During the Houston meet Herrmann set her season best and got her first college event win in the 100 Breast with a time of 1:02:55, She also swept BR’s during this same meet(2:17:22) and the Kansas meet(1:02:16)… Herrmann earned sixth-place in the 200 yard breaststroke (2:14.19) and set a season-best time, before setting another season-best in the finals for a fifth-place finish (2:13.03)… At the Kansas meet the Freshman led the team with three individual first-place finishes… at the Last chance meet she recorded an NCAA ‘B’ cut, setting a personal best (2:11.23) in the 200 yard breaststroke…Vanessa finished 17th at SEC Championships…Herrmann also earned most improved swimmer.
Prior to Arkansas
Herrmann was the No. 1 ranked recruit from the state of North Dakota. She is the three-year North Dakota State Champion in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke at the NDHSAA Boys/Girls State Meet… Her top times include a 1:02.75 mark in the 100 breast, 2:16.74 in the 200 breast, 2:02.77 in the 200 IM and a 4:25.40 in the 400 IM.
Born May 15, 2000 in Bismark, North Dakota… Daughter of Wayne and Becky Herrmann…Has one brother Roger Herrmann and one sister Veronica Herrmann… Majoring in Kinesiology.