Men’s Texas Invitational Recap: Horns dominate competition

Matt Warden

The Longhorns came, saw and conquered in this week’s Texas Invitational by finishing in first place all three days of the competition.

Day one of the invitational saw the men total 604 points with their lone first-place finish coming from William McCraney who won the 1-meter diving competition. Jimmy Feigen finished second in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 19.55, which was enough to qualify for the NCAA Championships.

Texas capped day two with the team of Kyle McNeilis, Neil Caskey, Dax Hill and Clay Youngquist taking first in the 800-yard freestyle relay. Diver Matt Cooper finished first in the 3-meter diving competition.

The final day of the competition concluded with Jackson Wilcox winning the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 14:52.55. Neil Caskey, who has been the Longhorns’ most impressive swimmer all year, finished first in the 200-yard butterfly.

Printed on Monday, December 5th, 2011 as: Caskey, McCraney thrive with home pool advantage