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Krista Rice has been named the new head volleyball coach at Oakland University.

Newly-hired volleyball coach Krista Rice ready to take program to new heights

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 30, 2022

On March 16, Athletic Director Steve Waterfield announced the hiring of Krista Rice to be Oakland University’s next volleyball coach. The coaching search lasted just over two months. Former Head Coach...

Rob Beam has resigned as Oakland University head volleyball coach.

Head volleyball coach Rob Beam resigns

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor January 14, 2022

Rob Beam has resigned as head coach of the Oakland University volleyball program after 15 seasons, according to a press release that came out Friday afternoon.  Beam said in the release that he wanted...

The volleyball team in a huddle during a timeout.

Volleyball’s season comes to end in Horizon League quarterfinals

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 24, 2021

Two of the best defenses in Horizon League volleyball faced off in the first game of the 2021 Horizon League Tournament when the reigning champions, the Wright State Raiders, thrashed the Golden Grizzlies...

The volleyball team in a huddle after losing a point against Northern Kentucky on Nov. 13.

Volleyball loses fifth straight, stumbles into conference tournament

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter November 17, 2021

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Volleyball team lost their final game of the season to the Northern Kentucky University Norse on Saturday at the O’Rena. Oakland, who dropped its fifth game...

Lindsay Wightman gets ready to serve against Wright State on Nov. 12.

Volleyball falls to Wright State in then fourth straight loss

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter November 17, 2021

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Volleyball team lost to the Wright State University Raiders 3-1 in sets on Friday, Nov. 12 at the O’Rena for their fourth straight loss. Oakland, who lost three...

Volleyball won their match against Cleveland State 3-2 on Senior Night.

Volleyball gets Senior Night victory over Cleveland State in five-set battle

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter November 3, 2021

The seniors of the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies’ volleyball team got honored under happy circumstances after their 3-2 victory over the Cleveland State Vikings Friday night.  Starting off...

Golden Grizzlies huddling up during Saturdays game against Robert Morris.

Volleyball sweeps Robert Morris on Breast Cancer Awareness Night

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor October 27, 2021

The Oakland University volleyball team defeated the Robert Morris Colonials in straight sets on Saturday at the O’rena.  It was a dominating start for the Grizzlies, as they got off to a 12-4 lead...

Annabelle Tomei gets ready to serve against Green Bay on Oct. 10.

Annabelle Tomei works to balance busy student athlete lifestyle

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter October 27, 2021

Many know her as a setter for Oakland University’s volleyball team, holding a few records under her belt. However, there is more to Annabelle Tomei than just her volleyball skills and career. Annabelle...

The volleyball team huddles up against Youngstown State on Oct. 24.

Volleyball wins a hard-fought match against Youngstown State

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter October 27, 2021

After an arduous five-set matchup, the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies leave the court victorious after defeating the Youngstown State Penguins 3-2 on Sunday. The game started off evenly matched,...

Haley Brown gets ready to serve against Green Bay on Oct. 10.

Volleyball rallies to beat Green Bay in dramatic homecoming clash

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter October 13, 2021

The Oakland University volleyball team rallied from a 2-1 deficit in five sets to beat the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in a dramatic home game on Oct. 10, improving to 5-2 on the season, and fourth...

Kerra Cornist and Jamie Walling go for a block against Milwaukee on Oct. 7.

Volleyball swept by Milwaukee in clash of Horizon League titans

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor October 13, 2021

The Oakland University volleyball team fell to the Milwaukee Panthers in straight sets last Thursday. Milwaukee came into the match undefeated in conference play at 4-0, while the Grizzlies were 3-1 coming...

The volleyball team celebrates after getting a point against UIC on Oct. 8.

OU fights hard in four sets for Homecoming victory over UIC

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter October 13, 2021

The Golden Grizzlies showed off just how much they could endure as they fought through adversity to capture the win against the University of Illinois-Chicago Flames.  The Grizzlies started off the...

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