soccer- Oct. 11.
The Oklahoma Christian men’s soccer team went scoreless Thursday night losing 5-0 to West Texas A&M University.
West Texas A&M scored three goals in the first 30 minutes and extended their lead to five in the second half.
The Buffaloes out shout Oklahoma Christian 32-7. West Texas A&M’s Reece Schattle recorded a hat trick in the contest.
Junior Diego Vazquez recorded five of the Eagles’ shots, four were on goal, but none found the back of the net. In the goal, freshman Anthony Trabichet made 11 saves, tying his season high. Freshman Daniel Moss made his season debut in the goal for 14 minutes but finished with no saves.
The loss dropped the Eagles into a tie with St. Edward’s University for sixth place in conference standings. The top six teams will move on to postseason competition.
The Eagles will play their final regular season home game against eighth place Eastern New Mexico Oct. 13 at 11 a.m., which will mark a vital game for the postseason race.
Women’s Soccer- Oct. 11
The Oklahoma Christian University women’s soccer team came up short against St. Mary’s losing 1-0.
St. Mary’s scored the game’s only goal in the 31st minute and kept their lead for the remainder of the game. The loss marks the third game this season in which the Lady Eagles have fallen by a one-goal margin.
Oklahoma Christian put six shots on goal but St. Mary’s goalkeeper Erin Longford was able to deny all attempts.
Seniors Lauren Parker and Darrian Palacios each recorded two shots for the Lady Eagles.
Junior goalkeeper Addison Milner finished with six saves on the game, increasing her season total to 87—first in the Heartland Conference.
The Lady Eagles will travel to Texas A&M International in Laredo, TX Saturday Oct. 13 to play at 12 p.m.
Men’s Swimming- Oct. 6
At the Ouachita Baptist University three-team meet Oct. 6, the Eagles broke four school records.
Freshman Bergen Davis won the 400-yard individual medley in 4:17.44, breaking the previous school record of 4:18.17 by sophomore Daniel Rutledge. Sophomore Ryan Jennings set a new school record in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:57.89. Becoming the third individual at the meet to break a record, sophomore Zac Hawes broke the former 200 breaststroke record by .7 seconds with a time of 2:12.65.
Hawes’ new 200 breaststroke record marks his third school record this season.
The fourth record came from the Eagles’ 400 freestyle relay. In a time of 3:12.45, the team of sophomore Derek Duckworth, junior Kurt Gscheidle, freshman Brandon Heredia and Jennings broke the former record of 3:13.45 set at the RMAC Championships last season.
Oklahoma Christian also posted three other first place finishes Saturday. The 400 medley relay team of freshman Noah Woollweever, Hawes, Jennings and Heredia placed first in 3:33.38. Duckworth and Heredia both recorded individual wins for the Eagles. Duckworth swam a 1:48.29 to win the 200 freestyle and Heredia won the 50 freestyle in 21.54 seconds.
The Eagles will swim next in the Maroon-Gray Intrasquad meet they host at the Edmond YMCA Oct. 26.
Women’s Swimming- Oct. 6
In a three-team meet hosted by Ouachita Baptist University, the Oklahoma Christian University women’s swim team recorded two individual and one team wins.
Freshman Grace Hill placed first in the 400-yard individual medley, swimming a 4:51.16. Freshman Kaleigh Seitz also took first in her event, posting a 2:18.72 to win the 200 backstroke.
For relay events, Oklahoma Christian took first and second in the 400 freestyle relay. The team of juniors Jamie McGarrigle and Heidi Fritscher, sophomore Hailey Webster and freshman Andrea Rogers finished first in a time of 3:45.31.
The Lady Eagles placed second as a team in the meet.
Oklahoma Christian will host the Maroon-Gray Intrasquad meet at the Edmond YMCA Recreation and Aquatic Center Oct. 26.
Men’s Soccer- Oct. 6
The Oklahoma Christian men’s soccer team played No.4-ranked Midwestern State Saturday at home.
Sophomore Landon Pope gave the Eagles an early 1-0 lead with a shot to the back of the net off of an assist from freshman D’Waylan McIntosh in the seventh minute.
Midwestern State answered with a shot in the 39th minute to tie the game 1-1. The Mustands then scored three consecutive goals in the second half to defeat Oklahoma Christian 4-1.
Despite the loss, Oklahoma Christian still sits in playoff position. The Eagles have 13 standing points and are third in the North Division and fifth overall.
Freshman goalkeeper Anthony Trabichet made three saves in the loss. For his performance this week (including his fourth shutout of the season in the Eagles 1-0 win over DBU), Trabichet was named the Heartland Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season, becoming the first Oklahoma Christian men’s soccer player to do so.
Trabichet leads the Heartland Conference with 63 saves this season and sits second in shutouts with four.
The Eagles will stay in Edmond, OK for their final two home games of the season. The Eagles battle West Texas A&M Thursday Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. and Eastern New Mexico Saturday Oct. 13 at 1 p.m.
