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OU swimming and diving makes a splash in season opener against Wayne State

OU swimming and diving makes a splash in season opener against Wayne State

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Reporter September 20, 2023

The OU Swim and Dive team opened their season with a dominating preseason win over the Wayne State University Warriors on Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Oakland Aquatics Center. “I feel good,” OU head...

Coach Peter Hovland was inducted into Michigan’s sports hall of fame in 2016.

Pete Hovland: A career to remember

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 5, 2023

A typical career lasts about 40 years. Oakland University Swimming and Diving Head Coach Pete Hovland’s career lasted just about that long — 44 years, to be exact — but it was anything but typical....

The Oakland Swimming and Diving team defeated Cleveland State in their final regular season match on Friday.

Oakland names Mitch Alters new head coach of swimming and diving

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor April 5, 2023

On Friday afternoon, the Oakland University Athletic Department announced its next men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach will be Mitch Alters. The announcement came not long after the...

Coach Peter Hovland was inducted into Michigan’s sports hall of fame in 2016.

Legendary swimming, diving coach Pete Hovland to retire after 44 seasons

Brock Heilig, Sports Editor January 25, 2023

In 1979, a 24-year-old Pete Hovland joined the Oakland University men’s swimming and diving team as a mentor. Forty-four years ago, when Hovland first joined the program, Oakland was a small Division...

Freshman swimmer already breaking school records

Katlynn Emaus January 18, 2016

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...

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