August 2012

USAO women start off in Top 25

Date Published: 
08/15/2012
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CHICKASHA – After a first conference title and national tournament appearance in 2011, the Drover women start this season ranked nationally, coming in 24th in the NAIA 2012 Women’s Soccer Coaches’ Preseason Poll, which was released Tuesday.

USAO is one of two Sooner Athletic Conference teams to appear in the Top 25, with Oklahoma City in the No. 11 spot. The Drovers came in second to OCU in the SAC Preseason Poll.

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Ogba Ubredi

Players Number: 
02
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Business
Hometown: 
London, England
Previous School: 
Coopers Academy
Height: 
6'2
Position: 
D

2013: In his sophomore year, Ubredi played mostly defense, appearing in 14 games. He helped the back line secure the ball and prevent shots, leading to 10 shutouts on the season.

2012: Coming in as a freshmen, Ubredi played in 15 games for the Drovers, seeing a start in one. While he didn’t notch a goal, Ubredi was a strong member of USAO’s midfield.

High School: Ubredi helped his team, Dartford Football Club, win the Kent Cup and the League Cup.

Interesting Fact: Can jump abnormally high

Richard Murray

Players Number: 
20
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Business
Hometown: 
St. Albans, England
Previous School: 
St. George's School
Height: 
5'8
Position: 
D

2013: Murray saw time in three games of the season, including the home opener against University of Texas at Brownsville. A two-sport athlete, Murray also ran cross country for the Drovers.

2012: Murray saw action in the opening game of the season before having to claim a medical hardship for an injury. Murray also runs cross country for USAO.

High School: Murray helped his team to become runners up in the Hertfordshire County Cup.

Interesting Fact: Broke his hand by tripping

Liam Madden

Players Number: 
16
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Business
Hometown: 
Dumbarton, Scotland
Previous School: 
Our Lady and St. Patrick's High School
Height: 
5'11
Position: 
MF

2013: Madden exploded in his sophomore season with the Drovers, tying for first on the team in total goals with 10 and leading the team in assists with nine. His two game-winning goals were in back-to-back September games against Friends University and McPherson College. In the McPherson game, he recorded his first career hat trick. For the year, he led the team in points (29) and shots (69). For his efforts, he was named an NAIA All-America Honorable Mention and earned the Sooner Athletic Conference’s biggest honor: SAC Player of the Year.

Kyle Maxwell

Players Number: 
19
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Business
Hometown: 
Glasgow, Scotland
Previous School: 
Mearns Castle High School
Height: 
5'11
Position: 
MF

2013: Playing midfield for the Drovers as a sophomore, Maxwell appeared in all but two games. He recorded six goals and five assists and came in third on the team in points with 17. In a home game against conference foe John Brown, Maxwell recorded both a goal and assist to help the Drovers to a 3-0 shutout. His lone game-winner was in a late October game at Southwestern Assemblies of God.

Niall Burley

Players Number: 
11
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Business
Hometown: 
Warrington, England
Previous School: 
St. Aelred's Catholic College
Height: 
6'1
Position: 
MF

2013: As a sophomore, Burley saw time in every game of the season and had 17 starts at midfield. All three of his goals on the season came in November as he recorded the second goal in conference wins against Southwestern Assembles of God and Oklahoma City. His final goal was USAO’s tying goal in a 1-2 double overtime loss in the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round game at Missouri Valley.  He was second on the team in assists with seven on the year, including two in a shutout over Friends University. He was named All-Conference Second Team.

Faculty Mixer

Stevens Alumni House

Date: 
08/23/2012 - 5:30pm

Fall Theatre Arts Rehearsals

Davis Hall Theater

Rehearsals will be MWF 7pm; TTH 6pm

Other dates as announced

Date: 
08/27/2012 - 6:00pm - 11/08/2012 - 6:00pm

KAISER- Theatre Arts Production

Davis Hall Theater

Actors:  6 pm

Date: 
11/09/2012 - 7:30pm - 11/10/2012 - 7:30pm