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Forum staff reports, Published December 05 2013

Oral Roberts returns as full member of the Summit League

ELMHURST, Ill. – The Summit League announced on Thursday that Oral Roberts has become the school’s ninth full-time member. All 16 Golden Eagles athletic teams will be in the Summit League beginning in the 2014-15 season.

North Dakota State is a member of the Summit League.

The Golden Eagles were in the Summit League from 1997-2012. The majority of their teams left the Summit to play in the Southland Conference. Their men’s soccer team has remained in the Summit.

“We are excited to have Oral Roberts University join the Summit League for the 2014-15 season,” Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple said. “ORU brings very strong and well-rounded athletic and academic programs to our league.”