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CHICKASHA – A hat trick by midfielder Liam Madden secured the 4-1 victory for the No. 18 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in a Saturday afternoon game against McPherson College.

The Drovers (3-2) got on the board quickly, scoring just three minutes after kick off. Jean Gnapi found Perry Sansford, who knocked one in past Bulldog goalkeeper Taylor Parrott.

Both teams had shots in the first half, but both had...

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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...

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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....

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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.

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers dropped as the clock wound down in their Thursday afternoon home opener against the University of Texas-Brownsville.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma scheduled its toughest season to date, and the effects already are showing on the Drovers (1-2).

On Thursday, the game looked to be another Drover domination as Stephen Owusu knocked in USAO’s first goal just three minutes into regulation. Liam...


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 had a rough game on their hands Sunday afternoon with Our Lady of the Lake, a team that is receiving votes in the NAIA national poll.

The struggle led to the Drovers’ (1-1) first loss in the regular season in two years.

Our Lady of the Lake University beat the Drovers 2-1 in the 93rd minute of the game off a goal just inside the penalty box. OLLU’s Giovani Serria scored the goal off an assist by Elias...


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...

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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.

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CHICKASHA – Home athletic events at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will become more accessible to parents and out-of-town fans this year as the Drovers will host live stream video of home games, USAO sports information office and the athletic department announced Wednesday.

Games will have live video streaming in real time along with live stats, a convenience USAO added in 2010. To see both, click on the “Live Stats...