Swimming & Diving Archives

Texas women’s swimming team tops NC State

The second-ranked Texas women’s swimming team defeated No. 12 NC State while the No. 9 men’s team fell to fifth-ranked NC State in a dual meet in Raleigh, N.C. Friday. The women won 13 of 16 events to top NC State 184-116. The Texas men fell 176-116 even though they … Read More

Texas women’s swimming and diving team tops Aggies as UT men fall in dual meet

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team defeated Texas A&M 151.5-148.5 while the men fell to the Aggies 158-142 in a dual meet in College Station. The No. 2 Longhorns trailed before a 400-yard freestyle win lifted the women’s team to the win. Claire Adams, Brooke Hansen, Remedy Rule and … Read More

Former Longhorns hope to make their Nine Banded Whiskey a local staple, national brand

Austin has never guarded its best-kept secrets. From culture to cuisine, word spreads like wildfire. People come from all over to watch bats, listen to musicians both awesome and awful or stand in line at Franklin Barbecue. Same holds true for our local watering holes and … Read More

Texas women’s swimming team wins double dual meet in Florida

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team defeated Indiana and Florida at a double dual meet in Gainesville, Fla. on Saturday. The No. 3 Longhorns topped No. 10 Indiana 226.5-200.5 while defeating No. 18 Florida 290.5-136.5. Evie Pfeifer took her first win as a Longhorn with a time of 4 … Read More

Longhorns swimming and diving team competes at double dual in Florida

The Texas women’s swimming and diving team won seven events at the double dual meet in Gainesville, Fla. on Friday. The No. 2 Texas men’s team earned three wins on the day. The Texas women, ranked third nationally, leads Indiana 138-105 and Florida 167.5-75.5 after the first day of competition. Read More

Joanna Evans wins silver at World University Games

Joanna Evans took the silver medal in the 400-meter freestyle at the World University Games in Taipei City, Taiwan Saturday. Evans won her second medal of the competition by finishing the race in 4 minutes, 8.52 seconds, behind Sarah Koehler of Germany. Evans also took bronze in the 800 … Read More

Texas swimmers earn medals at World University Games

Three UT representatives earned medals in swimming Friday at the World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan. Texas senior Jonathan Roberts won a silver medal, as did incoming freshman Austin Katz. Both swam for Team USA. UT junior Joanna Evans took a bronze for the Bahamas. Roberts swam the anchor leg … Read More

Alison Gibson earns fourth place at World University Games

Alison Gibson, a sophomore at UT, teamed up with Brooke Schultz to finish fourth in the synchronized three-meter diving final at the World University Games in Taipei City, Taiwan Thursday. It was Gibson’s second event at the competition. Diving for the United States, the duo scored 268.17 points, just 2.13 … Read More

Will Licon concludes competition at World University Games

The Big 12 Athlete of the Year, Will Licon, finished in seventh place in the 200-meter breaststroke at the World University Games. The result concludes his competition in Taipei City, Taiwan. The former Longhorn finished the race in 2 minutes, 10.75 seconds. Andrew Wilson, Licon’s U.S. teammate, took gold with … Read More

Texas duo takes fourth at World University Games

Meghan O’Brien and Grayson Campbell teamed up to take fourth place in the three-meter mixed synchronized diving final at the World University Games Tuesday. Texas junior O’Brien and Campbell, a sophomore for UT, were the only duo representing the United States in the event. The Texas divers scored 274.20 points … Read More

After 13th national title, Texas swim coach Eddie Reese to get pay increase

Texas swimming coach Eddie Reese will start his 40th season with a huge pay raise. The UT System Board of Regents are set to approve a new pay increase for the most successful coach on campus, according to the agenda book posted online Monday. Reese will … Read More

Incoming UT freshman takes men’s platform diving title

Jordan Windle, an incoming freshman for Texas, won the men’s platform diving final with 425.70 points at the USA Diving National Championships Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. Windle won the competition by more than 20 points. His best dive came on his third attempt, a forward four-and-a-half somersault. He earned a … Read More

Laura Wilkinson takes second at National Championships

Texas Ex Laura Wilkinson finished in second place of the women’s platform diving competition with 296.25 points at the USA Diving National Championships Friday in Columbus, Ohio. The 2000 Olympic gold medalist was just short of winning the championship at 39-years-old. After winning gold in 2000 in Sydney, Australia, Wilkinson … Read More

Longhorns qualify at Diving National Championships

Three Longhorns divers qualified for finals at the USA Diving National Championships in Columbus, Ohio Thursday. Alison Gibson and Meghan O’Brien advanced to the three-meter springboard final while Jacob Cornish will compete in the platform finals. Gibson, who already has the one-meter title under her belt, had the second-best qualifying … Read More

Texas sophomore advances to three-meter final at diving National Championships

Grayson Campbell will try to add to his trophy case as he advanced to the finals of the three-meter event at the USA Diving National Championships Wednesday. The Texas sophomore won the one-meter competition on Tuesday and qualified first in the three-meter event Wednesday with 385.85 points. Finals will … Read More

Pair of Texas divers sweep USA Diving National Championships

Longhorns Grayson Campbell and Alison Gibson swept the USA Diving National Championships Tuesday, each winning the one-meter event in Columbus, Ohio. Gibson, who also has an NCAA title in the event, qualified at the top of the standings Tuesday morning for the one-meter finals. She won the title with 271.80 … Read More

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Haas, Schooling add medals at FINA World Championships

Townley Haas earned a second relay gold medal while Joseph Schooling won a bronze medal at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary Saturday. Haas took gold as a member of the 400-meter mixed relay team. He swam in the preliminary round to help Team USA qualify second in the … Read More

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Townley Haas and Jack Conger take bronze at FINA World Championships

Townley Haas, a junior at UT, and former Longhorn Jack Conger took third place as members of Team USA’s 800-meter freestyle relay team at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary Friday. The duo, alongside Blake Pieroni and Zane Grothe, finished the race in 7 minutes, 3.18 seconds, behind Great … Read More

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Texas swimmer Will Licon named Big 12 men’s athlete of the year

Texas swimmer Will Licon has joined a rare group that includes Ricky Williams, Derrick Johnson and Vince Young. The four-time NCAA champion was named the Big 12 men’s athlete of the year. Licon, a senior from El Paso, shared the award with Kansas guard Frank Mason. Read More

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Jack Conger takes fifth at FINA World Championships

Olympic gold medalist and former Longhorn Jack Conger finished in fifth place in the 200-meter butterfly at the FINA World Championships on Wednesday. Conger finished the race in 1 minute, 54.88 seconds while gold medalist Chad Le Clos of South Africa won the race in 1:53.33. The former Longhorn also … Read More