No. 1 Women’s Swim closes record-breaking night at Minnesota Invitational

MINNEAPOLIS – The No. 1 Texas men’s and women’s swim teams scored five wins in a record-breaking night at the Minnesota Invitational at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center on Friday.

student in the first year Lydia Jacobi swam 57.54 in the 100-meter breaststroke, setting a new national age group record as the fastest 17-18-year-old American woman ever, beating Kaitlyn Dobler’s 2021 mark of 57.71.

The women’s team crowned the night by winning the 400 medley relay in a record-breaking manner Olivia Bray, Anna misery, Embroider Emma and Kelly Pash combined for a time of 3:25.96, beating her own time of 3:26.32 set at the 2022 Big 12 Championships.

Sticklen opened the night with a win in the 100 fly, with the junior posting a season-best 50.91, the sixth-fastest mark in the NCAA that year. Dakota Luther Fourth place in the A final with a season best score of 52.27. During the 100 fly heats, Pash posted the fastest time in the morning session with a personal best of 51.01, the third fastest time in program history.

Pash earned his own win in the 200 Free, touching the wall in 1:43.40 and winning by over a second.

It was a 1-2 finish for Texas in the 100 chest as Anna misery posted a season best of 57.48, closely followed by Jacoby’s 57.54, also making her the second fastest in event history. Elendt and Jacoby’s times are the second and third fastest in the NCAA this season, respectively.

Newcomer Alec Enyeart won the men’s 400 IM with a personal best of 3:47.40. It was his second PB of the day after clocking 3:50.71 in the heats.

The Longhorns close out the competition at the Minnesota Invitational on Saturday. Prelims begin at 10am CT, with finals scheduled to begin at 6pm CT.


  • second grader Olivia McMurray Sixth in the 400 IM with a time of 4:15.66.
  • In the 100 backstroke, Bray finished second with a time of 50.97, the sixth-best mark in the NCAA this season, as a freshman Meghan DiMartile posted a personal best of 53.12 and finished fourth.
  • Texas also took third place in the 400 medley relay – the “B” squad of DiMartile, Jacoby, Luther and Grace Cooper posted a time of 3:32.54.


  • A trio of longhorns set personal bests in the 100 fly as senior Cole Crane finished second (45.61), senior Sam Artmann third (46.20) and freshman Ryan Branon fifth (46.97).
  • Senior Peter Larson was second in the 200 Free in 1:32.84, junior Coby Carrozza was sixth with a season best of 1:34.04 and student Luke Hobson was eighth in 1:34.55.
  • Graduate student Will Chan finished fifth in the 100 breast with a season-best score of 52.41.
  • Chris O’Connor finished third in the 100 back with the junior post and a personal best of 46.31. Senior Ethan Harder finished eighth in 47.43.
  • O’Connor, Chan, Crane and Daniel Krueger teamed up for the 400 medley relay and placed second in 3:06.20.


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