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The year in review: 10 best Longhorn athletes of 2016

We’ve relived the highlights and rehashed the low-lights , but individually there were a few Texas Longhorns who shone brighter than the rest in 2016. These 10 athletes were the biggest stars on the 40 Acres this year. 10. Breaunna Addison Addison finished off her career as one of the … Read More

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The year in review: Top 10 recruits to come to Texas in 2016

Recruiting is the lifeblood of every successful college sports team. While rankings and evaluations have developed a 24/7 following for fans of major sports (football, men’s and women’s basketball), gathering talent is no less important — in some cases, perhaps even more so — in sports with smaller followings. Texas … Read More

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Texas divers qualify for World University Games

Three Texas Longhorns earned spots on Team USA for the World University Games at the USA Diving Winter National Championships on Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio. Mark Anderson, Meghan O’Brien and Grayson Campbell will represent Team USA during the summer at the World University Games in Taiwan. O’Brien and Campbell won … Read More

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Texas freshman Alison Gibson places second in one-meter final at USA Diving Winter National Championships

Round Rock’s Maria Coburn edged Texas freshman Alison Gibson by six tenths of a point to win the senior women’s one-meter diving title at the 2016 USA Diving Winter National Championships Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Gibson had the top score in the preliminary round at 267.80 points and placed second in the … Read More

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Madisyn Cox collects silver, bronze at 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships

Texas senior Madisyn Cox claimed the bronze medal in the 200-meter individual medley and helped Team USA win silver in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay Saturday at the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Ontario. The three-time All American placed third in the 200 IM behind Olympic gold medalist Katinka … Read More

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Longhorns earn Big 12 weekly honors

The Texas Longhorns swept the Big 12 weekly honors as men’s and women’s swimmers and divers of the week. Longhorns Jack Conger and Tasija Karosas were named men’s and women’s swimmers of the week while Mark Anderson and Meghan O’Brien were named divers of the week. Conger was named the … Read More

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Madisyn Cox earns bronze at FINA Short Course Championships

Texas senior Madisyn Cox finished the 400-meter individual medley in 4 minutes, 27.78 seconds to earn a bronze medal at the FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Ontario on Tuesday. The All-American gained her first medal at a senior level international meet after the disqualification of Anh Vien Nguyen … Read More

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Texas swimming teams wins eight events on final day of Texas Invitational

The Texas men’s and women’s swimming teams won four events apiece on the final day of the Texas Invitational Saturday at Joe and Lee Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Texas’ Will Licon, Jack Conger and Clark Smith posted top national times in their respective events and the Horns added a victory … Read More

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Karosas sets another record at Texas Invitational

Senior Texas women’s swimmer Tasija Karosas set a school record for the second straight night in the 100-yard backstroke while the Texas men notched three wins on the third night of the Texas Invitational on Friday. Karosas became the first Longhorn to finish the 100 backstroke in under 51 seconds … Read More

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Longhorns take five wins and set three school records at Texas Invitational

The Texas Longhorns women’s swimming team took down three school records while the men posted two of the nation’s best times at the Texas Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Thursday night. Madisyn Cox swam the 200-yard individual medley in 1 minute, 52.83 seconds for … Read More

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Texas women’s swimming team sets relay record at Texas Invitational

The Texas Longhorns women’s swimming team broke a seven-year-old record in the 800-yard freestyle relay to open the Texas Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Wednesday. The Longhorns finished the race in 6 minutes, 56.52 seconds, nearly two seconds faster than the previous mark of … Read More

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Grayson Campbell, Meghan O’Brien capture diving titles at Texas Diving Invitational

Texas sophomore Meghan O’Brien overcame a tough start to claim the one-meter diving title and Texas freshman Grayson Campbell won the three-meter title at the Texas Diving Invitational Friday at Joe and Lee Jamail Texas Swimming Center. O’Brien was in eighth place after her first dive and took the lead on … Read More

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Pair of Longhorns win first events at Texas Diving Invitational

Mark Anderson won the 1-meter diving event Thursday on the first day of the Texas Diving Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Anderson scored 443.85 points as he led the competition from start to finish. His inward, two-and-a-half somersault in a tuck position earned him 82.15 … Read More

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Katie Ledecky, No. 1 Cardinal top No. 4 Texas women’s swim team

Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel led the top-ranked Stanford women’s swimming and diving team to a 161-137 victory over fourth-ranked Texas on Saturday in Stanford, California. The Cardinal set six pool records Saturday, including two by Ledecky, and are off to an 3-0 start. Texas’ Madisyn Cox … Read More

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No. 4 Texas women’s swim team edge No. 9 California 152-148

The fourth-ranked Texas women’s swimming and diving team improved to 7-0 with a 152-148 victory over No. 9 California on Friday in Berkeley, Calif. The Longhorns have defeated three opponents ranked in the top 10 this season and have won three straight against teams ranked in the top 15. Senior … Read More

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Texas women’s swimming defeats No. 4 N.C. State, No 2. Texas men fall to Wolfpack

The seventh-ranked Texas women’s swim team won 11 of 16 events against N.C. State to improve to 6-0 and the Texas men won six events, but fell to the third-ranked Wolfpack Friday night at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The Texas women topped the fourth-ranked Wolfpack 166.5-127.5. The … Read More

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Longhorns swim team takes 14 events in win over Aggies

The seventh-ranked Longhorns swim team won 14 of 16 events on the way to defeating No. 14 Texas A&M 166.5-128.5 Thursday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The Longhorns took a 200-yard medley relay victory to open the meet. Tasija Karosas, Madisyn Cox, Brynne Wong and Rebecca … Read More

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Texas swimmers and divers earn Big 12 honors

Texas swimmers and divers swept the weekly Big 12 awards the conference announced on Wednesday. Madisyn Cox was named the Big 12’s swimmer of the week after she won all eight events in which she competed in the opening weekend of competition. Cox notched two wins over Olympic gold medalist … Read More

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Texas women’s swim team sweeps Florida, Indiana, Texas men defeat Gators

The Texas women’s swim team swept a dual meet against Florida and Indiana, and the men defeated the Gators but fell to the Hoosiers on Saturday in Bloomington, Ind. The UT women won 14 of 15 events to defeat Florida 191-85 and Indiana 168-108. The Texas men won five events … Read More

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Texas swimming teams open season with victories in Indiana

The Texas women’s swim team won 13 of 15 events and the Texas men’s squad opened its season with seven victories in a dual meet against Florida and Indiana on Friday in Bloomington, Indiana. The Texas women defeated the Gators 186-90 and Indiana 170-106. The Texas men topped Florida 185-96 … Read More