The Drover soccer men win 2-0 in a shutout victory over Texas Wesleyan at Drover Pitch on Friday. The victory edges the Drovers to the top of the Sooner Athletic Conference standings with an overall record of 6-1 -- surpassing Rogers State.
David Otieno of Nairobi, Kenya gave the Drovers their first goal of the game at the 8:54 minute mark with an assist by Nial Crick. Otieno scored another goal at the 28:06 minute mark off an assist by Luke Pontin.
The Drover men were strong on defense -- allowing one shot on goal as they shut the gate on the Rams. The Drovers outshot Texas Wesleyan 30-3.
The Lady Drovers had back-to-back goals early in the game around the 26:00 minute mark. One goal was scored by Brittany Jay of Tulsa -- assisted by Taylor Fain of Edmond. For the second goal, Fain scored assisted by Jay.
Fain went on to score an unassisted goal at the 60:33 minute mark. The Drovers Calli Cooper of Norman scored off a penalty kick at 62:38 mark. A late goal by Jen Leidall of Del City -- assisted by Erin Coggan of Cedar Hill, Texas resulted in a shutout victory over the Rams.
The Drover women out shot the Rams 30-8 and held the Rams to only three shots on goal. They finished the game with a final score of 5-0.
The Drover women extend their overall record to 5-1 for the season and edge up to third place in the SAC. Both the men and women go on the road Sept. 25 against East Central.
USAO's Sam Shaddick of Stirling, Scotland handles the ball during Friday's game against Texas Wesleyan. The Drover men shutout the Rams 2-0. The Drovers travel to East Central Sept. 25.