Alison Gibson of Longhorn Aquatics competes during the Senior Women's 3m Springboard Semifinal during the 2017 USA Diving Summer National Championships on August 10, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

BEVO BEAT Swimming & Diving

Texas swimming teams sweep Arizona

Posted January 27th, 2018

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The Texas swimming and diving teams came away with a sweep of Arizona on Saturday in Tucson, Ariz.

The second-ranked men edged out the No. 18 Wildcats 155-143 while the women won 179-120 over Arizona.

Joseph Schooling took the men’s 200-yard butterfly in 1 minute, 45.94 seconds.

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Brett Ringgold won the 50 and the 100 freestyle events for Texas. He finished the 50 in 20.57 seconds and closed the 100 in 44.38.

The men won the 200 medley relay in 1:28.96 seconds. Townley Haas also won the individual version of the event in 1:38.47. He added another victory in the 500 freestyle in 4:25.67.

Jonathan Roberts took first in the 100 backstroke, leading the men to a 1-2 finish. He clocked a time of 48.72 while Ryan Harty took second in 48.73. Harty earned a victory later when he swam a 1:46.56 in the 200 backstroke.

Roberts had two wins on the day as well, finishing the 200 breaststroke in 2:01.39 for the win.

In diving, Jordan Windle and Grayson Campbell picked up wins for the men. Windle scored 450.98 points to win the three-meter event while Campbell won the one-meter event with 363.45 points.

The women also swept the diving events. Alison Gibson, the current NCAA champion in the one-meter, won the event with 335.40 points. Meghan O’Brien won the three-meter with 380.85 points to complete the diving sweep.

The No. 4 women opened the day with a win in the 200 medley relay in 1:40.02.

Claire Adams won the 100 backstroke in 53.46 while teammate Kaitlin Harty took second in 55.39. Adams also won the 100 butterfly in 53.77.

Olivia Anderson finished the 100 breaststroke in 1:02.41. Kennedy Lohman swam a 2:17.02 to take the 200 breaststroke.

Remedy Rule took the 200 butterfly in 1:58.14.

More wins came from Rebecca Millard and Quinn Carrozza. Millard won the 100 freestyle in 49.98 while Carrozza took the 200 backstroke in 1:56.85.

Evie Pfeifer, a freshman, won the 400 individual medley in 4:19.27.

The women closed the competition with a 400 freestyle relay win at 3:20.00.

Texas next hosts TCU for Senior Day on Friday, Feb. 2.

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