Texas Swimming & Diving Sweeps Texas A&M to Win State

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Texas Swimming & Diving Sweeps Texas A&M to Win Lone Star Showdown

The No. 1 University of Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving team posted a dominant 178-111 victory against No. 7 Texas A&M on Friday evening at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in the dual-meet opener for both teams. The Longhorns won 13 of the 16 events during the dual-meet opener for both teams.

Texas Swimming & Diving Press Release

Sophomore Caspar Corbeau claimed victories in the 100-yard breaststroke (54.37) and the 200-yard breaststroke (1:58.04), while junior Drew Kibler earned wins in the 100-yard freestyle (43.83) and the 200-yard freestyle (1:34.90). Senior Jordan Windle swept the 1-meter (438.15 points) and 3-meter (456.90) diving events.

Senior JohnThomas Larson (1,000-yard freestyle), senior Sam Pomajevich (200-yard butterfly), junior Daniel Krueger (50-yard freestyle), freshman Coby Carrozza (500-yard freestyle) and senior Alvin Jiang (100-yard butterfly) also added individual victories. The Longhorns swept the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay.

  • The Longhorns opened the meet by taking the top four spots in the 1-meter diving. Senior Jordan Windle dominated the competition with a score of 438.15 points. Freshman Noah Duperre (350.10), sophomore Andrew Harness (333.60) and freshman Brendan McCourt (307.65) placed second, third and fourth, respectively.
  • The quartet of senior Chris Staka, junior Charles Scheinfeld, senior Alvin Jiang and junior Daniel Krueger opened the swimming events with a win in the 200-yard medley relay (1:26.83).
  • The Longhorns swept the top three spots in the 1,000-yard freestyle. Senior JohnThomas Larson claimed the victory (9:09.77), while senior Parker Neri took second (9:14.95) and senior Alex Zettle placed third (9:22.28).
  • Junior Drew Kibler earned the win in the 200-yard freestyle (1:34.90), while freshman Carson Foster placed second (1:36.53).
  • Senior Alvin Jiang took second in the 100-yard backstroke (47.53), and senior Austin Katz placed third (48.94).
  • Sophomore Caspar Corbeau claimed the victory in the 100-yard breaststroke (54.37), while junior Charles Scheinfeld took second (54.73).
  • Texas swept the top four spots in the 200-yard butterfly. Senior Sam Pomajevich earned the win (1:46.60) and was followed closely by junior Andrew Koustik (1:47.00), sophomore Jake Foster (1:47.07) and freshman Coby Carrozza (1:47.64).
  • Junior Daniel Krueger earned the win in the 50-yard freestyle (19.73).
  • Junior Drew Kibler claimed the victory in the 100-yard freestyle (43.83), and senior Jake Sannem placed second (45.44).
  • Freshman Carson Foster placed second in the 200-yard backstroke (1:45.14), while senior Austin Katz finished third (1:46.86).
  • Sophomore Caspar Corbeau earned the win in the 200-yard breaststroke (1:58.04).
  • Texas swept the top three spots in the 500-yard freestyle. Freshman Coby Carrozza claimed the victory (4:22.79) and was followed by senior JohnThomas Larson (4:28.13) and senior Alex Zettle (4:29.26).
  • Senior Alvin Jiang posted the fastest time in the 100-yard butterfly (47.79) and was followed by senior Sam Pomajevich (48.16).
  • Texas took the top four spots in the 3-meter diving competition. Senior Jordan Windle claimed the win with 456.90 points and was followed by sophomore Andrew Harness (410.18), freshman Noah Duperre (404.48) and freshman Brendan McCourt (342.68).
  • Freshman Carson Foster posted the second-fastest time in the 200-yard individual medley (1:47.61) and was followed by sophomore Jake Foster (1:49.06).
  • The quartet of junior Daniel Krueger, senior Jake Sannem, freshman Coby Carrozza and junior Drew Kibler swam the fastest-time in the 400-yard freestyle relay (2:55.24).

The No. 8 University of Texas Women’s Swimming and Diving team recorded an impressive 170-125 victory against No. 17 Texas A&M on Friday evening at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The Longhorns won 14 of the 16 events during the dual-meet opener for both teams.

