Circle C Wins Tex-Mex Invitational

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 18. CIRCLE C Swim Club's men's and women's teams combined to win the short course yards portion of the Tex-Mex Invitational on Friday afternoon at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center in Austin. The University of Texas women's team won the female division while Circle C took the male and combined team title.

The short course meters portion of the meet will be swum tomorroww in San Antonio.

Led by former Longhorns and U.S. Olympic gold medalists Neil Walker, Josh Davis and Nate Dusing, the Circle C Swimming Club captured the overall title with 156.50 points, followed by Texas with 143.50 and the Mexico National Team with 83 points.

Walker, Davis and Dusing teamed with Garrett Weber-Gale for a victory in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:22.29), while Jeremy McDonnell joined the UT alumni trio for a win in the 400-yard medley relay (3:17.89).

Dusing also turned in the top time in the 200-yard individual medley (1:51.10) and Walker was the top performer in the 50-yard freestyle (20.53).

The University of Texas women's team, behind victories in three events, was able to finish on top of the three-team field on the women's side. With 85 points, the Longhorns topped the Circle C Swimming Club and the Mexico National Team, which finished with 76 and 38 points, respectively.

Senior All-American Joscelin Yeo (The Republic of Singapore) helped account for two of Texas' wins. In the opening event, Yeo joined with senior All-American Tanica Jamison (Dublin, Calif.), junior captain Martha Guleke (Austin, Texas) and freshman Elizabeth Wycliffe (Ontario, Canada) for the top time in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:35.19) before claiming the top spot in the 200-yard individual medley. Yeo's time of 2:01.70 in the 200-yard IM led a strong UT field, as Jamison (2:06.13) and sophomores Kaela Humphries (2:06.80) and Sarah Wanezek (2:08.40) rounded out the top four.

The University of Texas men's and women's swimming and diving teams will return to action on Friday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swim Center as the men's team will compete against The University of Southern California and the women's squad will face USC and Stanford.

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