Athletics Fall 2015

OBU Men’s Soccer Tops GAC Preseason Poll

Three weeks before the opening of the inaugural Great American Conference men’s soccer season, the league’s head coaches voted new member Oklahoma Baptist as the preseason favorite.

The Bison join the GAC after 11 years in the NAIA’s Sooner Athletic Conference.

The 2015 season opened during the first week of September. This year, the Bison take on Harding, Ouachita Baptist, Southern Nazarene, Oklahoma City, Dallas Baptist, Northeastern State and Rogers State among others.

Lady Bison Picked Fifth in GAC Preseason Soccer Poll

Women’s soccer coaches in the Great American Conference selected Oklahoma Baptist fifth in the preseason poll.

Oklahoma Baptist will enter its first season in the GAC following a championship in the Sooner Athletic Conference in its final season in the NAIA. Mikayla Lowery won SAC Freshman of the Year honors as she placed in the top six in both categories and Emma Beck led the league in saves.

The 2015 season opened the weekend of Sept. 3. The Lady Bison face East Central, Northwestern Oklahoma State, Southwestern Oklahoma State, Harding, Ouachita Baptist, Southern Nazarene and Harding among others.