2013: In her second season with the Drovers, Vyse was a key defender in every game of the year. She had two goals and two assists on the season. She recorded the game-winning goal in a late October game against Southwestern Assemblies of God. Her other goal was the only USAO goal in a loss to conference foe Wayland Baptist. During the summer of 2014, Vyse played in the Women’s Premier Soccer League for the Oklahoma City Football Club.
2013: As a sophomore, Yates played in every game of the season and started in all except for one. She had assists in conference games against Oklahoma Baptist and Northwood.
2012: In her freshman season, Yates saw time in every game — starting in 15 throughout the season. She scored her lone goal in a 4-3 win over conference rival Oklahoma Baptist. In that same game, she had one of her four assists.
CHICKASHA – The target remains on the USAO men’s soccer team’s back as they sit atop the Sooner Athletic Conference preseason poll.
In the poll, which conference coaches vote on, the Drovers were the unanimous pick for first, despite graduating some key players.
“We are very honored that our team is picked to finish so high in a conference as tough and loaded with quality programs and coaches as the SAC,” Head Coach Jimmy Hampton said. “It will be very tough to win the SAC, and we just hope to compete well.”
In establishing this scholarship, Ed and Aleta Walker Smalley felt they can help, in some small way, a young aspiring student who wants to go to college. Aleta says that OCW made a great impact on her life and she knows that USAO has done the same for so many of its students.