UALR Swim/Diving BIO
 Holly Myers

2013-14 – Took fourth in the 100 yard backstroke (1:02.15) and fifth in the 500 yard freestyle (5:23.67) at Tulane… Finished third in the 200 yard backstroke and fourth in the 1,000 yard freestyle at the Hendrix Classic… Scored points with a sixth-place and seventh-place finish in the 200 yard backstroke and 100 yard backstroke at the Drury Invite respectively… Registered three top-10 finishes in the UALR Christmas Invitational in the 100 yard backstroke (3rd), 200 yard backstroke (4th) and 500 yard Freestyle (9th)… Achieved two top-20 finishes at the MVC Championships 100 yard backstroke (19th) and 200 yard backstroke (18th)… Was a key member of several top-5 relay finishes.   

2012-13:  Part of two records at the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Championships (Feb. 27-March 2)… Set the school standard in the preliminaries of the 200 back with a time of 2:04.79, scoring seven points for the Trojans on the final day of the SBC Championships… Part of the record-setting 800 free relay team, which finished with a time of 7:40.10, on day one of the SBC Championships… Won the 500 free with a time of 5:20.66 against Hendrix and Rhodes (Jan. 18)… Won the 1,000 free with a time of 11:09.62 against Henderson State (Jan. 12)… Won the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:10.17 at the Henderson State Invite (Nov. 9-10)… Had season-bests in the 200 free (1:54.53) and the 500 free (5:10.61) at the SBC Championships… Finished the 200 IM in 2:20.24 against Henderson State (Jan. 12)… Swam the mile one time on the season in a time of 18:35.65 at the UALR Christmas Invitational (Nov. 29-Dec. 1)… Swam the 50 backstroke in 28.93 at the Henderson State Invite… Finished with a season-best time of 10:49.75 in the 1,000 free at the Hendrix Classic (Oct. 26)… Holds the top times on the season for UALR in the 200 back (2:04.79) and in the 1,650 free (18:35.65)... Named to the SBC Honor Roll for accumulating between a 3.0 and 3.49 GPA for the 2012-13 academic year.

2011-12: Earned a runner-up finish in the 200 backstroke and a third-place finish in the 1,000 free in UALR's season-opening meet at St. Louis ... Won the 200 free at the Hendrix Classic in UALR's second meet of the season ... Also helped the Trojans to a third-place finish in the 400 free relay at the Hendrix Classic ... Was a member of the relay team that placed third in the 800 free relay at the Hendrix Relays ... Helped UALR to a fourth-place finishes in the 200 free, 400 medley and 400 free relays at the UALR Christmas Invitational ... Member of UALR's second place 3x100 backstroke relay team at the Tampa Relays ... Also helped the Trojans to a third-place finish in the 800 free relay in Tampa ... Earned a victory in the 200 backstroke in UALR's dual meet at North Texas ... Placed second in the 200 backstroke in dual meet against Vanderbilt at the Donaghey Center Natatorium ... Set a new individual school record in the 500 free (5:08.10) at the 2012 Sun Belt Championships ... Also was a member of UALR's record-setting 800 free relay (7:41.40) at the SBC Championships.  

2010-11: Picked up a pair of first-place finishes in her first collegiate meet, winning the 100 and 200 yard backstroke in a dual meet against Ouachita Baptist ... Also picked up a pair of  third-place finishes in the 100 and 200 yard freestyle events against Ouachita Baptist ... Rounded out her career-opening performance against Ouachita Baptist by helping the Trojans to a first-place finish in the 200 yard freestyle ... Added another top finish in a meet at Centenary College, winning the 200 yard freestyle ... Also earned a second-place finish in the 100 yard backstroke and helped the Trojans to a win in the 200 yard freestyle relay at Centenary ... Member of the team that won the 400 yard medley relay at the Hendrix Classic ... Also added a second-place finish in the 1000 yard freestyle and a third-place finish in the 200 yard backstroke at the Hendrix Classic ... Helped UALR to a first-place finish in the 1500 yard freestyle relay at the Hendrix Relays ... Also helped the Trojans to a runner-up finish in the 400 yard freestyle relay, as well as third-place finishes in the 300 yard backstroke relay and the 800 yard freestyle relay at the Hendrix Relays ... Won the 200 yard freestyle and finished second in the 500 yard freestyle event at the UALR Invitational ... Also a member of the team that won the 200 yard freestyle relay at the UALR Invite ... Picked up top-16 finishes in the 500 yard freestyle, 100 yard backstroke, 200 yard backstroke and 1650 yard freestyle at the Hilltopper Invitational ... Member of the team that finished third in the 800 yard freestyle relay at the Hilltopper Invite ... Won the 200 yard backstroke at the Tunica Invitational ... Helped UALR to a second place finish in the 400 yard freestyle relay, and third-place finishes in the 800 yard freestyle and 400 yard medley relays at the Tunica Invite ... Won the 200 yard backstroke at the Washington Invitational ... Also helped the Trojans to a pair of runner-up finishes in the 400 and 800 yard freestyle relays at the Washington Invite ... Won the 100 yard backstroke in a dual meet against Houston ... Was a part of three new school records at the 2011 Sun Belt Championships ... Individually, set a new record in the 200 yard backstroke (2:05.01) ... Was also a member of the teams that set new school records in the 400 yard medley relay (3:56.27) and the 800 yard freestyle relay (7:42.72) ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference's Honor Roll for recording a GPA of 3.00-3.49.

High School: Was elected co-captain and lettered all four years while swimming for head coach Michele Myers at Purvis High School ... Owns PHS Swim Team records in the 50, 100, 200 and 500-yard freestyles, 100-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly ... Won state championship in 100-yard backstroke three straight years (2007-2009) ... Won state championship in 200-yard freestyle in 2009 ... was named Mississippi Swimming's Most Valuable Female Swimmer, as voted on by coaches from across the state, in 2009.

Personal: Born December 27, 1991 in Hattiesburg, Miss. ... Parents are Peyton and Michele Myers ... Has one sister, Hope, and one brother, James ... Majoring in speech pathology and audiology.

Position: Backstroke/Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Purvis, Miss.
High School: Purvis HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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