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The Daily Texan

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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Coach Steve Sarkisian laughs with other members of the coaching staff during a practice on Dec. 30, 2023 for the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

2026 quarterback Dia Bell announces commitment to Texas

Meaghan English, Senior Sports Reporter June 18, 2024

Steve Sarkisian, the Texas football head coach, has a knack for recruiting top-of-the-line quarterbacks. From Quinn Ewers to Arch Manning, Sarkisian has been involved in the recruitment of several notable...

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

Eddie Reese makes one last act as head coach by prepping Longhorns for the Olympic Swimming Trials

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter June 13, 2024

Men’s swimming and diving head coach Eddie Reese is spending his final days before official retirement doing what he has done for 46 years — coaching Texas players to be the best they can be. The...

Athletic director of the University of Texas at Austin Chris Del Conte at the Orange vs. White football game on April 20, 2024.

Longhorns awarded Learfield Directors’ Cup, marking dominance at national level

Meaghan English, Senior Sports Reporter June 11, 2024

With the return of the Learfield Directors’ Cup to Texas soil, the Longhorns have been awarded as the top collegiate athletics program for the third time in four years.  Led by the strength of the...

Freshman Tanner Braunton flips as he dives off the platform on Nov. 3, 2023, at Texas meet against TCU.

From gymnast to diver: freshman Tanner Braunton reflects on successful switch

Meaghan English, General News Reporter April 17, 2024

Freshman diver Tanner Braunton has recently enjoyed a season of success that culminated at the Big 12 Championship meet. A bronze medalist in the three-meter and a gold medalist in the platform and team...

El ex Entrenador en Jefe de ASU, Bob Bowman, anunciado como el próximo Director y Entrenador en Jefe de Natación y Clavados de Texas

El ex Entrenador en Jefe de ASU, Bob Bowman, anunciado como el próximo Director y Entrenador en Jefe de Natación y Clavados de Texas

Meaghan English and Daniela Capistran April 10, 2024

Nota del editor: este artículo se publicó por primera vez el 8 de abril por Meaghan English y fue traducido al español por Daniela Capistran.  El mundo de la natación contuvo la respiración...

Former ASU head coach Bob Bowman announced as Texas’ next swimming and diving director, men’s head coach

Former ASU head coach Bob Bowman announced as Texas’ next swimming and diving director, men’s head coach

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter April 8, 2024

The swimming world has held its breath all season long in anticipation of the successor to Texas head coach Eddie Reese. In a press conference on April 2, that successor was officially announced as...

Longhorn men’s swim & dive place seventh in NCAA Championships, Luke Hobson sets American record

Longhorn men’s swim & dive place seventh in NCAA Championships, Luke Hobson sets American record

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2024

The Texas men’s swim and dive team finished the 2024 NCAA Championships in seventh place, closing out its last season in the Big 12 conference and its last meet under head coach Eddie Reese.  The...

A Texas swimmer competes in the 200m butterfly on Feb. 2, 2024 at a meet against TCU.

Texas men’s swim and dive looks back on season before new chapter in SEC

Meaghan English and Kyle Kamanu March 21, 2024

With the retirement of head coach Eddie Reese and the transition into the SEC, it’s important for Texas swim and dive to leave their mark in the Big 12 conference. Their place at the top set itself in...

Sophomore Alex Enyeart takes a breath during the 400 meter individual medley on Feb. 2, 2024. Enyeart placed first in this event as well as in the 400 meter freestyle, with times of 4:31.64 and 3:59.74, respectively.

Longhorns exit Big 12 with a bang, sweeping swim and dive championships for 28th consecutive title

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter March 6, 2024

From Feb. 27 to Mar. 2, the swimming and diving team competed in Morgantown, West Virginia, at the last of the Big 12 Championships before Texas moves to the SEC. The Longhorns made a memorable exit, sweeping...

Fifth-year Jake Foster smiles after receiving a bouquet at the Senior Day swim meet vs. Texas Christian University on Feb. 2, 2024. Foster is a four time Honorable Mention All-American and during the week of this meet, was awarded Big 12 swimmer of the week.

Recap of World Aquatics Championship

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter February 27, 2024

Several Longhorns of the past, present and future competed at the World Aquatics Championships which ran from Feb. 2 to 18. Texas men’s and women’s swimming teams represented the United States, as...

The mens and womens swim & dive teams cheer as their teammates compete against the University of Houston on Oct. 6, 2023.

Freshman swimmer’s international competing helps embrace adaptation in collegiate career

Meaghan English, General Sports Reporter February 23, 2024

It was an early April meet in Toronto, Canada, and swimmer Brayden Taivassalo trailed the leader of the 200-meter breaststroke. At the Canadian Swimming Trials, Taivassalo had everything to prove. When...

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...

Jake Foster_Courtesy of Texas Athletics

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 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...

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...

‘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...

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