Oakland Announces Their 2016/2017 Schedule

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August 18th, 2016 College, News, Previews & Recaps

ROCHESTER, Mich. – Oakland head men’s and women’s swimming and diving coach Pete Hovland announced the 2016-17 schedule on Thursday which includes four non-conference home meets at the Oakland Aquatic Center.

The Golden Grizzlies will begin with their annual Black and Gold meet on Friday, Sept. 23 followed by the alumni meet the following day.  The women will open their season at Bowling Green for the Tom Stubbs Relays on Friday, Sept. 30, while the men will travel to Notre Dame for the Dennis Stark Relays on Friday, Oct. 7. The men will stay overnight for a dual meet the next day against the Irish at 11 a.m.

The defending Horizon League champions will host four dual meets, all non-conference, beginning with Wayne State Saturday, Oct. 29 at 1 p.m. Eastern Michigan will come to Rochester on Saturday, November 12 at 1 p.m. followed by Michigan State (Jan. 21) and Bowling Green (Feb. 3, women only).

Oakland’s dual meet road schedule includes Duquesne (Oct. 14, women only), Youngstown State (Oct. 15, women only) and Cleveland State (Jan. 27). The Golden Grizzlies also will participate in a pair of quad meets, the first at UIC with Wright State and Green Bay Nov. 4-5 and the second at Cincinnati with Kenyon and Ohio State Jan. 13-14.

Date Opponent / Event Location Time / Result
09/23/16 Black and Gold Intrasquad # Rochester, Mich.
(Oakland Aquatic Center)
6:30 p.m. ET
09/24/16 Homecoming – Alumni Meet # Rochester, Mich.
(Oakland Aquatic Center)
3:30 p.m. ET
09/30/16 at Tom Stubbs Relays (W) Bowling Green, Ohio
(Cooper Pool)
4:00 p.m. ET
10/07/16 at Dennis Starks Relays (M) Notre Dame, Ind.
(Rolfs Aquatic Center)
5:00 p.m. ET
10/08/16 at Notre Dame (M) Notre Dame, Ind.
(Rolfs Aquatic Center)
11:00 a.m. ET
10/14/16 at Duquesne (W) Pittsburgh, Penn.
(Towers Pool)
4:00 p.m. ET
10/15/16 at Youngstown State (W) * Youngstown, Ohio
(Beeghly Natatorium)
12:00 p.m. ET
10/29/16 vs. Wayne State (M/W) Rochester, Mich.
(Oakland Aquatic Center)
1:00 p.m. ET
11/04/16 at UIC w/ Wright State & Green Bay (M/W) * Chicago, Ill.
(Flames Natatorium)
TBA
11/05/16 at UIC w/ Wright State & Green Bay (M/W) * Chicago, Ill.
(Flames Natatorium)
TBA
11/12/16 vs. Eastern Michigan (M/W) Rochester, Mich.
(Oakland Aquatic Center)
1:00 p.m. ET
AT&T Winter Nationals
11/30/16 AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga.
(McAuley Aquatic Center)
All Day
12/01/16 AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga.
(McAuley Aquatic Center)
All Day
12/02/16 AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga.
(McAuley Aquatic Center)
All Day
12/03/16 AT&T Winter Nationals Atlanta, Ga.
(McAuley Aquatic Center)
All Day
Zippy Invite
12/02/16 Zippy Invite Akron, Ohio
(Ocasek Natatorium)
All Day
12/03/16 Zippy Invite Akron, Ohio
(Ocasek Natatorium)
All Day
12/04/16 Zippy Invite Akron, Ohio
(Ocasek Natatorium)
All Day
01/13/17 at Cincinnati w/ Kenyon & Ohio State (M/W) Cincinnati, Ohio
(Keating Aquatics Center)
5:30 p.m. ET
01/14/17 at Cincinnati w/ Kenyon & Ohio State (M/W) Cincinnati, Ohio
(Keating Aquatics Center)
11:00 a.m. ET
01/21/17 vs. Michigan State (M/W) Rochester, Mich.
(Oakland Aquatic Center)
1:00 p.m. ET
01/27/17 at Cleveland State M/W * Cleveland, Ohio
(Robert F. Busbey Natatorium)
5:00 p.m. ET
02/03/17 at Bowling Green (W) Bowling Green, Ohio
(Cooper Pool)
5:00 p.m. ET
Horizon League Championships
02/22/17 Horizon League Championships * Chicago, Ill.
(Flames Natatorium)
All Day
02/23/17 Horizon League Championships * Chicago, Ill.
(Flames Natatorium)
All Day
02/24/17 Horizon League Championships * Chicago, Ill.
(Flames Natatorium)
All Day
02/25/17 Horizon League Championships * Chicago, Ill.
(Flames Natatorium)
All Day

Oakland will go for its fourth consecutive Horizon League titles Wednesday, February 22 through Saturday February at the Horizon League Championships hosted by UIC.

This swimming story is courtesy of Oakland University Athletics.

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