Longhorns’ David Johnston, Emma Sticklen Named Big 12 Newcomers of the Week

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January 27th, 2021 Big 12, College

Courtesy: Big 12 Sports

Texas’ Emma Sticklen and David Johnston were selected Big 12 Swimming & Diving Newcomers of the Week after competing against the top professional and amateur swimmers in the nation at the USA Swimming Pro Swim Series. The award is the second consecutive for Sticklen.

Sticklen placed fourth in the 200-meter butterfly (2:14.29) and eighth in the 100-meter butterfly (1:01.36) while registering an Olympic Trials qualifying time in the 200 fly. She recorded a time of 1:00.69 in the prelims of the 100 fly, the fifth-fastest time in the prelims and also an Olympic Trials automatic qualifying time.

Johnston recorded third-place showings in both the 400-meter freestyle (3:55.06) and 1,500-meter freestyle (15:30.06). He also finished fourth in the 800-meter freestyle (8:07.49) and 400-meter IM (4:25.03). Johnston posted Olympic Trials automatic qualifying times in all four events.

January 27 Awards
Men’s Newcomer: David Johnston, Texas, Fr.
Women’s Newcomer: Emma Sticklen, Texas, Fr.

January 20 Awards
Men’s Swimmer: Carson Foster, Texas, Fr. and David Dixon, West Virginia, Sr.
Men’s Diver: PJ Lenz, West Virginia, Jr.
Women’s Swimmer: Olivia Bray, Texas, Fr.
Women’s Diver: Michelle Schlossmacher Smith, Iowa State, Jr.

December 15 Awards
Men’s Newcomer: Carson Foster, Texas, Fr.
Women’s Newcomer: Emma Sticklen, Texas, Fr.

December 8 Awards
Men’s Swimmer: Drew Kibler, Texas, Jr.
Men’s Diver: No competitions
Women’s Swimmer: Olivia Bray, Texas, Fr.
Women’s Diver: No competitions

December 1 Awards
Men’s Newcomer: Carson Foster, Texas, Fr.
Women’s Newcomer: Anna Elendt, Texas, Fr.

November 24 Awards
Men’s Swimmer: Janis Silins, TCU, So. and Caspar Corbeau, Texas, So.
Men’s Diver: Jordan Windle, Texas, Sr.
Women’s Swimmer: Kate Steward, Kansas, Jr. and Megan Morris, TCU, Jr.
Women’s Diver: Paola Pineda, Texas, Jr.

November 17 Awards
Men’s Newcomer: Carson Foster, Texas, Fr.
Women’s Newcomer: Emma Hultquist, TCU, So.

November 10 Awards
Men’s Swimmer: Drew Kibler, Texas, Jr.
Men’s Diver: Jordan Windle, Texas, Sr.
Women’s Swimmer: Kelly Pash, Texas, So.
Women’s Diver: Bridget O’Neil, Texas, Fr.

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