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Longhorns return to dual-meet competition 2-0 with victories over No. 8 Auburn and No. 10 Georgia

January 13, 2014

The Longhorns took on Southeastern Conference foe, No. 8 Auburn on Thursday, marking Texas’ return to dual-meet competition, and the first time it has hosted the Tigers at home in four seasons. The...

Longhorns return to dual-meet competition 2-0

January 13, 2014

This past Thursday, the Longhorns took on Southeastern Conference foe, No. 8 Auburn. The meet marked Texas’ return to dual-meet competition, and the first time they had hosted the Tigers at home...

Relay teams notch two NCAA automatic-qualifying times on day one of the Texas Invitational

December 6, 2013

The first night of the Texas Invitational began well for the Longhorns as the 200 freestyle relay team appeared in top form. Sophomore Matt Ellis started the relay, followed by sophomore John Murray and...

Men’s swimming caps off the fall season with the Texas Invitational

December 5, 2013

The fourth-ranked Longhorns will take on teams from across the nation this week at the Texas Invitational. The annual three-day meet was called the USA Swimming Winter National Championships last season,...

Chandler and Anderson place second and third in the platform diving finals

November 25, 2013

Texas junior Will Chandler and freshman Mark Anderson finished in second and third place in the platform diving finals to conclude the UT Diving Invitational. Texas had four Longhorns competing in the...

Hixon continues dominance on day two of the UT Diving Invitational

November 23, 2013

Day two of the UT Diving Invitational saw the men take to the three-meter board for competition. For the second evening in a row, the final was stacked with Longhorns, occupying five of the eight qualifying...

Hixon captures the one-meter event on day one of the UT Diving Invitational

November 22, 2013

The UT Diving Invitational kicked off Thursday with the men taking to the one-meter board for their first of three days of competition. With another impressive performance, freshman diver Michael Hixon...


Texas showcases the divers in this week’s Diving Invitational

November 20, 2013

The dual meet season is over, and the championship season looms for Texas swimming. For the divers, the road to nationals begins Thursday at the UT Diving Invitational. The men’s diving team is looking...

Texas swimmer opens up to teammates in heartfelt email

November 12, 2013

Junior swimmer Matt Korman entered the 2013-2014 season as the defending Big 12 champion in the 200-yard backstroke. The TCU transfer’s impressive showings at the conference championships would illicit...

Texas secures three victories in a weekend sweep

November 11, 2013

Texas swimming and diving was in top form this weekend as it traveled to Charlottesville, Va., to take on No. 19 Penn State, Virginia and West Virginia.  The fourth-ranked Longhorns captured three...

Sports recaps

October 28, 2013

Men's swimming and diving Fourth-ranked Texas traveled to Bloomington, Ind. on Friday and split wins against Indiana and Michigan for the second year in a row.  The Longhorns cruised past...

Texas looks to start fast this weekend with two wins at stake

October 25, 2013

Men’s swimming and diving will be back in the pool Friday with an opportunity to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Longhorns will travel to Bloomington, Ind., this weekend to take on Indiana and...

Texas defeats North Carolina in season opener

October 18, 2013

The Longhorns opened up their 2013-2014 season with a convincing victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels.  Texas began the meet strong with a sweep in the 1000-yard freestyle. Sophomore Sam Lewis...


Texas swimming and diving opens season against North Carolina

October 17, 2013

The Texas men’s swimming and diving team opens up its season Thursday against North Carolina. The Longhorns return to the pool after a relatively successful 2012-13 season where they captured the...


Orange-White meet features pick-up feel for Texas Swimming and Diving

October 3, 2013

Texas men’s swimming and diving team jumped back in the pool last Thursday for its annual Orange-White meet. This normally friendly scrimmage featured a new aspect that looked to reinforce the team’s...


UT Quidditch team works for another national title

September 17, 2013

It’s safe to say not many national champions are crowned by catching a snitch. The Texas Quidditch team, who earned a national championship last spring at the 2013 Quidditch World Cup VI in Kissimmee,...