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Razorbacks swimming and diving team downs Kentucky in opener

Razorbacks swimming and diving team downs Kentucky in opener

The Arkansas swimming and diving team hit the water Friday and won 10 events in its first meet of the season, knocking off Kentucky, 167.5-131.5.

Three Razorback swimmers won two events each, while the team added first and second place finishes in both, the 200-yard Medley Relay and the 400-yard Freestyle Relay.

Senior Bella Cothern picked up two first-place finishes in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle, and graduate Alessia Ferraguti notched two wins in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke. Sophomore Betsy Wizard also won two events, claiming the 100-yard and 200-yard butterfly.

Freshmen swimmers Gracie Colvin and Bara Matoskova were also victorious in their first collegiate meet, as Colvin won the 100-yard backstroke and Matoskova took the 200-yard freestyle.

In the diving tank, sophomore Malea Martinez and freshman Lauren French posted second and third place finishes, respectively, as both competed in the 1-meter and 3-meter diving competitions. Fellow freshman Isa Perreira took fourth-place in the 3-meter event.

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