Ouachita Baptist Tigers

Ouachita Baptist Tigers
University Ouachita Baptist University
Conference Great American Conference
NCAA Division II
Athletic director David Sharp
Location Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Varsity teams 16
Football stadium A.U. Williams Field
Basketball arena Bill Vining Arena
Baseball stadium Rab Rodgers Field
Nickname Tigers
Colors Purple and Gold[1]
Website www.obutigers.com

The Ouachita Baptist Tigers are composed of 16 teams representing Ouachita Baptist University in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, golf, soccer, swimming, and tennis. Men's sports include baseball, football, and wrestling. Women's sports include volleyball, cross country, and softball. The Tigers compete in the NCAA Division II and are members of the Great American Conference.[2]


The Tigers women's volleyball team in action against the Texas A&M–Commerce Lions in 2013
Men's Women's
Baseball Basketball
Basketball Cross Country
Football Golf
Golf Soccer
Soccer Softball
Swimming Swimming
Tennis Tennis
Wrestling Volleyball


Ouachita Baptist has had 5 Major League Baseball Draft selections since the draft began in 1965.[3]

Year Player Round Team
1965 Jordan, JamesJames Jordan 29 Giants
1969 Pattillo, RogerRoger Pattillo 11 Phillies
1972 Lancaster, PaulPaul Lancaster 30 Yankees
1976 Lamb, RandolphRandolph Lamb 14 Astros
2008 Smith, SteveSteve Smith 25 Indians
2014 Ghidotti, KeeganKeegan Ghidotti 38 Orioles
2014 Ward, DavisDavis Ward 40 Cardinals



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