UT Men's Swimming and Diving team with Big 12 trophy.

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Wednesday, March 6 to honor the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams for winning the Big 12 Championships.

The men’s swimming and diving team won its 40th-straight conference championship and 23rd Big 12 title, while the women’s swimming and diving team won its seventh-straight, and 17th overall, Big 12 title.

UT Women's Swiming and Diving team posing with big 12 trophy.

Per UT tradition, the campus landmark is bathed in burnt orange lighting from top to bottom when a University of Texas athletics team wins a conference championship.

The University of Texas will be hosting the 2019 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin with the women going from Mar. 20-23 and the men from Mar. 27-30.

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