Sporting blitz 2/12

By Jackson Gilbert

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Women’s softball

   The Oakland University women’s softball team opened this week with a slew of tournament games in the warm Georgia weather. 

In the Grizzlies’ first game, the team was victorious over Northern Colorado, 5-0. 

In their final game of the tournament, the team battled number one ranked Tennessee, dropping the match 14-3. 

 

Men and women’s 

field and track

The men and women’s track and field teams travelled to Youngstown, Ohio Feb. 7 and 8 for the Youngstown Invitational.

On the first day, the men’s DMR teams finished in the top two spots and the women’s team also won. 

On day two, the men’s 4×400 team of Chris Scott, Zach Joyce, Glen Scott and Tré Brown broke the indoor school record, clocking in at 3:20.36. 

Jeff Arirguzo finished third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.99. Serena San Cartier also posted an 8.75 in the 60-meter high hurdles, the fastest time in the Horizon League. Oakland will compete in the GVSU Big Meet Feb. 14 and 15.

 

Men’s soccer

The Oakland University men’s soccer team has announced the signings of seven new players in the early signing period of 2014. 

OU head coach Eric Pogue announced Gerald Ben, Austin Ricci, Alec Greene, Wes Mink, Zachary Walker, Jayden Heyer, and Brian Steele will be joining the Grizzlies in the fall of 2014.

 

 

— Compiled by 

Jackson Gilbert,

 Sports Reporter