Razorback Swim and Dive

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The Razorback swimming and diving team sent their seniors off on a high note with wins in a dual meet against Kansas and Vanderbilt.

The Hogs topped the Jayhawks by a score of 207-91 and beat the Commodores 203-83. The Hogs won 14 of the 16 events at the meets.

Hannah Bortnick led an Arkansas sweep of the three-meter springboards with an NCAA zone-qualifying score of 280.65. Senior Kesha Naylor came in second with a score of 279.60.

Naylor also won the one-meter diving with an NCAA zone-qualifying score of 275.48 to sweep the diving events for the Hogs.

To open the swimming events, Anna Mayfield, Nikki Daniels, Susana White and Nina Drolc won the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:42.20.

Arkansas’ distance swimmers started strong, beginning with Lauren Jordan and Rachel Stoehr finishing first and second in the 1,000 freestyle.

The Razorbacks swept the 500 freestyle, led by Mayfield in 4:52.86. Senior Nicole Menzel finished second with a time of 4:57.05, followed by Stoehr to complete the sweep with a time of 5:03.27.

The remaining individual event wins came from Daniels in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:01.96, Drolc won in the 100 freestyle in 51.15 and junior Julia Banach in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:20.47.

To close out the meet, Arkansas won the 200 freestyle relay. The Arkansas team of Drolc, Maddie Monroe, senior Shelby Cox and White finished the race in 1:34.50.

Arkansas' next meet will be Feb. 8-9 when they travel to Blacksburg, Va., for the Virginia Tech Invitational.

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