The UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS are picked to win the Sooner Athletic Conference title this year … and that applies to both the Men’s AND the Women’s teams.
The men and women are led by Coach Jimmy Hampton (previously profiled here at Balladeer’s Blog) and open their season with a road game on August 27th. They will face the Saints of Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. The Drovers are hoping for a 7th straight trip to the NAIA National Tournament.
The full SAC Preseason Standings run like this:
MEN: 1. USAO Drovers
2. Oklahoma City University Stars
3. Southwestern Christian University Eagles Continue reading
GOLDEN STATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The MASTER’S COLLEGE MUSTANGS lived up to their number 1 seeding, taking the GSAC tournament title with an 8-3 victory over the 3rd seeded SAN DIEGO CHRISTIAN EAGLES. Along the way to the conference crown the Mustangs also defeated Concordia (CA) and Arizona Christian University.
CROSSROADS LEAGUE – This conference’s unique format pits the ultimate winner of Bracket One against the ultimate winner of Bracket Two. The (1) TAYLOR TROJANS (Bracket One champs) won an 11-10 scoring orgy against the (3) MOUNT VERNON NAZARENE COUGARS (Bracket Two champs). Enroute to the league title the Trojans bounced Marian University once and Continue reading
CHICAGOLAND COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – Yesterday was Day Two of the CCAC conference tourney. The 6th seeded TRINITY CHRISTIAN COLLEGE TROLLS stayed alive by stunning the 2nd seeded OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY TIGERS, sending them home after a very memorable 5-2 game. ### In a 5 over 3 upset the ST FRANCIS (IL) FIGHTING SAINTS took down the ROBERT MORRIS (IL) EAGLES in a 4-3 Instant Classic. ### The top seeded JUDSON EAGLES stayed unbeaten in the tournament by eliminating the (4) PURDUE-NORTH CENTRAL PANTHERS by a tight score of 5-4.
SOONER ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND ARTS OF OKLAHOMA DROVERS came in at the 4 spot yesterday and won a 6-5 game for the ages against the 5th seeded ROGERS STATE UNIVERSITY HILLCATS. ### Meanwhile the top seeded OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY STARS had their hands full with the 8th seeded MID-AMERICA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY EVANGELS before emerging with a 4-2 victory. ### The (2) LUBBOCK CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY CHAPARRALS downed the (7) ST GREGORY’S CAVALIERS 3-1. ### And the 3 seeds, the OKLAHOMA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY BISON survived a 6-5 game with the Continue reading
The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Drovers men’s soccer team is tied for first place in the Sooner Athletic Conference preseason poll. The Oklahoma Baptist University Bison are the team tied at the top with the Drovers. Fresh off their stellar 2010 campaign which saw the team ranked throughout the Continue reading
DAKOTA ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The Jamestown College Jimmies took two games yesterday, defeating the Dakota State Trojans 12-2 and then going one run better by taking down the Dickinson State Blue Hawks 13-2. Meanwhile the Continue reading
CHICKASHA – The Drovers grabbed a much-needed conference win with an RBI single by Robert Summers deep in the ninth against Northwestern Oklahoma State. Shortstop Regulo Moy scored the winning run.
Sophomore David Garcia started on the mound for Continue reading
CHICKASHA – Already well underway, the 2011 Drover baseball season is shaping up fairly well so far for Coach Mike Ross and his team.
A solid season to date is due in part to senior pitcher Caleb Martin, who has broken two school records already this season. Martin now holds the career wins record with 25 and career strikeouts record with 198.
“What this speaks for is just consistency throughout his four years on the mound — just continuing to prepare himself to pitch and Continue reading
CHICKASHA – With 10 strikeouts thrown, sophomore pitcher David Garcia led the Drovers to their 10th win of the season and a first Sooner Athletic Conference victory.
Garcia, who is now 2-2, pitched the first seven innings of the nine-inning game against Saint Gregory’s University. In the 29 batters he faced, he gave up just four hits and one run.
After getting three immediate outs in the first inning, first baseman Garan Qualls doubled to left center early in the second. During the next at bat, Continue reading
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Drovers – MEN – The men’s team is sitting at 8-11 overall, 4-9 in the Sooner Athletic Conference. Just yesterday the Drovers defeated St Gregory’s 81-61 to end a three-game losing streak. They see action again tomorrow night against the Southern Nazarene Crimson Storm. WOMEN – The women’s team is an unfortunate 6-14 overall, 2-11 in conference play. Continue reading
Claremore, Okla. – The Rogers State women’s basketball team cruised to its second straight Sooner Athletic Conference victory with a 69-47 rout over St. Gregory’s on Thursday evening at the Claremore Expo.
The Hillcats led by as many as 31 points in the second half. RSU received a balance scoring attack with 10 players contributing in points Continue reading