JANUARY 15, 2015 - Texas' Jack Conger, left, leads Texas' Tripp Cooper, right, in the Men 100 Meter Butterfly during the Arena Pro Swim Series finals held at the Jamail Texas Swim Center in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2014. Conger won first with a time of 51.64 and Cooper placed 2nd with a time of 52.91. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

BEVO BEAT

Jack Conger named national swimmer of week

Posted January 12th, 2016

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JANUARY 15, 2015 - Texas' Jack Conger, celebrates his first place win in the Men 100 Meter Butterfly during the Arena Pro Swim Series finals held at the Jamail Texas Swim Center in Austin, Texas, on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2014. Conger won first with a time of 51.64. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)
Jack Conger, celebrates his win in the 100-meter fly during the Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin last year. (RODOLFO GONZALEZ / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Jack Conger, a versatile competitor for the top-ranked Longhorn men’s team, has earned national swimmer of the week.

Conger was selected by CollegeSwimming.com. He’s the second Texas swimmer to earn the honor this season. Clark Smith was honored last month.

Conger helped the Longhorns beat No. 8 Auburn and No. 3 Georgia in dual meets last week. He won the 200-yard butterfly and swam a leg of the 200 medley relay against Auburn. In the dual meet against Georgia, he won the 100 and 200 flies.

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Conger is a the American record holder in the 200 fly. He was a six-time All-American last year to help lead the Longhorns to the national championship.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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