October 2013

Ovendale named SAC Player of the Week

Date Published: 
10/14/2013
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CHICKASHA – USAO’s Jade Ovendale was named Sooner Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after netting four goals in two games.

After scoring the USAO’s only goal in a home loss to John Brown on Tuesday, Ovendale scored a hat trick — with an assist — to lead the Drovers to their first conference win on the road at Saint Gregory’s.

In total, Ovendale has 10 goals and four assists on the season, leading the team in both categories. She also is responsible for both the Drovers’ game-winning goals for the season.

Morgan Jackson

Players Number: 
20
Class: 
Freshman
Major: 
Business
Hometown: 
Newburgh, N.Y.
Previous School: 
Newburgh Free Academy
Height: 
6'2
Position: 
G

Interesting Fact: Played the piano for seven years and can speak Hungarian fluently 

 

Greg Smith

Players Number: 
35
Class: 
Freshman
Major: 
Business
Hometown: 
Gold Coast, Australia
Previous School: 
Aquinas College
Height: 
6'6
Position: 
F

Interesting Fact: Is both Australian and a twin

Bashir Balarabe

Players Number: 
33
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Political Science
Hometown: 
Katsina State, Nigeria
Previous School: 
Carl Albert State College
Height: 
6'7
Position: 
F

2012-13: Balarabe played forward one year at Carl Albert State College in Poteau.

High School: At Oak Ridge Military Academy, Balarabe was named Best Defensive Player in 2009-10 and helped his team to become Regional Champions the following year.

Interesting Fact: Likes going to places and meeting different kinds of people

Advice to Freshmen: Stay focused and believe in yourself. Become the person that you dream of being someday.

David Tucker Jr.

Players Number: 
12
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Physical Education
Hometown: 
Dallas, Texas
Previous School: 
Paris JC
Height: 
6'1
Position: 
G

2012-13: Tucker played point guard one season at Paris Junior College. There, he was fourth in the country in assist-to-turnover ratio.

High School: In high school, Tucker was named All-District his senior year and All-Tournament at the Beaumont Tournament. He helped his team to become two-time State Champions and State Runners Up once. He averaged 12 points and 11 assist a game.

Interesting Fact: Is a decent baseball player

Advice to Freshmen: Manage time wisely 

Brian Robertson Jr.

Players Number: 
23
Class: 
Sophomore
Major: 
Mathematics
Hometown: 
Oklahoma City
Previous School: 
Oklahoma State University
Height: 
6'3
Position: 
G

Interesting Fact: I was born in Okinawa, Japan

Donnie Brown

Players Number: 
05
Class: 
Senior
Major: 
Physical Education
Hometown: 
Plain Dealing, La.
Previous School: 
Bossier Parish CC
Height: 
6'
Position: 
G

2011-13: Brown played guard for two seasons at Bossier Parish Community College.

High School: Brown was named All-District and All-City while in high school in Plain Dealing, La. There, he helped his team to become District Champions all four years while averaging 15.5 points per game.

Interesting Fact: Like to listen to music

Advice to Freshmen: Consistency is the key

Markens Charles

Players Number: 
01
Class: 
Junior
Major: 
Business
Hometown: 
Newark, N.J.
Previous School: 
Ranger College
Height: 
5'11
Position: 
G

2011-13: Charles played two season as point guard at Ranger College in Texas before USAO.

High School: Charles was named All-Conference Third Team his junior year at Manchester Regional High School. He helped his team to the No. 3 spot in the country while averaging 21 points and eight assists a game.

Interesting Fact: Can speak another language

Advice to Freshmen: Work hard and stay humble and hungry

Droverstock

Date: 
04/04/2013 - 10:00am

SAB: Movie Night

SAB Presents Warm Bodies
Davis Ampitheatre

Date: 
10/29/2013 - 8:30pm