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The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

The Student News Site of Ashland University

AU Live

Ashland and Special Olympics swimmers pose together to celebrate a successful practice.

Swimmers help out with Special Olympics

Ben Voelker, Sports Editor November 19, 2021

As the season of giving nears, the swimmers on the Ashland University Swim and Dive team took time out of their busy practice schedules to help a few Special Olympics athletes practice their swimming strokes...

Ashland swim is diving into reading

Emma Ramsey, Opinion Editor October 22, 2021

In the upcoming weeks, the Ashland University Swim and Dive Team is taking part in a unique community service project: reading to elementary school students. With the restrictions of COVID-19 causing...

Former Olympian Bruner joins swim team

Mackenzie Pflum, Reporter September 24, 2021

 The Ashland University Swim and Dive team welcomes a new face to their program this season. Carlton Bruner was brought on in July as the assistant coach for head coach Kyle Walthall.  Bruner is a...

AU womens swim and dive team competing against the University of Findlay, January 2021.

AU swim and dive team gears up for GLIAC meet

Ben Voelker, Sports Editor February 21, 2021

After a difficult and challenging season, the Ashland University swim and dive team is gearing up to make one final push at the GLIAC conference meet in Holland, Mich. this upcoming week. This year’s...

Sophomore Franci Aleksi recorded a program-record time of 15:34.75 in the 1650-yard freestyle at the GLIAC Championships on Feb. 22.

Aleksi and Sapcanin headed to D-II Nationals

Evan Laux, Reporter March 4, 2020

With a combined distance of almost 10,000 miles away, Ashland University sophomore Franci Aleksi and freshman Amar Sapcanin are definitely far from home. But that does not mean that they have not acclimated...

Junior Jessica Zaper prepares for one of her events.

Swim and dive teams preparing for postseason action

Cass Tolliver February 6, 2020

The Ashland University swimming and diving teams are heading into postseason as they prepare for conference and nationals. The women’s team, boasting a recent win under its belt against Tiffin University...

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