Texas' Joseph Schooling gestures after winning the 100-yard butterfly at the NCAA men's swimming and diving championships at Georgia Tech, Friday, March 25, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

BEVO BEAT Swimming & Diving

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

Posted November 4th, 2016


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 Texas men dropped to 2-3 this season after falling 173.5-126.5 Friday night.

UT’s Madisyn Cox swept the breaststroke events and Longhorn Tasija Karosas won both backstroke events. Cox edged teammate Olivia Anderson in the 100, crossing the finish in 1 minute .039 seconds, and won the 200 by nearly two seconds. Karosas won the 100 in 53.21 and the 200 in 1:55.45. Cox and Karosas also won the 200 yard individual medley relay.


Texas’ Joseph Schooling, who won gold in the 100 meter butterfly at the Rio Olympics, took the 100 yard butterfly in 46.93 seconds and claimed the 200 in 1:45.82. UT’s Jack Conger placed second in the 100 butterfly at 47.60 and won the 200 freestyle in 1:35.82.



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