Women's Soccer

Oakland Hosts NDSU and SDSU in Weekend Soccer Action

Oct. 4, 2012

ROCHESTER, Mich. -- The Oakland women's soccer team (4-3-3, 1-0) will host a pair of Summit league matches against North Dakota State (4-6-0, 1-0) and South Dakota State (2-7-1, 0-1) at the OU Soccer Field. The Golden Grizzlies face the Bison at 7 p.m. on Friday and the Jackrabbits at 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Oakland (4-3-3, 1-0) vs North Dakota State (4-6-0, 1-0),  South Dakota State (2-7-1, 0-1 )
Rochester, Mich.  - October 5 and 7

Stadium

OU Soccer Field (1,000)

Team Stats
Oakland | NDSU | SDSU
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

Live Stats

Gametracker (NDSU)
Gametracker (SDSU)

All-Time Series

Oakland leads NDSU:  4-2
Oakland leads SDSU:  4-2-1

Websites
OUgrizzlies.com | GoBison.com | GoJacks.com
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OAKLAND SOCCER NOTES

▪ Oakland opened league play with a 1-0 road win at Omaha. The Golden Grizzlies lone goal came from Abigail Haelewyn on an assist from Meghan Reynolds

▪ Goalkeeper Shannon Coley picked up the shutout against Omaha, the 10th of her career to move into a tie for 12th in Summit League history and take sole possession of fourth all-time at OU

Abigail Haelewyn leads the Summit League with eight assists this season and is No. 3 in the nation in total assists and assists per-game

▪ Kellermann leads Oakland and The Summit League in goals (6) and points (14) this season

▪ In the 2012 Summit League Tournament, Oakland knocked off top-seeded South Dakota State before toppling second-seed North Dakota State in the final

▪ Coley has won two Summit League Defensive Player of the Week Awards from the league this season, while Megan Reynolds, Kyla Kellermann and Haelewyn have also claimed the award

▪ OU tied two of the three Big Ten teams it faced this season

▪ 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

▪ 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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