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Texas women’s golf finishes 5th at Big 12 Championship

Texas women’s golf finishes 5th at Big 12 Championship

Brittany Archer April 20, 2021

After missing two tournaments, the No. 16 Longhorns returned to the course for the Big 12 Championship in The Woodlands, Texas, in search of their fourth straight championship. But Texas never found the...

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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 women’s golf takes second at Mountain View Collegiate in historic fashion

Brittany Archer March 22, 2021

The No. 24-ranked Texas women’s golf team rewrote both program and tournament record books over the weekend at the Mountain View Collegiate in Tucson, Arizona, finishing in second place. Through...

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Senior Kaitlyn Papp looks back at her time at Texas

Brittany Archer March 12, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 9 print edition. When senior Kaitlyn Papp first picked up a pair of clubs as a six-year-old, she used the sport to spend...


Texas women’s golf turns course with historic win at Wildcat Invitational

Brittany Archer March 10, 2021

After struggling at the ICON Invitational two weeks ago, the Longhorns got back on track with a historic 25-stroke victory at the Wildcat Invitational in Tucson, Arizona on Tuesday. Their score of 28-under...


Struggles continue for Texas women’s golf after finishing 10th at the ICON Invitational

Brittany Archer February 24, 2021

After finishing in third place at the Trinity Forest Invitational earlier this month, the Texas women’s golf team continued its chase for their fourth Big 12 Championship at the ICON Invitational...

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Games to watch: Week 15

Brittany Archer December 15, 2020

No. 9 Georgia at No. 25 Missouri Dec. 12, 11 a.m. CT, SECN The No. 9 Georgia Bulldogs travel to Columbia, Missouri, to face the No. 25 Missouri Tigers after their initial game on Nov. 14 was canceled...

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Games to watch: Week 14

Brittany Archer December 6, 2020

No. 1 Alabama at LSU  Dec. 5, 7 p.m. CT, CBS This time last year, LSU was on its way to nabbing the national championship and Joe Burrow was atop the Heisman watch list. This year, the Tigers...

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Games to watch: Week 13

Brittany Archer November 25, 2020

No. 15 Iowa State at No. 20 Texas  Nov. 27, 11 a.m. CT, ABC Texas is back on the gridiron hosting Iowa State after a double-bye week. The Cyclones head south to the Forty Acres after shutting...


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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Games to watch: Week 12

Brittany Archer November 19, 2020

No. 9 Indiana at No. 3 Ohio State  Nov. 21, 11 a.m. CT, FOX The Hoosiers are looking to extend their first 4–0 start since 1987 this week in Columbus, Ohio. This matchup also marks the first...

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Games to watch: Week 10

Brittany Archer November 8, 2020

No. 1 Clemson at No. 4 Notre Dame, Nov. 7, 6:30 p.m. CT, NBC Clemson heads to Notre Dame for its toughest game of the season without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence after he was sidelined last weekend...

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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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Games to watch: Week 9

Brittany Archer November 1, 2020

No. 13 Michigan State at Michigan, Oct. 31, 11 a.m. CT, FOX Jim Harbaugh and his khakis are hoping to keep the Paul Bunyan Trophy in Ann Arbor. The Wolverines are looking to capitalize on their win...


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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Games to watch: Week 8

Brittany Archer October 25, 2020

Nebraska at No. 5 Ohio State, Oct. 24, 11 a.m. CT, FOX When the Big Ten announced they were postponing the 2020 football season in August, Nebraska and No. 5 Ohio State were two of the first to fight...


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...


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...

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Games to watch: Week 6

Brittany Archer October 10, 2020

No. 22 Texas at Oklahoma, Oct. 10, 11:00 a.m. CT, FOX The Sooners and the Longhorns find themselves in different positions than they normally are in, both coming off hard-fought losses heading into...

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Games to watch: Week 5

Brittany Archer October 4, 2020

Arkansas at No. 16 Mississippi State, Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m. CT, SEC Network Alternate After a statement win in Death Valley against the defending national champions, the No. 16 Mississippi State hosts the...

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Games to watch: Week 4

Brittany Archer September 27, 2020

No 6. LSU vs. Mississippi State, Sept. 26, 2:30 p.m. CT, CBS After having arguably college football’s greatest season ever, the defending national champions open their season against Mississippi...


Texas swimming and diving season still in limbo as team resumes voluntary workouts

Brittany Archer September 18, 2020

Since March, when the COVID-19 pandemic prompted sports cancellations around the country, Texas swimming and diving athletes have remained in limbo.  In a normal season, Texas would now be gearing...

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Games to Watch: Week 1

Brittany Archer September 12, 2020

No. 1 Clemson @ Wake Forest Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m. CT,  ABC College GameDay and No. 1 Clemson Tigers will be making the trip to Winston-Salem, this time without fans in attendance. While the Tigers...


NCAA pushes back all fall sports championships besides football

Brittany Archer August 27, 2020

Much like NCAA spring sports last semester, fall sports will not crown champions this year.  With the exception of FBS football, fall sports championships will be moved to the spring pending compliance...


Texas season ticket holders face uncertainty regarding fall football attendance

Brittany Archer August 25, 2020

UT alumnus Trey Schmedt has been a Texas football season ticket holder for two years. However, this year he won’t know until late August if he is able to get tickets or what the seating arrangement...


Overcoming adversity: Swimming senior Ryan Harty looks back at whirlwind career

Brittany Archer May 7, 2020

Ryan Harty wasn’t always drawn to swimming. In fact, it took some major adversity for the three-time All-American and five-time Big 12 Champion to find his way to the sport he would grow to love. At...


Texas women’s swimming parts with associate head coach Roric Fink

Brittany Archer April 15, 2020

Women’s swimming coach Roric Fink will not be returning for the 2020-21 season, a spokesperson from Texas Athletics has confirmed. Fink confirmed his departure to the Texan on Wednesday, saying...


‘A Voice for Senior Athletes’: Texas swimming seniors left without final national championships

Brittany Archer April 11, 2020

As conferences began to pull out of major NCAA tournaments in March due to coronavirus concerns, the Texas men’s swimming and diving team first found out that the upcoming national championships...

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Texas Swimming and Diving leaves Morgantown with consecutive titles

Brittany Archer March 2, 2020

This weekend’s Big 12 swimming and diving championships in Morgantown, West Virginia was a meet of streaks for one team in the conference. The top-ranked Texas men’s swimming and diving...

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