ROCHESTER, Mich. The Oakland men's and women's swimming and diving teams will open the 2017-18 season with a pair of competitions beginning with a dual meet against University of Michigan on Friday at 5 p.m. at Canham Natatorium in Ann Arbor.
On Saturday the Golden Grizzlies will continue competition at Canham Natatorium at the Michigan Water Carnival. In a celebration of aquatic sports, the non-traditional competition will feature Oakland, Calvin College and Michigan while swimming, diving, and water polo will compete at the same time.
The men's squad last faced Michigan in 2011, while the women's last meeting against the Wolverines was in 2000.
The dual meet format on Friday will feature 16 events:
400-yard Medley Relay
200 Freestyle Relay
Saturday's Water Carnival will feature eight events:
400-yard mixed medley relay
300 butterfly with fins
50 underwater swim with fins
Variable distance relay (200-150-100-50)
200 freestyle relay with fins
25 freestyle knockout
Mixed 400 freestyle relay
Admission is free to both events.