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Pettipiece joins the Golden Flashes after a 10-year tenure as the head coach at Northwood University, where she compiled a 217-225 record. She guided the Timberwolves to the GLIAC Tournament eight times and mentored 34 all-conference performers and five all-region performers. Prior to that, Pettipiece spent six seasons as an assistant coach at California University (Pa.) and helped the Vulcans to a 175-65 (.729) record while capturing three straight Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) West Division titles and appearing in the NCAA Tournament four times.

A two-time All-American, Pettipiece was a vital part in California winning the national championship in 1998. She continued her playing career after graduation with the Canadian National Team and played in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, while serving as an alternate at the 2004 Athens Olympics. In all, Pettipiece played with the national team for seven years (1998-2004).

"Meaggan is an excellent coach with a strong passion for teaching the game," Oakley said. "Her playing experience at the international and pro levels will be an asset as we continue to set higher and higher goals for this program. What impresses me most is the success she had leading a program with difficult recruiting limitations at an institution in the toughest conference in Division II. Meaggan also brings experience with slappers and base running, as we continue to try to get faster."