ORU after third straight title

Wednesday, May 17th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Tulsa-AP) -- The Golden Eagles of Oral Roberts are ready to go for their third straight conference baseball title.

O-R-U takes on Valparaiso at 7:00 PM.

The Golden Eagles are the top seed in the Mid-Continent Conference tournament. O-R-U glided to a 44-and-12 regular season record and won 26 of 27 conference games.

In addition to vying for consecutive titles, the Golden Eagles are looking for their second straight automatic berth in the N-C-A-A tournament.

Conference champs are guaranteed a place in the 64-team field of the N-C-A-A tourney.