UALR Swim/Diving BIO
 Hope Myers
Hope Myers 715224

2013-14 – Took 22nd in the 200 yard freestyle at the MVC Championships with a time of 2:00.63… Had two top-10 finishes at the Hendrix Classic in the 200 yard freestyle (7th) and 500 yard freestyle (8th)… Member of several relay teams… Registered three top-10 finishes in the UALR Christmas Invitational in the 200 yard backstroke (7th), 400 yard IM (8th) and 200 yard IM (8th).

2012-13:  Swam season-best in the 400 IM (4:45.59) to finish 16th for a point at the Sun Belt Conference Championships Feb. 27-March 2… Also swam season bests in the 200 IM (2:14.89) and the 200 free (1:58.64) at the SBC Championships… Finished second in the 400 IM with a time of 4:58.13 against Hendrix and Rhodes (Jan. 18)… Finished second with a season-best time of 5:33.12 in the 500 free against Henderson State (Jan. 12)… Also finished third in the 200 IM with a time of 2:21.24 against Henderson State… Swam a season-best in the 200 back with a time of 1:19.15 at the Drury Invitational (Nov. 16-17)… Finished third with a time of 4:54.27 in the 400 IM to help UALR win the Henderson State Invitational (Nov. 9-10)… Swam the 100 IM in 1:06.08 at the Henderson State Invite.

2011-12: Finished third in the 400 IM in a dual meet at St. Louis to start the season ... Also helped the Trojans to a fourth-place finish in the 200 yard medley relay at St. Louis ... Finished sixth in the 200 IM at the Hendrix Classic ... Member of the teams that finished third in the 800 free relay and fourth in the 300 medley relay at the Hendrix Relays ... Picked up her first win of the year in the 400 IM at the UALR Invitational ... Collected two top-16 finishes in the 200 and 400 IM events at the UALR Invitational ... Helped the Trojans to third-place finish in the 800 free relay at the Tampa Relays ... Earned a fourth-place finish in the 200 back in a dual meet at North Texas.

2010-11: Picked up a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 200 and 400 yard individual medley events against Ouachita Baptist to open the season ... Finished third in the 200 yard freestyle and fourth in the 100 yard breaststroke in a three-team dual meet at Centenary College ... Added a fourth-place finish in the 200 yard individual medley at the Hendrix Classic ... Helped the Trojans to third-place finishes in the 300 yard medley relay and the 300 yard breaststroke relay at the Hendrix Relays ... Picked up two top-16 finishes in the 400 yard IM and the 100 yard backstroke at the Tunica Invitational ... Earned another top-16 finish in the 200 yard IM at the Washington Invitational ... Achieved a lifetime best in the 200 yard IM (2:15.61) at the Sun Belt Championships ... Named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner's List for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or above.

High School: Lettered all four years and was elected co-captain for two while swimming for head coach Michele Myers at Purvis High School ... MHSAA Swimming Championships two-time medalist ... MHSAA South State Championships three-time gold medalist ... Recipient of Top Five Award, given to swimmers ranked in the top five in numerous short and long course events.

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

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