AUSTIN, Texas — The White Group surged to an 87-44 lead after Thursday’s opening working day of The University of Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving Orange-White meet at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Middle. The meet marks the very first formal competitiveness of the 2020-21 time.
The Longhorns established or tied 4 meet records in 4 of the six personal gatherings contested on Thursday. A pair of freshmen, David Johnston in the five hundred-property freestyle (4:sixteen.45) and Carson Foster in the two hundred-property personal medley (one:43.73), established meet records in their respective collegiate debuts. Sophomore Caspar Corbeau topped the meet history in the 100-property breaststroke (51.ninety nine), though junior Daniel Krueger tied the meet history in the 50-property freestyle (19.32).
- Senior Alvin Jiang kicked off the meet with a earn in the 100-property backstroke (45.70), though senior Austin Katz (forty six.80) took 2nd.
- Sophomore Caspar Corbeau won the 100-property breaststroke (51.ninety nine), though freshman Carson Foster (53.55) positioned 2nd. Corbeau’s time established an Orange-White meet history in the event, besting the earlier mark established by Charlie Scheinfeld (fifty two.86).
- Senior Sam Pomajevich claimed the two hundred-property butterfly (one:42.78), and sophomore Cole Crane (one:45.04) completed runner-up.
- Junior Daniel Krueger won the 50-property freestyle (19.32), edging out Alvin Jiang (19.64). Krueger’s time tied the Orange-White meet history in the event, formerly established by himself and Joseph Education.
- Freshman David Johnston created an rapid influence in his collegiate debut with a earn in the five hundred-property freestyle (4:sixteen.45), Johnston’s time established an Orange-White meet history, topping the earlier mark established by Clark Smith (4:eighteen.ninety eight). In simple fact, the top rated a few finishers in the event – junior Drew Kibler in 2nd (4:sixteen.fifty eight) and junior Alex Zettle in 3rd (4:17.84) – eclipsed the earlier meet history.
- Freshman Carson Foster claimed the two hundred-property personal medley (one:43.73), beating out his more mature brother, sophomore Jake Foster (one:44.50). Carson Foster’s time established an Orange-White meet history, topping the earlier mark established by John Shebat (one:44.fifty two).
- The White team’s quartet of Austin Katz, Caspar Corbeau, Alvin Jiang and Daniel Krueger capped off the very first day’s motion with a earn in the two hundred-property medley relay (one:twenty five.twenty five).
The Orange-White meet concludes on Friday, Oct. 2. Action will start at 3:thirty p.m. CT and consist of both equally swimming and diving gatherings. Thanks to health and safety protocols, the meet is shut to the public.