Hogs post 14 season-bests in first day of UK Quad Meet

Arkansas swimming and diving posted 14 season-best swims, including three top 10 finishes on the first day of the quad meet in Lexington, Kentucky on Thursday. The two-day meet will resume on Friday at 9 a.m. CT inside the Lancaster Aquatic Center.

Anna Hopkin, Lexi Ljunggren and Vanessa Herrmann all recorded top 10 finishes in the meet.

“We competed well today and had 14 swims that were season-bests, which was our goal coming here.” Coach Neil Harper said. “We are competing against three really strong and highly ranked teams, so we are focused on making ourselves better and gaining confidence towards our goals for the season.”

Senior Anna Hopkin continued her winning ways on Thursday afternoon when she swam on the DISTANCE relay that topped Kentucky in the first event of the day. Hopkin is expected to compete in the 50 free and 100 fly Friday morning, which she is undefeated in this season.

The Hogs continue action at the two-day meet on Friday, Nov. 8 at 9 a.m. CT.