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Townley Haas wins gold at Pan Pacific Championships

Townley Haas won gold at the Pan Pacific Championships in the 200-meter freestyle Thursday in Tokyo, Japan. The Texas senior’s time of 1 minute, 45.56 seconds was good enough to take the win and qualify to represent Team USA at the 2019 World Championships. Haas will also compete in the … Read More

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Texas ex, world-champion swimmer Madisyn Cox facing 2-year doping suspension

Former Texas swimmer Madisyn Cox, a two-time world medalist, has been given a two-year suspension after testing positive for a banned substance. The suspension was handed down Wednesday by FINA, the federation that oversees international swimming competition. In a statement provided to SwimSwam.com on Friday morning, Cox … Read More

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UT divers earn four medals in Madrid

Texas divers won a gold medal and three bronzes Sunday on the final day of the FINA Diving Grand Prix in Madrid. Senior-to-be Murphy Bromberg totaled 362.10 points to top the field in the 10-meter finals. She improved from third in the prelims to second in the semifinals to first … Read More

Texas athletics, 2017-18: A year of wins on the field, but also transformative change off it

For Texas athletics, the 2017-18 athletic year was successful. Taken on the whole, it always is. Sure, the Longhorns enjoyed their typical success in non-revenue sports. Texas hauled in yet another national championship in men’s swimming and diving, its fourth straight and 14th overall under legendary … Read More

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Grayson Campbell finishes in top 10 at FINA Diving World Cup

Grayson Campbell, a UT sophomore, picked up a 10th-place finish at the FINA Diving World Cup in Wuhan, China, on Saturday. Campbell and teammate Maria Coburn scored 283.32 points in the 3-meter mixed synchro diving event. Coburn competes for Longhorn Aquatics. The duo qualified for the 2019 FINA World Championships … Read More

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Pair of Longhorns a part of 1-2 finish at USA Diving Nationals

A day after Grayson Campbell earned a share of the men’s 3-meter synchronized diving title, Texas junior Murphy Bromberg did the same on the women’s side at the USA Diving senior nationals on Friday. Bromberg teamed up with Brooke Schultz to win the championship after scoring 287.40 … Read More

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Grayson Campbell wins national title at USA Diving senior nationals

Texas sophomore diver Grayson Campbell earned a national title in the men’s 3-meter synchronized diving event alongside Greg Duncan of North Carolina at the USA Diving senior nationals in Dallas Thursday. The duo earned 383.19 points to take the victory. They topped Sam Dorman and Michael Hixon, Olympic silver medalists, … Read More

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After men’s swimming and diving team wins NCAA title, Texas to light its tower

Following its win in the pool, Texas’ Longhorns will once again celebrate on land. Texas will light the UT Tower on Sunday evening in recognition of the NCAA championship won by the men’s swimming and diving team on Saturday. Following campus tradition, a burnt orange “1” will … Read More

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Texas men’s swimming wins 4th straight national title

Texas won its fourth straight NCAA swimming and diving title Saturday night, surging ahead of the field on the final session of competition. California was second, followed by Indiana. Freshman Jordan Windle gave the Longhorns a 13.5-point lead thanks to his second-place finish in platform diving, the next-to-last event of … Read More

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Townley Haas sets NCAA and American records in the 200-yard freestyle

Townley Haas won a national title and set NCAA and American records in the process at the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., on Friday. Haas, a junior All-American, reclaimed his 200-yard freestyle record by finishing the event final in 1 minute, 29.50 seconds. On Wednesday, Blake Pieroni of Indiana broke … Read More

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Townley Haas takes fourth individual title at NCAA Championships

Texas junior Townley Haas won his fourth career individual NCAA championship by finishing first in the 500-yard freestyle in Minneapolis, Minn., on Thursday. The All-American highlighted the second day of the NCAA Championships by claiming his second NCAA title in the event. Haas won his first 500 title as a … Read More

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Texas men set American record at NCAA Championships

The Texas men’s swimming and diving team opened the NCAA Championships with new school and American records in Minneapolis, Minn., on Wednesday. Townley Haas, Jeff Newkirk, Jonathan Roberts and Austin Katz teamed up to improve on the 800 freestyle relay record previously set by UT in 2017. The relay team … Read More

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Texas women’s swimming and diving team takes sixth at NCAAs

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team picked up four All-America finishes on the way to taking sixth at the NCAA Championships on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. The Longhorns scored 221.5 points for the fifth top-10 finish in head coach Carol Capitani’s six seasons at Texas. Stanford won with 593 … Read More

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

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team sits in fourth place after the third day of the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio. The Longhorns took three top-eight finishes on the day on the way to scoring 171 points. Stanford leads Texas by 243 points as they’ve scored 414. California is … Read More

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Texas women in third place at NCAA swimming and diving championships

The Texas women are in third place after the second day of the NCAA swimming and diving championships in Columbus, Ohio. Texas has scored 109 points through the first two days. They trail first place Stanford by 102 points. Diver Alison Gibson had the best finish of the day for … Read More

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Relay team sets school record at NCAA swimming and diving championships

For the second year in a row, the Texas women’s relay team set a school record in the 800-yard freestyle as the NCAA swimming and diving championships kicked off in Columbus, Ohio Wednesday. Quinn Carrozza, Claire Adams, Evie Pfeifer and Rebecca Millard finished the race in fifth place while making … Read More

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Four UT divers earn bids for platform event at NCAAs

Four UT divers earned bids to the NCAA Championships after competing in the platform event at the NCAA zone diving meet Wednesday in Minneapolis, Minn. Murphy Bromberg won the women’s competition while Sofia Rauzi took fifth place. Jordan Windle, a two-time qualifier for the World Championships, finished in second place … Read More

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Texas men will be fully stocked for defense of its NCAA swim title

Texas, the three-time defending national champions, have qualified a full contingent of swimmers this month’s NCAA title meet. The NCAA announced who qualified Wednesday. The Longhorns have 15 swimmers who qualified. All five of their relay squads also made the cut. The site SwimSwam.com scored the meet based on seed … Read More

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Texas divers pick up six more NCAA qualifying spots

Six Texas divers _ three men and three women _ earned spots Tuesday for the NCAA championships. The Longhorn men were led by Grayson Campbell, who won the qualifying on the 1-meter springboard. Jordan Windle was fourth and Jacob Cornish was seventh. Campbell and Windle already had qualified for the … Read More

Fate brought Texas’ Jordan Windle to the U.S., he hopes it takes him to the Olympics

Sometimes life can be full of such delicious serendipity. Jerry Windle was waiting for a client, who was late for a meeting. He picked up a random magazine, flipping through the pages and discovering an article about a single man who adopted a child from Cambodia. That was in 2000. Windle, … Read More