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Swimming and Diving Fact Sheet #1

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Swimming and Diving Fact Sheet #1

This Week
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.

2007-08 Preview
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.

CollegeSwimming.com says…
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.

Team Information
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
Newcomers                                 12
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.

2006-07 Recap
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.



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