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.
CHICKASHA– A big weekend for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma softball team (31-19, 13-11) started off with two big wins against Texas Wesleyan (21-18, 14-12) to move up two spots in the Sooner Athletic Conference standings.
In game one of the doubleheader, the Drovers used a three-run second inning to grab the 3-1 victory, and the second game was a 4-2 win to move to No. 4 in the standings.
The Lady Rams had the 9-7 advantage in the hit category in game one, but the Drovers used timely hitting to get ahead 3-0 in the top of the second.
CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma baseball team has just two more conference series left before entering post-season action, and the Drovers are looking to finish the season strong, said Drover catcher Owen Adams.
“It’s been a little shaky at times but we still have a chance to go on and win the conference tournament, which would get us into the national tournament,” he said. “That’s been our goal since the very beginning.”
CHICKASHA – The Drovers start their second-to-last conference series with a win after a quick home game against Mid-America Christian on Thursday afternoon.
The nine-inning game, which only took two hours and 10 minutes, saw just one pitcher from each team on the mound. In the end, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (20-20, 10-12) bested the Evangels (12-26, 7-15) with a 2-1 final.