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CHICKASHA – A late goal for the Drovers gave them the victory in a Tuesday afternoon conference game against Mid-America Christian.

Freshman Stephen Owusu knocked he ball in off an assist by Nicolas Alberto with just 15 minutes remaining in the game.

Up to that point, the Drovers had 10 shots on goal without finding the net. Overall, the Drovers outshot the Evangels 30-8.

During the game, the most recent...

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CHICKASHA – Even though he only played for USAO one year, Dave Kunitz’ relationship with the university extended nearly a decade and still remains an important part of his life.

Kunitz, a member of USAO’s first men’s soccer team in 1998, is the head coach for the United States Deaf Men’s National Soccer Team. Additionally, he is a full time coach with Andromeda Football Club in Dallas and one of the leaders of Development Academy...

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CHICKASHA – Leading the country in goals against average and securing nine shutouts in a row, sophomore Bryan Byars was named this week’s Sooner Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

This week, Byars posted his eighth and ninth shutouts in a row while collecting three saves a piece against conference opponents Rogers State and John Brown. He has 25 saves on the season.

Byars currently leads the country in...

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CHICKASHA – For the second year in a row, Drover soccer has teamed up with Drovers Against Cancer to bring fans the Pink Out Cancer soccer game, scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.

For the game, which will be against Mid-America Christian, both men’s and women’s soccer teams will don pink uniforms in an effort to raise awareness. Kick off for the men is at 2 p.m., and the women will follow at 4 p.m.

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers continued their shutout streak — which is currently at eight in a row — on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Rogers State 4-0.

Taking on the Hillcats, who beat Oklahoma City last week, the Drovers dominated offensively, getting off 28 shots while holding RSU to just six.

Junior captain Nicolas Alberto started the scoring for USAO. Seventeen minutes into the game, he notched a goal off an assist by...

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CHICKASHA – Scoring four unanswered goals in the second half, the Drover men earned their seventh consecutive shutout on Friday afternoon at Drover Pitch.

Taking on Friends University, the Drovers battled the quickness of the Falcons the solid 45 minutes. The teams went into halftime scoreless.

The short break seemed to be all the Drovers needed to kick up the game. Just minutes after the second half, USAO’s lone...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers started conference play with a bang, crushing the Saint Gregory’s Cavaliers 6-0 on Thursday afternoon at Drover Pitch.

Just 14 minutes into the game, USAO’s Kalokwera Okot scored his second goal of the season off an assist by Nicolas Alberto.

Less than 10 minutes later, Jean Gnapi found Perry Sansford to give the Drovers a 2-0 lead. Minutes later — and then minutes apart — Stephen Owusu scored...

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CHICKASHA – Junior Nicolas Alberto has helped lead the Drovers to the NAIA Quarterfinals both years he’s been to USAO, but this season, he’s hungry for more.

“As a team, I just want to win the title; go to nationals and win the title. Nothing less. That’s why I came back,” Alberto said. “Now, I’m a team captain so I have to work really hard in practice to show the young kids to follow my lead.”

Alberto took on the...

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CHICKASHA – The No. 5 USAO Drovers didn’t allow a single shot against them in a Friday afternoon 7-0 shutout over the Bethany College at Drover Pitch.

It took mere minutes for the Drovers to strike. Just four minutes into the game, freshman Liam Madden scored his first goal of the season off an assist by team captain Nicolas Alberto.

Five minutes later, Perry Sansford scored another for USAO off a double assist by...

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CHICKASHA – It’s been 40 years of blood, sweat and tears. Forty years of struggles and forty years of success. Forty years of Shining Moments.

USAO will celebrate its 40th Anniversary of Drover Athletics in first weekend of November. Registration, which is just $65 for a weekend full of events, is open currently, but prices will increase in less than two weeks. The deadline for early bird registration is Sept. 30.