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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

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Led by Abdalla, Knight, Texas cross country finishes season with solid showing at NCAA championships

Led by Abdalla, Knight, Texas cross country finishes season with solid showing at NCAA championships

November 20, 2021
At Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Florida, junior Yaseen Abdalla led the Longhorns, crossing the finish line first in 32nd place with a personal best time of 29:28.1.
Texas men’s cross country runs to third place finish at Big 12 Championship

Texas men’s cross country runs to third place finish at Big 12 Championship

October 30, 2021

Junior Cruz Gomez was the first Longhorn to cross the finish line at this year’s Big 12 Championship in the men’s 8K. Gomez ran a time of 24:30.5, clinching 11th place. No. 14 Texas had five runners...

Men’s XC closes out season, finishes 6th at FSU invitational

Men’s XC closes out season, finishes 6th at FSU invitational

October 18, 2021

No. 24 Texas men’s cross country closed out the regular season with a 6th place finish at the FSU Invitational in Tallahassee, Florida on Friday and an abundance of personal bests. Junior Haftu Knight...

Knight, Abdalla finish top 10 as Texas cross-country competes at Cowboy Jamboree

Knight, Abdalla finish top 10 as Texas cross-country competes at Cowboy Jamboree

September 19, 2021

The Texas cross-country team traveled this weekend to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to compete in the annual Cowboy Jamboree.  Following substantial renovations to Oklahoma State’s course, the Longhorns...

Texas cross-country sweeps Tornado Watch Invitational

Texas cross-country sweeps Tornado Watch Invitational

September 1, 2021

The Longhorns had a great showing, sweeping the competition at the Tornado Watch Invitational held this Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock, Texas.  Junior Yaseen Abdalla won...

5 Texas track and field athletes to watch in 2021-22

5 Texas track and field athletes to watch in 2021-22

August 31, 2021
With their first invitational set to take place Sept. 1, here are five Texas track and field athletes you should watch for in the upcoming 2021-22 season.
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Texas commits Lydia Jacoby and Erica Sullivan dominate early in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

July 29, 2021

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, which began just over a week ago, has seen a handful of athletes that are either currently, formerly or previously affiliated with the University of Texas at Austin. The...

Incoming freshman Hailey Hernandez set to dive at Tokyo Olympics

Incoming freshman Hailey Hernandez set to dive at Tokyo Olympics

July 26, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared as part of the July 20 flipbook. Hailey Hernandez only knows one Japanese phrase — ‘Konnichiwa’ — and has never been to Tokyo. Nevertheless, she feels...

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

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

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

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

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

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 Zone D Diving Championship, 4 qualify for national meet

March 13, 2021

The Texas men’s diving team traveled to the Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky, this week to compete in the 2021 NCAA Zone D Diving Championship. The Longhorns finished first in the...

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Multiple Texas swimmers earn invites to national championship at American Short Course Championships

March 8, 2021

The American Short Course Championships held in Austin this weekend showcased a lot of promising talent for Texas ahead of the NCAA Championships set for March 24-27.  The highlight of day one...

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Texas men’s swimming and diving wins 42nd-consecutive Big 12 Championship

March 4, 2021

Senior diver Jordan Windle commanded the 2021 Big 12 Diving Championships at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on March 1-3.   Over the three-day meet, Windle effortlessly displayed...

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Texas men’s swimming dominates Big 12 Championship as Foster brothers, relay teams battle for wins, meet records

February 28, 2021

The 2021 Big 12 Swimming Championship showcased lots of fantastic conference talent on the men’s side last week. In the end, however, it was the same story: an all-around dominant performance...