26/10/2021

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The Sport Effect

No. 1 Men’s Swimming sweeps four events on day two of Big 12 Championship

AUSTIN, Texas — The No. 1 College of Texas Men’s Swimming group swept 4 activities to spotlight Thursday’s second day of the Massive twelve Championship at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Centre. Texas enters Friday’s third day of action with 322 factors and is adopted in the group standings by West Virginia (237) and TCU (187).

Freshman Carson Foster gained the title in the two hundred-lawn person medley in a Massive twelve Championship meet file time of 1:41.forty six, topping the former mark (1:41.67) established by previous Longhorn Will Licon in 2015. Freshman Coby Carrozza attained a hard-fought victory in the 500-lawn freestyle (four:fourteen.98), as he touched the wall just .02 a lot quicker than junior teammate Drew Kibler (four:15.00).

Junior Daniel Krueger claimed the title in the 50-lawn freestyle in a time of 19.ten, the seventh-quickest time in the state this year. The quartet of senior Chris Staka, sophomore Caspar Corbeau, senior Alvin Jiang and Krueger shut out Thursday’s action with a victory in the 400-lawn medley relay in a Massive twelve Championship meet file time of three:02.eleven, the quickest time in the nation this year.

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  • Texas swept the leading 4 spots in the 500-lawn freestyle to commence Thursday’s finals with the leading 3 finishers touching the wall within .06 seconds of each individual other. Freshman Coby Carrozza claimed the title in a time of four:fourteen.98 and was adopted by junior Drew Kibler (four:15.00), senior JohnThomas Larson (four:15.04) and freshman David Johnston Jr. (four:16.sixty three).
  • UT experienced the leading 4 finishers in the two hundred-lawn person medley. Carson Foster attained the earn and established the Massive twelve Championship meet file with a time of 1:41.forty six. This eclipsed the former mark of 1:41.67 established by Will Licon (Texas) in 2015. It also marked the third-quickest time in the state this year. Sophomore Jake Foster took second (1:forty three.forty three) and was adopted by junior Andrew Koustik (1:forty four.seventy eight) and sophomore Caspar Corbeau (1:forty five.16).
  • Texas claimed the leading 3 spots in the 50-lawn freestyle. Junior Daniel Krueger took the title in a time of 19.ten and was adopted by senior Luke Bowman in second (19.67) and freshman Zac Van Zandt in third (19.71). Senior Jake Sannem placed sixth (20.fourteen). Krueger’s general performance marked the seventh-quickest time in the state this year.
  • The Texas ‘A’ group of senior Chris Staka, sophomore Caspar Corbeau, senior Alvin Jiang and junior Daniel Krueger attained the earn in the 400-lawn medley relay in a Massive twelve Championship meet file time of three:02.eleven. It broke the former mark of three:04.13 established by UT’s quartet of Staka, Charlie Scheinfeld, Jiang and Krueger in 2020. The general performance also marked the quickest time in the nation this year.

The Longhorns resume opposition at the Massive twelve Conference Swimming Championships on Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Centre. Prelims begin at nine a.m. CT, and the finals classes are scheduled to commence at six p.m. CT on each days.

All finals classes will be streamed live on Massive twelve Now on ESPN+. Thanks to wellbeing and safety protocols, the event is shut to the community.