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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.


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.


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…


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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