CHICKASHA – For the fifth year in a row, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Drovers are picked to take the Sooner Athletic Conference title, according to the SAC Preseason Coaches Poll released this week. “We are honored that the USAO men were picked pre-season No. 1,” Head Coach Jimmy Hampton said. “We have a chance to be better...

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...

CHICKASHA – For its 12th year in a row, Drover soccer will be hosting the USAO Soccer Camp, a co-ed residential camp designed to provide intensive soccer training for overall player development. The camp, set this year from July 13-15, will take place at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. As in years past, campers will stay on...

CHICKASHA – Student-athletes at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma understand that the student-first aspect of their role as a student-athlete, which is why each commencement ceremony sees Drover athletes graduate on to bigger and better things. In all, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma conferred 116 degrees in Friday’...

CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma men’s and women’s soccer teams will be well represented in this summer’s National Premier Soccer League and Women’s Premier Soccer League Oklahoma City FC teams.

Both teams will be led by Drover coaches. Jimmy Hampton will coach the men’s team for the second year in a row while...

CHICKASHA – Four men’s soccer players from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma were named All-Southwest Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Goalkeeper Bryan Byars, defender Scott Parkinson, midfielder Kalokwera Okot and forward Nicolas Alberto earned the honor. USAO was the only school with a player in each...

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....

CHICKASHA – Some players experience what is called the “sophomore slump,” a sluggish second year for a player competing college athletics. Liam Madden, however, did the exact opposite.Madden, a sophomore on the men’s soccer team at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, had a breakout year — complete with an NAIA All-America Honorable...

CHICKASHA – Alex Rubio, a men’s soccer player for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, has been twice recognized for his scholastic talent as well as performances on the field as a men’s soccer starter.Rubio earned both the national honor for Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete and CoSIDA Academic All-District.

MARSHALL, Mo. – Scott Parkinson joins an exclusive list of USAO players named to be NAIA Champions of Character.

Parkinson, a senior defender on the men’s soccer team, was presented with his award at the Champions of Character banquet on Friday night at Missouri Valley College.

“He’s a leader in the locker room, on the field, in...

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