Press Release courtesy of Nebraska Athletics
Nebraska at Arkansas
Date: Friday, Nov. 3, 4 p.m.
Location: Arkansas Natatorium, Fayetteville, Ark.
Nebraska at Kansas
Date: Saturday, Nov. 4, 11 a.m.
Location: Robinson Natatorium, Lawrence, Kan.
The Nebraska swimming and diving team travels to Fayetteville to face the Arkansas Razorbacks at the Arkansas Natatorium, Friday, Nov. 3. The Huskers will then hit the road to Lawrence to clash with Kansas, Saturday, Nov. 4.
The Huskers head into this weekend with a 2-0 dual record following an impressive 193-102 victory over Iowa State at the Devaney Natatorium on Oct. 21. The Big Red opened the season with a convincing road win at Northern Iowa.
Overall, Nebraska has won eight consecutive duals heading into the weekend after going 6-0 a year ago. Nebraska has won 11 of its last 12 duals dating back to a road loss (180-119) at Kansas on Nov. 6, 2015. The Huskers have not recorded a dual victory at Kansas since Jan. 30, 1999 when the two schools were still long-time Big Eight/Big 12 Conference rivals. The Huskers also dropped a 174-125 decision to Arkansas in Lincoln to open the 2015-16 campaign. Nebraska did not face the Razorbacks in the water last season, but did cruise to a 198-101 victory over the Jayhawks at the Devaney Natatorium on Nov. 5, 2016.
Arkansas enters Friday’s dual with a 4-2 record this season. The Razorbacks own wins over Missouri, SMU, UC Davis and Washington State. Arkansas is coming off of a 232-67 win over UC Davis on Oct. 28. Arkansas holds a 7-6 all-time record against Nebraska.
Kansas enters Saturday’s dual at 3-1. The Jayhawks captured wins over Liberty, South Dakota and TCU. KU is coming off a 188-110 victory over TCU on Oct. 28. Kansas leads the all-time series with the Huskers, 24-12, including seven consecutive wins over the Huskers dating back to Nebraska’s 176-120 win in Lawrence on Jan. 30, 1999. The Huskers are 4-4 against KU in Lincoln during that same stretch.
Allie Worrall captured a pair of victories in the 50 and 100 freestyle in last season’s win over the Jayhawks. Missouri native, Tori Beeler racked up three titles in the 200-yard IM, 100 and 200-yard breaststroke. Dana Posthuma contributed her dual wins in the 100 and 200 butterfly events. Kaylyn Flatt produced a victory in the 500-yard freestyle before helping the Huskers to a win in the 400 free relay.
Following this weekend’s competition Nebraska’s divers will return to action Nov. 9-11, when the Huskers travel to Minneapolis, Minn. to compete in the Minnesota invitational. The swimmers will join the divers for the Mizzou Invitational on Nov. 16-18 in Columbia, Mo.