Women's Soccer

Oakland Hosts Sunday Match Against Northwestern




Sept. 15, 2012

ROCHESTER, Mich. -- Oakland (3-2-2) hosts Northwestern (4-3-1) on Sunday at the OU Soccer Field at 1 p.m. It is the third match against a Big Ten opponent for the Golden Grizzlies this season.

 Oakland (3-2-2) vs Northwestern (4-3-1)
Rochester, Mich.  - September 16, 2012 - 1 p.m.
Stadium

OU Soccer Field (1,000)

Team Stats
Oakland / Northwestern
Ticket Info

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

Admission

Gates to the OU Soccer Field open one hour prior to kickoff

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

Gametracker

All-Time Series

NU leads 2-0
Last meeting: NU won 3-2 (OT) (Sept. 9, 2005)
First meeting at OU Soccer Field

Coaches

Nick O'Shea / Michael Moynihan

Websites
OUgrizzlies.com / NUSports.com
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OAKLAND SOCCER NOTES

Meghan Reynolds and Kyla Kellermann both scored for OU in a 2-0 win over Northern Kentucky in the team's last outing

▪ With assists on both Oakland goals, Abigail Haelewyn picked up her team-leading seventh assist of the season. She began the week ranked No. 8 in the nation in assists per game

Shannon Coley earned her ninth career shutout against Northern Kentucky. She is now tied for fourth in career shutouts at Oakland with Jessica Howard.

▪ Kellermann now leads Oakland with five goals this season

Coley was named Summit League Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Coley posted a .923 save percentage for the week

▪ Scoring at a rate of 2.67 goals per game, the Golden Grizzlies currently rank 23rd in the NCAA in scoring offense

▪ Oakland fell to Michigan 1-0 in its last outing. Coley had five saves to finish the week with 12 saves and a .450 goals-against average for the week

▪ The scoreless tie with Michigan State marked the first time that OU has shutout MSU and snapped a streak of six consecutive losses for the Golden Grizzlies to the Spartans in 10 meetings

▪ Starting Wednesday Oakland plays three of four matches against opponents from the Big Ten (Michigan State, Michigan and Northwestern)

Meghan Reynolds scored twice, including the extra-time match-winner, as Oakland beat Detroit 3-2 in its last outing

▪ Reynolds was named Summit League Player of the Week by the league on Tuesday, an honor she also received from CollegeSportsMadness.com

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

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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