The University of Arkansas swimming and diving team begins the 2007-08 season with the Red-White meet, Saturday, Oct. 6, at 9 a.m. inside the Arkansas Natatorium.
Leading the 13 returning Lady’Backs are this year’s seniors, Emily Gregory, Katie McGraw and Tifanie Silver. Joining the roster are 12 newcomers including all-Americans, state champions and U.S. Olympic Trials qualifiers.
The 2007-08 recruiting class was ranked fifth in the nation by CollegeSwimming.com. Four incoming freshman, Jamie Marks, Ashley Largo, Katie Kastes and Erica Totten, were named to the CollegeSwimming.com Top 100 Recruits list.
2006-07 Dual Record 4-4
2007 SEC Finish 9th (143 pts.)
2007 NCAA Finish N/A
Letterwinners Returning/Lost 11/3
All-Americans Returning/Lost N/A
Gina Bargiachi, Jessie Clark, Megan Haskins, Katie C. Kastes, Kylie A. Kastes, Brittany Kimmitt, Ashley Largo, Jamie L. Marks, Erin Neumann, Lynette Ng, Shara Sutphen, Erica Totten.
Arkansas finished the regular season 4-4 in dual meets, the most wins the program has seen since the 2002-03 season when the Lady’Backs finished 5-5. The Lady’Backs also posted 89 personal best performances.