AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas men's and women's squads captured the team titles at the 2011 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships at the Lee and Joe Jamail Swimming Center in Austin, Texas.
The Longhorn men maintained their lead over Texas A&M, winning their 15th consecutive conference championship, while the women overcame a seven-point deficit to the Aggies to take home the 10th title in program history (1999-2006, '09).
Texas swept Swim Coach of the Meet honors with men's head coach Eddie Reese earning his ninth award and women's coach Kin Brackin earning her second. Dive Coach of the Year honors went to Matt Scoggin (UT) on the men's side and Jamie Sweeney (MU) in the women's competition. The title was Scoggin's seventh in the men's division, 12th overall, and Sweeney's first.
The Longhorns and Aggies split the Newcomer of the Meet awards as freshmen Pat Murphy (UT) and Cammile Adams (TAMU) each took home the honor. Texas' Nick D'Innocenzo and Jimmy Feigen shared the men's Swimmer of the Meet honor, while junior teammate Karlee Bispo earned Swimmer of the Meet on the women's side.
Texas sophomore Maren Taylor earned Diver of the Meet honors with two wins while UT's Drew Livingston took his second straight Diver of the Meet honor.
Men - 1. Texas (1,052); 2. Texas A&M (817); 3. Missouri (707)
Women - 1. Texas (948); 2. Texas A&M (931); 3. Missouri (588.5); 4. Kansas (409.5); 5. Nebraska (350); 6. Iowa State (176)
CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP HONORS
Outstanding Swimmers of the Meet: Nick D'Innocenzo, Texas, So. & Jimmy Feigen, Texas, Jr.
Outstanding Diver of the Meet: Drew Livingston, Texas, Jr.
Outstanding Newcomer of the Meet: Pat Murphy, Texas, Fr.
Swim Coach of the Meet: Eddie Reese, Texas
Dive Coach of the Meet: Matt Scoggin, Texas
Outstanding Swimmer of the Meet: Karlee Bispo, Texas, Jr.
Outstanding Diver of the Meet: Maren Taylor, Texas, So.
Outstanding Newcomer of the Meet: Cammile Adams, Texas A&M, Fr.
Swim Coach of the Meet: Kim Brackin, Texas
Dive Coach of the Meet: Jamie Sweeney, Missouri
DAY FOUR CHAMPIONS
200-Yard Backstroke: Austin Surhoff (Texas) - 1:42.24
100-Yard Freestyle: Jimmy Feigen (Texas) - 42.46
1650-Yard Freestyle: Jackson Wilcox (Texas) - 14:49.24$
200-Yard Breaststroke: Nick D'Innocenzo (Texas) - 1:53.68*$
200-Yard Butterfly: Neil Caskey (Texas) - 1:45.37
Platform Diving: Drew Livingston (Texas) - 478.40
400-Yard Freestyle Relay: Texas A&M (Balazs Makany, John Dalton, Henrik Lindau, Kyle Troskot) - 2:52.76
Platform Diving: Maren Taylor (Texas) - 331.25
200-Yard Backstroke: Dominique Bouchard (Missouri) - 1:52.02*^$
100-Yard Freestyle: Karlee Bispo (Texas) - 47.98
1650-Yard Freestyle: Maureen McLaine (Texas A&M) - 16:13.41
200-Yard Breaststroke: Laura Sogar (Texas) - 2:07.66*$
200-Yard Butterfly: Cammile Adams (Texas A&M) - 1:53.66*$
400-Yard Freestyle Relay: Texas (Karlee Bispo, Kelsey Amundsen, Bethany Adams, Samantha Tucker) - 3:14.41$
* - Big 12 Championships Meet Record
^ - Big 12 Conference Overall Record
$ - NCAA Championships Automatic-Qualifying Time