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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Swimming & Diving

Swimmers compete in the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Feb. 25, 2022. The University of Texas was named Big 12 Champions for mens and womens events.

What to know about Texas men’s swim and dive’s 11 new recruits

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter November 30, 2023

Following National Signing Day, 11 new athletes committed to Texas’ men’s swim and dive team. Eight swimmers and three divers make up the first round of high school recruits on their way to the Forty...

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Longhorns bring home the gold while representing the United States in the Pan American Games

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter November 15, 2023

Three Longhorns represented the United States in Men’s Swimming and Diving in the Pan American Games, which took place in Santiago, Chile. Seniors Coby Carrozza, Chris O’Connor and Jake Foster were...

Freshman Norwegian diver Caroline Kupka impresses at Texas Diving Invitational

Freshman Norwegian diver Caroline Kupka impresses at Texas Diving Invitational

Ariel Doss, General Sports Reporter November 13, 2023

Texas freshman diver Caroline Kupka won her first collegiate competition Friday in her first 10-meter competition in three years. With losses against UVA in the rearview, Texas women's divers consistently...

Freshman Caroline Kupka dives off the 10-meter platform and into the pool on Nov. 3, 2023. Kupka placed first with a score of 295.35 points.

Texas Diving Invitational: women’s recap

Henry Hipschman, General Sports Reporter November 7, 2023

The Texas Diving Invitational took place Nov. 1-3 and the women’s diving team finished with a clean sweep of the three-day competition.  The invitational comprises three events: the three-meter,...

Freshman Pierce Brooke preps for his dive at the Texas Diving Invitational on Nov. 1, 2023. Brooke placed seventh with a score of 329.15.

Tanner Braunton, Nick Harris make a clean sweep of Texas Diving Invitational

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter November 7, 2023

It was a successful week for the Texas diving team, which earned a clean sweep of the one-meter, three-meter and platform events at the Texas Diving Invitational against TCU in a home match-up spanning...

Swimmers compete in the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Feb. 25, 2022. The University of Texas was named Big 12 Champions for men’s and women’s events.

Women’s swim and dive set for rematch against reigning national champion Virginia

Henry Hipschman, General Sports Reporter October 27, 2023

Texas women’s swimming and diving’s season is underway and thus far they have dominated. Beginning their year with a 2-0 start, the Longhorns are maintaining their journey towards their ultimate goal...

Texas women’s swim and dive freshmen class shows a promising future

Texas women’s swim and dive freshmen class shows a promising future

Ariel Doss, General Sports Reporter October 16, 2023

With great success comes high expectations, and the new freshman class of Texas women’s swim and dive is filled with promising talent who fell in love with the team during recruiting visits. This...

Head Swimming Coach Eddie Reese points as the team swims on Oct. 12, 2023.

Texas men’s swim head coach Eddie Reese to retire after the 2024 Olympic trials

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter October 15, 2023

While his swimmers go about their usual practice, at the side of the water overseeing it all stands renowned head coach Eddie Reese, arms folded and glasses perched at the tip of his nose. Reese is...

Meet Sasha Lyubavskiy, sophomore swimmer from Russia

Meet Sasha Lyubavskiy, sophomore swimmer from Russia

Kyle Kamanu, General Sports Reporter October 9, 2023

Although soccer is among the most popular sports in Russia, swimming is Sasha Lyubavskiy’s true passion.  He knew he was not the tallest, or the strongest, or the fastest. Regardless, he emailed...

Senior Olivia Bray swims in a meet against Texas A&M on Oct. 21, 2022.

17-time All-American Olivia Bray Prepares for Final Season at Texas

Henry Hipschman, General Sports Reporter September 25, 2023

It’s been 192 days since the University of Texas women’s swim and dive team earned themselves national runner-up in the NCAA championships, the team’s second consecutive year claiming the second...

‘I want to be the best I can be’: Luke Hobson recycles past achievements into new goals

‘I want to be the best I can be’: Luke Hobson recycles past achievements into new goals

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter September 25, 2023

Four minutes, seven seconds — that’s the time on the clock that turned last year’s goals into this season’s determination for Luke Hobson. Hobson, a junior, has made a name for himself as the...

Chad Mylin, a former volunteer, begins first season as Texas women’s swim and dive assistant coach

Chad Mylin, a former volunteer, begins first season as Texas women’s swim and dive assistant coach

Ariel Doss, General Sports Reporter September 21, 2023

When Chad Mylin quit his teaching job in Arizona, he never would have imagined himself packing up his car to drive to Austin. He said applying to volunteer at the University of Texas seemed like a “shot...

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