The Razorback swimming and diving team had no problem winning its meet over the Clemson Tigers and Rice Owls.

Arkansas blew out both teams, beating Clemson 230-19 and taking down the Owls 207-86.

The victory featured Razorback wins in 14 events, including NCAA zone qualification scores for two Arkansas divers.

The win boosts the Razorbacks' record to 7-1.

“We hadn’t been home for a while, and they came together and swam tough right from the beginning,” head coach Sean Schimmel said. "A couple girls qualified for zones, which we hadn’t had before.”

The two NCAA qualifying scores came from junior Meghan Clark, who won the three-meter diving event with a score of 297.90, and sophomore Hannah Bortnick who placed second with a score of 291.68.

The Hogs opened the meet with a win in the 200-yard medley relay.

Anna Mayfield, Nikki Daniels, Susanna White and Nina Drolc were the Hogs who opened the meet with the win.

Arkansas also dominated in the distance events with a clean sweep by Nicole Menzel, Julia Kucherich and Aiden Lister in the 1,000 freestyle.

Daniels was the highlight of the meet, also winning in the 100- and 200-meter breaststroke events.

White had two individual wins, the 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly, and she also was a part in the Razorback win in the final swim of the meet, the 400 freestyle relay.

“They stayed sharp all the way through it. I think for right now on Jan. 25 we’re in a really good spot.” Schimmel said.

The Razorbacks will return to the Arkansas Natatorium Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. to host Kansas and Vanderbilt in a double-dual meet. The meet will be the last home meet of the season and will serve as Senior Day.

 

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