Texas took a massive step in the right direction last season, putting together a greatly improved NCAA team performance, for a 3rd-place finish.
The Longhorn men swept the awards for a seventh consecutive year, while the women accomplished the feat for the fifth straight year.
Virginia’s Class of 2019 / 2023 has been outstanding, with four top-20 recruits all scoring as sophomores and Kate Douglass winning a national title.
The first NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships didn’t disappoint, and here’s our take on the moments and people which stood out to us last week.
The Purdue Boilermakers will have three divers in tonight’s 8-diver A final on the platform. Texas will also score a trio of divers.
Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon is on track for a second NCAA diving title after besting 3-meter prelims by 19 points this afternoon.
Freshman Brendan McCourt qualified for NCAAs on the final day, bringing the Texas men to four divers and setting up roster decisions for coach Eddie Reese.
Minnesota’s Sarah Bacon and Texas’s Jordan Windle remained undefeated through two days of the Zone D Championships. Bacon won 3-meter and Windle platform.
We’re only one event in, but the Texas Longhorns already have three men and three women qualified to dive at NCAAs via the Zone D Championships.
Texas continued its run of titles at the 2021 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship at Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin.
Sophomore Bridget Semenuk earns Swimmer of the Week, while junior Paola Pineda claims Diver of the Week honors.
TCU’s Janis Silins and Texas’ Caspar Corbeau shared Men’s Swimmer of the Week while KU’s Kate Steward and TCU’s Megan Morris shared the women’s honors.
Paola Pineda and Jordan Windle, both of Texas, earned their second event victories of the three-day meet on Saturday.
The Texas women qualified a fifth diver for NCAAs in Janie Boyle, who was third on platform in the final day of the Zone D meet.
Returning NCAA A finalists Jordan Windle and Grayson Campbell went 1-2 on 3-meter in the tough Zone D, and Texas qualified 3 divers for NCAAs.