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Swimming & Diving

Kris Kirchner, part of Texas’ first swimming and diving champion team, will be inducted into Texas Athletics Hall of Honor

Kris Kirchner, part of Texas’ first swimming and diving champion team, will be inducted into Texas Athletics Hall of Honor

Emmanuel Ramirez, Senior Sports Reporter September 14, 2023

During his time at Texas, former men’s swimming and diving star Kris Kirchner was part of many firsts.  After transferring to Texas from Cleveland State in 1980, Krichner was crowned national champion...

Former Texas backstroker, Olympic medalist Beth Barr to be inducted into Hall of Honor

Former Texas backstroker, Olympic medalist Beth Barr to be inducted into Hall of Honor

Isa Almeida, General Sports Reporter September 13, 2023

National champion and 1988 Olympic silver medalist Beth Barr is one of the 11 athletes being inducted into the Texas Athletics Hall of Honor on Friday, Sept. 15.  The backstroke specialist helped lead...

Former Longhorn swimmer Caspar Corbeau to represent Netherlands in 2023 World Aquatics Championships

Former Longhorn swimmer Caspar Corbeau to represent Netherlands in 2023 World Aquatics Championships

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter July 17, 2023

As Texas graduate swimmer Caspar Corbeau wrapped up his training camp in Hungary, it was finally time to move to a bigger stage that would allow him to represent and honor his family’s culture.  With...

Texas swim and dive secures multiple medals in Phillips 66 National Championships

Texas swim and dive secures multiple medals in Phillips 66 National Championships

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Editor July 1, 2023

While many sports are in a stalemate during the summer season, Texas swim and dive was in full force Tuesday through Friday in Indianapolis, competing against some of the nation’s best in the Phillips...

Senior diver Janie Boyle makes impact in pool, classroom as woman in STEM

Senior diver Janie Boyle makes impact in pool, classroom as woman in STEM

Rylan Heritage, General Sports Reporter April 13, 2023

When she’s not perfecting her dives at the pool, senior diver Janie Boyle can probably be found studying biochemical reactions. Boyle, a biochemistry major and pre-med student, is also one of Texas’...

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.

No. 2 Texas women’s swimming and diving secure another Big 12 title

Rylan Heritage, General Sports Reporter February 26, 2023

No. 2 Texas Women’s Swimming and Diving cruised to another Big 12 title, outpacing second place Iowa State by 540.5 points. This victory is the team's 11th straight Big 12 championship, all since Carol...

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.

No. 3 Texas men’s swimming and diving cruises to Big 12 Championship victory

Elijah Garcia, General Sports Reporter February 26, 2023

Texas men's swimming and diving made the podium a familiar place after their dominant Big 12 Championship performance over the weekend, winning 20 out of 21 events.  The Longhorns defended their conference...

No. 5 Texas men’s swimming and diving defeats SMU in regular season finale

No. 5 Texas men’s swimming and diving defeats SMU in regular season finale

Elijah Garcia, General Sports Reporter February 4, 2023

No. 5 Texas men’s swimming and diving hosted and defeated SMU in its final regular season meet. Texas won with a resounding 181-83 and finished their season with a 9-1 record. The Longhorns took the...

No. 2 Texas Women’s Swimming and Diving cruises to weekend victories against No. 4 NC State

No. 2 Texas Women’s Swimming and Diving cruises to weekend victories against No. 4 NC State

Elijah Garcia, General Sports Reporter January 29, 2023

No. 2 Texas Women’s Swimming and Diving brought the brooms and pans to this weekend’s two-day dual meet against No. 4 NC State. The Longhorns were bouncing up and down poolside, cheering on their teammates...

No. 5 Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving completes weekend sweep against No. 4 NC State

No. 5 Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving completes weekend sweep against No. 4 NC State

Elijah Garcia, General Sports Reporter January 29, 2023

In the packed and vibrant Texas Swimming Center, No. 5 Texas men's swimming and diving hosted No. 4 NC State in a two-day dual meet. The Longhorns brought a strong dose of home advantage to the TSC with...

No. 2 Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving defeats No. 14 Alabama, falls short against No. 13 Ohio State

No. 2 Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving defeats No. 14 Alabama, falls short against No. 13 Ohio State

Elijah Garcia, General Sports Reporter January 15, 2023

In its first action back from the break, No. 2 Texas men's swimming and diving took on No. 13 Ohio State and No. 14 Alabama in a two-day double dual meet. Texas triumphed over Alabama 220.50 – 132.50...

No. 2 Texas Women’s Swimming and Diving defeats No. 5 Ohio State, No. 6 Alabama

No. 2 Texas Women’s Swimming and Diving defeats No. 5 Ohio State, No. 6 Alabama

Elijah Garcia, General Sports Reporter January 15, 2023

No. 2 Texas women’s swimming and diving came back from the break right where it left off and scored two victories in their two-day double dual meet. The Longhorns defeated No. 5 Ohio State 196-157 and...

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