Her vast array of skills seems to be a good fit for Towson.
"There's a lot of work that needs to be done," Oliver said. "A lot of fundamental skills have to be taught."
Oliver will build her team around Frantz, a shooting guard.
"She is a tremendous player, and she is definitely going to be great," the coach said. "She can make her teammates better, shoot and play defense."
Frantz's backcourt mates will be Murray and freshman Anna Palmer (5-6).
Freshman forward Shelby Fragetta (5-8) and Brookshire complete the starting lineup.
Junior center Mary Genovese (5-10) and freshman Holt Lockwood (5-6) will work as the top subs.
Freshman guard Akira Smith (5-5), sophomore guard Madeline Tribbe (5-6), sophomore forwards Emily Heinlein (5-9) and Corrina Sanni (5-9) are competing for more playing time.
"They are so eager to get better," Oliver said. "They listen to every word I say. I love coaching them."
Oliver will be Towson's fourth head coach in four seasons.
"I think they know I want to stay, and that I am committed to the program," said Oliver, who replaces Rebecca Moyer.
2010-2011 record: 11-10
Returning starters: Junior center Akira Townes (5-10) and sophomore point guard Nece Whye (5-4).
Breakdown: New head coach Robin Willard left coaching for three years after guiding the Park varsity to Association of Independent Schools A Conference (1995) and B Conference (1991) championships.
Willard is now trying to make another successful run with the Bruins in the IAAM C Conference.
What makes his job easier? Willard, who will serve as co-coach with Larry Gilbert, has coached the Park middle school team for the past eight years.
"It was a pretty easy transition," said Willard, who replaces Kevin Coll. "With Park being a small school, we have know most of the kids since elementary school. I have watched these kids grow up."
The catalyst for the Bruins is Townes, one of six returning varsity players, who has established herself as a standout post player, averaging 11.1 points and 6.5 rebounds per outing last year.
Townes may be asked do even more this winter with the graduation of rugged forward Rose Coll, a four-year starter who averaged 11.7 points and 8.8 points.