The Oklahoma City RedHawks will have a job fair for the 2014 baseball season on Feb. 28 and March 1 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The annual spring gathering will help the Pacific Coast League franchise fill game day staff positions such as ushers, gate attendants, ticket window attendants and retail workers.
The RedHawks and Professional Sports Catering will also add food service staff members. Positions include cashiers, cooks, kitchen managers and wait staff. Two part-time internship positions are open in the culinary and catering departments for those looking for college credit.
Those who apply for a position must be available for all 72 home games and other scheduled events during the baseball season.
A list of available positions is at www.okcredhawks.com, or call (405) 218-1000 for more information.
The job fair runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day.
OU FINISHES FOURTH AT NATIONAL DUALS
The No. 11-ranked Oklahoma wrestling team finished fourth out of 14 teams at the NWCA Division I National Duals after going 2-2 during the two-day event in Columbus, Ohio.
OU (11-5) fell to No. 13 Ohio State, 23-16, in the third-place dual on Monday.
Second-ranked Kendric Maple (149 pounds), Clark Glass (165 pounds), top-ranked Andrew Howe (184 pounds), and Zach Merrill (285 pounds) picked up wins against the Buckeyes, who took the dual's other six matches.
OU also lost to No. 4 Cornell (12-0), 23-20, in the semifinals on Monday.
On Sunday, OU advanced to the semifinals with wins over Bloomsburg and Central Michigan. Sunday also marked the return of senior All-American Jarrod Patterson, ranked No. 7 at 125 pounds, who made his first appearance since suffering a knee injury on Jan. 19 against Northern Iowa. Patterson picked up wins against Bloomsburg and Central Michigan, but was one of three recently injured starters who did not wrestle Monday.
OU is expected to be at full strength when it returns to the mat on March 8 as it hosts the Big 12 Championship inside McCasland Field House.
The No. 2-ranked Oklahoma City University men's golf team, and the school's No. 3-rated women's team swept team and individual championships Monday at the Claude Jacobs Intercollegiate in Victoria, Texas.
The OCU men, behind medalist Anthony Marchesani, beat No. 8 Texas Wesleyan by two shots and top-ranked Wayland Baptist (Texas) strokes. The women's team, led by Elia Folch, finished 11 strokes ahead of Northwood (Texas).
Marchesani had 11 birdies through three rounds and finished with a 211, which was five strokes ahead of runner-up Jose Pablo Rolz of Texas Wesleyan. Folch sank 10 birdies and totaled 141 for two rounds. She finished one stroke ahead of Fariza Zain of Northwood.
OC DEBUTS STADIUM
Oklahoma Christian University in Oklahoma City will debut its new $3.9 million softball stadium at 1 p.m. Tuesday against West Texas A&M. The Eagles and Buffaloes are scheduled to play a second game at Tom Heath Field at Lawson Plaza at approximately 3.
*Whitney Anderson of St. Gregory's was chosen Sooner Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week. The senior from McAlester batted .500 with two doubles, a triple and two walks over a four-game stretch. She also scored six times.
Jamie Rateliff of Oklahoma City U. was the SAC Pitcher of the Week. The Mustang product helped the Stars win three games, striking out four in 10 innings. Rateliff surrendered just four hits and finished the week with a 1.24 earned run average.
*Niki Davidson, a freshman catcher/designated player for Oklahoma Christian, was selected Heartland Conference Softball Hitter of the Week. The former Community Christian standout helped the Eagles win three of five road games with a grand slam, six RBIs and a .467 average.
*Hannah Helker and Akela Jones, both from Oklahoma Baptist, are the SAC Women's Indoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week. Helker, a junior out of Edmond North, won the 5,000-meter run in 16 minutes, 50.97 seconds during the OBU Invitational. The time was 40 seconds better than the previous best for NAIA schools. Jones, a sophomore from St. Michael's, Barbados, set the No. 1 mark in the NAIA for the long jump at 20-feet, 2.25 inches. She is the only female in the NAIA to clear 20 feet this season.
*Josh Gibbs of Central Oklahoma is the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Men's Basketball Player of the Week. The senior forward from Kansas City, Mo., averaged 24.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists during the Bronchcos' two wins last week.