At the 2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships, the Texas men won their 15th national championship in school history. Texas has won 5 of the past 6 NCAA Championships, and defeated Cal, the reigning NCAA Champions, with 595 points. All 15 national championships have been won under head coach Eddie Reese.
— Texas Men's Swimming & Diving (@TexasMSD) September 3, 2021
In addition to a team national championship, the Texas men won three events at the meet: Jordan Windle topped the 1-meter diving event, and the Longhorns secured titles in the 800 free and 400 medley relays.
Texas has members of their 2021 roster returning for a fifth season. NCAA Champion and recent 2020 Tokyo Olympian Jordan Windle will return for the 2021-2022 season. Windle won the 1-meter title at the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships, while also finishing 2nd on 3-meter and 4th on platform. Windle earned 52 individual points, which made him the 4th highest-performing athlete of the meet.
Alvin Jiang has also confirmed that he will return to Austin for another season. Primarily serving as a fly and back specialist, Jiang scored 31 points for the Longhorns in Greensboro. Jiang placed 4th in both the 100 fly and 100 back, 16th in the 200 fly, and swam on the 200 free relay (6th), 400 medley relay (1st), and 200 medley relay (5th).
Texas will add 3-time NCAA Champion Shaine Casas to their roster, after it was announced that he would be transferring from Texas A&M for his senior season.
Texas also has 13 undergraduate athletes from their NCAA squad that will return, highlighted by 2020 Tokyo Olympian Drew Kibler and Carson Foster, who posted the #1 time in the world in the 400 IM following the Tokyo Games (4:08.46).
The 15 men’s banners hang alongside 7 women’s banners for 22 total to the program. That’s more than any other Division I school. The women’s most recent title came in 1991.
2021 NCAA Championships Roster – Returning Athletes for the Texas Longhorns (Men)
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On Saturday, The University of Texas honored head coach Eddie Reese with a dedication to their new outdoor facility, the Eddie Reese Outdoor Pool. Reese has been the head men’s swim coach at Texas since 1978, and has since amassed 15 national championships, 42 straight Big-12 conference titles, and dozens of Olympians.