September 2013

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Men’s cross country runs first full-length race

Date Published: 
09/29/2013
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CHICKASHA – In their first 8-kilometer race of the season, the Drover men came out looking to tackle a hilly course against stiff competition, racing among 153 competitors at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree on Saturday in Stillwater.

The Drovers, who have now completed three races this season, ran a 4-mile and a 6-kilometer race this season. The Jamboree was their first 8-kilometer, which translates to nearly five miles. The race attracts runners from all over the area, including schools in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas.

Drover women face rough course, competition

Date Published: 
09/29/2013
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CHICKASHA – The Drover women faced tough competition on Saturday as 18 teams and more than 150 runners competed in their category at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree in Stillwater.

The 5-kilometer course, known for being hilly, attracts runners from all over the area, including schools in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas. Five-kilometers is just longer than three miles.

Deborah Park was the first Drover to cross the finish line, coming in 99th with a race time of 22:35.49 — beating out her time last year on the same course by 30 seconds.

Drovers show strength, give Hampton win 199

Date Published: 
09/28/2013
Stephen Owusu

SHAWNEE – The Drovers were looking for way to come out and show their might after an almost two week hiatus, and the Drovers got a much needed win on the road Friday night in Shawnee.

The Drovers (4-3, 1-0) controlled the game from the beginning whistle and never looked back, taking the conference opener on the road with a 3-0 win against Oklahoma Baptist.

The win gives Coach Jimmy Hampton career win number 199. He will look for this 200th win in a Tuesday home game against Wayland Baptist.

USAO loses in tough competition

Date Published: 
09/28/2013
Vanessa Yates

SHAWNEE – Coming into the conference opener, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Drovers knew they were going to face tough competition and fell to exactly that on Friday night in Shawnee.

Oklahoma Baptist was the first test of the 2013 conference season for the Drover women and the Lady Bison took advantage to squeak by with a 3-2 victory.

The Drovers (1-6, 0-1) and Lady Bison were back and forth for the whole game even though OBU had a 22-8 shot advantage on the game.

In the Saddle — Deborah Park

Date Published: 
09/26/2013
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CHICKASHA – Just two meets into the 2013 cross country season and runners on both the men’s and the women’s team continue to improve their times. Captain Deborah Park, a sophomore on the squad, said the season is off to a great start.

“The season is going really, really well. It was quite a challenge last year. It was my first semester in school and in cross country,” Park said. “After first semester, I’ve learned so much … so we are really improving on how to practice and what’s good for us.”

Jordan Cooper

Players Number: 
21
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Class: 
Freshman
Hometown: 
Wolfforth, Tex.
Previous School: 
Frenship HS
Height: 
5-6
Position: 
F

High School: Cooper was named Academic All-District two years while attending Frenship High School in Texas.

Major: Chemistry

Interesting Fact: Loves photography.

Lyndsey LaRue

Players Number: 
23
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Class: 
Freshman
Hometown: 
Lovelady, Tex.
Previous School: 
Lovelady HS
Height: 
5-7
Position: 
G

High School: At Lovelady High School, LaRue was named Offensive Player of the Year, District MVP, All-Region and All-State. She helped her team to the regional finals and to become District Champions.

Major: Undecided

Interesting Fact: Would marry her dog if she could.

Sami Martin

Players Number: 
15
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Class: 
Sophomore
Hometown: 
Newalla, Okla.
Previous School: 
NEO
Height: 
5-9
Position: 
G

2011-13: Martin played one season at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M after sitting with a medical redshirt the previous year.

High School: Martin was named All-State and Little All-City while at Bethel High School. She helped her team win the State Championship.

Major: Psychology

Interesting Fact: Is addicted to sunflower seeds.