ATHLETICS EXCELLENCE

Tulsa has won four national tournament championships in women’s golf (2 NCAA, 2 AIAW), three in men’s basketball (2 NIT, 1 CBI) and one in men’s tennis (1982 NITT).

In this decade, Tulsa has consistently ranked among the top-100 schools in the nation in the NACDA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Division I standings, recording its highest finish ever in the all-sports sweepstakes at No. 58 in the 2011-12 season.

Tulsa teams have made national post-season tournament appearances 146 times, including 19 bowl game appearances, in school history.

Golden Hurricane teams have won 124 conference championships in the history of the school.

2013-14 Tulsa Highlights

Thirty Top TU Student-Athletes Who Went Onto Prominent Professional Athletic Careers

David Alexander, 9-year NFL career

Bob Babich, Chicago Bears Assistant Coach

Kathy Baker, Former LPGA Professional Multiple Tour Winner

Glenn Dobbs, Former Pro Football Player and Tulsa Head Football Coach

Jim Finks, Pro Football Hall of Famer

Gus Frerotte, 15-year NFL career

Hank Haney, PGA Golf Coach

Steve Harris, 5-year NBA career

Sarah Haskins, USA Olympic Triathlete

Todd Hays, Three-time USA Olympian; 2002 Bobsled Silver Medalist

Dennis Hickey, Director of College Scouting, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Carin HJ Koch, Current LPGA player

Tommy Hudspeth, Former NFL and College Head Coach

Steve Largent, Pro Football Hall of Famer

Nancy Lopez, LPGA Hall of Famer

Jerry Ostroski, 8-year NFL career

Drew Pearson, NFL All-Pro, Dallas Cowboys

Stacy Prammanasudh, Current LPGA player

Paul Pressey, Former NBA all-star and current NBA assistant coach

Ray Rhodes, Former NFL Head Coach

Jerry Rhome, 1964 Heisman Trophy runner-up

Kelly Robbins, Former LPGA Professional Multiple Tour Winner

Steve Rogers, 5-time Major League All-Star

Jody Rosenthal, Former LPGA Professional Multiple Tour Winner

Michael Ruffin, 11-year NBA career

Sam Rutigliano, Former NFL Head Coach

Bob St. Clair, Pro Football Hall of Famer

Bobby “Bingo” Smith, 12-year NBA career

Lovie Smith, Former Chicago Bears Head Coach

Howard Twilley, Former NFL player and World Champion with 1972 Miami Dolphins