Athletics - Archives 2017-18

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Castiglione Regarded as Nation's Best AD
Athletics 08/17/2017

Sports Illustrated writer Bruce Feldman recently conducted separate anonymous surveys of national media members and Division I athletics directors, asking the following question: Who are the best ADs in the business? The top vote getter? Oklahoma's Joe Castiglione.

Sooner Exclusive
Athletics 08/08/2017

Formerly known as the Boomerblast, the OU Athleticcs Department is proud to re-introduce its weekly email with a brand new look and a new name, the Sooner Exclusive!

Play Sooner Caravan: Night of Champions Aug. 18
Athletics 07/20/2017

After a year that included four team national championships, five individual NCAA titles and four team conference crowns, the University of Oklahoma Athletics Department is announcing its Sooner Caravan: Night of Champions celebration. The event will take place on Friday, Aug. 18, at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center in Oklahoma City.

OU Claims Top-10 Finishes in Capital One Cup
Athletics 07/10/2017

Oklahoma has finished within the top 10 of the Capital One Cup standings for both its women's and men's programs.

Play #ChampU: 2016-17 Year in Review
Athletics 06/29/2017

"People don't know what it means to be champions. Oklahoma invented it." Legendary coach Barry Switzer's famous quote never rang true more than in 2016-17.

OU Sweeps Big 12 Sportspersons of the Year Awards
Athletics 06/27/2017

Oklahoma's Bryce Perry and Samaje Perine have been honored as 2016-17 Big 12 Sportspersons of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday.

OU Student-Athletes Set Two More GPA Records
Athletics 06/26/2017

OU student-athletes posted the best cumulative GPA in recorded school history during the spring, the 11th straight term of at least a 3.0 figure.

Bower, Capps Receive Gautt Scholarship
Athletics 06/06/2017

Allan Bower and Chayse Capps were named Oklahoma's recipients of the 2016-17 Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship.

Alford Named Central Michigan AD
Athletics 05/15/2017

OU's Michael Alford was named associate vice president and athletics director at Central Michigan University on Monday morning.

Play Sooners. Graduates. Family.
Athletics 05/13/2017

124 Sooner student-athletes completed degrees during the spring semester at the University of Oklahoma.

Master Plans Complete for Baseball & Softball
Athletics 05/11/2017

"We have addressed many of our facilities in recent years and we now turn our attention to baseball and softball," said Joe Castiglione. The work encompasses expansion and enhancements at both L. Dale Mitchell Park and the OU Softball Complex.

APR Data Shows Continued Academic Success
Athletics 05/10/2017

For the ninth consecutive year, each of OU's athletics programs earned a multiyear Academic Progress Rate score above the NCAA minimum.