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Finn Jurak kicks the ball out to his teammates against SVSU on March 26.

Men’s soccer continues to look bright in spring season

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter March 30, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s soccer team defeated the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals by a score of 4-0 on Saturday, March 26 at the UWM Sports Complex in Pontiac, MI. From the start,...

The Grizz Dome has been fully re-inflated, but it will still be  a while before it can be used again.

How Oakland sports teams have responded to the Grizz Dome collapse

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

When the Grizz Dome collapsed on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 19, many of the Oakland University sports teams were left without a practice facility.  Baseball, softball, men's and women’s soccer,...

Oakland mens soccer suffered their first loss of the spring season on Saturday. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Men’s soccer falls to Davenport in spring season home opener

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter March 15, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s soccer team lost to the Davenport University Panthers 3-2 in a their first home game of the spring season at the UWM Sports Complex on Saturday, March 12...

Mens soccer crowned kings of the Horizon League, clinch spot in NCAA tournament

Men’s soccer crowned kings of the Horizon League, clinch spot in NCAA tournament

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 17, 2021

For the first time since 2015, the Golden Grizzlies are crowned the champions of the Men’s Horizon League soccer conference after defeating the Cleveland State Vikings on Saturday. Immediately coming...

Oakland takes on Cleveland State on Saturday for a spot in the NCAA tournament.

Men’s soccer advances to the Horizon League Championship Game

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 13, 2021

Much like the women’s soccer team, the Golden Grizzlies men’s soccer team has advanced to the final game of the Horizon League playoffs to face off against the Cleveland State Vikings.  With their...

Noah Jensen pushes the ball upfield against Bowling Green on Oct. 26.

Men’s soccer’s winning streak snapped by Bowling Green

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 3, 2021

The Oakland University's men's soccer team faced off against Bowling Green State University in the home pitch Tuesday night.  After a five-match winning streak stopper, Oakland University lands 86th...

Noah Jensen takes a corner kick against Milwaukee on Oct. 30.

Men’s soccer wins overtime heartstopper against Milwaukee

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 3, 2021

The Golden Grizzlies’ men’s soccer team would go to overtime with the Milwaukee Panthers and win a hard-fought game by  a score of 4-3 on Saturday night.  The weather played a huge part in the...

Oakland takes on Cleveland State on Saturday for a spot in the NCAA tournament.

Men’s Soccer defeats UW-Green Bay

D'Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter October 20, 2021

On Wednesday, Oct. 13, the Oakland University men’s soccer team played an intense game against University of Wisconsin (UW)-Green Bay. With the ending score of 3-1, the Golden Grizzlies had their second...

Ville Ahola tries to slip a defender against Cleveland State on Oct. 9

Men’s soccer takes home Homecoming win

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter October 13, 2021

What started out as a hopeless affair for the Golden Grizzlies last Saturday, quickly turned into a golden example of the team's perseverance as they clawed their way back from a deficit to bring home...

Defender Kieran Hayes goes for a header.

Men’s soccer dominated by UIC

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 29, 2021

Aggression. That’s the only word that can properly describe the fast-paced affair between the Golden Grizzlies and University of Illinois-Chicago Flames.  Players colliding with each other, physical...

Mikey Ketteman and Charlie Braithwaite celebrating a goal.

Men’s Soccer defeats Dayton in shutout win

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor September 22, 2021

The Oakland University Men’s Soccer team shutout the Dayton Flyers 3-0 on Wednesday at the Oakland Soccer Field. The game was previously scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m., but was postponed due to severe...

Finn Jurak lunging for a save on March 18, 2021 against Cleveland State.

A closer look at Finn Jurak

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 15, 2021

Born in Canberra, Australia, Oakland University's redshirt junior goalie Finn Jurak has made quite a name for himself as a player who knows what it takes to win.  In 2020, he played seven games for...

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