September 2013

Zoe Watkins

Class: 
Freshman
Major: 
Physical Education
Hometown: 
Hereford, England
Previous School: 
Whitecross Hereford HS
Height: 
5'8

High School: Watkins began running in her hometown of Herefordshire, England. Watkins is also a member of the USAO Women’s Soccer team.

Interesting Fact: Is only 16, making her the youngest student at the university.

Sicily Gonzalez

Class: 
Freshman
Major: 
Deaf Education
Hometown: 
Altus, Okla.
Previous School: 
Altus HS
Height: 
5'1

High School: Gonzalez attended Altus High School before USAO. There, she was a three-time State Qualifier and earned the Outstanding Leadership Award in cross country twice. Her team attended state three of her four years, including a fourth-place finish in 2013. Additionally, she helped her team to become 2011 State Champions in track.

Interesting Fact: Was in the Miss Altus Pageant

Alexis Avery

Class: 
Freshman
Major: 
Sociology
Hometown: 
Purcell, Okla.
Previous School: 
Purcell HS
Height: 
5'7

High School: Avery joins the Drovers directly from Purcell High School.

Interesting Fact: Loves chocolate

Joanna Burkhead

Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Art
Hometown: 
Shawnee, Okla.
Previous School: 
Liberty Academy
Height: 
5'4

2013: As a freshman, Joanna set her personal best in the SAC Championship, finishing the five-kilometer race in 23:12.00. In her four other races, she competed well to wind up in the middle of her fellow Drovers.

High School: Attending Liberty Academy, Burkhead achieved the Most Improved Player title in basketball in 2012. Burkhead also helped her team become State Runners Up in volleyball. She was named to the Honor Roll and was Most Academic in her regional conference.

Darby Albrecht

Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Biology
Hometown: 
Beggs, Okla.
Previous School: 
Liberty Mounds HS
Height: 
5'3

2013: In the first season, Albrecht improved her five-kilometer time by five minutes between the first and final races of the season. She set a personal record in the NAIA Mid-States Classic in late October. She completed the race in 30:12.13.

High School: Before college, Albrecht attended Liberty High School.

Interesting Fact: Likes to read and is passionate about things she loves.

Advice to Freshmen: Study, study, study, and have fun! Join at least one club, and don’t kill your roommate.

Sean Harvey

Class: 
Freshman
Major: 
Mathematics
Hometown: 
Guthrie, Okla.
Previous School: 
Guthrie HS
Height: 
5'9

High School: Harvey ran for Guthrie High School, where he was named All-Conference two years in a row and was a two-time state qualifier. His team was named Academic State Champions.

Interesting Fact: Likes to party

USAO to host Game of the Week, broadcast crew

Date Published: 
09/11/2013
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CHICKASHA – The Drovers won’t just host a quality soccer program this Sunday in Chickasha — the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will host the Game of the Week and a national broadcasting crew.

The (18) Drover men will take on Bethel (Tenn.), a prominent program that is receiving votes nationally. Kick off is scheduled for 2 p.m. CST on Sept. 15 in Chickasha.

Hat Trick leads Drovers to victory

Date Published: 
09/11/2013
Perry Sansford

CHICKASHA – Perry Sansford came into the game looking for goal no. 1 of the season, and ended up getting the Drovers first hat trick of the season in a 7-0 shutout of Friends University on Tuesday night.

The Drovers, came out swinging and lit up the scoreboard against the Falcons, earning their second clean sheet.

Drovers (2-2) totaled 24 shots, while the defense held their own, only allowing six shots the entire game.

Drovers downed again

Date Published: 
09/11/2013
Megan Wilkerson

CHICKASHA – The Drover women soccer team looked to be heading to their third overtime game of the year when a goal by Friends University sealed the victory for the Falcons in the Tuesday night game.

Falcon Meagen Beals, who had three shots on the game, with two being saved by USAO goalkeeper Addie Lee, scored the game-winning goal.

The Drovers (0-4) had the advantage all night with the shot count, but ultimately fell off a set piece that went over the head of the goalkeeper. The leader for USAO in shots was junior Jade Ovendale, who had seven of the 16 Drover shots.

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