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.

CHICKASHA – Southern Nazarene, now second in conference standings, proved too much for the Drovers on Tuesday afternoon in a Chickasha doubleheader.

The Drovers took the first game into the sixth inning before either team gave up a run, but a strong five-run inning by the Crimson Storm put the Drovers in trailing position.

USAO got on the board when Katie Jirak scored an unearned run in the bottom of the sixth. Catcher...

CHICKASHA – Giving up just one hit in two shutouts, senior Liz Agpalo was named this week’s Sooner Athletic Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week.

Agpalo pitched two complete games this week, earning a career first no-hitter against Benedictine College. She threw seven strikeouts in that game and was a hit batsman away from a perfect game. The Drovers went on to win that game 8-0 in five innings.

CHICKASHA – The Drovers had two shutouts – including one no-hitter – in a Tuesday afternoon doubleheader against Benedictine College.

Neesha Sorrell pitched the first game, throwing 11 strikeouts and giving up just one hit in the five-inning game.

Designated player Liz Agpalo went 2-for-2 with three runs and three RBIs in the game.

Shortstop Taylor Smith went 2-for-3 with one run and two RBIs on a home run in...

CHICKASHA — The Drover softball team grabbed a fourth win in the Festival in February tournament in Chickasha with a 7-2 victory over Sterling College.

In the Saturday game, the Drovers struck first with runs by Chelsea Zuchnik, Katie Jirak, Ashley Mitchell and Liz Agpalo.

Jirak had a second run in the next inning, followed by USAO’s next two batters — Skyler Nichols and Markie LaFerney.

Neesha Sorrell pitched...

CHICKASHA – On Friday afternoon, the Drovers hosted the first day of their second annual Festival in February softball tournament at the Chickasha Sports Complex — and they claimed three more victories.

Facing McPherson College twice and Sterling College once, the Drovers went 3-0 on the day. Lubbock Christian, a SAC team the Drovers faced twice Thursday, is the other team participating in the tournament.

CHICKASHA – The Lubbock Christian Lady Chaps proved their No. 7 preseason ranking with two wins over the Drovers on Thursday afternoon at Bill Smith Ballpark.

USAO struggled against the Chaps in game 1 and fell in game two despite a late rally.

Second baseman Skyler Nichols scored USAO’s lone run in the first game off an RBI by Kristin Moyers. The Drovers fell 7-1.

Nichols started game two with a run in the...