ROCHESTER, Mich. - The No. 6 seed Oakland softball team travels to the Windy City for the 2017 Horizon League Championship against No. 3 seed and defending champion Valparaiso on Wednesday, May 10 at 3:30 p.m. ET. All games will be broadcast live from Flames Field on the campus of UIC on ESPN3.
During the regular season, Oakland completed the series sweep at Valpo with Erin Kownacki picking up all three wins in the circle. Offensively, Jamie Squires led the Golden Grizzlies hitting .538 going 6-for-13 with her team-leading sixth home run, triple, double, four RBI, six runs scored and 13 total bases with a blistering 1.000 slugging percentage. For her efforts, she was named College Sports Madness Horizon League Player of the Week.