12/04/2021

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The Sport Effect

No. 1 Men’s Swimming sweeps six events on third day of Big 12 Championship

AUSTIN, Texas — The No. 1 University of Texas Men’s Swimming workforce swept 6 occasions in the course of Friday’s third day of the Big 12 Championship at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Middle. Texas enters Saturday’s ultimate day of action with 640 points and is adopted in the workforce standings by West Virginia (425) and TCU (417).

Senior Alvin Jiang claimed a pair of person titles in the one hundred-garden butterfly (forty four.ninety one) and the one hundred-garden backstroke (45.09). In his acquire in the one hundred again, Jiang touched the wall just .03 seconds in entrance of senior Chris Staka (45.12).

For the next straight night time, freshman Carson Foster set a Big 12 Championship fulfill record. On Friday, he claimed the title in the 400-garden person medley in a time of 3:40.22, besting the prior mark of 3:40.26 set by Jonathan Roberts (Texas) in 2017.

Senior Jake Sannem gained the acquire in the two hundred-garden freestyle (1:33.sixty three), and sophomore Caspar Corbeau included a victory in the one hundred-garden breaststroke (51.sixty two).

The quartet of junior Daniel Krueger, Jiang, senior Luke Bowman and junior Drew Kibler closed the night time with a victory in the two hundred-garden free relay in a Big 12 Championship fulfill record time of 1:15.seventy six.

Satisfy Highlights

  • Texas swept the major a few spots in the one hundred-garden butterfly to open Friday’s finals. Senior Alvin Jiang claimed the title in a time of forty four.ninety one and was adopted by freshman Zac Van Zandt (45.ninety eight) in next and junior Drew Kibler in third (forty six.45).
  • The Longhorns had the major 4 finishers in the 400-garden person medley. Freshman Carson Foster gained the acquire and set a Big 12 Championship fulfill record with a time of 3:40.22, eclipsing the prior mark of 3:40.26 set by Jonathan Roberts (Texas) in 2017. Sophomore Jake Foster took next in a personal-greatest time of 3:40.35, the fifth-speediest time in the state this season. Freshman David Johnston Jr. put third (3:forty three.ninety one) and junior Andrew Koustik completed fourth (3:forty eight.21).
  • Texas also claimed the major 4 spots in the two hundred-garden freestyle. Senior Jake Sannem took the title in a time of 1:33.sixty three and was adopted by senior JohnThomas Larson in next (1:33.ninety one), junior Daniel Krueger in third (1:33.ninety eight) and freshman Coby Carrozza in fourth (1:35.64). Sophomore Peter Larson gained the acquire in the consolation ‘B’ ultimate and posted the speediest time of the night time at 1:32.89.
  • Sophomore Caspar Corbeau gained the title in the one hundred-garden breaststroke in a time of 51.sixty two. This marked the seventh-speediest time in the nation this calendar year. Junior Charles Scheinfeld put third (53.06).
  • Texas swept the major a few spots in the one hundred-garden backstroke. Senior Alvin Jiang claimed the acquire in a time of 45.09, the fourth-speediest time in the nation this calendar year. Senior Chris Staka put next in a time of 45.12, the fifth-speediest time in the state this season. Senior Austin Katz took third (forty six.39).
  • The quartet of Daniel Krueger, Alvin Jiang, senior Luke Bowman and Drew Kibler closed the night time with a victory in the two hundred-garden free relay in a Big 12 Championship fulfill record time of 1:15.seventy six. The time broke the prior mark of 1:16.forty eight set by Matthew Willenbring, Maxime Rooney, Kibler and Krueger (Texas) in 2020. The general performance also marked the next-speediest time in the state this season.

The Longhorns conclude competitiveness at the Big 12 Convention Swimming Championships on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Middle. Prelims start at 9 a.m. CT, and the finals periods are scheduled to start at 6 p.m. CT.

All finals periods will be streamed live on Big 12 Now on ESPN+. Due to wellness and safety protocols, the celebration is closed to the general public.