EDMOND – The Drover offense was explosive on Tuesday evening as the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (5-0) shut out the Friends Falcons (2-1) in a special contest hosted at the Edmond Soccer Club.
The Drovers doubled the Falcons’ shot count with 16 on the day and notched four goals against their opponents. USAO goalkeeper Addie Lee (5-0) had four saves on her way to her 15th shutout of her career.
CHICKASHA– In the third game of the season, the defense got their first true test with the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (3-0) grabbing the 2-0 victory over Kansas Wesleyan (0-1).
Senior Goalkeeper Addie Lee was busy as she grabbed nine saves on 17 shots faced to grab her first shutout of the season. The Drover fell behind in the shot count from the get go but it only took one shot to get on the scoreboard.
CHICKASHA– In the opening game of the 2014 season, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-0) came out on a scoring frenzy to get the 5-1 win on the road at Bacone College (0-2).
Reigning Sooner Athletic Conference Newcomer of the Year Jade Ovendale was the offensive threat for the Drovers as she grabbed three goals and one assist to help secure the victory. It was Ovendale’s third hat trick at USAO.
CHICKASHA – With the tight turn around between a lazy summer and college soccer season, the Drover men and women have been battling through tough workouts and preseason matches to prepare for game one.
Workouts were sometimes twice or three times a day so the teams would be ready to compete just two weeks after checking in, head coach Jimmy Hampton said.
“We look OK. You squeeze a lot, a lot, of stuff in in a very short amount...
CHICKASHA – Strong upperclassmen and talented newcomers could lead to a record-breaking year out of the Drover women’s soccer team as the 2014 campaign unfolds.
“This is the best talent we’ve had in the 16 years of the program,” Hampton said. “I want us to win a Sooner Athletic Conference title and to go to national tournament to compete for a national championship.”
CHICKASHA – The Drovers are picked to finish in the middle of the pack in the Sooner Athletic Conference, according to the Preseason Coaches Poll released this week.
The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is expected to finish fifth of 10 SAC schools after receiving mostly top-middle range votes with two third-place votes, three fourth-place votes and two fifth-place votes.
CHICKASHA – After 40 years dedicated to the university’s athletic programs and more than a decade as an athletic director, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s Brisco McPherson became the NAIA’s fourth member of the John McLendon Minority Athletics Administrators Hall of Fame.
The John McLendon Minority Scholarship Steering Committee unanimously selected McPherson as this year’s inductee, who was a long-time men’s...