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Texas Nominates Claire Adams, Jordan Windle as Big 12 Athlete of the Year

Claire Adams concluded her Texas career in February as a 23-time Big 12 Champion and 3-time Big 12 Swimmer of the Year.

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Longhorns Gibson, Diener Granted NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarships

Former swimmer Anelise Diener and senior diver Alison Gibson of Texas were both granted the NCAA Winter Sports Postgraduate Scholarship award.

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Texas Men Add Two National Team Divers: Gosselin-Paradis (CAN) & Duperre (USA)

The Texas Longhorns add Canadian national teamer Laurent Gosselin-Paradis and 2018 high school national diving champion Noah Duperre to their incoming class.

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NCAA Says They Expect to Conduct Division I Championship Events “as Scheduled”

On the same day that the California State University system announced that it would be holding mostly-remote learning in the fall, the NCAA reaffirmed…

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Malaysia’s Phee Jinq En Continuing To Train At Purdue Post-Graduation

Malaysia’s Phee Jinq En says she intends on remaining in the United States after having graduated as a student-athlete at Purdue University.

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Texas Picks Up Verbal Commitment from 1:02/2:16 Breaststroker Channing Hanley

Summer Juniors qualifier Channing Hanley (2021) has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Texas women’s swimming and diving team.

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NCAA Allows D1 Schools to Reduce Scholarships; Alters Recruiting Rules

While the NCAA rejected Division I schools’ first request at a blanket waiver, they’ve approved 3 others this week to help programs deal with the…

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How Eddie Reese Became The Most Successful College Coach In Swimming

Reese has built an incredible legacy at the University of Texas, leading the men’s team to unparalleled excellence.

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Mitch Dalton Joins Texas Women’s Staff As Assistant Coach

Dalton joins head coach Carol Capitani after spending five years as USA Swimming’s National Junior Team Director.

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Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC Extend Athletic Activities Bans Through May

3 of the NCAA’s Power 5 Conferences have announced extensions to their bans on athletic activities in the last few days, even as some states begin to reopen.

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Swimming From Home: Texas Head Coach Carol Capitani Plays “Box of Truths”

Texas women’s head coach Carol Capitani and I took one of Jimmy Fallon’s talk show games, Box of Lies, and made it our own

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NCAA’s Coming Name, Image, Likeness Overhaul Will Open New Revenue Streams

There will only be a handful of swimmers (like Regan Smith, above) capable of big contracts based on Olympic achievements, but there are other avenues…

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Podcast: Schooling Tore Bicep Twice Post-Rio, Regrets Not Red-Shirting

On coach Sergio Lopez’s podcast, Olympic champ Joseph Schooling says he tore his bicep twice in the fall after Rio and wishes he’d sat out the college season.

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Before the Dynasty: Eddie Reese as the Visionary of Auburn’s Swimming Success

Before Texas, before the 40-straight conference titles and 40-straight NCAA top 10 finishes, Eddie Reese was a part of 2 other dynasty-building eras in college swimming.

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Futures Champion Riley Courtney Verbally Commits to Texas Class of 2025

Riley Courtney, a 1:03/2:15 breaststroker from Scottsdale Aquatic Club, has verbally committed to the Longhorns for 2021-22.

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