Tide Swimming in Virginia has established itself as one of the premiere teams in nation at both the age group and senior levels of competition.
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Texas has won the last 4 consecutive NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
Winners of the last three NCAA titles and NCAA record-holders in the 400 medley relay, the Texas Longhorns have missed the A final with a 9th-place finish at prelims of the 2018 NCAA meet.
Caeleb Dressel and the Florida Gators come in as the top seed in the 200 medley relay.
Among the swimmers to watch out for tonight on the men’s side are Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling (100 fly), Jonathan Roberts (400 IM), and Townley Haas (200 free).
Texas’ Brett Ringgold will challenge teammates Tate Jackson and Joseph Schooling for the 50 free title tonight.
That split by schooling was the 3rd fastest fly split in history, behind only his own 19.36 from the 2016 NCAA Championships and 19.45 from last season’s NCAAs.
Texas freshman standout Austin Katz was a key player in helping the Horns secure their NCAA spot. Despite their A relay being disqualified, Katz came up big with a 45.34 backstroke split to help the B relay to victory.
The Texas Longhorns have won the NCAA title each year since Joseph Schooling and the rest of the class of 2018 arrived on the “Forty Acres.” The race for the team title projects to be tighter this year, but the Longhorns have the talent and depth to make it four in a row.
The Longhorns are in the hunt for an NCAA threepeat this season, and they have very few weaknesses.
Madisyn Cox of Texas won the 200 IM at tonight’s Texas Invite, hitting the fastest time in the NCAA this season and leading the way for many strong swims.
Austin Temple (above) was Texas’ top 100 breaststroker in 2015 on a flat-start.
SwimSwam was a fly-on-the-wall for a University of Texas Longhorns “meters test practice” Wednesday, April 1st.
The most recent update to the men’s NCAA championship psych sheet revealed that the Texas Longhorns have decided to scratch…
There’s not a hotter team in the nation right now than the Texas Longhorns, led in part by resurgent sophomore Jack Conger.