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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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Texas senior swimmers team up once again, this time in documentary filmmaking

Texas senior swimmers team up once again, this time in documentary filmmaking

Ethan Ferguson April 23, 2021
Texas seniors Jake Sannem and Austin Katz earned a National Championship together less than a month ago as a part of the Longhorn men’s 800-meter freestyle relay swim team. Now, the two are taking on an entirely new challenge: making a documentary.
Coach Capitani reflects on the resilience of Texas women’s swim and dive this season

Coach Capitani reflects on the resilience of Texas women’s swim and dive this season

Emily Schumacher April 12, 2021
Despite facing countless challenges due to COVID-19, head coach Carol Capitani led the Texas women’s swimming and diving team to a third-place finish in the NCAA Championship meet, which marked the best showing by a Texas team since 2001.
Texas Rowing starts season off right with dominant performance in Ann Arbor

Texas Rowing starts season off right with dominant performance in Ann Arbor

Riley Glenn April 10, 2021

The women on the Longhorn rowing team have been eagerly waiting for a chance to get back on the water since their season was canceled last spring. On Saturday morning, they seemed to channel that frustration...

Capitani reflects on the resilience of Texas women’s swim and dive this season

Capitani reflects on the resilience of Texas women’s swim and dive this season

Emily Schumacher April 9, 2021

Carol Capitani has a specific word to describe her team over the past year: resilient. As the Texas women’s swimming and diving head coach, Capitani knows firsthand the 2020-2021 season was anything...

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Eddie Reese’s impact makes waves farther than the pool

Brittany Archer March 30, 2021

Eddie Reese is the only men’s swimming and diving coach to win an NCAA team title in five separate decades, but after 43 seasons at Texas, Reese said winning wasn’t his driving motivation. “The...

Texas head swimming coach Eddie Reese retires after 15th national championship

Texas head swimming coach Eddie Reese retires after 15th national championship

Ethan Ferguson March 29, 2021

Eddie Reese, Texas men’s swimming and diving head coach, announced his retirement Monday afternoon, two days after winning his 15th national championship with the Longhorns. Reese spent 43 seasons...

Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving win 15th National Championship

Ethan Ferguson March 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story has been corrected to change the name of the attribution of several quotes. The Texan apologizes for this error. Despite competitive opponents at the 2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming...

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Longhorns dominate competition at UT Diving Invitational

Brittany Archer November 22, 2020

The Texas men’s and women’s diving teams dominated the UT Diving Invitational held Nov. 19-21 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Longhorn senior Jordan Windle and junior Paola...

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Better together: Jake, Carson Foster shine together at Texas

Brittany Archer November 6, 2020

Carson and Jake Foster began their journeys in the pool because their parents wanted to teach them water safety. Now the Texas standout swimmers are two of the biggest names in the sport. Along with...

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Texas swimming and diving handily defeats Texas A&M

Brittany Archer October 31, 2020

After hosting the invitational rounds two weeks ago, the Longhorns welcomed the Texas A&M Aggies for their yearly showdown at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Friday.  The Longhorns...

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Texas swimming and diving make splash at first invitationals

Brittany Archer October 19, 2020

The Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams returned to the pool this weekend at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center for two separate meets. The women’s team competed...

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New Texas women’s swimming assistant coach Mitch Dalton looks forward to upcoming season

Brittany Archer October 13, 2020

When Carol Capitani, Texas women's swimming and diving head coach, chose not to extend former assistant coach Roric Fink’s contract in April, she reached out to tenured swimming coach Mitch Dalton. Dalton...