Austin Katz

Returning Conference Points: Texas Is M. Big 12 Favorites, TCU Youth Rises

Texas has never lost a Big 12 Championship meet and returns a huge scoring group. But TCU’s freshmen actually outscored Texas’s freshmen last year.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Wyatt Collins on Learning & Teaching the Texas Tradition

We sat down with the Texas men’s assistant coach, Wyatt Collins, to pick his brain about the extremely storied Texas Tradition

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Ranking the Most Highly Anticipated 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials Races: #28-21

While we work our way through another week of the pandemic, the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials are (hopefully) just a year away.

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Top NCAA Men’s Swimming Recruits Of The Past Decade

With 10 recruiting classes ranked since SwimSwam’s inception, we’re looking back at the top overall NCAA swimming recruits since the class of 2013.

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Top Quotes From the (Unexpected) Last NCAA Taper Meets – Men’s Midseason

For the men’s mid-season quotes, we had spoken with a lot of seniors who had high hopes for the end of the season, which is, as we’ve said before, devastating

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Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas Chooses 400 IM Over 100 Back for NCAAs

This season, he’s dropped the 100 back on day 2 for the 400 IM. He was the 4th fastest 100 backstroker in the nation this season.

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Carr Breaks Murphy’s Pac-12 Meet Record with 1:37 200 Back, #9 All-Time

Carr’s time took down the former Pac-12 Record, which stood at a 1:38.07 done by Cal’s Ryan Murphy in 2017. Murphy was a 4-time NCAA Champion in the event.

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2020 Big 12 Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Tonight, we’ll see finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 1650 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and plaform diving. 

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2020 Big 12 Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

This morning, the preliminaries of the 200 back, 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Claire Adams in the 100 free.

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Pancake Hot Take: Week 2, Day 3 of Conference Championship Season

After 3 days of conference action, we’ve seen some very solid swims. But nothing breath taking, no swim with that X factor to really pile the pancakes on.

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2020 Big 12 Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

This morning, the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Maxime Rooney in the 100 fly.

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2020 Big 12 Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Tonight we’ll see Texas, West Virginia, TCU, Kansas, and Iowa State face off for the first individual titles of the 2020 championships.

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2020 Big 12 Championships: Day 1 Relays Live Recap

The 2020 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championships get underway today in Morgantown, WV, with the 200 medley relay, 800 free relay, and men’s 1m diving.

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2020 Men’s Big 12 Championships Fan Guide: Texas Eyeing 41st-Consecutive Title

Texas’ top-end strength and depth, combined with its 40-year win streak, all but guarantees a 41st Longhorn victory at the Big 12 Championships.

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Shaine Casas Breaks Lochte’s Meet Record, Swims 1:37.2 200 BK for #5 All-Time

With that, he took down Florida Olympic Champion Ryan Lochte’s SEC Meet Record, which stood as a 1:38.29 set back in 2005.

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