CHICKASHA – With 17 wins before hitting conference play, the Drover baseball team is off to what might be the best start in the program’s history.



“A lot of things are going really well for us. Pitching, defense, offense — it’s all coming together,” senior pitcher David Garcia said. “We are just ready to start playing...

CHICKASHA – After a strong performance in a shutout over Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College, USAO junior Chris Fischer was named Sooner Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week.



Fischer, in his first career start as a Drover, threw five innings, striking out 10 batters and allowing just a single hit in the game. The...

CHICKASHA – In a Saturday afternoon doubleheader, the Drovers ran all over Hillsdale College, scoring a total of 24 runs in the two wins.



A whooping 17 of those came in the first game, which the Drovers won 17-2.



In that game, third baseman Heath Wilda — who hit a home run in the sixth — had...

CHICKASHA – After a strong sweep over Bethany College, Drovers took both Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week awards.



Centerfielder Brian Vigo was named SAC Player of the Week, while Seth Sturgeon earned conference Pitcher of the Week honors.



Seth Sturgeon

Sturgeon led the...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers continue to pull out convincing victories as they downed Bethany College another two times on Sunday afternoon, sweeping the series.



USAO (15-2), after winning Saturday 13-4, won both games of the Sunday doubleheader, with a 12-1 rout in game one and a 4-0 shutout in the final game of the series...

CHICKASHA – Thirteen runs in nine innings gave the Drovers an easy win 13-4 over Bethany College on Saturday afternoon.



The Drovers (13-2) appeared to be in trouble early in the game. Bethany College’s first at bat resulted in a single, and the Swedes scored two in the first inning and a third in the second inning....

CHICKASHA – After a strong performance at the plate in the three game series against Friends University, Jared Coon was named Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week.



Coon — the Drovers’ starting left fielder — batted .538 this weekend, hitting seven of his 13 at bats.



Of his seven hits,...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers had little trouble with a home sweep over Friends University. In a series spanning Saturday and Sunday, USAO scored 35 runs in just three games.



The Drovers (12-2) scored more runs in each passing game, topping out at 19 in the final game of the series.



In the middle of a...

CHICKASHA – With already three series under their belts, the 2013 Drover baseball players are off to a strong 9-2 start.



“We’ve played pretty well so far. I’m happy with what we’ve done,” Head Coach Mike Ross said. “We finished the season really strong last year, and I think coming into this year they needed to get off...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers split with the Saint Mary Spires in the doubleheader to finish the four-games series, which the Drovers took 3-1.



The Drovers (9-2) started off the first game of the day with senior left fielder Jared Coon’s solo homer in the second at bat of the game.



Up 1-0 early, the...

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