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Nirva Patel gets into her stance while the opponent gets ready to serve against LSSU on March 19. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Athlete Profile: Nirva Patel

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 29, 2023

Nirva Patel is on the women’s tennis team. She dominates on the court, and her tenacity has driven her to a successful tennis career.  She is a senior majoring in communication with a minor in digital...

Yasmin Glazbrook and Nirva Patel were recently recognized for their achievements  during the Oakland tennis teams recent trip to Florida.

Athlete Profile: Yasmin Glazbrook

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter March 15, 2023

Yasmin Glazbrook is a gifted tennis player whose ambition on the court has led to several accomplishments. Growing up in Australia before moving to the U.S., Glazbrook always knew she wanted to play...

The Oakland tennis team lost to Youngstown State on Sunday to fall to 0-2 in conference play.

Tennis drops to 0-2 in Horizon League play after loss to Youngstown State

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter April 6, 2022

The Golden Grizzlies’ tennis team dropped their third consecutive road game on Sunday in Youngstown, Ohio, losing the game to the Youngstown State Penguins by a score of 5-2. Despite the loss to the...

Liza Mladentseva earned the Oakland tennis teams only point on Friday.

Mladentseva lone bright spot in tennis loss to Notre Dame

Payton Bucki, Content Editor April 6, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies women's tennis team lost their first Horizon League matchup 6-1 against the Cleveland State Vikings on April 1 at the Medical Mutual Tennis Pavilion in Cleveland,...

Nirva Patel gets into her stance while the opponent gets ready to serve against LSSU on March 19. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Tennis rolls past Lake Superior State in home opener

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter March 23, 2022

In their first home match of the season, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies tennis team displayed a level of dominance rarely seen, winning the matchup against the Lake Superior State Lakers with a score of...

Yasmin Glazbrook and Nirva Patel were recently recognized for their achievements  during the Oakland tennis teams recent trip to Florida.

Golden Grizzlies’ tennis duo receives praise during Florida stint

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter March 16, 2022

Following an amazing performance at Oakland University’s annual Florida trip, the duo of senior Yasmin Glazbrook and junior Nirva Patel were named the Nike’s Horizon League Women’s Tennis Doubles...

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