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Can Texas swimming surge back into elite women’s status? It starts with Big 12 meet

Used to be, you could bank on the Texas women’s swim team competing for a national championship. The Longhorns won nine national titles from 1981 through 1991. Then the program gradually fell out of national relevance and more into a competitive afterthought. As Texas’ men’s team, under coach Eddie Reese, … Read More

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Texas swimmers and diver earn Big 12 honors

Texas swimmers Joseph Schooling and Joanna Evans were named Big 12 swimmers of the week while Grayson Campbell earned Big 12 honors as the diver of the week, the conference announced on Wednesday. Schooling won both of his individual events and swam in two relays as the Longhorns defeated Arizona … Read More

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Longhorns swimming teams dominate TCU in Fort Worth

The Texas Longhorns swimming and diving teams dominated TCU as the No. 2 women swept the events to win 122-91 while the No. 3 men took a 122-100 victory in Fort Worth Friday night. The women opened the meet with a 200-yard medley relay victory as Claire Adams, Olivia Anderson, … Read More

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Texas swimming and diving teams dominate in win over Arizona

The top-ranked Texas women’s swimming team won every event as they defeated the No. 18 Arizona Wildcats 164-128 in a dual meet on Friday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The second-ranked UT men won 13 of 16 events as they defeated Arizona 162-121. The women started … Read More

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Longhorns selected as Big 12 swimmers and diver of the week

A day after Madisyn Cox and Clark Smith were named Division I national swimmers of the week by CollegeSwimming.com, Will Licon and Rebecca Millard were named Big 12 swimmers of the week while Meghan O’Brien earned diver of the week honors the league announced Wednesday. Licon took two wins last … Read More

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CollegeSwimming.com honors pair of Longhorns

A pair of Longhorns swimmers, Madisyn Cox and Clark Smith, were named national swimmers of the week by CollegeSwimming.com Tuesday. Madisyn Cox took the honor as the national division I women’s swimmer of the week for the second week in a row. It’s her fourth time overall winning the honor … Read More

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Longhorns swimming and diving teams defeat Georgia in Athens

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team broke Georgia’s 103-meet home winning streak with a 171-124 victory Saturday. On the men’s side, the No. 2 Longhorns won the first 14 events to top No. 7 Georgia 180-114. The fifth-ranked Longhorns handed the No. 2 Lady Bulldogs their first loss in … Read More

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Longhorns top Auburn in dual meet

The Texas Longhorns men’s and women’s swimming teams resumed competition as they swept the Auburn Tigers in a dual meet at the James E. Martin Aquatic Center in Auburn, Ala. on Thursday. The second-ranked men won ten of 16 events to defeat the Tigers 164-136 while the women claimed a … Read More

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Year end review: 10 Longhorns athletes to watch in 2017

Almost without exception, the best athletes at Texas are among the very best in their respective sports. With that in mind, I decided to choose these 10 athletes from 10 Longhorn teams. Here’s who you should look out for in 2017, in no particular order. Bret Boswell, baseball After two … Read More

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Year end review: 5 Longhorn squads that can win it all next year

Which teams have the best chances to win it all and light the tower up in burnt orange in 2017? Here are five teams to watch: 5.  Texas women’s basketball We understand this squad will enter the year barely over .500  and we also  know that Connecticut, who beat Texas 72-54 earlier … Read More

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The year in review: 10 best Longhorn athletes of 2016

We’ve relived the highlights and rehashed the low-lights , but individually there were a few Texas Longhorns who shone brighter than the rest in 2016. These 10 athletes were the biggest stars on the 40 Acres this year. 10. Breaunna Addison Addison finished off her career as one of the … Read More

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The year in review: Top 10 recruits to come to Texas in 2016

Recruiting is the lifeblood of every successful college sports team. While rankings and evaluations have developed a 24/7 following for fans of major sports (football, men’s and women’s basketball), gathering talent is no less important — in some cases, perhaps even more so — in sports with smaller followings. Texas … Read More

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Texas divers qualify for World University Games

Three Texas Longhorns earned spots on Team USA for the World University Games at the USA Diving Winter National Championships on Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio. Mark Anderson, Meghan O’Brien and Grayson Campbell will represent Team USA during the summer at the World University Games in Taiwan. O’Brien and Campbell won … Read More

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Texas freshman Alison Gibson places second in one-meter final at USA Diving Winter National Championships

Round Rock’s Maria Coburn edged Texas freshman Alison Gibson by six tenths of a point to win the senior women’s one-meter diving title at the 2016 USA Diving Winter National Championships Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Gibson had the top score in the preliminary round at 267.80 points and placed second in the … Read More

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Madisyn Cox collects silver, bronze at 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships

Texas senior Madisyn Cox claimed the bronze medal in the 200-meter individual medley and helped Team USA win silver in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay Saturday at the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Ontario. The three-time All American placed third in the 200 IM behind Olympic gold medalist Katinka … Read More

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Longhorns earn Big 12 weekly honors

The Texas Longhorns swept the Big 12 weekly honors as men’s and women’s swimmers and divers of the week. Longhorns Jack Conger and Tasija Karosas were named men’s and women’s swimmers of the week while Mark Anderson and Meghan O’Brien were named divers of the week. Conger was named the … Read More

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Madisyn Cox earns bronze at FINA Short Course Championships

Texas senior Madisyn Cox finished the 400-meter individual medley in 4 minutes, 27.78 seconds to earn a bronze medal at the FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Ontario on Tuesday. The All-American gained her first medal at a senior level international meet after the disqualification of Anh Vien Nguyen … Read More

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Texas swimming teams wins eight events on final day of Texas Invitational

The Texas men’s and women’s swimming teams won four events apiece on the final day of the Texas Invitational Saturday at Joe and Lee Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Texas’ Will Licon, Jack Conger and Clark Smith posted top national times in their respective events and the Horns added a victory … Read More

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Karosas sets another record at Texas Invitational

Senior Texas women’s swimmer Tasija Karosas set a school record for the second straight night in the 100-yard backstroke while the Texas men notched three wins on the third night of the Texas Invitational on Friday. Karosas became the first Longhorn to finish the 100 backstroke in under 51 seconds … Read More

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Longhorns take five wins and set three school records at Texas Invitational

The Texas Longhorns women’s swimming team took down three school records while the men posted two of the nation’s best times at the Texas Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Thursday night. Madisyn Cox swam the 200-yard individual medley in 1 minute, 52.83 seconds for … Read More