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Swimmers ranked in national top 25

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Swimmers ranked in national top 25

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

Senior Yi-Ting Siow is currently ranked in the top 25 in four events. In the 200-yard breaststroke, Siow stands first in the nation with her time of 2 minutes, 9.01 seconds. Siow is also ninth in the 100y breaststroke, touching in at 1:01.20 at the Purdue Invitational.

Siow also holds the 15th spot in the 200y individual medley with a time of 1:59.41 and is in the top 20 among the 400y IM times with a 4:13.67. Siow’s times have provisionally qualified her for the NCAA Championships in three of the four events while her time in the 200y breaststroke automatically qualifies her for the March event.

Returning All-America Jamie Marks’ time of 16:20.78 is the 21st-fastest time in the nation in the 1,650y freestyle event.

The Razorback 400y medley relay’s time of 3:42.69 places it in the top 20. Relay members include Siow, Lynette Ng, Lisa Lunkenheimer and Katie Whitbeck. The 800y freestyle relay team, comprised Siow, Whitbeck, Chelsea Franklin and Jillenne Schilling, ranks 21st in the nation with a time of 7:23.88.

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



Sports Category : Swimming & Diving (W)