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Oakland City University's Department of Athletics holds dual membership affiliation with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division II level and the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) at the Division I level.

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MIGHTY OAKS BASEBALL TO PLAY AT GIL HODGES FIELD DUE TO FIELD CONDITIONS

Oakland City, IN—Oakland City University will host Morthland College for a double-header on Tuesday, with the first pitch scheduled for 12:00 on March 18. Due to the field conditions at Brooks C. Pinnick Field, the games have been moved to Gil Hodges Field in Princeton, Indiana.

OCU DEFEATS ECCLESIA; ADVANCES TO CCNIT CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST VICTORY UNIVERSITY

Oakland City, IN—In the second round of the 2014 Christian College National Invitational Tournament, the Oaks found themselves squaring off against the Royals of Ecclesia College with a berth in the tournament championship game on the line. After leading 41-23 at the half, OCU took care of business in the second period, winning by the final score of 83-57. (more)

OAKLAND CITY UNIVERSITY TO HOST THIRD ANNUAL CCNIT MARCH 13-15

Oakland City, IN—The 2014 Christian College National Invitational Tournament Men's Basketball Championship will be held in the Johnson Center Thursday, March 13, through Saturday, March 15. There will be a banquet on Wednesday, March 12, in the Oakland City University dining hall to kick off the tournament. Tickets for the banquet may be purchased by contacting the OCU Athletic office at (812)749-1264. (more)

LADY OAKS DEFEAT LYNX TO AVENGE EARLIER LOSS; QUALIFY FOR NCCAA REGIONAL

Oakland City, IN—The Lady Oaks hosted the Lynx of Lindenwood University-Belleville on Wednesday, February 26, a team the took to overtime before losing 79-75 on January 14. The score was similar this time around, but OCU was on top, winning by the score of 82-77. The win gave the Lady Oaks their 10th win of the year, earning the team a trip to the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament. (more)

 

PARTICIPATION

More than 200 student athletes have been named Academic All-Americans since 1992, and more than 50 First and Second Team "On Floor/Field/Court" All-Americans have been selected since the 1980s.

In 2003-2004, Oakland City University was recognized by USA Today and the NCAA as having the highest graduation rate of any NCAA Division II college or university for African-American male athletes. In 2004-2005, the NCAA announced that Oakland City University had the highest graduation rate of any NCAA college or university in Indiana.

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RECOGNITION

In 2003-2004, Oakland City University was recognized by USA Today and the NCAA as having the highest graduation rate of any NCAA Division II college or university for African-American male athletes.

In 2004-2005, the NCAA announced that Oakland City University had the highest graduation rate of any NCAA college or university in Indiana.

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