Oral Roberts baseball is scheduled to open its season Sunday, Feb. 21 with a home game vs. Little Rock.
The Golden Eagles will play their first game as a unit in 348 days. The 2020 season came to an abrupt halt with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Head coach Ryan Folmar said Friday there’s no doubt his players will be rusty having missed consistent game action; however, the key is staying healthy and growing together the first 20-25 games of the season.
Infielder Adam Oviedo got off to a wicked hot start in 2020, hitting .302 with a conference-best 5 home runs before the season shutdown. The TCU transfer said he’s focused on the mental aspect of the game early this season.
ORU was picked to finish second in the Summit League preseason poll.