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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...

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...

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...

Lindsay Wightman celebrates as her team gets a point.

Volleyball star Lindsay Wightman continues family legacy

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

Before she stepped on campus at Oakland University, Lindsay Wightman knew the culture of the volleyball program was the right fit for her. What she didn’t know was she would become one of the most decorated...

The volleyball team celebrates after getting a point.

Volleyball defeats rival PFW on Crayon Drive night

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter October 6, 2021

Long standing rival — the Purdue Fort Wayne (PFW) volleyball team — put up a tough battle in an attempt to win while visiting Grizzly territory on Tuesday, Sept. 28.  PFW gave a good competition...

Lindsay Wightman broke the school record for most career digs against Central Michigan in the Green and White Classic.

Volleyball wraps up non-conference play

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter September 22, 2021

The Golden Grizzlies split the first two of three matches last weekend in the Green and White Classic. The Oakland University volleyball team finished up their non-conference schedule with a packed...

The Volleyball team in a huddle during a timeout.

Volleyball sweeps Eastern Michigan on Family Day

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor September 8, 2021

The Oakland University volleyball team swept the Eastern Michigan Eagles 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at the O’rena.  It was Family Day, where all the players were introduced and escorted by their family...

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