The Stories That Won Texas a Third-Straight Men’s NCAA Swimming Title

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The TEXAS LONGHORNS won 11 individual events at the men’s NCAA swimming and diving championships in Indianapolis and ended the meet ahead of second-place Cal by almost 200 points. The title marked the Longhorns’ third consecutive national title, all coming in dominant fashion. Stories by David Rieder, Dan D’Addona, Andy Ross and the Swimming World Team. Photos by Peter Bick.

Here Are the Winners and Their Stories

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Texas Wins 200 Free Relay Title

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Clark Smith Breaks Peter Vanderkaay’s American Record in 500 Free — Video Interview

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Mark Szaranek, Will Licon Tie in 200 IM — Video Interview

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Texas Unloads A 2:59.22 in 400 Medley Relay — Video Interviews

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Townley Haas Repeats in 200 Free

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Will Licon Wins 100 Breast NCAA Title

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Texas Annihilates 200 Medley Relay NCAA and US Open Record

Clark Smith Overcomes Groin Injury to Set American, NCAA Record in 1650 Free (Video Interviews)

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Will Licon Obliterates American Record in 200 Breast

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Jack Conger Smashes American Record in 200 Fly, Wins First NCAA Title

 

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Texas Caps Off NCAA Championships With Fastest 400 Free Relay Ever (Schooling, Conger Interview)

FINAL SCORES

Men – Team Rankings – Through Event 112 1. Texas 542 2. California 349 3. Florida 294.5 4. NC State 272.5 5. Stanford 242 6. Southern Cali 237 7. Indiana 229.5 8. Univ of Georgia 183 9. Missouri 179.5 10. Alabama 153.5 11. Louisville 143.5 12. Auburn 127.5 13. Purdue 106.5 14. Arizona State 100 15. South Carolina 99 16. Texas A&M 87 17. Michigan 82 18. Wisconsin 63 19. Ohio St 58.5 20. Tennessee 55 21. University of Miami 51 22. Virginia Tech 48 23. Minnesota 43 24. Arizona 36.5 25. Notre Dame 29 26. Lsu 28 27. Harvard 24 28. Penn St 23 28. Northwestern 23 30. Denver 19 31. Florida State 16 32. Duke 12 33. George Washington 9 34. Pittsburgh 8 35. Cornell 7 36. UNC 6 37. Kentucky 4 38. University of Wyoming 3 39. Hawaii 2 39. Penn 2 39. Missouri State 2 42. Towson 1 42. Yale 1

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Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is the host of Swimming World TV and a staff writer for Swimming World. A contributor to the magazine and website since 2009, he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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