This WeekRazorbacks Stephanie Carr, Jamie Marks, Katie Kastes, Leah Pierce and Yi-Ting Siow are in College Station, Texas for the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships, March 19-21.
Last Time OutDivers Madison Palmer, Liana Bugslag and Alex Roman competed at the NCAA Zone ‘D’ Diving Championships in Columbia, Mo., March 13-15. Their results were as follows:
Madison Palmer Liana Bugslag Alex Roman1-meter 486.45, 17th225.75, 20th 220.35, 22nd3-meter 496.55, 17th215.80, 23rd 180.10, 26thPlatform426.90, 10th 434.40, 8th 294.40, 16thIn Schultz’s words (Zone Diving Championships)“I think Madison just tried to be too perfect. Last year at Zones, there were no expectations for her and she advanced to NCAAs and became and All-American. This year, expectations were much higher and she just tried to be too perfect and it hurt her.”
Repeat performanceThree of the five swimmers competing at this year’s NCAA Championship meet have been there before. Last year, Razorbacks Stephanie Carr and Katie Kastes competed at the meet where both swimmers were earned All-America honors, Carr in the 1,650 free and Kastes in the 200 fly and 500 free. Junior Yi-Ting Siow also returns to NCAAs after sitting out last year after transferring to Arkansas. In 2007, Siow placed second in the 200 breast and was named Big 10 Swimmer of the Year.
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