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Swimming and Diving Fact Sheet #2

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Swimming and Diving Fact Sheet #2

This weekThe Lady Razorbacks begin Southeastern Conference competition in Baton Rouge, La., when they meet Louisiana State and Alabama, Oct. 29. The Lady’Backs continue their Louisiana road trip as they travel to New Orleans for a meet with Tulane and the University of New Orleans, Oct. 30.
RewindThe Lady’Backs opened the year with a victory over Drury University 136-103, Oct. 22. Arkansas swept the diving events with Lady’Backs taking the top three finishes in both the one- and three-meter. Arkansas and Drury split the relays, as the Lady’Backs won the 400-medly relay with the team of senior Hannah Clegg, sophomore Molly Muck, freshman Emily Gregory and senior Zsuzsa Csobanki.
Triple CrownCsobanki won three events in the Drury meet. Csobanki opened the meet as the anchor of the 400-medley relay that started the Lady’Backs victorious evening. In the 50 free, Csobanki dominated the race winning in 23.59. Csobanki continued her winning ways in the 100 free, as she won by two seconds, 51.96.
Making a SplashThe newest Lady’Backs ruled the diving events. Freshman Brieanne Kushner won the three-meter springboard with a score of 259.80 and placed second in the one-meter event. Fellow freshman Hilarie Wilson grabbed top honors on the one-meter board scoring 248.10 points while finishing second in the three meter.
JumpstartSenior Whitney Lynn started her final season with a bang. In the 1,000 free, Lynn’s time of 10:03.64 was her fastest mark in the event in more than a year. Her performance was the fourth fastest time in school history. Lynn defeated the field by nearly forty seconds.
Take TwoSophomore Mariann Fulop won two events for the Lady’Backs. Fulop won the 200 IM with her lifetime best mark of 2:06.92. The first-place finish in the 200 back was Fulop’s first win in that event as a Lady’Back.
World TravelerFreshman diver Tori Kennedy will not participate in the LSU, Alabama, Tulane and New Orleans meets. Kennedy missed the Drury meet due to her travel schedule as she competes in Brazil, Oct. 28-29, at the junior worlds for the Canadian National Team. A Calgary, Alberta native, Kennedy competes in the platform and three-meter events.
Road WarriorsAfter the Drury meet, the Lady’Backs leave the confines of home and they won’t return to the Arkansas Natatorium for a meet until January 10. The Lady’Backs only host three home meets this season with two in the spring semester.
Fast ForwardThe Lady’Backs continue their sightseeing tour as they travel to Pullman, Wash., for a 3 p.m. meet Nov. 6 against Washington State.



Sports Category : Swimming & Diving (W)