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Susan LaGrand competing in a past meet. LaGrand represented Oakland at the NCAA Championships from March 16-19.

LaGrand puts on a show at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter March 23, 2022

Three-time Horizon Athlete of the Year and two-time Swimmer of the Meet winner, senior swimmer Susan LaGrand qualified for the NCAA Championships and competed this week and during the weekend in her trials...

The Oakland University swimming and diving team won their ninth consecutive Horizon League title last weekend.

Swimming and Diving wins ninth straight Horizon League Championship

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter February 23, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s and women’s swim team won their ninth straight Horizon League Championship in a four-day meet from Feb. 16-19 in Indianapolis, Indiana. This marks the...

The swimming and diving team practices ahead of the Black and Gold Instrasqaud match.

Swimming and Diving to compete for ninth consecutive Horizon League Title

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter February 9, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men and women’s swim team’s 2021-2022 season is officially in the books, and all eyes are on the Horizon League Championships on Feb. 16-19, hosted by IUPUI...

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

Swimming and Diving beats Horizon League rival Cleveland State

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter February 2, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men and women’s swim team beat the Cleveland State University Vikings in Cleveland, Ohio on Jan, 28. With both the men and women’s teams active for the event,...

Swimming and Diving finished in third place at the Zippy Invitational in Akron, Ohio.

Swimming and Diving combine for seven golds and place third overall at Zippy Invitational

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter December 8, 2021

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men’s and women’s swim teams combine for seven gold medals en route to a third place finish in the three-day Zippy Invitational at the University of Akron on...

The swimmers made some waves at their conference meet v. UIC.

Swimming and Diving rolls past UIC in first conference meet

Brittany Kearfott, Sports Reporter November 10, 2021

Oakland University hosted the University of Illinois-Chicago [UIC] in a swim meet on Saturday, Nov. 6. Oakland’s history against UIC is 14-0 since 2013 when they joined the Horizon league. Last time...

A Golden Grizzly swimmer starts their run in an event on Friday, Nov. 5 against GVSU.

Swimming and diving laps Grand Valley State

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter November 10, 2021

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men's and women’s swim team rolled past the Grand Valley State University Lakers in their return to the Oakland Aquatic Center on Friday.  Returning from last...

Taylor Bailey comes up for air in the womens swim and dive teams match against Toledo on Oct. 22.

Women’s swim team rolls past Toledo

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter November 3, 2021

Oakland University’s Golden Grizzlies beat the University of Toledo Rockets 186.5 to 113.5 in swimming on Oct. 22. The meet, which was held at the O’rena., featured 16 events, both for swimming and...

Christian Bart raises his fist in victory after winning a relay against Xavier.

Swimming and Diving places second in Atlantic 10 Classics

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter November 3, 2021

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Combined Swim Team place second to Duquesne University Dukes at the Atlantic 10 Classics in Geneva, Ohio on Oct. 30-31 . The four team meet featured Oakland,...

The Swim & Dive teams beat the Xavier Musketeers 157-105 (womens) and 155-107 (mens) on Oct. 23.

Swim & Dive sweeps Xavier

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter October 27, 2021

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies Swim & Dive teams beat the Xavier Musketeers 157-105 (women's) and 155-107 (men's) in a dual meet in Rochester on Oct. 23. Oakland, in their first combined...

The swimming and diving team practices ahead of the Black and Gold Instrasqaud match.

Swimming and Diving prepares for new season

Christian Tate, Sports Reporter October 6, 2021

With the commencement of the annual Black and Gold Intrasquad Meet, the Golden Grizzlies Swimming and Diving teams have opened the doors to a new season full of possibilities.  Last season, the men...

The OU swimming and diving program received Scholar All-America honors.

Swimming and Diving receives Scholar All-America honors

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor July 28, 2021

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the Oakland University men's and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-America honors for their efforts in...

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