Welcome to Oklahoma State AthleticsIt is a
place where Olympic gold medalists and NCAA
champions pass each other in the halls. It is the
home of perhaps the best basketball facility in the
country and the home of one of the nation's
top football complexes.
It is the home of the Heisman Trophy, the NCAA
baseball player of the century, and several of the
greatest wrestlers in history. It is the home of one
of college basketball's first great big men, not to
mention the home of one of the founding fathers of
the sport. Its golfers go on to become household
names. And its biggest booster is already a
It is the home of 51 national team championships -
the most in the Big 12 Conference and a total better than all but three schools in America.
This is Oklahoma State Athletics.
Fans and alumni of Oklahoma State University have long been blessed with one of
the nation's most well-rounded athletic departments. From bowl games in the fall
and Final Fours in March, to the College World Series in June, the cheering, and
winning, never stops in Stillwater.
51 NCAA Championships
Oklahoma State has won 51 NCAA championships to rank fourth in the country and
tops in the Big 12.
January, March and June
Oklahoma State is one of only three Big 12 schools to have made appearances
in a BCS bowl game, the men's basketball Final Four, the College World Series
and the Women's College World Series since the inception of the league.
It Takes Two
Stillwater was the home of college basketball's first dynasty. Under Mr.
Henry Iba, Oklahoma State (then known as Oklahoma A&M) became the first school
to win consecutive NCAA championships in men's hoops. OSU still ranks among the
nation's top 10 programs with six appearances in the Final Four and in the top
20 in all-time tournament wins.
Landing in Omaha
Oklahoma State has appeared in the College World Series 19 times to rank sixth
among all NCAA schools. OSU has made 39 appearances in the NCAA baseball
tournament to rank fourth all-time.
Oklahoma State wrestling is the winningest program in the history of college
athletics with 34 NCAA team championships.
OSU's individual honors have included the college baseball player of the
century in Pete Incaviglia, a college baseball player of the decade in Robin
Ventura, one of the top 20 college basketball players of all-time in Bob Kurland
(as selected by ESPN), a Heisman Trophy winner (Barry Sanders) and runner-up
(Terry Miller) and numerous NCAA individual champions and Olympic gold
The Cowboy golf team has won 54 conference championships. It has appeared in
66 NCAA Championships. Oklahoma State has claimed 10 national titles in the
The Cowgirl golf program has won eight of the 17 Big 12 championships that
have been contested and is a perennial national title contender.
The 10 Spot
Since 2007, 12 different OSU teams have reached the top 10 of their sport.
Oklahoma State has appeared in the Women's College World Series seven times
– tying for the most World Series appearances by a Big 12 school and ranking
The Cowgirl tennis program is a player on the national scene and at one
point reeled off 11 consecutive conference championships.
The Cowboy tennis team has been a postseason regular through the years with
nine appearances in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.
The 51st NCAA championship in school history came in 2012 when the Cowboy
cross country team won its fourth NCAA title and third in the last four years.
Two of the newest sports on OSU's campus are women's soccer and equestrian.
Equestrian has already claimed a national title and won the 2012 and 2013 Big 12
titles. The soccer team has advanced to the NCAA Tournament in six of the past
seven seasons and has won Big 12 titles in four of the last five years. The
Cowgirls came within a game of the Women's College Cup (final four) in 2010 and
OSU's track and field history includes more than 160 All-Americans,
including 2013 NCAA women's 1,500 meter champion Natalja Piliusina.
The Cowgirl basketball team won the 2012 Women's NIT and appeared in the
NCAA Sweet 16 in 2008.