SignUp
Oakley spent three seasons at the helm of UND's softball program.
UND softball coach Eric Oakley to step down
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Friday 05/22/2014 14:27:19 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota Director of Athletics Brian Faison announced today that head softball coach Eric Oakley has tendered his resignation and will not return for his fourth season.

Hired in the fall of 2011, Oakley spent three seasons at the helm, including UND's first two as a member of the Big Sky Conference. Oakley intends to pursue opportunities closer to his family in Michigan.

Oakley's resignation is effective June 30. A national search for a full-time head coach will begin immediately.

Four upperclassmen named captains for 2014 season
Four upperclassmen selected by their teammates will serve as captains for the 2014 North Dakota football team. MORE
UND falls to NDSU in season opener
North Dakota State defeated North Dakota 1-0 on Friday at Dacotah Field. Senior goalkeeper Kristi Hestdalen made eight saves tonight for UND in the loss. The Bison goal was scored by Lauren... MORE
Volleyball season preview
Endless Dedication. It's a saying that keeps finding its way into conversations with first-year head coach Mark Pryor about his team. A dedication to tirelessly go at maximum effort and be... MORE
UND-NDSU to resume football rivalry
University of North Dakota Athletic Department officials announced on Friday that a contract has been signed for its football program to renew its rivalry with in-state foe North Dakota State MORE
Thank you fans! UND ready to kick off season
The rains held off on a beautiful night at Memorial Stadium. The University of North Dakota football team and Midco Sports Net welcomed supporters at the third annual Fan Fest. MORE

advertisement