UT swimmers claim third straight NCAA title in record fashion – Dallas News

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INDIANAPOLIS -- Texas swimmers posted 4 victories Saturday night time, setting an NCAA record in every occasion, and cruised to their third consecutive males's group title on the NCAA championships.

The Longhorns tied their very own record with 11 victories over 4 days en path to their 13th NCAA crown. Texas totaled 542 factors, with California second at 349 and Florida third at 294.5. Texas A&M was 16th with 87 factors.

Three Texas seniors -- Clark Smith, Will Licon and Jack Conger -- gained with NCAA-record occasions, and the Longhorns' 400 freestyle relay additionally set the NCAA normal.

Smith led the best way in the 1650-yard freestyle last with a time of 14 minutes, 22.41 seconds. He was certainly one of 4 swimmers in the race to interrupt the NCAA, American and U.S. Open data.

Licon took the 200 breaststroke in :47.91, Conger the 200 butterfly in :37.35.

Texas' foursome of Brett Ringgold, Conger, Townley Haas and Joseph Education closed out the meet with a victory in the 400 freestyle relay in 2:45.39.

Additionally, Texas sophomore John Shebat positioned second in the 200 backstroke.

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