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November 14, 2012

Five Drovers named All-Conference

CHICKASHA — Five Drover women were named All-Sooner Athletic Conference on Monday afternoon.

Freshman Linda Addo and senior Calli Cooper were named All-Conference First Team forwards while senior Taylor Fain was named n All-Conference First Team defender.

Senior Jordyn Yates and freshman Ryah Vyse were named All-Conference Second Team.

“I’m very pleased to see our players represented on the All-Conference list,” Coach Jimmy Hampton said. “Taylor Fain, Calli Cooper and Jordyn Yates have had great careers here, and they will be missed!”

Linda AddoAs a redshirt freshman, Addo was named All-Conference First Team. She led the team with 15 goals, which ranks her fifth in the SAC and 41st in the NAIA.

She had two hat tricks and four multiple goal games throughout the season. Additionally, she had three assists. Addo tied teammate Cooper with three game-winning goals on the season.

“Linda Addo had a tremendous year as a redshirt freshman,” Hampton said. “We look forward to her doing great things in the next three years.”

She was named SAC Player of the Week on Nov. 5.

Addo is a math and economics major from Tema, Ghana. She is the daughter of Owusu Addo.



Calli Cooper

Cooper collects her third All-Conference First Team honors after another stunning performance with seven goals and eight assists on the season. She ties Addo in game-winners with three.

Cooper is third in the conference in assists this season.

In four years at USAO, Cooper leads the Drovers in every career offensive category. She’s had 72 goals, 36 assists, 20 game-winning goals, 20 multiple-goal games and five hat tricks in her career.

She is a two-time NAIA All-America Honorable Mention. In 2009, she was named SAC Newcomer of the Year.

Cooper is a business administration senior from Norman. She is the daughter of Len and Traci Cooper.

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