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Redshirt junior Janelle Atkinson swam a provisional qualifying time in the 500 free.

Thursday October 23, 2003W. Swim & Dive Defeats Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.

Redshirt junior Janelle Atkinson swam a provisional qualifying time in the 500 free.

The University of Florida women’s swimming and diving team won 11 of the 16 events in the dual meet versus Arkansas to cruise to a 164.5-121.5 win over the Lady Razorbacks.

The Gators swept five events (100- and 200-yard butterfly, 100- and 200- yard breaststroke, and 200-yard freestyle), the most sweeps in a meet this season.

Two Gators swam NCAA provisional qualifying times, bringing UF’s provisional qualifying times total to 19 this season.

Senior Sara McLarty (DeLand, Fla.) swam a career-best time of 2:02.80 in the 200-yard individual medley, which also was a provisional qualifying time. Redshirt junior Janelle Atkinson (Jamaica) swam a ‘B’ time in the 500-yard freestyle (4:49.14).

Florida has won 11 of the last 13 dual meets versus SEC teams and are 27-3 in the first SEC meet of the season.

Florida and Arkansas never met in a dual meet until Friday night.

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