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Kahlaijah Dean put the team on her back with 24 points on Monday afternoon against IUPUI in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals.

Women’s basketball’s memorable season ends in Horizon League semifinals

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 9, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team fell to the IUPUI Jaguars, 86-63, in the Horizon League Tournament semifinals on Monday afternoon at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Oakland looked to play spoiler...

The Oakland womens basketball team is headed to the Horizon League semifinals for the first time in program history.

Women’s basketball upsets second-seeded Penguins, punches ticket to Indianapolis

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 4, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team defeated the Youngstown State Penguins in the Horizon League quarterfinals on Thursday night, 63-52 at the Beeghly Center. The seventh-seeded Grizzlies knocked...

Breanne Beatty notched 11 points, good for second on the team Tuesday night.

Women’s basketball outlasts Wright State, advance to league tournament quarterfinals

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor March 2, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team defeated the Wright State Raiders in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament at the O’rena on Tuesday night by a score of 54-45. Oakland jumped out to...

Kendall Folley dribbles the ball up the court against Cleveland State on Feb. 17.

Women’s basketball loses third straight game

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team dropped its third straight game on Thursday, Feb. 17 in an 85-65 loss to Cleveland State at the O’rena. This was just the first matchup between the two opponents...

Breanne Beatty goes for a layup against Youngstown State.

Women’s basketball stuns first place Youngstown State

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor February 2, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team knocked off the league-leading Youngstown State Penguins on Sunday afternoon in a 56-52 thriller. The Grizzlies jumped out to an early 11-2 lead as Kendall Folley...

The Oakland bench celebrates as the team rolls to an easy victory over arch rival Detroit Mercy.

Women’s basketball gets back in the win column, obliterates Detroit Mercy

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 26, 2022

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team handled the Detroit Mercy Titans rather easily on Thursday night by a score of 80-50.  The Grizzlies have now won four of its last five games,...

Brianna Breedy dribbles the ball down the court against Northern Kentucky on Jan. 15.

Women’s basketball loses to Northern Kentucky in Horizon League clash

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor January 19, 2022

The Oakland University women’s basketball team [7-8, 5-3 HL] fell to the Northern Kentucky Norse [11-3, 5-2 HL] 79-67 Saturday afternoon at the O’Rena.  The win allowed the Norse to surpass Oakland...

Sydney Gouard goes for a shot against Wright State on Jan. 13.

Oakland outlasts inferior Wright State, evens overall record to .500

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 19, 2022

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball team defeated the Wright State Raiders on Thursday night by a score of 62-51. With the win, the Grizzlies improved to 7-7 overall and 5-2 in Horizon League...

KeSha Blanton on the sidelines coaching against the Youngstown Penguins.

Shorthanded women’s basketball wins in dramatic fashion

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 10, 2022

The Oakland women’s basketball team improved to 4-2 in Horizon league play this week, as it claimed a hard-fought 63-60 victory over the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons on Thursday evening.  The Grizzlies,...

Sug Williams stops and pulls up for a jump shot against Youngstown State on Nov. 18.

Women’s basketball falls to Youngstown State in conference opener

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter November 24, 2021

Golden Grizzlies women’s basketball lost to the Youngstown State University Penguins 79-68 in their first Horizon League matchup of the season at the O’Rena on Thursday. In the first quarter of...

Sug Williams plays staunch on defense against Niagara on Friday, Nov. 12.

Women’s basketball defeats Niagara for first win of season

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 17, 2021

Going into Friday’s game, Oakland’s record was 0-1 while Niagara University had a record of 1-0. However, neither team had faced a conference team.  Head Coach Jeff Tungate stated: “for us to...

Kahlaijah Dean dribbles the ball against Toledo on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

Women’s basketball drops season opener to Toledo

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor November 17, 2021

The Oakland University women’s basketball team fell to the Toledo Rockets 84-72 in their season opener Tuesday night at the O’Rena. The first quarter mostly consisted of a three-point contest. Guard...

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