Houston’s team win was fueled by a couple key events where they swept Arkansas.
Sarah Thompson (Mizzou) continued to have the meet of her life, shredding her previous best time on the way to winning the women’s 200 back.
Hopkin, coming off of making the World Champs 50 free final this summer, also won the 50 free with a time of 22.57 and the 100 fly with a time of 54.84.
Arkansas won 14 of 16 events in their decisive victory over Houston on Friday, January 18th. Peyton Palsha, Anna Hopkin, Vanessa Herrmann, and diver Brooke Schultz led the way for the Razorbacks, each picking up multiple individual wins.
Stanford still leads handily with unanimous #1 votes, but the trio behind them are as close as can be.
Great Britain native Anna Hopkin of Arkansas swam the 2nd-fastest 100 freestyle so far in the NCAA season tonight at the Mizzou Invite in 47.05.
Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin swam a nation-leading 21.64 in the women’s 50 free at the Mizzou Invite.
Kentucky’s Bailey Bonnett blasted an SEC-leading 2:12.22 to win the women’s 200 breast.
Sydney Angell won the 100 breast with a 1:03.69, while freshman Kobie Melton won the 100 back with a 56.14.
Tonight’s final features the 100 back, women’s 500 free, men’s 100 free, 200 breast, and 100 fly.
Arkansas swimming and diving head coach Neil Harper announced the signing of 10 additions to the program for the 2018-19 season.
British sprinter Anna Hopkin, who won the 50m free at this year’s British Swimming Championships, has verbally committed to swim at the University of Arkansas in the fall.
Andrea Sansores of Cancun, Mexico has announced her verbal commitment to swim for the University of Arkansas next fall.
Kobie Melton from Alabama’s Athens High School and Huntsville Swim Association has verbally committed to the University of Arkansas for 2018-19.
The Auburn High School girls successfully completed a 4-peat, repeating as state champions once again. With that, the senior class will now graduate without ever having lost a state title.