Emma Sticklen and Carson Foster are the Big 12 Swimmers of the Week, while Ellie Andrews, Hailey Hernandez, Jordan Windle and Geremia Freri were also honored.
The Texas Longhorn men handily defeated the Incarnate Word Cardinals to kick off the defending NCAA champions dual meet action.
The Texas men’s swim team won their 15th NCAA Team Championship in 2021, and celebrated by hanging their new banner in the Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center.
Trenton Julian scored 48 points for the Cal Golden Bears at the 2021 NCAA Championships. He’ll return for a 5th season of collegiate swimming next season.
Four were named to the U.S. Olympic team on Saturday: Krysta Palmer, Hailey Hernandez, Brandon Loschiavo and Jordan Windle.
Krysta Palmer (pictured) sits in first with a cumulative score of 655.15 for the first two rounds of the Women’s 3-meter. The final will be on Saturday.
The Longhorn men swept the awards for a seventh consecutive year, while the women accomplished the feat for the fifth straight year.
Nearly 60% of voters believe the Texas Longhorns can repeat as men’s NCAA swimming & diving champions, even with a coaching change.
California pulled 5 of our top 20 recruits. All five scored in each of their 3 NCAA meets. None scored less than 70 points. And the class scored 529.5 total.
The current junior group has a heated battle for top scorer. Kieran Smith leads scoring, but Shaine Casas leads with 3 individual NCAA titles.
#1-ranked Ryan Hoffer was the top-scoring swimmer in the outgoing senior class – but the #2 swimmer rose from being the #18-ranked recruit.
With a couple days to reflect, here’s what stood out to us at the 2021 Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships last week.
Thanks to a trio of titles by junior Shaine Casas, Texas A&M became the 71st school to win an NCAA title in D1 men’s swimming & diving last week.
The University of Texas won three of the four awards given out by the CSCAA for the 2021 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving season.
Jordan Windle, the 4th-best scorer at the 2021 NCAA Men’s Division I Swimming & Diving Championships, will return for a 5th season at the University of Texas.