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The Sporting Blitz: Oct. 4, 2016

Compiled by Sam Schlenner, Sport Editor

October 4, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Cross Country, Sports / Mens / Golf, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Cross Country, Sports / Womens / Softball, Sports / Womens / Swimming Diving

Cross Country Men’s and women’s cross country finished 12th and fourth, respectively, at the Joe Piane Invitational at Notre Dame. Bryce Stroede came in second overall in the men’s five mile in 24:32.6. Rachel Levy came...

Head swimming coach inducted into Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

September 13, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Mens / Swimming Diving, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Swimming Diving

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...

Rachel Waite bound for Olympic Trials

Hannah Gorosh

April 3, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports / Womens, Sports / Womens / Swimming Diving

The countdown to the 2016 Olympic Trials has begun for junior swimmer Rachel Waite.“After I made the cuts, it was more just focusing on my college season and getting through our big meet, our Horizon League Championship,” Waite...

After transatlantic transition, women’s swimmer making a splash

Sam Schlenner

February 14, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports / Womens / Swimming Diving

Junior swimmer Patricia Aschan hails from Raisio, Finland. That’s about a 13-hour flight from Detroit, according to Google Maps. Her mother has made it to every Horizon League Championship.She goes home twice a year, during th...

yOU toss those mittens

Ally Racey

January 24, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens / Basketball, Sports / Mens / Swimming Diving, Sports / Womens / Swimming Diving

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...

Oakland and Cleveland State unite in sour-but-sweet showdown

Ally Racey

January 24, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports / Womens / Swimming Diving

Oakland Swimming and Diving took the Lyme Disease Challenge on Monday, fulfilling a “dare” of sorts from Cleveland State University by stating a fact about the disease and biting into actual limes. Oakland challenged University...

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