Alison Gibson prepares for the NCAA swimming and diving championships at Texas Jamail Swim Center on Friday, March 9, 2018. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Texas women’s swimming team wins 17th straight dual meet

Posted November 10th, 2018

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The Texas women’s swimming team took nine wins on the way to defeating No. 5 California 163-137 in Berkeley, Calif. Saturday.

A day after their meet with No. 2 Stanford was canceled due to poor air quality, the Longhorns won their fourth straight meet over a top-20 team to start the season.

Their dual meet winning streak moves to 17 with the win.

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Alison Gibson took both the 3-meter and 1-meter diving events. She scored 365.25 points in the 3-meter event while scoring 335.03 in the 1-meter competition.

Joanna Evans had another strong day in the pool. Evans won both the 200 and 500 freestyle events. Evans won the 200 in 1 minute, 45.92 seconds. She took the 500 in 4:46.81.

Evie Pfeifer also won twice on the day, taking the 1,000 freestyle and the 200 individual medley. She clocked in at 9:58.67 in the 1,000 race. Her time of 1:58.74 in the 200 IM was the third best in the NCAA this season.

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