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Darien Bandel
Darien  Bandel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ortonville, Mich.

High School:
Oxford

Height:
6-0

Position:
OH

Major:
Social Work


11/18/2017

OAKLAND'S SEASON ENDS WITH THREE SET LOSS TO GREEN BAY IN LEAGUE SEMIFINAL

Sammy Condon and Darien Bandel each recorded nine kills

11/14/2017

BANDEL NAMED HORIZON LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AS OAKLAND LANDS FOUR ON ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

Darien Bandel becomes the first conference player of the year in the Division I era

11/13/2017

BANDEL TABBED HORIZON LEAGUE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The senior outside hitter recorded over 4.50 kills per set last week

11/10/2017

BANDEL AND CONDON NAMED TO HORIZON LEAGUE ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

The standout seniors rank among the best in the Horizon League in multiple categories

11/10/2017

OAKLAND CLOSES OUT REGULAR SEASON WITH FOUR SET WIN OVER UIC

Krysteena Davis recorded a game-high eight blocks

11/08/2017

Oakland vs. IUPUI (11/8/2017)

Oakland vs. IUPUI (11/8/2017) O'rena

10/20/2017

Oakland vs. Milwaukee (1020/2017)

Oakland vs. Milwaukee (1020/2017)

10/07/2017

Oakland vs. Cleveland State (10/7/2017)

Oakland vs. Cleveland State (10/7/2017)

09/30/2017

Oakland vs. Northern Kentucky

Oakland vs. Northern Kentucky 9/30/17

09/29/2017

Oakland vs. Wright State (9/29/2017)

Oakland vs. Wright State (9/29/2017) O'rena

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2016
Played in 122 matches which ranks second all-time in a single season
Finished the season ranked 10th all-time in a single season in service aces with 31
Ranked 10th in the Horizon League play in service aces with 28 (0.25/set)
Named Horizon League Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 19-25
Named Most Valuable Player at the Bucknell Invite Sept. 16-17
Recorded a career-high 23 kills, hitting .435 against Wright State on Sept. 30
Ranked second on the team in kills, kills per set and aces per set

2015

• Played in 28 sets over 20 matches
• Totaled 37 kills and eight blocks
• Recorded eight kills and three blocks at Kent State
• Tallied five kills and three digs vs. Stony Brook

2014
• Saw action in 22 sets in 16 matches
• Registered 16 kills in 50 attempts, finishing with a.080 attack percentage
• Had four blocks on the year, including a solo block against Green Bay Nov. 15

High School
• Four-year letterwinner for coach Kristi McDeritt
• All-State selection during senior season
• Two-time All-League, All-Region and All-District honoree
• Named to Oakland County Dream Team in 2013

Academic Achievements
• OAA Scholar Athlete Award winner
• Honor roll student

Personal
Full Name: Darien Rae Bandel
Parents: David and Danielle Bandel
Siblings: Connor
 Brother, Connor, is a thrower for the track and field team at the University of Florida.

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. The volleyball program
2. The excellent academics
3. Location

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