UT Men Take Fifth at NCAA S&D Championship
Courtesy: Big12Sports.com
          Release: 03/30/2013
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The Texas Longhorns placed fifth in the team standings (288 points) at the 2013 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis. This gave 35th-year head coach Eddie Reese his 33rd top-five NCAA Championships finish at Texas.

Senior Michael McBroom took second in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a school record mark of 14 minutes, 32.75 seconds. The swim broke his own school mark of 14:32.86 set at the 2011 NCAA Championships, when he won the event. McBroom also placed second in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:11.39.

The Longhorns recorded fifve top-seven finishes in relay events, including taking fourth place in the 200-yard freestyle relay, as Caleb Weir, Dax Hill, John Murray and Clay Youngquist finished in 1 minute, 16.60 seconds, good for the fifth-fastest time in school history.

Divers Will Chandler and Corey Bowersox both became All-Americans at this year’s event. Redshirt sophomore Chandler secured his first All-America finish by placing fifth in the platform event with 400.25 points. Bowersox notched his first All-America honor in his first attempt at one. Bowersox took eighth place in the one-meter event with 368.25 points. He qualified sixth during the preliminary round.

Michigan claimed the NCAA team title with 480 points, and California finished as the runner-up with 406.5 points. Arizona took third place with 313.5 points, and USC placed fourth with 289 points, one point ahead of Texas.

 

2013 NCAA Championship Finals Results
200 Freestyle Relay
4. Texas - 1:16.60 (Weir 19.62, Hill 18.86, Murray 18.95, Youngquist 19.17)

500 Freestyle
2. Michael McBroom - 4:11.39 

200 Individual Medley
4. Austin Surhoff - 1:42.45 

One-Meter Diving
8. Cory Bowersox - 368.25

400 Medley Relay
6. Texas - 3:08.18 (Darmody 46.09, Hill 52.61, Cooper 46.43, Youngquist 43.05)

200 Medley Relay
7. Texas - 1:26.82 (Cragin 22.00, Moore 24.58, Cooper 20.78, Murray 19.46)

400 Individual Medley
8. Austin Surhoff - 3:44.27

200 Freestyle
6. Clay Youngquist - 1:33.52
7. Dax Hill - 1:33.73

800 Freestyle Relay
5. Texas - 6:17.84 (Youngquist 1:34.90, McBroom 1:34.49, Hill 1:34.28, Darmody 1:34.17)

1,650 Freestyle
2. Michael McBroom - 14:32.75

200 Backstroke
6. Kip Darmody - 1:41.02
8. Austin Surhoff - 1:41.89

100 Freestyle
4. Dax Hill - 42.40

Platform Diving
5. Will Chandler - 400.25

400 Freestyle Relay
6. Texas - 2:51.50 (Youngquist 43.42, Hill 42.04, Murray 43.04, Surhoff 43.00)

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