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Gibson wins one-meter diving title at NCAA Championships

The second day of the NCAA Championships were highlighted by UT freshman Alison Gibson winning the women’s one-meter diving final in Indianapolis, Ind. Her one-meter diving championship is the first since Vera Ilyina won in 1998. The 17-year-old won the event with 332.60 points, topping Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon for the … Read More

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Texas breaks school record in 800-free relay in Day 1 of the NCAA swimming, diving championships

INDIANAPOLIS — Texas broke school and Big 12 records in the 800-yard freestyle relay Wednesday night in the opening session of the NCAA Division I women’s swimming and diving championships. Senior Madisyn Cox, sophomore Joanna Evans, freshman Claire Adams and senior Tasija Karosas swam the relay in 6 minutes, 54.83 … Read More

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Longhorns diving team adds more event qualifiers for NCAA Championships

Longhorns diving team members Mark Anderson and Jacob Cornish each qualified for the NCAA Championships in the men’s platform diving event in Columbia, Mo. on Wednesday. Sofia Rauzi also qualified for the women’s platform event. Cornish, who won the Big 12 Championship in the event, finished the Zone D diving … Read More

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Texas divers qualify for NCAA Championships

Texas divers Mark Anderson, Grayson Campbell, Meghan O’Brien and Alison Gibson each qualified for the NCAA Championships at the Zone D diving meet in Columbia, Mo. on Tuesday. Anderson and Campbell finished in the top nine of the three-meter finals, making it two berths in two days for each diver. Read More

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Texas women’s swimming team sends ten swimmers to NCAA Championships

The Texas Longhorns women’s swimming team will send ten individuals and all five relay teams to compete for national titles at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. in two weeks. Madisyn Cox and Tasija Karosas qualified for the NCAA Championships for their fourth straight year. Rebecca Millard, a junior, will … Read More

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American Short Course Championship moved to San Antonio

The American Short Course Championship, originally scheduled to take place at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center beginning on March 2, has been moved to San Antonio, the University announced Wednesday. “The Texas Swimming Center has experienced a plumbing leak, and as a result, we’ve elected to relocate the American Short … Read More

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Longhorns sweep events for Big 12 Championships

The Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams swept the competition to win Big 12 Championships Saturday at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The Texas men won their 38th straight conference title and 21st Big 12 Championship. The women won their fifth league title in a row and 15th … Read More

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Texas dominates, sets new marks at Big 12 Championship

Texas swimmers and divers continued to dominate the Big 12 Championship as more records fell on the penultimate day of the event at Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Madisyn Cox won the 400-yard individual medley in 4 minutes, 01.15 seconds, breaking an eight-year-old school record in the process. Cox was already … Read More

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Longhorns set more records at Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship

Joanna Evans, Madisyn Cox and Joseph Schooling each set Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship records to highlight a big day for the Longhorns at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Thursday. Evans finished the 500-yard freestyle in 4 minutes, 36.97 seconds, breaking a 25-year-old school record held by Erika … Read More

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Longhorns set records at Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship

The Texas women’s swimming team started the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship with a record-setting 200-yard medley relay performance at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Wednesday afternoon. The Texas men also tied a Big 12 Championship meet record in the same event, finishing the race in 1 minute, … Read More

Can Texas swimming surge back into elite women’s status? It starts with Big 12 meet

Used to be, you could bank on the Texas women’s swim team competing for a national championship. The Longhorns won nine national titles from 1981 through 1991. Then the program gradually fell out of national relevance and more into a competitive afterthought. As Texas’ men’s team, under coach Eddie Reese, … Read More

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Texas swimmers and diver earn Big 12 honors

Texas swimmers Joseph Schooling and Joanna Evans were named Big 12 swimmers of the week while Grayson Campbell earned Big 12 honors as the diver of the week, the conference announced on Wednesday. Schooling won both of his individual events and swam in two relays as the Longhorns defeated Arizona … Read More

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Longhorns swimming teams dominate TCU in Fort Worth

The Texas Longhorns swimming and diving teams dominated TCU as the No. 2 women swept the events to win 122-91 while the No. 3 men took a 122-100 victory in Fort Worth Friday night. The women opened the meet with a 200-yard medley relay victory as Claire Adams, Olivia Anderson, … Read More

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Texas swimming and diving teams dominate in win over Arizona

The top-ranked Texas women’s swimming team won every event as they defeated the No. 18 Arizona Wildcats 164-128 in a dual meet on Friday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The second-ranked UT men won 13 of 16 events as they defeated Arizona 162-121. The women started … Read More

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Longhorns selected as Big 12 swimmers and diver of the week

A day after Madisyn Cox and Clark Smith were named Division I national swimmers of the week by CollegeSwimming.com, Will Licon and Rebecca Millard were named Big 12 swimmers of the week while Meghan O’Brien earned diver of the week honors the league announced Wednesday. Licon took two wins last … Read More

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CollegeSwimming.com honors pair of Longhorns

A pair of Longhorns swimmers, Madisyn Cox and Clark Smith, were named national swimmers of the week by CollegeSwimming.com Tuesday. Madisyn Cox took the honor as the national division I women’s swimmer of the week for the second week in a row. It’s her fourth time overall winning the honor … Read More

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Longhorns swimming and diving teams defeat Georgia in Athens

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team broke Georgia’s 103-meet home winning streak with a 171-124 victory Saturday. On the men’s side, the No. 2 Longhorns won the first 14 events to top No. 7 Georgia 180-114. The fifth-ranked Longhorns handed the No. 2 Lady Bulldogs their first loss in … Read More

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Longhorns top Auburn in dual meet

The Texas Longhorns men’s and women’s swimming teams resumed competition as they swept the Auburn Tigers in a dual meet at the James E. Martin Aquatic Center in Auburn, Ala. on Thursday. The second-ranked men won ten of 16 events to defeat the Tigers 164-136 while the women claimed a … Read More

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Year end review: 10 Longhorns athletes to watch in 2017

Almost without exception, the best athletes at Texas are among the very best in their respective sports. With that in mind, I decided to choose these 10 athletes from 10 Longhorn teams. Here’s who you should look out for in 2017, in no particular order. Bret Boswell, baseball After two … Read More

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Year end review: 5 Longhorn squads that can win it all next year

Which teams have the best chances to win it all and light the tower up in burnt orange in 2017? Here are five teams to watch: 5.  Texas women’s basketball We understand this squad will enter the year barely over .500  and we also  know that Connecticut, who beat Texas 72-54 earlier … Read More