SOFLO’s Mary Smutny Wins First Conference Title As Texas Women Take Eighth Straight Big 12 Title

By Sharon Robb

MORGANTOWN, W. Va., March 1, 2020—South Florida Aquatic Club’s Mary Smutny won her first Big 12 Conference title.

The University of Texas freshman won the 1,650-yard freestyle in 16:52.73, three seconds faster than the second-place mile finisher, Saturday at West Virginia University.

The No. 10 nationally-ranked Longhorns women’s swimming team won its eighth straight Big 12 Conference title. The women won with 1,012 points. Kansas was a distant second with 831 points.

University of Texas men’s swimming and diving team won its 21st straight conference title. The men won with 1,127 points.

Former Fort Lauderdale diver Jordan Windle of Texas won the Big 12 title, his third straight platform win with 520.40 points. He also won the 3-meter springboard title.

Sarasota’s Austin Katz won the 200-yard backstroke in 1:39.17.

Texas finished with 18 event wins during the meet.

Texas coach Carol Capitani was named Big 12 Coach of the Meet.

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