swim and dive

Kansas swimming and diving returns home for the first time since early December on Saturday. The Jayhawks (9-2) take on the Arkansas Razorbacks (3-3) at 10 a.m. in Robinson Natatorium. 

At home/on the road

Kansas is 5-1 in its own pool.

Arkansas is 2-1 on the road.

Fast facts

Kansas is the only Big 12 opponent Arkansas has faced all season. 

Arkansas is the only SEC opponent Kansas has faced all season. 

Last season, Arkansas hosted Kansas and won 207-91. The season previously, Arkansas came to Kansas, and Arkansas won 219-81.

Kansas and Arkansas have competed every year since 2007. Arkansas has won every time.

Similar opponents

Kansas and Arkansas have competed against one similar opponent: Missouri State.

The Razorbacks hosted the Bears on Jan. 23, and made easy work of them, winning 191-96. 

Kansas faced Missouri State on Oct. 25 and dominated them 277-75.

Star comparisons

Kansas junior Haley Molden’s fastest time in the 200-yard freestyle of the year is 1:50.94. Arkansas junior Anna Mayfield posted a comparable time of 1:49.90 earlier this season. 

Kansas freshman Hannah Driscoll’s fastest time in the 50-yard freestyle of the year is 23.78. Arkansas senior Susanna White’s season best in the event is 23.68. If the two swim against each other Saturday, Robinson Natatorium could get loud.

Almost the end

Saturday’s dual against Arkansas is the second-to-last meet in Robinson Natatorium before championship season. It’s also the last non-conference meet Kansas has for the season.

The meet is Arkansas’ last dual meet of the season before the Virginia Tech Invitational and the SEC Championships.

— Edited by Emma Seiwert