12/04/2021

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The Sport Effect

No. 1 Men’s Swimming sweeps pair of relays on first day of Big 12 Championship

AUSTIN, Texas — The No. one University of Texas Men’s Swimming team swept the 200-garden medley relay and the 800-garden freestyle relay titles to emphasize Wednesday’s initial working day of the Big twelve Championship at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Centre. Texas enters Thursday’s next working day of motion with 80 points and is followed in the team standings by TCU (66) and West Virginia (66).

The Texas ‘A’ team of senior Chris Staka, sophomore Caspar Corbeau, senior Alvin Jiang and junior Daniel Krueger opened the satisfy with a acquire in the 200-garden medley relay in a Big twelve Championship satisfy record time of one:23.21. The hard work broke the preceding satisfy mark of one:23.fifty six set by Texas in 2020. The effectiveness also marked the next-swiftest in the place this year, just .04 driving Florida’s one:23.17.

The quartet of junior Drew Kibler, freshman Carson Foster, senior Austin Katz and senior Jake Sannem captured the title in the 800-garden freestyle relay with a time of 6:twelve.07.

Satisfy Highlights

  • The Texas ‘A’ team of senior Chris Staka, sophomore Caspar Corbeau, senior Alvin Jiang and junior Daniel Krueger opened the satisfy with a acquire in the 200-garden medley relay in a Big twelve Championship satisfy record time of one:23.21. The hard work broke the preceding satisfy mark of one:23.fifty six set by Texas in 2020. The effectiveness also marked the next-swiftest in the place this year, just .04 driving Florida’s one:23.17.
  • The Texas ‘A’ quartet of junior Drew Kibler, freshman Carson Foster, senior Austin Katz and senior Jake Sannem captured the title in the 800-garden freestyle relay with a time of 6:twelve.07.

The Longhorns resume levels of competition at the Big twelve Convention Swimming Championships on Thursday, Feb. twenty five via Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Centre. Prelims get started at eleven a.m. CT, and the finals sessions are scheduled to commence at 6 p.m. CT on every working day. Due to health and safety protocols, both equally functions are shut to the general public.

All finals sessions will be streamed dwell on Big twelve Now on ESPN+.