Women’s Soccer- Oct. 6
This Saturday, the Oklahoma Christian women’s soccer team fell short against Lubbock Christian in tough weather conditions at the Eagle Soccer Field.
Arely Jimenez started the scoring for the Chaparrals in the seventh minute giving them an early, 1-0, lead. Lubbock Christian then scored three goals late in the first half in the 38th, 42nd and 43rd minutes. Makenna Pate and Allison Scott each scored their second goals of the game in the second half in the 47th and 62nd minute.
Sophomore Brianna Concienne recorded three shots for the Lady Eagles. Senior Lauren Parker and sophomore Addy Gibbs added two shots, but Oklahoma Christian could not find the back of the net.
Oklahoma Christian will play St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX Oct. 11 and Texas A&M International University in Laredo Oct. 13.
Men’s Soccer- Sept. 29
The Oklahoma Christian men’s soccer team won another game on the road defeating University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB) 2-1 in double overtime.
Senior Matheus Mantovani scored in the first minute on a pass from Diego Vasquez to give Oklahoma Christian an early lead. In the 54th minute, UTPB tied the game on a free kick by Jacob Tellez. Neither team scored during the remainder of regulation time.
Junior Diego Vasquez, in the second overtime, scored a golden goal capping the game off in the Eagles’ favor.
Oklahoma Christian was outshot 16-15 during the game, but outshot UTPB 3-2 in overtime play.
The Eagles will continue their road trip as they will take on Dallas Baptist Thursday at 7 p.m.
Women’s Soccer- Sept. 29
The Lady Eagles soccer team fell short against St. Mary’s Saturday, losing 2-0.
St. Mary’s outshot Oklahoma Christian by a thin margin, 14-12.The Lady Eagles finished with five shots on goal, but could not get one to find the back of the net.
Junior goalkeeper Addison Milner recorded six saves on the game. She currently leads the Heartland Conference in saves this season with 57.
The Lady Eagles will travel to Rogers State to play the Lady Hillcats Thursday at 5 p.m.
Women’s Cross Country- Sept. 28
The Oklahoma Christian women’s cross-country team placed third out of six teams at the Red River XC Shootout in Burkburnett, TX.
Junior Kelsey Castillo recorded a career best, fourth place finish, running the 5,000-meter course in 20:16.89.
Two other Lady Eagle runners placed in the top 20 out of 63 runners. Senior Rachel Meyers ran a 21:09.82 to finish 12th and freshman Denise Battles placed 15th with a time of 21:13.63.
Other runners for Oklahoma Christian included freshman Payton Duesing, who finished 24th, sophomore Ellie Little placed 26th and freshman Caroline Schwab came in 35th.
The Lady Eagles will run next at the Fort Hays State Tiger Open Oct. 13 in Victoria, KS.
Men’s Cross Country- Sept 28
The Oklahoma Christian men’s cross country team ran at the Red River XC Shootout Sept. 28.
In the race, hosted by Midwestern State University at Camp Perkins, three Eagles recorded personal-best times. Sophomore Colton Meyers finished the 8K course in 26:35.14, freshman Chase Cate recorded 27:06.50 and freshman Nick Parizek recorded 28:13.79.
Meyers crossed the finish line .03 behind teammate sophomore Caleb Bozarth. Bozarth ran a 26:35.11 to take sixth place, while Meyers took third.
With a team score of 52, Oklahoma Christian placed second out of six teams, 27 points behind first place Cameron University.
The Eagles’ next race will be the Fort Hays State Tiger Open in Victoria, KS Oct. 3.
Women’s Soccer- Sept. 27
The Oklahoma Christian University women’s soccer team fell to Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Thursday night at the Eagle Soccer Field 4-0.
Heartland Conference’s 2017 offensive player of the year, Cio Bargallo, led the TAMIU with a hat trick scoring in the first, 18th , and 51st minutes.
A handful of Lady Eagles – junior Oby Okeke, senior Darrian Palacios, senior Lauren Parker and sophomore Corina Marin – each took two shots, none of which were able to find the back of the net. TAMIU outshot the Lady Eagles 18-11.
The Lady Eagles soccer team will stay home to host St. Mary’s Sept 29 at 1 p.m.
Men’s Soccer- Sept. 27
The Oklahoma Christian men’s soccer team came away with a road win againstHeartland Conference opponent Lubbock Christian University Sept. 27.
With two minutes left before halftime, senior Matheus Mantovani scored to put the Eagles up 1-0. For the final 45 minutes of play, the Eagles defense shutout the Chaparrals to maintain the lead.
Oklahoma Christian goalkeeper freshman Anthony Trabichet made three saves, pushing his season total to 55. This was Trabichet’s third shutout of the season.
Oklahoma Christian currently sits third in the Heartland Conference’s North Division and is tied for sixth in the division. The conference postseason tournament takes the top six teams meaning that if the season ended today, Oklahoma Christian would make the playoffs.
The Eagles will travel to Odessa, TX, to play Texas-Permian Basin Saturday Sept 29.