OKLAHOMA CITY– The Drovers got the season’s first shutout against Mid-America with a score of 3-0 on Tuesday afternoon.
In the game, the Drovers couldn’t get many shots off, but they did not let that define them or the game.
The shot count in the first half was to the Evangels advantage as they had an 11 shots the USAO’s one, but it was the one that count for the Drovers as a game winner. Jade Ovendale took the Drovers only shot in the half past the goalkeeper on a one on one battle.
With the Drovers having to stay on defense for the majority of the half, USAO changed goalkeepers at the beginning of the second half.
Even though the change, Brooke Worcester, who started the first half, grabs her first win as a keeper in the 2013 season.
After an offensive pep talk from the coaches, the Drovers came out firing on all cylinders.
The Drovers matched the Evangels shot count with 10 shots apiece, but the Drovers also got two other goals in the half to make it the team’s first shutout.
Linda Addo scored the second goal of the game with the help of Ovendale, who passed it right to Addo for her seventh of the year.
The Drovers were not done as Ovendale scored her 12th goal of the season to make the game go final.
Worcester in the first half of play had two saves, while Addie Lee, who came in at keeper for the second half, saved four goals.
The Drovers next game will be in Chickasha on Oct. 26 against new conference foe Southwestern Christian. Kick off will be at 1 p.m.
The Drovers will be providing live stats and video at USAO's athletic site.