TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tiffany Cohen set an NCAA record in the 1,650-yard freestyle Saturday night as Texas posted a commanding victory in the NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championship.
Cohen swam the 1,650 freestyle in 15 minutes 53.85 seconds to break the previous NCAA record of 15:58.52 set in 1981 by Kim Linehan, also of Texas.
The NCAA record was the second for Cohen in the three-day championship. On Thursday night, she set an NCAA mark of 4:37.90 in the 100-yard freestyle, bettering the record of 4:38.91 set in 1984 by Marybeth Linzmeier of Stanford.
In another final, Kim Rhodenbaugh of Texas won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:14.92 to break a pool record of 2:17.26 set in 1983 by Kathy Treible of Florida.