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Oakland Announces 2017-18 Swim & Dive Schedule

Oakland men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach Pete Hovland announced the 2017-18 schedule on Tuesday which includes four home meets at the…

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Oakland Adds Seven To Round Out 2017-18 Recruiting Class

Oakland swimming and diving head coach Pete Hovland announced Friday the addition of seven student-athletes during the spring signing period. The men’s…

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Oakland Coach Inducted Into Sports Hall of Fame Alongside Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter (Kalamazoo/New York Yankees) and Mike Modano (Livonia/Detroit Red Wings), members of the 2015 class, will also be honored as they were unable to attend the event last year.


Oakland University’s 2014-2015 season in review

Under the tutelage of head coach Pete Hovland, Oakland once again claimed both the men’s and women’s conference titles and captured multiple honors for individual swimmers.

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Oakland Swimming and Diving Sign 13 for 2015-16 Season

Oakland swimming and diving head coach Pete Hovland announced Tuesday the addition of 13 student-athletes during the fall signing period.

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Oakland Swimming & Diving, 2013-14 Year in Review

The 2013-14 season for Oakland swimming and diving marked one of continued success as both the men’s and women’s programs continued their respective consecutive conference championship streaks in their first season in the Horizon League.


Oakland AD, Who Was Swim Coach, “Steps Down” After 7 Years

Tracy Huth will leave his position as the Oakland University Director of Athletics as of January 31st, the school announced last…


Oakland adds 5 to Men’s Swimming Squad For 2014-15

Oakland swimming and diving head coach Pete Hovland announced today the signing of Andrew Binder, Ayrton Kasemets, Janne Markkanen, John Schihl and Seth Timmons to National Letters of Intent during the early signing period. All five student-athletes are committed to enroll at Oakland University and join the swimming and diving team for the 2014-15 season.

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Grizzles Women and Men Fall To Eastern Michigan

“We have some individuals that can step up and do what they always do, but to win at a high level, we need more of a team effort,” Oakland head coach Pete Hovland said. “Eastern Michigan is a well-coached and talented team, and they wanted to win today a lot more than we did.”

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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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