In this month's edition of Inside the Huddle, learn more about the Women of Championship Excellence initiative, read about Steve Owens' prestigious alumni award and get ready for the 2021-22 men's and women's
OU Athletics is excited to announce that Love’s Travel Stops, the nation’s leading travel stop network, has provided the lead and naming gift for the University of Oklahoma’s new softball stadium.
The company has pledged $9 million toward the project and also extended a challenge to other donors. It will match every other donation dollar for dollar up to an additional $3 million dollars for incoming contributions. Once fulfilled, the match will result in a total gift of $12 million from Love’s, which is the largest philanthropic gift directed toward a female specific sport program in OU Athletics history.
Click below to read more about this historic gift.
New this year, the Women of Championship Excellence initiative was created as a direct avenue for those who are passionate about supporting OU's women's programs.
Each year, head coaches and administrators of women's sports programs will identify greatest areas of need for OU female student-athletes. Contributions to the Women of Excellence initiative will directly impact areas including, but not limited to, personal and professional development, scholarship support and facility projects. Click below to learn more about the initiative and how to become a member.
Congratulations to OU letterwinner and Sooner Club member Steve Owens for being one of 10 alumni to receive the 2021 Regents' Alumni Award in recognition of his dedication and service to OU!
OU Women's Basketball v. Rogers State (Exh): Sunday, Oct. 31 at 2PM
OU Men's Basketball v. Rogers State (Exh): Monday, Nov. 1 at 7PM
Basketball season is right around the corner as the 2021-22 season starts this weekend. Be sure to check out a recap of both basketball programs at Big 12's Media Tipoffs in preparation for the first games!
In addition to the scholarship support provided by Sooner Club members for nearly 600 current student-athletes, the Sooners For Life Scholarship Program was created for former student-athletes to complete their undergraduate degree and/or pursue a graduate degree. Learn more about how Sooner Club members are supporting all student-athlete scholarships and our 2021-22 Sooners For Life Scholarship recipients!
Your 2022 Sooner Club membership is now available! With convenience in mind, you can take advantage of a monthly payment schedule while also receiving bonus points for committing early! Click below to get locked
in for 2022.
You are now able to request tickets for the 2021 Big 12 Championship Game and bowl games! The deadline for both applications is Thursday,
November 12. Click the link below to go directly to the application site.
On July 1, 2021, the NCAA announced that college athletes will have the opportunity to benefit from their name, image and likeness, often referred to as NIL. OU has put powerful resources behind the new opportunities that await student-athletes as it pertains to name, image and likeness. Learn more below about NIL in OU Athleticsand how donors play a role in this historic era.