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Texas divers win team titles at Nationals

Texas won the combined and women’s team titles at the USA Diving Nationals, which ended Sunday in Indianapolis. The Longhorns earned eight medals, and Murphy Bromberg and Alison Gibson qualified to represent the U.S. at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, in July. Bromberg won platform synchro and placed … Read More

Ex-UT swim star Madisyn Cox claims tainted vitamin triggered suspension, lawsuit says

Insisting she’s a victim and not a cheater, former University of Texas standout swimmer Madisyn Cox filed a lawsuit on Monday saying her six-month suspension from the pool last year was the result of a multivitamin that was contaminated with a banned substance. Cox, the 2017 world … Read More

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Longhorns sweep Big 12 swimming and diving awards

The Longhorns swept the Big 12 swimming and diving awards, the conference announced Thursday. The Texas men won every award for the fifth straight year while the women swept the Big 12 honors for the second year in a row. Eddie Reese led the Texas men’s swimmers to their 40th … Read More

Cal’s overall depth pushes Golden Bears past Texas at NCAA men’s swim championships

Home-pool advantage isn’t what it used to be. At least not for Texas, anyway. The Longhorns were happy to welcome the nation’s best inside the spectacular Texas Swim Center over the years, provided they all dragged along a cinder block. Texas hosted the NCAA men’s championships … Read More

Three out of four ain’t bad: Townley Haas wins NCAA 500 freestyle for third time in Texas career

Texas senior Townley Haas wanted to start out fast in the finals of the 500-yard freestyle Thursday night and see what happened. What happened was an NCAA record. Haas blew away the competition by more than two seconds and set a new meet and NCAA mark in the event with … Read More

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Texas men’s swimming and diving team opens NCAA Championships with American record

The Texas men’s swimming and diving team began the NCAA Championships on the right foot, winning the 800-yard freestyle relay and setting an American record Wednesday night at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The team of Townley Haas, Drew Kibler, Austin Katz and Jeff Newkirk clocked a time of 6 … Read More

Home-pool advantage? Texas men eye a fifth straight NCAA swimming championship

The Texas men’s swimming and diving team won’t have to travel far in its quest for a fifth straight national title. In fact, the Longhorns won’t have to travel at all. Texas hosts the NCAA Division I men’s championships Wednesday through Saturday at the Texas Swim Center. Veteran UT coach … Read More

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Murphy Bromberg wins platform at NCAA Championships

Murphy Bromberg highlighted the final day of the NCAA Championships for the Longhorns at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center, winning the national title in the platform diving event. In addition to Bromberg’s title, the 400-yard freestyle relay team took fourth place to help the Longhorns finish the competition in fifth. Read More

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Texas women’s swimming and diving team in ninth at NCAA Championships

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team sits in ninth place after three days of the NCAA Championships at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Texas had a rough day Friday, the third day of the event, qualifying for just one of the evening A finals. Alison Gibson qualified fourth in … Read More

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Texas women in fifth after second day of NCAA Championships

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team sits in fifth place after two days of the NCAA Championships, taking place at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center through Saturday. The Longhorns posted three All-American performances on the way to scoring 87 points. Stanford leads the way with 173.5 points. Grace Ariola, … Read More

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Texas women take fifth in 800-yard freestyle relay at NCAA Championships

For the third straight year the Texas women’s 800-yard freestyle relay team finished in the top five at the NCAA Championships. The event kicked off Wednesday at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The team, comprised of Quinn Carrozza, Claire Adams, Evie Pfiefer and Joanna Evans, recorded the third-best time in … Read More

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Texas qualifies six for NCAA Championships in platform event

The Texas Longhorns will send three men and three women to compete in the platform diving event at the NCAA Championships after Wednesday’s Zone D diving competition. Paola Pineda, Murphy Bromberg and Sofia Rauzi each qualified on the women’s side. Jacob Cornish, Jordan Windle and Reed Merritt qualified for the … Read More

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Three men advance to NCAA Championships in 3-meter event

Three men qualified for the 3-meter diving event on the second day of zone qualifying for the NCAA Championships Tuesday. Jordan Windle, Grayson Campbell and Jacob Cornish all finished in the top 11 to advance. Windle won the event with 877.00 points. He took fifth place in the event at … Read More

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Texas men qualifies trio of divers for NCAA championships

  Texas, looking to extend its streak to five straight national titles, qualified three divers in the first day of zone qualifying. The goal is to get as many divers as possible into the NCAA swimming and diving championships. Texas is playing host to both the men’s and women’s swimming … Read More

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Ten Texas women’s swimmers invited to NCAA Championships

Ten Texas women’s swimmers have qualified for 20 events at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, the school announced Wednesday. Three Longhorns made the cut in at least three events. Joanna Evans, Evie Pfeifer and Grace Ariola each qualified for three events. Remedy Rule, Quinn Carrozza, Claire Adams and Julia … Read More

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Texas men’s swimming and diving team wins 40th straight conference title

The Texas men’s swimming and diving team now has as many consecutive conference championships as UT has acres. The Longhorns made it 40 straight conference titles, winning the Big 12 Championship at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Saturday. The No. 2 women also won the Big 12 Championship, making … Read More

Big 12 swimming and diving: UT’s Ryan Harty breaks league record in his comeback from severe elbow injury

For Ryan Harty, his swimming career can be divided into what happened before and after he decided to kill time by climbing a tree. Two-plus years ago, Harty and some of his Texas teammates were awaiting a ride outside their dorm. They were headed to Barton … Read More

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Big 12 swimming and diving: Joanna Evans and Townley Haas star in distance events

This time a year ago, Joanna Evans couldn’t figure out why she couldn’t shake a swimming funk. At last year’s Big 12 championships, Evans said, she had “no zap.”  She struggled in her distance freestyle events. Then between the conference championships and the NCAA meet, Evans … Read More

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Texas swimming and diving teams open Big 12 Championships

The Texas swimming and diving teams opened competition at the Big 12 Championships at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Wednesday. The No. 4 men won the three events contested on the first day while the second-ranked women took two wins. The men won the 200 medley relay, the 1-meter … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ Jackson pools talent, work ethic, humor for big success

Tate Jackson is funny. Really funny. But Eddie Reese is funnier. Funnier, of course, than nearly every coach in any sport outside of Mike Leach. Funnier than any other swimming coach in the nation for sure. And yes, funnier than Tate Jackson. Like the one Reese borrowed from swimmer Ryan … Read More