The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

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The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

The Trend

The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

The Trend

Matija Malenovic looks to take the ball off the Ottawa players foot during a game in the first weekend of September.

Drovers Celebrate Win on Labor Day

Austin Jackson, Contributing Writer September 5, 2023

USAO men's soccer team celebrated Labor Day by tallying a home win against the Our Lady of the Lakes University (OLLU) Saints (0-1, 0-0 RRAC). Coming off a 1-1 tied game against Ottawa, the Drovers were...

Angel Diaz jumps higher than the Ottawa player to catch the ball before it can reach USAOs goal.

Last Minute Goal Forces Tie at McLaughlin Field

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief September 3, 2023

During the first weekend in September, USAO soccer celebrated Alumni Day. After watching USAO’s women’s soccer claim victory in a 6-1 match against Ottawa, USAO’s men’s team suited up with a similar...

Ali Rey races her Ottawa opponent to the ball while she tries to score one of her five goals in the game.

Rey Scores Hat Trick Plus Some Against the Braves

Paul Tointigh, Managing Editor September 3, 2023

McLaughlin Field once again saw action as the USAO Drovers (4-1, 0-0 SAC) faced off against Ottawa University (0-2, 0-0 SAC) on Saturday evening. Spectators did not have to wait long to see action,...

Jimmy Hampton, USAOs head mens soccer coach, directs his players from the sidelines during an intense match.

Generals Claim Victory in USAO’s Season Opener

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2023

Jimmy Hampton handed off the women’s soccer program to Niall Crick and decided to focus on the men’s program. Hampton began his 25th season with USAO’s program with an early afternoon game against...

Avery Walker, a sophomore midfielder, keeps her eyes ahead on the goal, as she maneuvers the ball through her opponents.

Drovers Defeat Generals in First Battle of the Season

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief August 19, 2023

Niall Crick, USAO’s head women’s soccer coach, ended his first game as head coach with a dominating victory. The team’s season opener was held at McLaughlin Field against the Louisiana State University...

Niall Crick was recently named USAOs womens soccer head coach. He will begin his duties in the fall season.

Women’s Head Coach Position Scored by Crick

Gary Jackson, Senior Writer July 6, 2023

USAO announced Niall Crick as the new head coach for the women’s soccer team June 26. Crick is accepting the reigns from former head coach Jimmy Hampton, who has coached the men’s and women’s teams...

In her last season as a Drover, Emma Rice looked to out maneuver an opponent on her home field.

Rice Continues Play with OKCFC

Emily Loughridge, Editor-in-Chief June 22, 2023

Emma Rice, one of the most decorated soccer players in USAO history, finally said her goodbye to her green and gold uniform in the spring as she walked across the stage, diploma in hand. Yet, her connection...

USAO sophomore forward #16 Darko Borinsavljevic competes with a  MACU defender in order to control the ball.

Soccer Skirmish in the Snow at SAC Showdown (Photo Essay)

Laura Barrios Bardi, Contributing Writer November 14, 2022

USAO's men's soccer had a night to remember Friday as they played the #1 seeded MACU in the snow. The Drovers came in as the #3 seed in the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) Tournament Championship. The...

Defender, Butch Hampton, used his years of soccer knowledge to control the tempo of the game while at Science and Arts.

USAO Hosts Multiple Athletic Summer Camps

Emily Loughridge, Managing Editor June 1, 2022

The athletic programs on the campus of USAO are looking to share their wealth of knowledge once again this summer. Several athletic programs will welcome young athletes into their facilities starting in...

(1) Abdel Nait-Zerrad, senior forward, shoots around Lyon College’s goalkeeper to aid the Drovers in a 2-1 win in mid-September. (2) Mackenzie Holub, junior forward, outruns her WBU defender at USAO’s annual Pink Out night. Photos by Emily Loughridge.

Intense Rivalry Meets Again

Emily Loughridge, Contributing Writer October 25, 2021

USAO will take on long-time rival, John Brown University, at home Tuesday, Oct. 26. The night will be dedicated to Brisco McPherson, USAO alumnus, program record holder, longtime head basketball coach,...

USAO assistant soccer coaches Tony Orsi, left and Niall Crick, right looking at the schedule for the busy week ahead.

USAO sports amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Erin Lynch September 4, 2020

This season, athletics, and soccer in particular, will be different from last year because of new changes implemented by USAO to protect athletes, students, staff and fans from COVID-19. One of the...

Mens Soccer Beat Northwood 3-0

Men’s Soccer Beat Northwood 3-0

trendadmin November 12, 2013

The USAO Men's Soccer team faced Northwood College in the semifinals of the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament and won 3-0. The men will face St. Gregory's University at home on Thursday at...

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