March 24, 1985 |
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.
April 7, 1985 |
After Texas won the NCAA women's swimming title two weeks ago, several of the team's members chose to skip the National Short-Course Swimming Championships at East Los Angeles College. Tiffany Cohen was not among them. Cohen, swimming this week for the Mission Viejo Nadadores, won the 1,650-yard women's freestyle Saturday night to become the meet's high-point winner.
August 6, 1986 |
Tiffany Cohen and Rick Carey, two 1984 Olympic Gold Medal winners who won't be going to the World Championships in Spain next week, scored impressive victories Tuesday night at the U.S. Swimming Championships. Cohen made it two victories in as many tries when she took the 200-meter butterfly in 2:12.66. Carey, who declined to try for a spot on the World Championships team because of career commitments, won the men's 200-meter backstroke in 2:02.06.
January 11, 1985 |
Olympic gold medalist Tiffany Cohen of Mission Viejo, Calif., won the 500-meter freestyle Thursday as the University of Texas took the first-day lead over USC in the second annual Longhorn Invitational at the Texas Swimming Center. Texas, the defending NCAA national women's swimming and diving champion, won eight of 10 individual events to earn 455 points to 439.5 for the Trojans, who won the meet last year.