@RazorbackSD Rewrites Record Book in Day One of Invite

ATLANTA – It only took Arkansas swimming and diving one event to set the tone for the Razorbacks’ recording-setting day at the Georgia Tech Invitational. Junior Anna Mayfield blew away the competition in the invite’s opening 500 freestyle preliminary event, touching the wall first and beating her own all-time program record with a time of 4:39.67.

As well as a program and career best, Mayfield’s NCAA ‘B’ cut time clocks in as one of the top times in the nation. Mayfield shattered her previous program record of 4:41.56.

Through the first day of competition, the Razorbacks tallied 253 points, good for second place. Arkansas trails SEC foe Florida’s 408 points.

Following Mayfield’s record-setting performance, freshman Chelsea Tatlow led the field in the 200 Individual Medley prelims with a time of 1:58.32, an NCAA ‘B’ cut time. Tatlow’s time clocks in at the fifth-best time in program history and a new career best. Senior Susanna White also touched the wall second in the 50 freestyle prelims with an NCAA ‘B’ cut time of 22.59.

The Razorbacks’ relay team of Mayfield, Nikki Daniels, Liz Braun and Nina Drolc also picked-up a third-place finish in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:35.98.

In the finals, Mayfield snagged a third-place finish in the 500 freestyle (4:44.35) and Tatlow touched the wall second in the 200 IM (1:58.89).

On the day, five Razorbacks collected new lifetime-best times. In addition to Mayfield and Tatlow, freshmen Chloe Hannam (200 IM, 2:02.04), Jessie Garrison (200 IM, 2:04.62), Maddie Edwards (200 IM, 2:08.75) and Courtney Nall (100 backstroke [relay split], 59.99) all clocked new career bests.

On the day, Arkansas tallied seven NCAA ‘B’ cut times and qualified ten Razorbacks for finals competition.


The Razorbacks will dive back into competition for day two of the Georgia Tech Invite, starting with the 400 IM at 10 a.m. EST.

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500 Freestyle Prelims:  1st – Anna Mayfield (4:39.67!@B), 6th – Rachel Stoehr (4:48.62), 7th-  Aiden Lister (4:49.29), 14th– Chloe Hannam (4:53.74), 35th -Rachel Kessler (5:05.76), 40th–  Jordan Kimmey (5:08.59)

500 Freestyle Finals:  3rd – Anna Mayfield (4:44.35), 8th – Rachel Stoehr (4:50.34), 9th – Aiden Lister (4:51.64)

200 IM Prelims: 1st – Chelsea Tatlow (1:58.32!*^B), 14th – Jessie Garrison (2:05.08), 20th – Chloe Hannam (2:05.87), 36th – Maddie Edwards (2:08.75!), 47th – Taylor Weiss  (2:10.30), 63rd  – Erika McGovern (2:14.86)

200 IM Finals: 2nd – Chelsea Tatlow (1:58.89B), 11th – Chloe Hannam (2:02.04!), 15th – Jessie Garrison (2:04.62!)

50 Freestyle Prelims: 2nd – Susanna White (22.50*^B), 6th – Nina Drolc (22.92B), 16th – Maddie Monroe (23.40), 34th – Nikki Daniels (23.94),  50th – Olivia Weekley (24.13), 62nd – Anya Quedens (24.46), 66th – Megan Strickland (24.52), 67th – Courtney Nall (25.54), 82nd – Erin Beu (24.80), 94th – Erika McGovern (25.25), 99th – Julia Banach (25.45)

50 Freestyle Finals: 6th – Susanna White (22.59*B), 7th – Nina Drolc (22.96B), 14th – Maddie Monroe (23.40)

Three-meter Boards Prelims: 7th – Nicole Gillis (277.10), 15th – Meghan Clark (264.45), Shelby Bartlett (246.55)

Three-meter Boards Finals: 7th – Nicole Gillis (283.55)

200 Freestyle Relay: 4th – White, Drolc, Monroe, Mayfield (1:31.07)

400 Medley Relay: 3rd – Mayfield, Daniels. Braun, Drolc (3:35.98)

# – personal best at Arkansas

B – NCAA ‘B’ cut time

! – Lifetime-best

^ – Season-best time

@ – Arkansas Record

* – Arkansas top-five time