November 18, 2013
OCC Sends Volleyball Team off to National Tournament

Oakland Community College's student body will give a special send off to its women's volleyball team as it leaves for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II national tournament at Owens Community College in Ohio.

A rally will be held from 10-10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Auburn Hills Student Center, 2900 Featherstone Road. The rally is organized by the Raiders Athletics Department, Student Government and Student Life.

Students can meet volleyball coaches and players before the team departs for Owens Community College in Perrysburg, Ohio. The Raiders’ first game is at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21. The tournament is Nov. 21-23.

The tournament telecast live on this website. Follow #OCCRaiders for updates.

 For more information, contact Executive Director of Marketing & Communications Janet Roberts at 248-341-2020 or or Director of Athletics Laurie Huber at 248-232-4513 or

Oakland Community College is the largest community college in Michigan and ranks 23rd among the nation’s 1,200 associate degree-granting schools. With five campuses throughout Oakland County, it offers degrees and certificates in more than 160 fields, including university transfer degrees in business, science and the liberal arts, as well as workforce training and certificate programs. Three quarters of a million students have enrolled at the college since it opened in 1965.