Townley Haas swims on his way to winning the men's 200-meter freestyle at the U.S. swimming national championships in Indianapolis, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Swimming & Diving

Longhorns swimming teams sweep dual meet at North Carolina

Posted November 11th, 2017


The Longhorns swimming teams swept North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. in a dual meet on Saturday. The second-ranked Texas women’s swimming team won 12 of 16 events as they remained undefeated with a 172-125 win over No. 21 North Carolina. The No. 9 Texas men took a victory as well, topping No. 22 North Carolina 162-137 after winning 10 events.

Freshman Evie Pfiefer won the 1,000-yard freestyle in 9:55.54 to help Texas rebound from a 200 relay defeat.

Joanna Evans followed with a win in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:47.03.


Claire Adams made it three wins in a row with a time of 53.48 in the 100 backstroke. She also won the 200 event in a time of 1:57.39.

Olivia Anderson won both breaststroke events, taking the 100-yard event in 1:02.09 and the 200 in 2:15.06.

Remedy Rule took the 200 butterfly in 1:58.74.

In diving, Alison Gibson gave Texas a win in the one-meter springboard competition. She scored 334.28 points to take the victory.

Quinn Carrozza won the 500 freetsyle in 4:50.64 before Emily Reese won the 100 butterfly in 54.22.

The women finished the day with a win in the 400-freestyle relay. Adams, Rebecca Millard, Evans and Rule finished in 3:19.08.

After opening with a 200-yard medley relay win, the men went on to take nine more victories. John Shebat, Ryan Harty, Joseph Schooling and Brett Ringgold finished the relay in 1 minute, 27.65 seconds.

Jonathan Roberts finished first in the 1,000 meters in 9:17.84 before Townley Haas took the 200 freestyle event in 1:37.38. Roberts also won the 400 individual medley in 3:53.63. He beat the field by nearly seven seconds.

Sam Pomajevich took his first win as a Longhorn in the 200 butterfly. The freshman finished in 1:48.52.

Ringgold took two individual wins on the day as he finished first in the 50 freestyle in 19.93 and the 100 in 44.46.

Austin Katz won the 200 backstroke in 1:45.92 before Schooling took the 100 butterfly in 47.18.

Texas finished the day with a win in the 200 freestyle relay. Ringgold, Shebat, Tate Jackson and Schooling posted a time of 1:20.46.