Sporting blitz, week of Oct. 8

Sporting blitz

Sporting blitz

Women’s Soccer

The Oakland University women’s soccer team got shutout last Saturday against the Youngstown State Penguins. The loss puts Oakland and 1-2-0 in the Horizon League standings. Oakland comes back home this weekend to play the UIC Flame on Saturday Oct. 11 at 7:00 p.m.

Women’s Golf

The team was seventh going into the final day of the Diane Thomas Invitational hosted by the University of Cincinnati, the team finished with a score of 969 (+105). Illinois won the tournament shooting a collective 53-over par.  Elle Nichols finished best for OU with a 229 (+23), but Alyssa Albright finished with Oakland’s best round of 76 (+4) in the final day.

Cross Country

The Andrew and Jacob Bowman combo and Ashley Burr finished with Oakland’s best times in Notre Dame’s annual Invitational. Andrew Bowman ran a 24:40.6 and Jacob posted a 24:53.8 in the five-mile Gold race. They finished 21st and 28th respectively. Burr finished 19th in her 5K Gold race with a finishing time of 17:23.1. Oakland men overall placed 10th place and the women coming in 15th.


The Oakland women’s softball team was set to play in their final double-header and games of the year this past Sunday, but the women were unable to play due to poor field conditions. There has been no make-up date set for the games vs. Macomb Community College and Ferris State University.