Sophomore Kelly Pash claimed victories in the 100-yard freestyle (49.53) and 200-yard freestyle (1:46.42) and swam the fastest time in the 200-yard individual medley (1:58.75). Junior Julia Cook earned wins in the 100-yard backstroke (53.09) and 200-yard backstroke (1:57.96), and senior Evie Pfeifer took the top spot in the 500-yard freestyle (4:43.75) and the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:52.83).

Freshman Anna Elendt won in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:00.82) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.85). Sophomore Bridget Semenuk (50-yard freestyle), freshman Emma Sticklen (100-yard butterfly) and freshman Bridget O’Neil (1-meter diving) also added individual victories. The Longhorns swept the 200-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay.

  • The Longhorns opened the meet by taking the top three spots in the 1-meter diving. Freshman Bridget O’Neil won the event with a score of 325.35, edging out junior Paola Pineda (324.23). Sophomore Jordan Skilken took third (303.75).
  • The quartet of junior Julia Cook, freshman Anna Elendt, freshman Olivia Bray and sophomore Bridget Semenuk opened the swimming events with a win in the 200-yard medley relay (1:37.87).
  • Senior Evie Pfeifer claimed the victory in the 1,000-yard freestyle (9:52.83).
  • Sophomore Kelly Pash earned the win in the 200-yard freestyle (1:46.42).
  • Junior Julia Cook claimed victory in the 100-yard backstroke (53.09), while freshman Sydney Silver placed second (56.35).
  • Freshman Anna Elendt earned the win in the 100-yard breaststroke (1:00.82).
  • Freshman Emma Sticklen placed second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:58.29).
  • Sophomore Bridget Semenuk claimed the victory in the 50-yard freestyle (22.70), while freshman Grace Cooper finished third (23.49).
  • Sophomore Kelly Pash earned the win in the 100-yard freestyle (49.53).
  • Junior Julia Cook claimed the victory in the 200-yard backstroke (1:57.96), and freshman Sydney Silver took second (2:02.74).
  • Freshman Anna Elendt earned the win in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:12.85).
  • Senior Evie Pfeifer claimed the victory in the 500-yard freestyle (4:43.75).
  • Freshman Emma Sticklen earned the win in the 100-yard butterfly (53.59), and freshman Olivia Bray placed second (53.62).
  • Freshman Bridget O’Neil placed second in the 3-meter diving (358.20 points), while junior Paola Pineda took third (352.73).
  • Sophomore Kelly Pash posted the fastest time in the 200-yard individual medley (1:58.75) and was followed by senior Evie Pfeifer (1:59.40).
  • The quartet of sophomore Bridget Semenuk, junior Julia Cook, freshman Olivia Bray and sophomore Kyla Leibel swam the fastest-time in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:20.30).

Texas A&M Press Release

Senior Jing Wen Quah touched the wall first for the Aggies in the 200 Fly. The Singapore native also earned a top-three spot in the 100 Fly and 200 IM, while also aiding A&M’s top team in the 200 Medley Relay.

Senior Camryn Toney and freshman Emme Nelson added multiple top-three finishes for the Aggies, each earning a pair of second-place finishes on the day.

Freshman Chloe Stepanek performed well for the Maroon & White, earning a top-three finish in each of the events she competed in.

The diving team saw its first action of the season at Texas as Charlye Campbell led the way for A&M in the 3-Meter, posting a score of 369.08, good for a first-place finish.

This was the second match-up this season with the Longhorns, after a non-scored meet earlier this month. Junior Shaine Casas broke two school records and notched an A-cut time in all four events he competed in at the First Chance Invite. Casas added a pair of top finishes on the final day, demolishing his own school record in the 200 Back and also earning a first-place finish in the 200 IM.

Sophomore Andres Puente earned his first win of the season in the 200 Breast, while senior Mark Theall added a second-place finish in the 100 Free.

Diving will return to action for the first time this season. The Aggies return SEC Men’s Diver of the Year, Kurtis Mathews for his final season in Aggieland. The Sydney, Australia native became the first Aggie to sweep the springboard events at the SEC Championships a season ago.

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