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CHICKASHA – Sophomore pitcher Neesha Sorrell broke a school record in strikeouts thrown on Tuesday afternoon in a split against Oklahoma Baptist.

Sorrell propelled the Drovers to the win in the ninth inning of game one against the Bison with 16 strikeouts. She allowed just four hits and walked just one batter.

Michelle Bauer previously held the record of 15 strikeouts thrown in a game against Northwestern Iowa in 2007....

CHICKASHA – With just two conference doubleheaders left before the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament, the Drovers are fighting for seeding in the tough conference.

“The season has gone really great. At the beginning we have had a couple of rough spots coming together as a team,” senior Liz Agpalo said. “But by the end we finally pulled together … for the most part, it’s gotten a lot better. We’ve surprised a couple of teams...

CHICKASHA – Facing a tough top 15 team on Senior Day, the Drovers took the split against the No. 13 Saint Gregory’s Cavaliers on Tuesday afternoon at Bill Smith Ballpark.

Sophomore pitcher Neesha Sorrell threw eight strikeouts in the first game, but the Drovers were not able to grab a victory and fell 5-0. The Drovers turned around, however, to shutout the Cavs in game two.

On just the fourth Drover batter of the...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers grabbed two late victories in a Monday afternoon doubleheader against conference foe Rogers State.

In the first game, the Drovers quickly got on the board when Ashley Mitchell scored off a single by Taylor Smith.

Rogers State was able to tie the game in the third inning. The Drovers took the lead again with two runs in the fifth inning. First Kayla Adams singled to center field to score Katie...

CHICKASHA – The USAO softball team took yet another two from the Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers on Tuesday afternoon and were just a pitch away from a double shutout.

The Drovers dominated the first game, winning it 5-0.

In just the second inning, first baseman Sara Reeves hit her first career home run out to right center, putting the Drovers in the lead.

CHICKASHA – USAO Athletics and Colleges Against Cancer chapter will host their final Pink Out Cancer games of the 2011-12 season as both the baseball and softball teams go pink this April.

“We are excited to bring the pink games to Bill Smith Ballpark,” said Dr. Jeannette Loutsch, CAC sponsor. “We hope to see all fans match the Drovers in pink.”

The baseball’s pink game will be April 12 with a game at 3 p.m. against...

CHICKASHA – More than halfway through the season, the Drover women have a strong winning record, despite facing several NAIA Top 25 teams along the way.

“So far it’s pretty good. We started off a little rocky. But we’ve come to understand how we actually work together as a team, and that has definitely proven successful for us,” Sophomore Brooke McLeod said. “I think we can only get better from here.”

CHICKASHA – The Drovers grabbed the sweep over Mid-America Christian Evangels on Tuesday afternoon, winning both games in comeback victories.

Sophomore pitcher Neesha Sorrell started off game one throwing three swinging strikeouts. She threw three more strikeouts before the Drovers gave up a run in the sixth inning off a strong double. Sorrell threw two more strikeouts to end the inning.

CHICKASHA – At 15-9 so far this season, the Drover softball team is well on its way to a strong season, despite what outfielder Markie LaFerney calls a small rough patch.

“I think that we started out a little rough,” she said. “We’re finally getting that team concept and getting together really well.”

In just her sophomore season at USAO, LaFerney leads the team in total runs this season, scoring 19 times for the Drovers...

CHICKASHA – In an early Thursday doubleheader, the Drovers split with Northwood University Knights, grabbing a win in the second game.

After falling in game one, Neesha Sorrell took over the circle in the second game. She pitched four innings before being relieved by Morgan Singleton, who pitched the remaining three.