Oakland snapped a two-game losing streak with a comeback win over Davenport on Saturday night
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The Oakland University women's basketball team suffered their third straight loss, as North Dakota State hit a shot with just three seconds left.
Freshman guard Elena Popkey finished with nine points and three rebounds. In her second game back after an injury, freshman forward Olivia Nash scored eight points and grabbed seven rebounds.
This past week, Russ Cunningham, head coach of the Oakland men’s and women’s golf teams, announced the signing of six highly anticipated recruits.
Armed with previous experience at three successful programs, Oakland University softball coach Connie Miner looks to bring that winning mindset to the team.
Together, the Hamlet sisters have always shared a love for the game of basketball. From their time in the small town of McBain, Mich., all the way to Oakland, the girls have stuck together.
The Oakland University men’s basketball team started the new year off in a positive way, dispatching Nebraska-Omaha 91-79 at the O’rena on Thursday night. The victory, Oakland’s ninth straight at home, marked the first time this season that the Golden Grizzlies (7-9, 2-1 Summit) put two consecutive wins together.
After putting out their best offensive performance of the season the game before, the Oakland University men’s basketball team followed it up with their worst, falling 65-45 at Alabama on Saturday afternoon.
It was a close game early as Oakland (7-8, 1-2) exchanged baskets with Omaha (10-3, 2-1), getting the scoring off to a 9-9 start. Junior guard Victoria Lipscomb accounted for four of Oakland's nine points during that stretch.
Freshman guard Elena Popkey was 8-11 with 20 points. Junior guard Elizabeth Hamlet finished with 13 points, four rebounds and four assists.
Oakland fell to Western Illinois 81-73 at the Athletics Center O'rena on Friday night. Freshman guard Elena Popkey scored a career high 22 points. Junior guard Zakiya Minifee finished with 10 points and six rebounds.
The Oakland University men’s basketball team dropped the conference opener, falling on the road to Western Illinois, 73-63 on Thursday night. The loss marked the sixth defeat in the last seven away games for the Golden Grizzlies (5-9, 0-1), who had previously won three straight league openers before Thursday.
Oakland only shot 31 percent from the field, and went 18 of 31 (58 percent) from the free throw line. Eastern (6-5) did not fare much better, shooting 40 percent on field goal attempts and only hitting 66 percent of their free throws.
Freshman guard Elena Popkey finished the game with 14 points, five rebounds and three steals. Junior guard Victoria Lipscomb scored 13 points and grabbed six rebounds.
The Oakland University men’s basketball team narrowly missed an opportunity to beat a BCS school for the third straight season, falling at West Virginia 76-71 on Wednesday night.
The game was not decided until the waning moments of the game, when junior guard Duke Mondy scored the winning basket for the Golden Grizzlies (4-7) with only 21 seconds left to play.
Freshman guard Annemarie Hamlet finished with 10 points and five rebounds, getting the start for the first time all season in place of injured freshman forward Olivia Nash. Junior guard Victoria Lipscomb recorded 12 points while grabbing eight rebounds.
Despite a season high 7 three-pointers from junior Travis Bader, the Oakland University men’s basketball team lost its fourth straight road game, falling 78-61 to the Ohio University Bobcats.
Oakland University men's basketball (3-6) defeated Rochester College (11-4) 88-77 at the Athletics Center O'rena on Thursday night.
The Oakland University women's basketball team (5-3) was defeated by Michigan State University (8-0) 75-43 at the Athletics Center O'rena on Wednesday night.