The Tower at The University of Texas at Austin will shine orange the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 29, in recognition of the men’s swimming and diving team’s Big 12 Championship.
The Longhorns won their 16th consecutive Big 12 Championship and 33rd straight conference title under head coach Eddie Reese. The meet was held Feb. 22-25 in Columbia, Mo.
The team racked up several honors for their meet performances. Head coach Eddie Reese was named swim coach of the meet for the 11th time while Matt Scoggin was tabbed diving coach of the meet for the eight time.
Texas swept the athlete awards as well with Nick D’Innocenzo being named the most outstanding swimmer for the second straight year, Drew Livingston earning his fourth consecutive most outstanding diver honor and Kip Darmody drawing praise as the newcomer of the meet. Livingston is the Big 12’s only four-time recipient of either the swimming or diving award.
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