Texas Longhorns defeat Auburn in women’s swimming and diving

Posted January 8th, 2016


The No. 6 Texas Longhorns women’s swimming and diving team won each of 16 events to defeat No. 10 Auburn 171-121 on Thursday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center on Thursday.

The Longhorns started the day with a win in the 200 medley relay as Tasija Karosas, Jordan Surhoff, Mimi Schneider and Rebecca Millard finished in 1:39.68.

Texas then won the 1,000-yard freestyle event as Joanna Evans finished in 9:43.81 for the top spot. She also won the 500 freestyle in 4:46.63.


Nora McCullagh finished first in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:48.57.

Karosas was also the top finisher in the 100 backstroke as she finished in 53.61. She later took the 200 backstroke in 1:55.86.

Madisyn Cox continued the string of Longhorns wins as she took the top spot in the 100 breaststroke in a time of 1:01.10. Olivia Anderson took second place in 1:01.57. Cox later won the 200 breaststroke in 2:11.11 and the 200 individual medley in 1:58.35.

Remedy Rule finished in first place for Texas in the 200 butterfly, registering a time of 1:57.79. She also won the 100-yard event in 54.37.

Millard just edged out Auburn’s Allyx Purcell in the 50 freestyle. Millard finished in 23.04, just .02 ahead of Purcell. Millard also took a victory in the 100 freestyle with a time of 50.01.

The Longhorns finished in the top three of the one-meter diving event. Meghan Houston was first with 293.48 points, followed by Brooke Pospichal (254.93) and Sofia Rauzi (254.33). Rauzi also took first place in the three-meter event with 298.28 points.

Texas finished the day with a win in the 200 freestyle relay, with Hansen, Millard, Sam Sutton and Schneider finishing in 1:31.60.


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