Texas diver Jordan Windle performs a dive during the Big 12 swimming and diving championships on Friday, March 1, 2019, in Austin, Texas. [NICK WAGNER/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Texas swimming and diving team sets three meet records at Big 12 Championships

Posted February 29th, 2020

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A trio of meet records fell as the Texas swimming and diving teams continued to dominate the Big 12 Championships in Morgantown, W.Va. on Friday.

Texas posted meet records in the men’s 3-meter diving event, the men’s backstroke and the men’s 200 freestyle relay. The men lead with 764 points, 183 ahead of West Virginia, while the women have 712 points to lead Kansas by 139.

Jordan Windle broke the men’s 3-meter diving record as he scored 553.15 points. He beat teammate Jacob Cornish by nearly 140 points.

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Evie Pfeifer won the women’s 400 IM in 4:06.47 with teammate Kelly Pash taking second place.

Alvin Jiang finished the men’s 100 backstroke in 44.95, breaking a meet record in the event. Austin Katz finished second in 45.85.

Claire Adams led a 1-2 finish in the women’s 100 backstroke, finishing in 51.10. Julia Cook took second place in 51.76.

Jake Foster won the men’s 400 IM, leading a 1-2-3 finish for Texas. Foster posted a time of 3:43.92 while Andrew Koustik took second and Braden Vines finished third.

Emily Reese won the 100 butterfly in 53.49. On the men’s side, Alvin Jiang won in 45.11. The Texas men finished 1-2-3 with Maxime Rooney taking second and Sam Pomajevich finishing third.

Bridget Semenuk took the 200 freestyle in 1:45.66 with Kyla Leibel taking second place.

The Longhorns took the top four spots in the men’s 200 freestyle, with Drew Kibler winning in 1:33.66. Daniel Krueger took second while Matthew Willenbring and JohnThomas Larson finished third and fourth.

Caspar Corbeau won the men’s 100 breaststroke in 52.55.

The women finished the day with a win in the 200 freestyle relay, clocking a time of 1:28.92. Semenuk, Cook, Adams and Kyla Leibel took the win.

The men also won the 200 freestyle relay, breaking the meet record by finishing in 1:16.48. Willenbring, Rooney, Kibler and Krueger teamed up to post the new record.

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