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

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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.

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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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