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Michigan State ousts Oakland in NCAA opener

Michigan State ousts Oakland in NCAA opener

| November 19, 2010 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com EAST LANSING — In 2007, Oakland University gained its first NCAA tournament win with a 2-1 victory over Michigan State in the Men’s Soccer College Cup. On Thursday, Michigan State gained its shot at a postseason rematch and delivered a knockout punch. Domenic Barone scored both goals and the […]

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Haelewyn, Lynch Named to Summit League All-Tournament Team

Haelewyn, Lynch Named to Summit League All-Tournament Team

| November 18, 2010 | Comments (1)

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Senior Dani Haelewyn and junior Sarah Lynch were both named to The Summit League All-Tournament team, which was announced by the league office on Sunday. Both players were also named to the All-Summit League first team earlier this season. Haelewyn, a midfielder from Rochester, Mich., scored the lone goal for Oakland in […]

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Givens a proven winner at all levels of soccer

Givens a proven winner at all levels of soccer

| November 18, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com EAST LANSING — When Colin Givens was a freshman at Troy High School in the fall of 2003, he only scored a small handful of goals for the Colts’ soccer team. And they were memorable. “I think I only scored three goals that year,” recalled Givens. “I do remember […]

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Tennis star Dieters chooses Ohio State

Tennis star Dieters chooses Ohio State

| November 18, 2010 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — Kelsey Dieters has not heard the last of it. The standout tennis player from Rochester Hills and a Rochester High senior made a verbal commitment this past summer to Ohio State and officially signed Tuesday with the Buckeyes, as part of the NCAA early signing period. […]

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COLLEGE COMMITMENTS/SIGNINGS

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS/SIGNINGS

| November 17, 2010 | Comments (5)

COLLEGE COMMITMENTS/SIGNINGS Below are the local high school athletes from the www.northoaklandsports.com coverage area that have singed or committed to play collegiate athletics. For additions to this list, e-mail senior editor Dan Stickradt at dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com AUBURN HILLS AVONDALE Sarah Becker            Black Hawk        Volleyball AUBURN HILLS OAKLAND CHRISTIAN Caleb Stanko            Michigan          Soccer CLARKSTON Haley Barker            […]

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Oakland harriers close out season at NCAA Great Lakes Regional

Oakland harriers close out season at NCAA Great Lakes Regional

| November 16, 2010 | Comments (0)

ROCHESTER – Lia Jones and Zack Jones both finished among the top 50 runners, as the Oakland University men’s and women’s cross country finished out the season at the NCAA Division I Great Lakes Regional Championship Saturday afternoon at the Katke-Cousins Golf Course. The men scored 424 points to finish 16th, which ties their best […]

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Golden Grizzlies win 19 events in sweep of Wright State

Golden Grizzlies win 19 events in sweep of Wright State

| November 16, 2010 | Comments (1)

DAYTON, Ohio – Junior Marcella Barretta qualified for the NCAA Zone Diving Championships on the 1- and 3-meter springboards, winning both boards, one of five double winners as the Oakland University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept Wright State Saturday afternoon. The men (2-2) won 167-115 while the women (3-1) were victorious by […]

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      Troy’s Cunningham signs with Michigan

Troy’s Cunningham signs with Michigan

| November 16, 2010 | Comments (2)

BY JAKE LOURIM STUDENT CORRESPONDENT j.lourim@comcast.net TROY — Troy senior Sean Cunningham has bobbed and weaved through opposing defenders on the high school and club field for years. Soon, he’ll be off to Ann Arbor to play Big Ten soccer at the University of Michigan. He signed this past week during the NCAA early signing […]

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Oakland draws MSU in Men’s Soccer College Cup

Oakland draws MSU in Men’s Soccer College Cup

| November 16, 2010 | Comments (1)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — After not playing the regular season, Oakland University head coach Eric Pogue figured there would be a good chance that Oakland University would draw either Michigan State or Notre Dame in the first-round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer College Cup. Pogue’s hunch was right. Oakland drew […]

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Golden Grizzlies rebound to topple UIC

Golden Grizzlies rebound to topple UIC

| November 15, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com CHICAGO — Three days after squandering a lead and losing its opener to U-D Mercy Friday, Oakland University rebounded Monday with a double-digit victory over host Illinois-Chicago. Sophomore forward Bethany Watterworth (Lake Orion), a preseason All-Summit League pick, scored 26 points with five rebounds to lead the Golden Grizzlies […]

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West Virginia upends Oakland in season opener

West Virginia upends Oakland in season opener

| November 15, 2010 | Comments (1)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Oakland University’s 2010-11 men’s basketball season kicked off Friday the same way the last season ended: with a lopsided loss to a team from a powerhouse conference. Senior Keith Benson recorded a double-double with 22 points and 15 rebounds, senior Will Hudson had 16 points and nine rebounds and freshman Travis Bader […]

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Records fall as Oakland spikes UMKC

Records fall as Oakland spikes UMKC

| November 15, 2010 | Comments (1)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sophomore Meghan Bray set the season record for kills (360) and senior Brittany Dunn broke the career record for sets played (407) as the Oakland University volleyball team (17-13, 12-6 Summit) finished the 2010 season with a 3-1 (25-22, 23-25, 25-19, 25-21) win over UMKC (9-21, 6-12 Summit) Saturday evening. The […]

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   That championship feeling … Oakland wins Summit League tournament to reach NCAA field

That championship feeling … Oakland wins Summit League tournament to reach NCAA field

| November 15, 2010 | Comments (3)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — Oakland University has had a history of hosting the Summit League men’s soccer tournament. Winning it has been a different story. The previous two years the Golden Grizzlies have watched other schools take home the championship trophy and the league’s automatic NCAA bid on OU;s home […]

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   Oakland’s late surge sends Grizzlies into Summit League soccer finals

Oakland’s late surge sends Grizzlies into Summit League soccer finals

| November 13, 2010 | Comments (0)

BY DAN STICKRADT SENIOR EDITOR dan.stickradt@northoaklandsports.com ROCHESTER HILLS — Due to some injuries, Sean Magee got a chance to grab some minutes off the bench Friday in Oakland’s Summit League men’s soccer semifinal. The freshman forward delivered. Magee scored just his second goal of the season and also drew a penalty kick for a teammate […]

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