CHICKASHA – While it may look like the men’s soccer team at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is having a rebuilding year, sophomore midfield Liam Madden says it’s just a matter of gelling and refining through hard work.
“We look to improve and just get better each game as we go along,” he said. “We’ve been doing a lot of fitness work, keeping up our general training, our technical work, and just getting the freshmen...
CHICKASHA – The Drovers won’t just host a quality soccer program this Sunday in Chickasha — the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will host the Game of the Week and a national broadcasting crew.
The (18) Drover men will take on Bethel (Tenn.), a prominent program that is receiving votes nationally. Kick off is scheduled for 2 p.m. CST on Sept. 15 in Chickasha....
CHICKASHA – Perry Sansford came into the game looking for goal no. 1 of the season, and ended up getting the Drovers first hat trick of the season in a 7-0 shutout of Friends University on Tuesday night.
The Drovers, came out swinging and lit up the scoreboard against the Falcons, earning their second clean sheet.
Drovers (2-2) totaled 24 shots, while the defense held their own, only allowing six shots the entire game.
CHICKASHA – The Drovers have built up quite a legacy after four trips in a row to the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship tournament. None of the current players have experienced a season without a trip to Alabama. Nationals are an expectation.
They have experience playing on a national stage, but can the 2013 team live up to the expectations? Head Coach Jimmy Hampton says it may take several weeks to determine that.
CHICKASHA – The Drovers wanted to come out strong in the 2013 season opener, and they did nothing shy of that. It would also turn out to be a record-breaking effort for junior goalkeeper Bryan Byars.
With the 3-0 victory against the University of Houston-Victoria, Byars sets the USAO record for most shutouts in a career. This shutout was his 22nd for the three-year starter, beating the old record holder, assistant coach Alexis...
CHICKASHA – Coach Jimmy Hampton has led the Drovers since soccer began and have brought both programs to top-notch teams that are recognized nationally — and this year is no exception.
The men, who were picked to top the Sooner Athletic Conference and start the season ranked in the Top 10 in the NAIA, Hampton said he thought their performance in a preseason scrimmage against a Top 15 team a great start.