Hopkins paced the Cougars in the sprints while Nelson swept both distance events. After winning the 1,000-yard freestyle with a career-best time of 10:23.13, Nelson defeated Arkansas Leslie Johns by less-than four-tenths of a second to remain undefeated in the 500-freestyle this season. Hopkins won the 100-yard butterfly (59.10) and was victorious in her first 200-individual medley of the 2000-01 season with a mark of 2:13.12.
Arkansas' international standout Natalia Kodajova won both the 100-freestyle and 100-breaststroke while Katerina Kordloukova swept both diving events.
Houston fell to 1-3 overall in dual meet records this season. The
Cougars will next be in action in a double-dual meet against BYU and New
Mexico in Albuquerque on November 9.