(Video Interview) Carol Capitani Proud of Longhorns’ Stellar NCAAs

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The University of Texas has been one of the more surprising teams of the women’s NCAA championships, jumping up from a projected ninth-place finish to what should be, barring a disaster on the final night of the meet, a finish somewhere between fifth and seventh. Before the Saturday night finals session, Longhorns head coach Carol Capitani discussed her team’s week.

Capitani explained why Evie Pfeifer has been so impressive this week, including an A-final swim in the 500 free, and what it’s been like watching Claire Adams and Rebecca Millard make sacrifices to be relay stalwarts for their team. Capitani also explained what her she learns about her team and about herself through a long week at NCAAs.

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Author: David Rieder

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David Rieder is a staff writer for Swimming World. He has contributed to the magazine and website since 2009, and 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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