February 2013

Four Drovers named All-Conference

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Norris Rumph

CHICKASHA – Four Drovers were recognized with All-Conference honors, the Sooner Athletic Conference announced Monday.

Senior Graham Faulkner received the Co-Sportsmanship Award and Academic All-SAC, while Norris Rumph was named All-Conference First Team.

Brandon Cutler was named All-Conference Third Team and Academic All-SAC, and Shavon Scott was named Academic All-SAC.

Graham Faulkner
In his four years at USAO, Faulkner has epitomized sportsmanship, so it’s no surprise he was honored his senior year by the SAC.

Medrano named All-SAC, 7 players earn Academic All-SAC

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Rocio Medrano

CHICKASHA – USAO’s leading scorer, Rocio Medrano, was named All-Conference Honorable Mention, the Sooner Athletic Conference released Monday.

Medrano, who averages nearly 12 points a game, has scored a total of 333 points and collected 155 rebounds for the season.

She had a season-high 23 points in a conference win over Saint Gregory’s in late January. In that game, she went 9-for-10 from the charity stripe.

The senior from Chihuahua, Mexico, has had three double-doubles on the season. Additionally, she’s had 35 assists, 22 steals and six blocks.

AWAY: Softball

Away Softball at Southwestern Christian

1/3 p.m.

Bethany, Okla.

04/20/2013 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

HOME: Softball

Home Softball v. Southwestern Christian

1/3 p.m.

Bill Smith Ballpark

03/12/2013 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Olympic sculptor to memorialize Te Ata

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Sculptor Jon Hair presented this maquette of Te Ata Fisher as part of his winning bid to memorialize the celebrated storyteller in monumental form on the campus of the University of Science and Arts in Chickasha. Hair was chosen from a pool of more than 30 artists after an extensive nationwide search.

CHICKASHA -- With more than 75 sculptures gracing the campuses of 30 universities, Jon Hair is bringing his artistic mastery to Oklahoma to capture the likeness of “Oklahoma treasure” Te Ata Fisher in monumental bronze on the campus of the University of Science and Arts.

Director of Counseling, Disability & Career Services

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Catelyn Perry is from Altus, OK and is the Director of Counseling, Disability and Career Services at USAO. She became a part of the USAO staff in 2013.

Catelyn received her Associate of Arts in Psychology from Western Oklahoma State College in Altus, OK and Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Chemical and Alcohol Dependency Treatment from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, OK. She also received her Master of Education in Community Counseling from SWOSU.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Oklahoma. Catelyn spent the first 2.5 years of her career working as a therapist at a group home for troubled teens in DHS custody. Her experience includes working with individuals with depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol related problems, severe emotional/ physical/sexual abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Reactive Attachment Disorder, and mood disorders.

Sleeping, being with friends and family, quilting, being active in her church, and playing with her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Lola are some of the things she enjoys doing in her free time.

Catelyn is part of the Student Services department which is responsible for housing, career services, counseling services, disability services, health services, orientation, recreation, student development and security.

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Drovers to face Lubbock Christian in SAC Tournament

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Darrius Bryson

CHICKASHA – Finishing the regular season with a four-game winning streak, the Drover men have secured their spot as fourth seed in the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament next week in Shawnee.

The Drovers (16-8) will face fifth-seeded Lubbock Christian (15-13) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Oklahoma Baptist is hosting the tournament, and all games will be played at OBU’s Noble Complex.

Drovers get shot at conference tournament

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Rocio Medrano

CHICKASHA – The Drover women will be competing in the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament for the first time since 2009.

The Drovers (10-18) will face eighth-seeded Mid-America Christian (13-14) in a play-in game on at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Oklahoma Baptist is hosting the tournament, and all games will be played at OBU’s Noble Complex.
The winning team will then on go to play top-seed Oklahoma City at 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

Swedes swept

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Heath Wilda

CHICKASHA – The Drovers continue to pull out convincing victories as they downed Bethany College another two times on Sunday afternoon, sweeping the series.

USAO (15-2), after winning Saturday 13-4, won both games of the Sunday doubleheader, with a 12-1 rout in game one and a 4-0 shutout in the final game of the series.

With strong wind in Chickasha on Sunday, the first game was dominated by home runs. Eight of USAO’s 12 runs and Bethany College’s only run of the day were all from hits over the fence.

Drovers stomp the Swedes

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Brian Vigo

CHICKASHA – Thirteen runs in nine innings gave the Drovers an easy win 13-4 over Bethany College on Saturday afternoon.

The Drovers (13-2) appeared to be in trouble early in the game. Bethany College’s first at bat resulted in a single, and the Swedes scored two in the first inning and a third in the second inning.