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June 24, 2013

OBU tabbed top NAIA athletic program

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ORLANDO —  

Only allowed to use its top six men's and top six women's sports, OBU's final points total came from men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's swimming and diving, volleyball, women's tennis, men's basketball and baseball.

 

OBU is just the fifth school to win the NAIA award, which began in 1995-96. Azusa Pacific won it the last eight years, Simon Fraser won six times, Lindenwood twice and Pacific Lutheran once.

 

Seven other Sooner Athletic Conference schools scored in the standings. Oklahoma City is 10th at 614, followed by Wayland Baptist in 15th at 530.75, Lubbock Christian in 33rd at 347.5, Rogers State in 71st at 179, USAO in 104th at 117, St. Gregory's in 127th at 86 and John Brown in 148th with 53.

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