Swimming and Diving begins season at SMU Swim Classic

Nick Cremona

The Longhorns will open their season today and tomorrow at Perkins Natatorium in Dallas. The event will showcase six nationally ranked teams, including No. 7 Florida, No. 11 Wisconsin and No. 13 Virginia. This will be the first time Texas has competed in the Swim Classic since 2000. The Longhorns return 25 women from last year’s team that finished sixth at the NCAA Championships. Head coach Kim Brackin enters her sixth season at Texas and is the reigning 2011 Big 12 Conference Swimming Coach of the Year.