The fifth-ranked Tennessee men's swimming and diving team moved its
dual-meet record to 6-0 with a 124-111 victory over Texas Christian
Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas. The visitor's won the meet's first four
events and never trailed, as they swam exhibition in the final two
The Vols were led by double winners Robert Strauber and Adam Terrell.
Strauber won the 500 and 1650 freestyle races with times of 4:42.76 and
16:01.48, respectively, while Terrell was victorious in the one (324.75)
and three-meter (319.35) diving events.
Other winners for UT included Jon McGowen (200 freestyle), Todd Bricker (50
freestyle), and Devin Pietrzak (100 freestyle).
UT, competing without the services of their eight top swimmers who were at
the Dallas Morning News Classic, started the contest with a win in the 400
medley relay. The quartet of Pietrzak, Sean Stringer, Brendan Crowley and
Adam Engle got to the wall in 3:27.13 to edge TCU.
VOLS TAKE THIRD IN DALLAS MORNING NEWS: John Trembley's Volunteers
secured a third-placed finish at the Dallas Morning News Classic Saturday
Vol Ricky Busquets secured top honors by swimming a 44.51 in the 100
freestyle, Jeremy Linn won the 200 breaststroke in 1:59.28, while Evan
Stewart scored 363.15 to win the three-meter diving competition.
Stewart became the first athlete to win four Dallas Morning News Classic
individual event titles in a career. No other athlete has won more than two
individual crowns in the event's 14-year history.
Tennessee (298 points) was the highest ranking Southeastern Conference
school with only Southern Methodist (299) and Texas (317.5) finishing
LINN BREAKS LUNDQUIST RECORD: Sophomore Jeremy Linn added yet
another chapter to his already stellar Tennessee career, when he eclipsed
the Dallas Morning News Classic and Perkins Natatorium records of
breaststroke legend Steve Lundquist. Linn swam a 54.13 in the 100
breaststroke to break Lundquist's long-standing meet record of 54.57 and
pool mark of 54.22.
RUMBAUGH RETURNS TO VOL LINEUP: With a second-place finish in the
100 butterfly in Dallas, senior Jim Rumbaugh made his return to the
Tennessee contigent official. The Pittsburgh, Pa., native had seen little
action this season after sustaining a torn labrum in October workouts.
UT men's swim team improves record
Published: Wed Jan 17, 1996 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:00 p.m.