The following is a press release courtesy of Florida swimming & diving:
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Let the 42nd season of Florida women’s swimming and diving begin! The Gators welcome Southeastern Conference-rival Arkansas to the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Natatorium on Saturday, September 27 beginning with the one-meter dive at 10 a.m., and swimming events at 11 a.m.
The Gators finished the 2013-14 season at 5-3 overall, 3-3 in SEC meets. Florida finished third at the SEC Championships and had six student-athletes earn 19 All-SEC honors. UF finished off the year with its 14th consecutive top-10 finish at the NCAA Championships, as the Gators placed sixth and had eight individuals earn a total of 31 All-American honors.
|Meet Time||Live Stream||Live Stats|
|ARKANSAS | Florida||11:00 a.m.||SEC Network +||Live Stats (.HTML)|
FLORIDA VS. ARKANSAS | FLORIDA MEET NOTES
ARKANSAS | SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 | O’DOME NATATORIUM | 10:00 a.m. ET
- 2013-14 Arkansas Dual Record: 9-1
- Series Record: Florida leads, 5-0
- Home: 2-0 | Away: 3-0
- Last Meeting: 2011 at Arkansas | W, 173-125
- Last Win at Gainesville: 2008, 114-86
“It’s really great to open the season with SEC competition, as we have never done this before. Arkansas is a really improved team and this will be a good test to see where our entire women’s team is.”
NEXT UP FOR THE GATORS
Florida hosts the All Florida Invitational from October 3-5, where both the men’s and women’s teams will look to win its fifth consecutive title. This Invite will be the first competition of the season for the men’s squad.
MARKETING & PROMOTIONS | FLORIDA vs. ARKANSAS
- Kids 12 & younger receive a free signed 2014-15 Swimming & Diving Poster
- Club teams are encouraged to wear their apparel
- Fans can pick up Florida’s 2014-15 official swimming & diving poster, schedule cards, and key tags