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2016 Horizon League Day 3: Oakland Continues Breaking Records

Devon Nowicki won again for Oakland, this time in record time

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Horizon League Day 2: Meet Records Fall, Oakland Solidifies Lead

Oakland freshman Devon Nowicki won the men’s 500 free on Thursday at 2016 Horizon League Championships.


Oakland Women, Men Lead Horizon League After Day 1

The Golden Grizzlies got out to early leads in both the women’s meet and the men’s meet on the first day of Horizon League championships.

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Nathan Graber: William Jewell College Swimming

Courtesy of Nikki Flynn, a SwimSwam intern. Follow: @NikkiFlynn3  Nathan Graber, a junior at William Jewell College, started his college swimming career…

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7 Ways to be a Better Teammate

It’s the season for championship meets, and the goal of any program is to finish on top. One of the easiest ways to do this is to compete as a cohesive team, with everyone participating as the best teammate they can be.

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9 Things You Know to Be True If You Started Swimming Later than Everyone Else

#4 – You realize your talent won’t get you to your goal, and you start working your butt off.


Oakland Swimming and Diving top Kenyon, Cincinnati and Olivet Nazarene

Patricia Aschan was a three-time individual winner for the women Saturday while the men’s 400 freestyle relay teams outscored Kenyon…

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Oakland Men and Women Top Wayne State on Parents Day Weekend

Division 1 men and women of Oakland University top visiting Wayne State on Parents Day weekend.

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Oakland Bests Bowling Green

“This was an opportunity for us to swim back-to-back against two really good MAC teams,” Oakland head coach Pete Hovland said, as the squad will also swim Saturday afternoon. “I thought today we responded real well; but we’re halfway there. The true test will be tomorrow and how we handle that.”

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Oakland Men Double-Up Closest Competitor in Sweep of Summit League Titles

The Oakland men and women each rolled to 400+ point victories in front of a home crowd on Saturday.

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With PVK and Klueh Looking On, Oakland Continues to Roll at Summit League Championships

Rochester legend Peter Vanderkaay was on hand to award the medals to the winners of the 100 breaststroke at the Summit League Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Ashley Wozny)

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Oakland Nearly Doubling Competition at Summit League; El Sayad Takes 500 Free Record in 4:20

We nearly saw the first ever Summit Leaguer dip into the 4-teens in the 500 free on Thursday night in Rochester, Michigan. (Stock Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/

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