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CHASING GREATNESS—NMU swimmer Ondrej Zach represents the Wildcats at the collegiate level, and his country of the Czech Republic on the national swimming stage. Photo courtesy of Ondrej Zach.

Czech student racks up swimming accolades

Dallas Wiertella, Staff Writer November 2, 2021

The Northern Michigan University swim and dive team is made up of a roster that boasts many high-profile athletes from across the globe. Among them is Ondrej Zach from the Czech Republic. A graduate...

COMING BACK CHAMPS—The NMU Mens Swim and Dive team won the CSCAA Open Water Nationals in Lawrence, Kansas this past weekend. Pictured is the winning team Grant Combs, Jasper Pullinen, Ondrej Zach and Thibault Auger. due to a lack of lifeguards

Wildcat swim and dive finds success despite adversity

Dallas Wiertella, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

The NMU Swim and Dive team have returned from the Open Water Nationals in Lawrence, Kansas taking home a first place victory in the CSCAA men's competition.  The winning men’s team consisted of four...


Satire—Swim and dive welcomes expert new teammate

Ryan McChesney March 11, 2021

The swim team here at Northern Michigan University has always had a lot of depth to its roster. A big factor in that state of affairs has always been the team’s ability to snag top recruits from around...

GOING FOR GLIACS—The NMU Swim and Dive team has faced obstacles this season like many other have. But now the Wildcats are competing the GLIAC Championships despite the turbulent season theyve had to overcome. Photo courtesy of Connor Dorff.

NMU Swim and Dive in midst of GLIACs after turbulent season

Dallas Wiertella February 19, 2021

Like many athletic programs, the NMU Swim and Dive team had to face the challenge of this pandemic head on. Facing cancellations, practice guidelines and even a shortage of practice time in the later...

Swim and Dive team makes splash

Swim and Dive team makes splash

Benny Garbacz October 26, 2017

The NMU Men’s and Women’s swimming and diving teams emerged victorious last weekend at St. Cloud State University before their two week break leading up to their meets at Grand Valley State University. The...

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