FAYETTEVILLE – Sophomore Rachel Stoehr recorded a personal-best swim on Saturday at the Bulldog Invitational Last Chance Meet held at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. The Lake Forest, Ill., native registered that fastest prelim time in the 500-yard freestyle with a career-best and NCAA ‘B’ cut time of 4:45.72. That swim cut 0.98 seconds off Stoehr’s previous best time recorded at the SEC Championships last week. Stoehr finished second in the event final Saturday evening.
Freshman Aiden Lister(Toowoomba, Australia) swam an NCAA ‘B’ cut time of 4:47.30 in the 500 freestyle prelim and placed third in the final. Junior Lauren Jordan(Carmel, Ind.)also represented Arkansas in the 500 freestyle, placing sixth in the prelim.
Sophomore Nina Drolc (Velenje, Slovenia) began the morning with an NCAA ‘B’ cut time of 22.88 in the 50 freestyle and placed fourth overall in the final with a time of 22.89.
The Bulldog Invitational Last Chance Meet serves as an opportunity for Razorbacks to lower their times before NCAA selections. On Sunday, prelims will begin at 9 a.m. CT, and finals will be held at 3 p.m. Live results can be accessed here.
The NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships will be held March 20-22 in Minneapolis, Minn.
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500 Freestyle (Prelims)
1st — Rachel Stoehr (4:45.72) !B
5th — Aiden Lister (4:47.30) B
6th — Lauren Jordan (4:48.01)
500 Freestyle (Finals)
2nd — Rachel Stoehr (4:46.65) B
3rd — Aiden Lister (4:48.18)
50 Freestyle (Prelims)
4th — Nina Drolc (22.88) B
50 Freestyle (Finals)
4th — Nina Drolc (22.89) B
B — NCAA ‘B’ cut time
! — personal-best time