The Oakland Post

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...

Oakland wins McCafferty Trophy again

Sam Schlenner, Sports Editor

June 5, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports / Mens, Sports / Womens

Not since Notre Dame did it over twenty years ago has a school won the Horizon League's all-sports title in such overwhelming fashion. In the 1994-95 season, the Irish did it with 99 points. For the 2015-16 season, Oakland did it with...

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...

Freshman swimmer already breaking school records

Katlynn Emaus

January 18, 2016

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

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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