CHICKASHA – A pair of USAO soccer players earned USAO’s highest student athlete honor as they were named the 2012 recipients of the Bill and Pat Smith Scholar Athlete Award.
Niall Crick and Annie Zoch earned the honor because of strong performances in the classroom and on the field and their involvement in the university. The Bill and Pat Smith Scholar Athlete Award goes out to one male and one female USAO athlete each year....
CHICKASHA – Reflecting back on a record-breaking season from both the men’s and women’s teams, Assistant Coach Alexis Vizarelis gives credit to the players and the rest of the coaching staff.
“Unbelievable. If you’d asked me at the start of the year if we would have had a season we did, it would have been hard pushed to say we would have on,” he said. “I think that they showed what we’re capable, what we demand from them every year...
CHICKASHA – After two stellar runs in the Sooner Athletic Conference and national tournament appearances on both the women’s and men’s side, three USAO soccer players were named NAIA All-Americans this week.
Earning All-America Third Team honors were mid-fielder Niall Crick and defender Scott Parkinson. Calli Cooper earned All-America Honorable Mention.
Crick and Parkinson are two of only three Sooner Athletic...
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – The history books have been written in Chickasha.
The 2011 Drover women won the Sooner Athletic Conference Championship and represented the university in the NAIA National Championship Opening Round against No. 4 Point Loma Nazarene in San Diego, Calif.
After a tough 90 minutes on Saturday afternoon, the Drovers fell to the physical, highly-ranked Sea Lions 3-0 to end the season.
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – Thursday morning, the Drover women hopped on an airplane – some for the first time – to travel to the West Coast to take on the biggest challenge of their playing careers.
After hours of traveling, the Drovers have spent their time in San Diego, Calif., preparing and practicing for No. 4 Point Loma Nazarene in the 2011 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship Opening Round. Kick off is scheduled for 1 p.m. CST on...
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – For the first time in school history, both Drover soccer teams have made it into the 2011 NAIA Soccer National Championship Opening Round, and USAO is offering a chance to watch them both in action right in Chickasha.
In the women’s first trip to nationals, they drew No. 4 Point Loma Nazarene, based out of San Diego, Calif. The Drovers kick off at 1 p.m. central standard time on Saturday.