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

BEVO BEAT Swimming & Diving

Top-ranked Texas women’s swimming and diving team sweeps dual-match competition

Posted February 2nd, 2019

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The top-ranked Texas women’s swimming and diving team defeated Arizona and No. 6 NC State Friday at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center.

The Texas men split their meets, defeating No. 15 Arizona and falling to No. 5 NC State.

Joanna Evans led the Longhorns with three victories as Texas defeated Arizona 232-68 and topped NC State 168-130. The wins made it 21 straight dual-meet victories for the women’s squad.

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Evans won the 1,000-yard freestyle, the 200 freestyle and the 500 freestyle. She finished the 1,000 freestyle in 9 minutes, 45.19 seconds. Evans took the 200 freestyle in 1:46.31 and the 500 freestyle in 4:47.18.

The women had nine wins on the day.

Claire Adams won the 100 backstroke while Lauren Case beat the field in the 200 butterfly.

Alison Gibson swept the diving events, taking the 3-meter with 346.30 points and the 1-meter with 292.55 points.

Evie Pfeifer won the 400 individual medley in 4:10.99.

The women also took the 400 freestyle relay in 3:15.47. Anelise Diener, Adams, Brooke Hansen and Remedy Rule teamed up for the win.

The Texas men took four wins on the day, including a sweep of the springboard diving events. They topped Arizona 213-87 while falling to NC State 174-126.

Grayson Campbell won the 3-meter competition with 380.65 points. Jordan Windle claimed the 1-meter title with 358.10 points.

Charlie Scheinfeld won the 100 breaststroke in 54.03 seconds.

Ryan Harty won the 200 backstroke in 1:44.28.

 

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