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Head swimming coach inducted into Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

September 13, 2016

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Pete Hovland and Derek Jeter are about the same height. Chris Osgood is shorter. Ben Wallace is taller. Hovland’s 35 years and over 50 conference titles as head coach of Oakland swimming allow this comparison. He was induct...

A night of legacy and courage: the second annual Black and Gold Awards

Nowshin Chowdhury

April 20, 2016

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Gathering outside the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Oakland student-athletes were dressed in formal attire and surrounded by familiar faces for the second annual Black and Gold Awards. Oakland University Athletics hosted the awards combined with the Lepley Hall of Honor induction on Monday, April 18 for a night filled with laugh...

Nowicki scores sixth at NCAA Swimming Championships

Ally Racey

April 3, 2016

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Horizon League Freshman of the Year Devon Nowicki has broken school and personal records. He earned All-American status as he took sixth place in the 100 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships on March 25. He scored the second...

yOU toss those mittens

Ally Racey

January 24, 2016

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Warm up your throwing arms. The annual Mitten Toss is Friday, Jan. 29 at the 8 p.m. men’s basketball game versus Wright State and anyone can participate by bringing winter hats, gloves, etc. to throw on the court during halfti...

Freshman swimmer already breaking school records

Katlynn Emaus

January 18, 2016

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With 36 consecutive conference championship titles, the men’s swimming and diving program is one of the more decorative sports at Oakland University. Freshman Devon Nowicki brings that championship atmosphere to the pool de...

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