The Oakland Post

Women’s golf team begins practice in a new way

Michael Pearce, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2020

The women’s golf team had their spring season taken from them in March, and is now resuming practicing for the first time in six months. “We’re playing 18 holes two to three times a week and then we practice short game...

Golf team adapts to adjusted schedule

Michael Pearce, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2020

Golf is a sport that promotes social distancing naturally, yet they are still affected by the pandemic. Despite being able to play the sport socially distanced, COVID-19 presents other issues — Oakland University golfers...

Nick Pumford aims for personal, professional goals

Sergio Montanez, Staff Photographer

December 4, 2019

Competitive, dedicated, and strong willed are just a few words that could describe the Oakland University men’s golf head coach, Nick Pumford. Perhaps there’s another term, rather, a motto, that defines Pumford as well: ...

The Blitz: April 19, 2017

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2017

Baseball at Valpo: Game 1 Oakland baseball traveled to Valparaiso University for a three-game series April 13-15. In the first game, Connor Fannon started on the mound and went five innings, picking up five strikeouts. Emerson Mi...

The Blitz: April 12, 2017

Melissa Deatsch, Sports Editor

April 11, 2017

Baseball at CMU The Oakland baseball team fell to the Central Michigan Chippewas in its midweek matchup on Wednesday, April 5. After falling behind early with a six-run deficit in the third inning, the Golden Grizzlies got on...

The Blitz: April 5, 2017

AuJenee Hirsch, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2017

Baseball at Toledo The Golden Grizzlies (3-19, 1-2 HL) fell to the University of Toledo Rockets (6-19, 0-3 MAC) 8-5 on Wednesday, March 29. Connor Fannon struck out a career-high seven batters in five innings, allowing three e...

The Blitz: March 15, 2017

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2017

Baseball at Virginia Commonwealth University In the opening game of the three-day series, Oakland fell to VCU 5-2 on Friday, March 10. Starting on the mound, Jake Lee went seven innings with 6 strikeouts. After giving up 2 runs i...

The Sporting Blitz March 7

Katie LaDuke, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2017

Men’s Golf at Colleton River Invitational:  Jake Kneen shot 2 under par, good for 11th place in the Colleton River Collegiate at the Pete Dye Course (par 72, 7,169 yards) on Tuesday.   As the team, Oakland finished in 10th pla...

The Blitz: Feb. 24, 2016

Christian Miller, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2017

Track and field Oakland’s track and field teams competed on Feb. 18 when they participated in the Hillsdale Tune Up at Hillsdale University. Breaking his own school record, Nicholas Girodat finished first in the 60m in ju...

The Sporting Blitz: 2016.10.19

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

October 18, 2016

WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING The Golden Grizzlies dominated at Duquesne on Oct. 14, beating the Dukes 168.5-93.5 and winning 13 of 14 events. Patricia Aschan won the 200-yard medley relay (1:47.45), 200 free (1:53.10), 20...

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