CHICKASHA – Now that soccer season is over, Assistant Coach Alexis Vizarelis and the other soccer coaches are reflecting on the amazing seasons the men’s and women’s teams had this year and are looking forward to the future of Drover soccer.
CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma proudly boasts its student-athletes, who remain successful on the field and court as well as in the classroom, as they earn athletic honors and, most importantly, earn their bachelor degrees.
USAO conferred 74 degrees in all in the 2014 Fall Commencement ceremony on Friday evening. Eleven of those degrees went to Drover student-athletes.
DELRAY BEACH, FLORIDA – In a close game, the (6) Grand View Vikings (18-2-1) ended up with the game-winner in a 1-0 victory over the (21) University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (18-4) in the 2014 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Second Round.
Grand View moves on to the NAIA Quarterfinals to take on Davenport (Mich.) at 4 p.m. Wednesday. USAO’s season ended on Tuesday in Delray Beach, Florida.
BARTLESVILLE – A goal by Joey Shepherd on Saturday afternoon was all it took for the Drovers to book their trip to Florida for national tournament’s final site as they took the 1-0 win at Oklahoma Wesleyan in the tournament’s Opening Round.
BARTLESVILLE – His character, work ethic and leadership are what sets the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s Nat Scott apart from the crowd and those are the qualities that earned him the NAIA Champion of Character award.
CHICKASHA – Nationals often mean a long bus ride for an exhausted team that’s playing a completely unfamiliar opponent but not this season for the Drovers. An in-state matchup pits them against a team they saw in the preseason just 192 miles away.
CHICKASHA – The Drover men are headed to Bartlesville for their sixth straight NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round on Saturday, according to pairings released by the NAIA on Monday afternoon.
The No. 21 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (17-3) take on No. 20 Oklahoma Wesleyan (14-2-2) in the weekend game. Kick off is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday.