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

Haas, Schooling and Carrozza highlight third day at Texas Invitational

Posted December 1st, 2017

Advertisement

The Texas men’s swimming team won three events while the women took another on the third night of the Texas Invitational on Friday at the Jamail Swimming Center.

Townley Haas and Joseph Schooling each won their individual races and the men added a relay victory on the day.

Schooling won the 100-yard butterfly championship, finishing ahead of former Longhorn Jack Conger in 44.78 seconds. It was the best time in the country this season. Conger finished in 45.32.

Advertisement

Haas won the 200 freestyle as he led from start to finish with a time of 1 minute, 32.40 seconds.

The Longhorns finished with a 200 medley-relay win in 1:24.28. John Shebat, Schooling, Tate Jackson and Brett Ringgold took the win.

In women’s action, former Longhorn Madisyn Cox and Quinn Carrozza each were victorious on the night.

Cox won the 400 individual medley in 4:02.95, ahead of freshman Evie Pfeifer who finished in 4:08.87.

Carrozza won the 200 freestyle in 1:44.15, missing out on a personal best by just .04 seconds. Joanna Evans took second in 1:44.75.

Saturday is the final day of the Texas Invitational with finals starting at 6 p.m.

Comments