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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...

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...

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