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CHICKASHA – Going into 2014, the Drover women were trying to look for a Sooner Athletic Conference win, but fell at No. 17 John Brown on Thursday evening.

USAO (1-4, 0-2) dropped a 63-48 decision despite having two Drovers in double figures and after shooting 44 percent in the second half.

Senior Rashelle Carr led the team with 20 points and in assists with two in the game. She grabbed five rebounds to round out the night for...

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CHICKASHA – One of the big milestones of a college athlete’s career is to win a championship in their sports, but the more important milestone is graduating with a degree.

All-in-all the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has 22 athletes who will be finishing up their collegiate career with a degree in their respective fields.

USAO conferred 72 degrees in Friday evening’s fall 2013 ceremony, one-third of which were...

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CHICKASHA – The Drover women’s basketball players are heading into the New Year and conference play with only a handful of games under their belts with a short non-conference schedule, but senior Paige Pulliam said the team’s chemistry will make up for a lack of playing time.

“I think we actually have a really good shot. We have a lot of chemistry off the floor and on the floor,” she said. “I really think with our chemistry and how...

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OKLAHOMA CITY– After a two-week hiatus for the USAO women’s basketball team, the Drovers fell to a high-powered offense of Mid-America Christian on the road Saturday afternoon.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-3, 0-1) had its conference opener Thursday postponed and instead opened conference action up the road in Oklahoma City.

The Drovers hoped to come in and make a statement in the Sooner Athletic Conference...

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CHICKASHA– The Drovers despite having five players scoring in double digits ended with an 80-62 loss at the hands of Langston University on Saturday evening.

The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma (1-2 was led by true freshman Kylie Parker, who had 15 points and on the strength of 4-for-14 shooting. Three of those shots came from behind the three-point line.

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CHICKASHA– A offensive second half performance earned the Drover women’s basketball team their first win of the 2013-14 season in a 67-65 decision on Tuesday evening at Bacone College.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-1) went into the second half down by five points, but after the break, USAO came out on a shooting tear to put the Drovers in the driver’s seat the entire half. Even with the scoring output, the Drovers...

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CHICKASHA – Looking ahead into her second season with the Drovers, head coach Jennifer Hayden said the women’s basketball team’s goal each game is simple: put themselves in a position to win.

The Drovers have two contests under their belts, and Hayden saw great improvement from the beginning of the first to the end of the second.

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BETHANY– The women entered their opening weekend trying to start the season off on the right foot playing at Southwestern Christian Classic on Friday and Saturday afternoons.

The Drovers (0-1) took a 73-45 advantage in a Saturday afternoon exhibition match against Rhema Bible College after dropping the 2013-14 season opener against Friends University with a final of 67-39.

In the exhibition matchup, the Drovers had two members...

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CHICKASHA – Head Coach Jennifer Hayden is expecting big things out of her young team in her second season with the Drover women’s basketball team.

“We are looking forward to a good season. We have four returning seniors and several new faces,” Hayden said. “We want to be competitive and put ourselves in a position to win games.”

The Drovers are returning just one starting player from last year who will see time on...

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CHICKASHA – In addition to its fair share on NAIA competitions, the USAO women’s basketball team will face a high-profile program — NCAA Division I Oral Roberts University.

The game will be an exhibition for the Drovers and will be their third contest of the season. Tip off is scheduled for noon Nov. 8 at ORU’s Mabee Center in Tulsa.