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Women’s basketball preview: A fun team on the hunt

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor November 9, 2016

Oakland women’s basketball experienced a double-trouble loss last after last season in the graduations of Olivia Nash and Elena Popkey, the 13th and 11th all-time leading scorers in Oakland history,...

Recent Oakland womens basketball alumna Elena Popkey still wears the same jersey number (3) when she plays for the Elangeni Falcons in Germany as she wore as a Golden Grizzly.

Elena Popkey continues to rep Oakland

KeyVonna Taylor, Intern Reporter September 13, 2016

A spectator may see a player’s jersey number as just a number, but to athletes, it’s much more. The number three is just as important to Elena Popkey today as it was when she was a women’s basketball...

Personnel and Olympic Trials: Happenings in Golden Grizzlies Athletics

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor August 16, 2016

This summer has been a sports whirlwind at Oakland University. Here's what you need to know to catch up: Basketball filled the holes left behind by former point guard Kay Felder, associate head coach Saddi...

Filling the Nash/Popkey gap: Women’s basketball coach reflects

Filling the Nash/Popkey gap: Women’s basketball coach reflects

Ally Racey April 3, 2016

Each year, the women's basketball team goes into the summer without choosing captains, and that’s when head coach Jeff Tungate thinks leadership emerges.

Women’s basketball loses a couple of road games late

Ally Racey & Katlynn Emaus February 7, 2016

At Cleveland StateThe Oakland’s women’s basketball team (12-10, 4-7) fell to host Cleveland State (5-16, 2-9) 88-75 in overtime on Saturday, Feb. 6.Olivia Nash tied the game at 71 with 4.4 seconds...

WBB up and down in Wisconsin

Ally Racey February 1, 2016

Oakland women’s basketball terminated No. 22 Green Bay’s 16-game home win streak, but lost two days later at Milwaukee as it continued its five-game road trip.The Golden Grizzlies beat Green Bay 58-56...

Women’s basketball wins four straight over break

Ally Racey January 3, 2016

The Oakland University women’s basketball team stayed busy over the holiday break as they racked up four successful wins.The Golden Grizzlies traveled to Illinois Dec. 19 where they defeated Chicago...

Oakland womens basketball took on Michigan State at 3pm on Sunday, Dec.13 in the Orena. 

Grizzlies fall to Michigan State in the O’rena

Ally Racey December 15, 2015

The Oakland women’s basketball team played in-state rival Michigan State University Sunday, Dec. 13 during their blackout game at the O’rena.Oakland fell 82-62 against the Spartans, now sitting at...

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