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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...

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