No. 1 Men’s Swimming’s Johnston earns Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas Men’s Swimming freshman David Johnston was named the Major twelve Convention Men’s Swimming and Diving Newcomer of the 7 days, the league place of work announced Wednesday. This marked the very first job weekly league honor for Johnston.

Competing versus the top rated skilled and novice swimmers in the nation through the 4-day Usa Swimming Pro Swim Series on Jan. fourteen-seventeen in San Antonio, Johnston recorded third-area showings in the two the 400-meter freestyle (three:55.06) and one,five hundred-meter freestyle (15:thirty.06). He also finished fourth in the 800-meter freestyle (eight:07.49) and 400-meter person medley (four:25.03). Johnston posted Olympic Trials automated qualifying times in all 4 gatherings.

Johnston and the No. one Texas Men’s Swimming workforce return to the pool with a dual meet versus SMU on Friday, Feb. 5 (twelve p.m. CT) at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Centre. Due to health and fitness and safety protocols, the celebration is closed to the general public.