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CHICKASHA–With signing day passed the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma women’s soccer team brought in seven new players, five of whom are from the state of Oklahoma.

The Drovers have some key parts coming back into the fold for the next season, and head coach Jimmy Hampton believes the recruits will be a factor as freshmen.

“Overall, this class is one of the best we have signed at USAO,” Hampton said. “They compliment...

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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, two-thirds of which were...

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CHICKASHA – Drover forward Linda Addo earned a national honor for her focus both academically and athletically as she was named a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete.

Addo, a junior from Tema, Ghana, was one of 507 students nationwide and one of just 15 in the state of earn this prestigious honor.

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CHICKASHA– The post season awards keep on coming for the USAO Drovers, and the latest ones are for two women’s soccer players.

Jade Ovendale earned a special personal award, Sooner Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year, and First Team honors, while Linda Addo was named First Team as well.

Head Coach Jimmy Hampton said he is proud of the successes both players had on the year, and is hoping to see Ovendale continue the...

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CHICKASHA– The Drovers (6-11) came into the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament looking to upset the no. 3 seed Wayland Baptist to continue the season.

The Drovers ultimately had the shot advantage throughout the game, but fell 1-0 on Saturday evening to the Pioneers in the Sooner Athletic Conference quarterfinals.

With the loss, USAO ends a season which saw the Drovers show progress in the conference season to grab the six...

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CHICKASHA– The final regular season whistle has gone off. The Drover women soccer team will clinch the sixth seed with a 3-0 victory over Northwood on Tuesday afternoon.

The Drovers (6-10, 5-5) came in to the day knowing they will be heading to postseason play were fighting for the sixth seed. With the win, the Drovers will be traveling on Saturday for the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament opener. The winner of the SAC Tournament...

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CHICKASHA – Despite an early lead, the Drover women could not overcome the No. 20 Oklahoma City Stars on Senior Day on Friday at Drover Pitch.

The Stars (12-4, 8-1) stopped a three-game shutout streak for the Drovers (5-10, 4-5).

In the first 15 minutes of the game, Jade Ovendale scored her 17th goal of the season off a pass by senior Linda Addo.

The Drovers maintained their lead through the half, but OCU’s...

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CHICKASHA– With the Drover women’s soccer team going into Tuesday afternoon’s game riding a two-game winning streak, the USAO defense came up big to make it three in a row.

The Drovers (5-9, 4-4) grab their season-high third win in a row in a 3-0 victory against Southwestern Assemblies of God in the Sooner Athletic Conference matchup in Waxahachie, Texas.

The shot count was heavily in the Drovers favor as the offense took 14...

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CHICKASHA– After a week of Drover dominance, Jade Ovendale has won her second Sooner Athletic Conference women’s soccer Offensive Player of the Week of the season.

Ovendale continued her scoring success of the 2013 season with five goals and one assist in the award week of Oct. 21-27. Including in the five-goal week was her second hat trick of the season against Southwestern Christian, which she scored all goals in the first half....

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers had no trouble against Southwestern Christian on Saturday afternoon, dominating the Eagles 6-0 thanks in part to a Jade Ovendale first-half hat trick.

It was the Drovers (4-9, 3-4) second conference shutout of the week, having toppled Mid-America Christian 3-0 on Tuesday.

The game was delayed 45 minutes due to rain and lightning in the Chickasha area, but within five minutes of kick off, Ovendale...