COLUMBUS, OHIO – University of Arkansas junior Stephanie Carr turned in a career-best time in the 200 freestyle at the 2008 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion on the campus of Ohio State.
Carr touched in with a 1:49.62 in the 200 free, bettering her previous best from the Southeastern Conference Championships. Carr’s time was the second best in program history. The Jacksonville, Fla., native finished 67th. Freshman Katie Kastes had the best Lady Razorback finish of the day, placing 24th in the 400 individual medley with a 4:15.19. Kastes’ had the third fastest time in the record book.
Junior Madison Palmer dove on the three-meter springboard and scored a 266.25 for a 29th-place finish.
Kastes and Palmer earned honorable mention all-American honors yesterday finishing 15th and 16th in the 500 free and the one-meter diving events, respectively.
Carr and freshman Ashley Largo compete in the 1,650 free on the final day of competition Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. Kastes is set to swim the 200 butterfly. Carr is seeded 13th in the 1,650 free and Kastes is seeded 16th in the 200 fly.
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