Kristen Thibodeaux and Madison Palmer acting as role models!
Kellyn and a new friend
One of the things that the Lady Backs take very seriously is our commitment to our community. We are very fortunate at the University of Arkansas to enjoy unparalleled local and state-wide support. But that support comes with a responsibility to give back in whatever way we can. In that past our team has visited children’s hospitals, schools and soup kitchens as a way of showing our appreciation for that support.
On Thursday September 9th, the Razorback swimmers and divers spent the afternoon at the
Katie and a little pool shark
Donald ReynoldsBoy’s and Girl’s club playing with the youngsters there. Earlier in the semester, they had challenged our team to come to their turf and play some games! As it turns out, basketball, pool, air hockey and foosball are just some of the reason that we all should continue being swimmers and divers! Despite the fierce competition, we had a really fun afternoon and hope that we added even a fraction of the joy to their day as they did to ours.
This summer senior Zsuzsa Csobanki won the 50 meter freestyle at the Hungarian National Championships which earned her a spot on the Hungarian Olympic Team. Her experience there was one that will change her life forever. For a behind the scenes look, please read her Olympic diary!Diary