His journey and the outcome

By: Martyce Kimbrough Email: Kimbroughm@findlay.edu From sleeping outside the night before taking the SAT, to being hit by a car, to shattering record after record, Senior Janko Radmanovic has had a stellar career on the University of Findlay men's swimming and diving team. Radmanovic started swimming at three years old when a doctor suggested to his parents that he should swim after seeing how...

Regular season ends with a splash at Senior Night

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email: dewittd@findlay.edu Regular season came to an end for the University of Findlay men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams last Friday, Jan. 26. The teams celebrated senior night as they took on the Tiffin Dragons at home. Outscoring the Lady Dragons 228-43, many of the seniors were highlighted in victories for the Oilers in Sink Natatorium. They...

UF Swim & Dive team travel to Florida

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Despite the conclusion of another fall semester at the University of Findlay, winter break is really no time to take a vacation from competitive swimming. While the UF men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams’ recent trip to Boca Raton, Fla. may have seemed like a vacation, it was far from it. In fact, our team completed our...

UF Swimming and Diving teams improve ranking and records

By: Dylan DeWitt Twitter: @dd_witt Email:dewittd@findlay.edu The Oiler Swimming and Diving teams have begun the season by making history and doing it with quite a splash. The men’s and women’s teams have put together a year of tremendous accomplishments over the past month, including setting 10 new school records this past weekend at the Calvin Winter Invitational in Grand Rapids, Mi. Whether...

Injuries are inevitable

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu As I have been competitively swimming for the last nine years, it is without surprise that I have experienced a lot of pain; both good and bad. This is to be expected with any athlete, as we spend hours on hours conditioning, lifting, and practicing our skills. Although soreness is pretty much accustomed, it becomes a problem when pain goes...

UF swim team dives into competiton

By: Mac Williams Twitter: @m_williamsm2 Email: Williamsm2@findlay.edu The University of Findlay Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Team kicked off their season on Friday, Oct. 6 in hosting their annual Black and Orange Alumni Meet. The event gives alumni of the program a chance to come back and visit with current team members as well as engage in some friendly competition. The Black and...

The University of Findlay swim and dive team continues swim lessons program

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay.edu Once again, the University of Findlay Men’s and Women’s Swim and Dive team are sticking to what they know best, swimming. This week, the team begins their fifth year conducting an annual lessons program. As the lessons act as the team’s primary fundraiser, Head Coach, Andrew Makepeace is excited about the programs growth over the...

Team bonding sets program up for success

By: Olivia Wile Twitter: o_wile Email: wileo@findlay Since Findlay is a Division II University that can provide athletic scholarships, sports teams across campus are extremely competitive in nature. Between grueling conditioning sessions and practicing skill-work, UF sports teams are constantly striving for success. This brings up a major question, however. How much success can be achieved...