Texas swimmers conclude U.S. Open with four additional top-five finishes
Aug. 17, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS – Current and former Texas swimmers wrapped up competition at the 2012 U.S. Open last week with four additional top-five finishes (Aug. 10-11).
Texas-Ex Michael Klueh (2006-09), who fell just shy of earning a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team, finished strong at the U.S. Open by taking the 200-meter freestyle in 1 minute, 48.63 seconds. Texas rising senior Austin Surhoff took fourth in the event at 1:50.66. UT rising junior Samantha Tucker won the women’s 200m freestyle consolation final in 2:00.73.
UT rising senior Laura Sogar took second in the 100m breaststroke in 1:08.18. Sogar earned a berth on the U.S. roster for the 2013 World University Games with her victory in the 200m breaststroke at the U.S. Open.
Surhoff added a fifth-place finish in the 200m IM (2:02.58), while rising senior Nick D’Innocenzo took sixth in the 100m breaststroke bonus final in 1:03.82. UT rising junior Charlie Moore claimed the 50m freestyle consolation final in 23.03. He posted a personal best of 22.74 this summer at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.