University of Texas swimmer Madisyn Cox competes in the woman 200-meter breaststroke prelim during the Arena Pro Swim Series at the Jamail Texas Swim Center, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in Austin, Texas. (Stephen Spillman /for American Statesman)

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Texas women’s swimming team sends ten swimmers to NCAA Championships

Posted March 1st, 2017


The Texas Longhorns women’s swimming team will send ten individuals and all five relay teams to compete for national titles at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Ind. in two weeks.

Madisyn Cox and Tasija Karosas qualified for the NCAA Championships for their fourth straight year. Rebecca Millard, a junior, will make her third appearance at the championships.

Olivia Anderson, Joanna Evans and Remedy Rule will be making their second appearance at the national championships while Nora McCullagh and Anelise Diener will be making their first.


Claire Adams and Lauren Case, both freshmen, will make their first appearance at the championships.

Cox will compete in the 200 individual medley, the 400 IM and the 200 breaststroke. She owns both individual medley records for UT and the Big 12, which she set at the Big 12 Championships.

McCullagh will compete in the 200 IM alongside Cox.

Karosas qualified for the 100 and 200 backstroke events while Millard will compete in the 50 and 100 freestyle.

Evans will swim the 500, 200 and 1,650 freestyle. She broke the 25-year-old school record in the 500 last week.

Anderson earned a spot at the meet in the 100 breaststroke. Rule will compete in the 200 butterfly, the 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly.

Diener hit a personal record in the 100 freestyle in order to qualify for the NCAAs.

Adams qualified for the 200 and 100 backstroke while Case will compete in the 200 and 100 butterfly.

The Texas divers will attempt to qualify for the NCAAs on March 6 at the Zone D diving meet in Columbia, Missouri.

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