Women's Soccer

Oakland to Host Michigan State on Wednesday

Oakland takes on MSU at 7 p.m. on Wednesday

Oakland takes on MSU at 7 p.m. on Wednesday

Sept. 4, 2012

ROCHESTER, Mich. -- The next chapter in a local rivalry will unfold Friday, when Oakland (1-1-1) hosts Detroit (2-2-0) at the OU Soccer Field at 8 p.m. The Golden Grizzlies have scored 13 goals over the first three matches of the season, while the Titans have scored seven thus far.

 Oakland (1-1-1) vs Detroit (2-2-0)
Rochester, Mich.  - August 31, 2012 - 8 p.m.
Stadium

OU Soccer Field (1,000)

Team Stats
Oakland / Detroit
Ticket Info

Adults - $5 ; Kids (12 under) $3; Kids (3 under) Free
(Purchase tickets at the field on the day of the game)

Admission

A doubleheader with the men's team gates open at 4:30 p.m.
Purchase of one ticket gets fans into both matches

Quick Facts Oakland / Detroit
Women's Soccer Coach's Show Weekly Video Review / Preview
Live Stats

Gametracker

All-Time Series

OU leads 10-4-1
Last meeting: UDM won 3-1 (Sept. 22, 2011)
Last meeting hosted by OU: 1-1 Tie at Ultimate (Sept. 12, 2010)

Coaches

Nick O'Shea / Mike Lupenec

Websites
OUgrizzlies.com / DetroitTitans.com
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OAKLAND SOCCER NOTES
▪ With Marlen Knoph's goal against Loyola (Md.) the Golden Grizzlies have scored in every match this season, bringing the team's tally to 13 goals through three games

▪ Oakland leads the all-time series with Detroit and boasts a 4-2-1 home record against the Titans

▪ OU won nine consecutive matches against the Titans from 1997-2007

▪ The I-75 series between Oakland and Detroit dates back to the 1994 season. The teams have met conistantly since then with the only exceptions coming in 1996, 2005 and 2006.

Kyla Kellermann, who scored four goals and had one assist during the week, was named Summit League Player of the Week on Monday  August 20

▪ Kellermann scored a hat trick against Rochester College, which tied for third most in single-game history at OU

Abigail Haelewyn assisted on three goals in the match against Rochester College, which ties for fourth best in a single-game at Oakland

▪ The 47 shots that the Golden Grizzlies took against Rochester College are the second most in program history

▪ Oakland was tabbed as the favorite in The Summit League Preseason Coaches Poll for the 11th time in school history, just edging South Dakota State this season with five first-place votes

▪ The Golden Grizzlies were unbeaten in preseason play with a 1-1 draw at Cleveland State and a 5-1 home win over Valparaiso

▪ Oakland won the 2011 Summit Leauge Championship on the OU Soccer Field, advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the sixth time in school history, where they faced Wake Forest

▪ Oakland has won 13 Summit League Titles (Six Regular Season, Seven Championship Tournament) since 2000, which ranks as the eighth most in the nation among all Division I women's soccer programs.

▪ Be sure to check out postmatch coverage, which includes Grizz Vision interviews with the players and coaches


 

 

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