AUSTIN, Texas-- The No. 12 Texas A&M men's swimming and diving team fell 180-113 at No. 5 Texas in a dual meet Friday evening at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
“Texas is who we thought they were coming into the meet, they’re a very good team who is balanced and don’t have many weaknesses,” head coach Jay Holmes said.
“For us, we came over here looking to get better, and be better,” Holmes added. “One of the things we struggled with is close races, we saw too many of those Friday and that’s what seemed to be one of the difference makers.”
Texas A&M (1-3) kept pace early in the 200 yard medley relay placing second thanks to Shaine Casas, Benjamin Walker, Angel Martinez, and Adam Koster (1:28.38).
Individually, Walker earned a victory in the 200 yard breaststroke (1:58.02), and while also placing second in the 100 yard breaststroke (54.20).
Koster came away victorious in the 50 yard freestyle (20.04). Casas placed second in the 200 yard IM, and third in the 100 yard backstroke (48.11) in the meet against Texas (1-2).
The Aggies are back in the pool Wednesday, November 14 for the Art Adamson Invitational at the Texas A&M Rec Center, beginning at 10 a.m.