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Swimmers in top 25 nationally

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Swimmers in top 25 nationally

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Three University of Arkansas swimmers and two Razorback relay team continue to rank among the national swimming leaders heading into third month of the season.

Senior Yi-Ting Siow is currently ranked in the top 25 in four events. In the 100-yard breaststroke, Siow stands second in the nation with her time of 1 minute, 1.63 seconds. Siow is also seventh in the 200y breaststroke, touching in at 2:13.93 in the Hogs double-dual meet against Florida and Kansas. Along with Siow, senior Leah Pierce is currently ranked in the top 25 in the 200y breaststroke with a time of 2:17.28.

Siow also holds the fourth spot in the 200y individual medley with a time of 2:00.06 and is in the top 20 among the 400y IM times with a 4:21.63.

Returning All-America Jamie Marks’ time of 16:43.98 is the 13th-fastest time in the nation in the 1,650 freestyle event.

The Razorback 200y medley relay’s time of 1:43.35 places it in the top 15. Relay members include Siow, Lynette Ng, Lisa Lunkenheimer and Katie Whitbeck. The 400y medley relay team, comprised of the same quartet as the 200y medley team, ranks 12th in the nation with a time of 3:47.24.

Check back at ArkansasRazorbacks.com for a weekly update on where the swimmers rank among the nation’s best.



Sports Category : Swimming & Diving (W)