CHICKASHA – A combined 37 runs came for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (25-20, 15-12) in its Senior Day to get the season sweep of Southwestern Christian (8-46, 3-24).
In game one, USAO grabbed a 22-1 win, while in the second game the Drovers notched the 16-2 victory to claim win No. 25 on the season.
In the first game, senior Warren Stehn went 2-for-4 and batted in five runs, three of them coming in the bottom of the sixth on a homer that went to straight left center and scored one of his two runs on the game.
CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (36-20, 18-12) had no trouble taking on the Southwestern Christian Eagles (16-33, 6-26) in the Drovers’ annual Senior Day on Saturday at Bill Smith Ballpark.
Both games ended after five innings thanks to softball’s mercy rule. The Drovers shut out in the Eagles 8-0 in the first game before taking game two 9-1. The Drovers have now won 13 of their last 14 games.
CHICKASHA – Student-athletes at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma understand that the student-first aspect of their role as a student-athlete, which is why each commencement ceremony sees Drover athletes graduate on to bigger and better things.
In all, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma conferred 116 degrees in Friday’s two graduation ceremonies. Seventeen of those graduates have ties with Drover athletics.
OKLAHOMA CITY – An all around performance for offense and pitching led to the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (23-20, 13-12) dominating Southwestern Christian (8-44, 3-22) with a 23-5 final in a single game on Thursday afternoon.
It was two big innings – the fourth and the fifth - that saw the Drovers grab 18 of their 23 runs to show the Drovers offensive side. Chris Musick was the big bat as he reached base all five times he came to the plate.
CHICKASHA – As the regular season winds down with just a few more games left, the Drover softball team (34-20) is looking to continue a winning streak and finish the season on a high note — a goal especially important to the seniors.
USAO’s annual Senior Day will be Saturday against Southwestern Christian. Senior Day festivities to honor the Drovers’ four seniors, will take place at 11:45 a.m. before the start of the home doubleheader.
Nearing the end of her college career brings a mix of emotions for senior Taylor Smith.
CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma men’s and women’s soccer teams will be well represented in this summer’s National Premier Soccer League and Women’s Premier Soccer League Oklahoma City FC teams.
Both teams will be led by Drover coaches. Jimmy Hampton will coach the men’s team for the second year in a row while Alexis Vizarelis will coach the women.
Hampton said he thinks playing in the league is a great opportunity for the Drover players to get some exposure and some work in before the fall 2014 season begins.
CHICKASHA– The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (34-20, 16-12) offense showed up against Southwestern Christian (14-31, 4-24) to get doubleheader sweep.
The Drovers scored 26 runs on 28 hits in a 10-5 win in game one and a 16-6 five inning run rule game two against the Lady Eagles.
Courteny Capps was the big bat in both games hitting a .500 batting average and drove in seven of the 26 runs for the Drovers. Capps wasn’t the only bat as she was joined in the RBI category by many other teammates.
OKLAHOMA CITY– In a crucial doubleheader for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (22-20, 12-12), it was a big outing from the offense to get the sweep of Mid-America Christian (12-28, 7-17).
In the first game of the doubleheader, the Drovers scored often and early to grab the 12-0 win and the USAO had a similarly success second half of the day with an 11-4 victory.
Jose Flores (3-1) was the pitcher of record, grabbing his third win of the season while going six innings including five and two-thirds of no hit baseball.