OBU WINS INDOOR TITLES
The Oklahoma Baptist track and teams won both the men's and women's NAIA indoor national championships over the weekend.
OBU's Adam Godwin and Akela Jones were named Most Valuable Performers of the championship meets.
Godwin, from Edmond North, won the one-mile (4:10.84) and 3,000-meter (8:22.26) events, and Jones won the high jump (5-8 3/4) and long jump (20-6 1/2), while coming in second in the 60 meters (8.52).
“The work ethic and standards this team has had has been better than any team I've had,” OBU coach Ford Mastin said. “Everybody had a job to do and everyone played their role.”
The OBU women won seven event championships, with two from Jones, two from Jura Levy, who set two event records, two wins by Edmond North product Hannah Helker and one by Stacy Warrior, originally of Wewoka.
In addition to Godwin, OBU got a men's event title in the 600 from Edmond Santa Fe product Travis Hinton.
COWGIRLS FINISH SIXTH
Oklahoma State's women's golf team finished sixth at the Bruin Wave Invitational in Tarzana, Calif., after posting a 315 during the third round of play at El Caballero Country Club.
The Cowgirls, who played the event without the nation's top-ranked player, Kelsey Vines, finished at 67-over 931.
Josephine Janson led the starting five for OSU, finishing with a 79 to tie for 21st place at 230.
The OSU men's track and field team is ranked No. 9 in this week's United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll. Tulsa is No. 20. The OU women are No. 22. ... Oklahoma State's women's tennis team fell one spot to No. 28 in this week's team rankings released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Tulsa is No. 22. ... The OU men's tennis team is No. 6 in the ITA rankings. Tulsa is No. 15.
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