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Oakland dominates in tri-meet against SVSU and Hope College

Oakland dominates in tri-meet against SVSU and Hope College

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor January 24, 2024

On Friday, Jan. 19, the Oakland Swim and Dive team impressed against the Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) Cardinals and the Hope College Flying Dutchmen at the Oakland Aquatics Center. The men’s...

Womens swim and dive team falls to Toledo

Women’s swim and dive team falls to Toledo

Kurt Szymanski, Sports Editor October 18, 2023

On Friday, Oct. 13, the Oakland swim and dive women's team lost to the University of Toledo (UT) Rockets at the Oakland Aquatics Center with a final score of 167-133. "We have to learn from this," assistant...

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

Alyssa Ruhf: Conquering it all

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 5, 2022

Alyssa Ruhf is a senior majoring in health science with a concentration in pre-health. Ruhf’s future goal is to get into physician assistant school, specializing in orthopedics.  Ruhf started out...

Oakland dominated Wayne State on Saturday, headlined by 23 gold medals.

Swimming and Diving wins 23 golds in route of Wayne State

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter January 26, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies men and women’s swim teams combined for 23 gold medals to beat the Wayne State University Warriors in a 350-205 blowout on the road in Detroit on Saturday.  In...

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...

yOU toss those mittens

Ally Racey January 24, 2016

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...

Ten days in Puerto Rico: A firsthand account of the swimming and diving training trip

Katlynn Emaus December 29, 2015

5 a.m.: My alarm goes off. I grab my travel bag, my purse and my equipment bag for training. I make the trek to the O’rena (I’m pretty sure I resembled a traveling mule trying to carry all my luggage...

the men and womens swimming and diving teams from Oakland were both able to finish in first.

Victory for men and women’s swim

By Scott Davis January 19, 2015

In their first meet since Dec. 6, the men and women's swimming and diving teams from Oakland were both able to finish in first over the University of Cincinnati, Kenyon College, and Olivet Nazarene University....

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