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Madisyn Cox earns bronze at FINA Short Course Championships

Texas senior Madisyn Cox finished the 400-meter individual medley in 4 minutes, 27.78 seconds to earn a bronze medal at the FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Ontario on Tuesday. The All-American gained her first medal at a senior level international meet after the disqualification of Anh Vien Nguyen … Read More

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Texas swimming teams wins eight events on final day of Texas Invitational

The Texas men’s and women’s swimming teams won four events apiece on the final day of the Texas Invitational Saturday at Joe and Lee Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Texas’ Will Licon, Jack Conger and Clark Smith posted top national times in their respective events and the Horns added a victory … Read More

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Karosas sets another record at Texas Invitational

Senior Texas women’s swimmer Tasija Karosas set a school record for the second straight night in the 100-yard backstroke while the Texas men notched three wins on the third night of the Texas Invitational on Friday. Karosas became the first Longhorn to finish the 100 backstroke in under 51 seconds … Read More

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Longhorns take five wins and set three school records at Texas Invitational

The Texas Longhorns women’s swimming team took down three school records while the men posted two of the nation’s best times at the Texas Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Thursday night. Madisyn Cox swam the 200-yard individual medley in 1 minute, 52.83 seconds for … Read More

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Texas women’s swimming team sets relay record at Texas Invitational

The Texas Longhorns women’s swimming team broke a seven-year-old record in the 800-yard freestyle relay to open the Texas Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on Wednesday. The Longhorns finished the race in 6 minutes, 56.52 seconds, nearly two seconds faster than the previous mark of … Read More

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Grayson Campbell, Meghan O’Brien capture diving titles at Texas Diving Invitational

Texas sophomore Meghan O’Brien overcame a tough start to claim the one-meter diving title and Texas freshman Grayson Campbell won the three-meter title at the Texas Diving Invitational Friday at Joe and Lee Jamail Texas Swimming Center. O’Brien was in eighth place after her first dive and took the lead on … Read More

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Pair of Longhorns win first events at Texas Diving Invitational

Mark Anderson won the 1-meter diving event Thursday on the first day of the Texas Diving Invitational at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. Anderson scored 443.85 points as he led the competition from start to finish. His inward, two-and-a-half somersault in a tuck position earned him 82.15 … Read More

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Katie Ledecky, No. 1 Cardinal top No. 4 Texas women’s swim team

Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel led the top-ranked Stanford women’s swimming and diving team to a 161-137 victory over fourth-ranked Texas on Saturday in Stanford, California. The Cardinal set six pool records Saturday, including two by Ledecky, and are off to an 3-0 start. Texas’ Madisyn Cox … Read More

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No. 4 Texas women’s swim team edge No. 9 California 152-148

The fourth-ranked Texas women’s swimming and diving team improved to 7-0 with a 152-148 victory over No. 9 California on Friday in Berkeley, Calif. The Longhorns have defeated three opponents ranked in the top 10 this season and have won three straight against teams ranked in the top 15. Senior … Read More

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Texas women’s swimming defeats No. 4 N.C. State, No 2. Texas men fall to Wolfpack

The seventh-ranked Texas women’s swim team won 11 of 16 events against N.C. State to improve to 6-0 and the Texas men won six events, but fell to the third-ranked Wolfpack Friday night at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The Texas women topped the fourth-ranked Wolfpack 166.5-127.5. The … Read More

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Longhorns swim team takes 14 events in win over Aggies

The seventh-ranked Longhorns swim team won 14 of 16 events on the way to defeating No. 14 Texas A&M 166.5-128.5 Thursday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The Longhorns took a 200-yard medley relay victory to open the meet. Tasija Karosas, Madisyn Cox, Brynne Wong and Rebecca … Read More

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Texas swimmers and divers earn Big 12 honors

Texas swimmers and divers swept the weekly Big 12 awards the conference announced on Wednesday. Madisyn Cox was named the Big 12’s swimmer of the week after she won all eight events in which she competed in the opening weekend of competition. Cox notched two wins over Olympic gold medalist … Read More

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Texas women’s swim team sweeps Florida, Indiana, Texas men defeat Gators

The Texas women’s swim team swept a dual meet against Florida and Indiana, and the men defeated the Gators but fell to the Hoosiers on Saturday in Bloomington, Ind. The UT women won 14 of 15 events to defeat Florida 191-85 and Indiana 168-108. The Texas men won five events … Read More

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Texas swimming teams open season with victories in Indiana

The Texas women’s swim team won 13 of 15 events and the Texas men’s squad opened its season with seven victories in a dual meet against Florida and Indiana on Friday in Bloomington, Indiana. The Texas women defeated the Gators 186-90 and Indiana 170-106. The Texas men topped Florida 185-96 … Read More

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Top 5 moments of Mike Perrin’s 1st year as Texas athletics director

It’s been a full year since Texas fired athletics director Steve Patterson and Mike Perrin stepped in as his interim replacement. Perrin had his interim tag removed in December, and since then it’s been full speed ahead for the UT athletics department. A lot has transpired … Read More

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Texas swimmer Jack Conger suspended 4 months by USOC

Texas swimmer Jack Conger will be suspended from USA Swimming events and training for four months as punishment for a drunken late-night encounter at a gas station during the Olympic games. The U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming announced four-month suspensions for Conger, Gunnar Bentz and … Read More

The Statesman Interview: U.S. gold medal swimmer Jack Conger

Walking up the jet bridge and emerging inside the Austin airport, a busy place normally full of travelers and barbecue, Jack Conger was full of doubt. The Texas swimmer should have been happy to be home on Aug. 19. And he was, to a point. But there … Read More

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Airline offers Texas swimmer Joseph Schooling lifetime supply of free flights

So when does gold get you lifetime platinum status? Looks like when it’s in the shape of an Olympic medal. Earlier this month Texas sophomore Joseph Schooling won Singapore’s first gold medal in history when he outdueled Michael Phelps in the 200-meter butterfly at the Rio Olympics. Because … Read More

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Texas Ex Jimmy Feigen apologizes for ‘serious distraction’ in Rio

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. swimmer and Texas Ex Jimmy Feigen apologized for the “serious distraction” he and three teammates caused at a gas station during the Rio Olympics, saying he omitted facts in his statement to police. Feigen says in a statement posted Tuesday on the website of … Read More

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USOC to take ‘further action’ against Olympic swimmers

RIO DE JANEIRO — Whatever celebration the U.S. Olympic Committee has planned for its return home after a wildly successful Rio de Janeiro Games on the competition front will likely be short-lived. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun promised Sunday that “further action” will be coming, perhaps soon, … Read More