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.
OU Soccer Field (1,000)
||Oakland / Detroit|
Adults - $5 ; Kids (12 under) $3; Kids (3 under) Free
A doubleheader with the men's team gates open at 4:30 p.m.
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OU leads 10-4-1
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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