August 2012

Parent Orientation

Station 82

Date: 
08/25/2012 - 10:30am

In the Saddle — Coach Jimmy Hampton

Date Published: 
08/23/2012
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CHICKASHA – Two weeks before classes begin, USAO soccer players stepped foot on campus and have been focusing on fitness and tactical work in daily workouts to prepare for the big opening of the 2012 season.

“The kids have worked very hard for the last 10 or 12 days, and we’ll continue to work hard,” Head Coach Jimmy Hampton said. “The kids are excited to be here and they have a good attitude.”

Hampton said the Drover women looked good in preseason games, partially because the strong leaders who have emerged.

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USAO LUAU

Alumni House

Date: 
08/24/2012 - 10:00pm

COSTA RICA 2013

Published: 
August-23-2012
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The natural treasures of Cahuita are just one of many sights that travellers will experiences on a trip to Costa Rica organized by the University of Science and Arts. For more information, call 405-574-1207.

Armed with a new educational travel program and an exciting destination, Dr. Brenda Brown’s enthusiasm about next year’s trip to Costa Rica is infectious.

Jeffrey Poolaw

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Class: 
Sophomore
Hometown: 
Anadarko, Okla.
Previous School: 
Anadarko High School
Height: 
5-5

2012: Poolaw came out his freshman season as one of USAO’s fastest runners. He set a personal record in the final race of the season — the SAC Championship — finishing 8-kilometers in 30:10. That time puts him second in school history.

High School: Attending Anadarko High School, Poolaw was a 4A state meet qualifier.

Major: History

Interesting Fact: Secretly wishes his name was Ayal.

Kieran Brennan

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Class: 
Senior
Hometown: 
Windsor, England
Previous School: 
Windsor Boys' School
Height: 
5-6

2012: Brennan joined the cross country team and quickly became one of the Drovers’ top runners. He set a personal and school record for fastest 8-kilometer time, finishing an October race in 29:48.

2010: Brennan played soccer at USAO for one season.

High School: Brennan attended Windsor Boys’ School in England.

Major: Physical Education

Interesting Fact: Helps with soccer camps in Northern California.

Deborah Park

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Class: 
Sophomore
Hometown: 
Enid, Okla.
Previous School: 
Oklahoma Bible Academy
Height: 
5-3

2012: Park came out to become one of the Drovers’ top runners as a freshman. She ran her fastest 5-kilometer race in late October, finishing in 21:38.

High School: Park ran cross country for Oklahoma Bible Academy in Enid, where she was named All-Region and Tonkawa Team Championship in 2011.

Major: Business/Economics

Interesting Fact: Loves running.

Katie Jones

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Class: 
Senior
Hometown: 
Norman, Okla.
Previous School: 
Norman North High School
Height: 
5-1

2012: Taking up cross country, Jones steadily improved as the season progressed. The team’s final race, which was the Sooner Athletic Conference Championship, was where she recored her fasted 5-kilometer time of 24:30.

2008: Jones played soccer for the USAO team as a freshman.

High School: Jones attended Norman North High School before college.

Major: Graphic Design

Interesting Fact: Is a twin.

Brittney DeWitt

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Class: 
Sophomore
Hometown: 
Tuttle, Okla.
Previous School: 
Tuttle High School
Height: 
5-7

2012: Dewitt competed in two races early in the season before sustaining a knee injury. Her fastest time was in the first race, finishing the 5-kilometer race in 26:21.

High School: At Tuttle High School, Dewitt was named 2012 State Academic Champion for 4A schools.

Major: Sociology

Interesting Fact: Does not like "thanksgiving" food.