With the end of winter near, Oakland’s club rugby team played the opening game for their spring season with a 53-10 win at home against Wayne State March 16. The team has already gotten a head start by getting the team together to practice and to discuss the schedule for the new season.
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Grizzlies baseball and softball roundup from the week of March 14-20
The Oakland University men's basketball 2012-2013 season officially came to an end after the final buzzer Tuesday.
Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Oakland University men’s basketball team fell to the Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Mastodons 91-72 during the first round of the Summit League Tournament. Junior Travis Bader was Oakland’s leading scorer with 18 points, but once again the guarding of IPFW’s Frank Gaines did not allow Bader to knock down a [...]
Women’s basketball drops opening round game of the Summit League Tournament to South Dakota State 67-53
The loss officially ends the season for the Golden Grizzly ladies, after a hot start to the season with wins over George Mason, America, Canisius, and then on the road at Niagara, they could not keep the momentum into Summit League play.
Travis Bader, Drew Valentine, Duke Mondy, Corey Petros, Duke Mondy and Elena Popkey earned Summit League honors after their performances during the regular season.
After a regular season marred with injuries, Oakland (9-19, 3-13 Summit) will go to Sioux Falls as the No. 8 seed against top-seeded South Dakota State (22-7, 14-2 Summit) March 9.
The No. 4 Golden Grizzlies take on No. 5 Fort Wayne Sunday in Sioux Falls.
Four Oakland University hockey players were honored by the Great Lakes Collegiate Hockey League (GLCHL) Feb. 27 for their performances this season.
Oakland University’s fencing club competed in a national competition at Notre Dame University this past weekend. The competition featured a chance for fencers to compete in individual and team categories. The team ended their season strong by placing high in the rankings against other clubs and NCAA-ranked teams.
Leading the nation in steals, Duke Mondy has made Oakland his home.
In his final game at the O'rena, Drew Valentine finished with 15 points and eight rebounds. Fellow senior Jordan Howenstine started for the first time in his Oakland career.
Freshman forwards Olivia Nash and Sinclair Russell led the Grizzlies with double-digit scoring. Nash finished with 15 points while Russell scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Freshman guard Elena Popkey recorded the first double-double of her career as a Grizzlie with 13 points and 10 rebounds.
The fundraiser will take place March 1 at Classic Lanes in Rochester. The event is open to the public and begins at 10 p.m.
Student athletes with a GPA above 3.0 were invited to attend the “Celebration of Teaching, Learning, and Success” breakfast, to be lauded for their academic accomplishments.
The men's and women's swimming and diving teams were awarded with Fall 2012 Scholar All America Team honors. Oakland track and field finished sixth at Summit League Championships. The OU men's baseball team has started the season 0-4 after a road trip to Maryland.
The honor is awarded to the top mid-major player of the year. A fan vote will make up 33 percent of the final vote.
Travis Bader scored 27 points and tied a school record with 348 3-pointers made in his career. Corey Petros blocked the potential game-tying layup in overtime to help the Grizzlies to victory.
Freshman forward Olivia Nash ended the game with her eighth double-double of the season, giving her the lead in the Summit League. She scored 11 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Freshman guard Elena Popkey finished the game with a career-high 23 points.