North Texas and Western Kentucky traded the top spot in the overall standings after each event on day three of the Sun Belt Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, with the Mean Green holding a slight advantage at the Rockwall Aquatic Center on the campus of North Texas in Denton, Texas.
The Mean Green head into the final day with a 600 score, while the Lady Toppers are in second place with 586. Florida International sits in third with 489 points, and Florida Atlantic and Arkansas-Little Rock follow with 339 and 186 points, respectively.
Winning the 100 breast for the second consecutive year, UNT sophomore Krista Rossum set an SBC meet record with a 1:01.41 time. Rossum also tallied a NCAA B qualifying time along with WKU junior Amy Halligan (1:01.70), who finished second, and WKU sophomore Claire Conlon, (1:02.10) who touched the wall third.
WKU senior Caitlin Dean recorded a score of 266.60 to edge UNT junior Catherine Johnson (266.40) for the silver medal in one-meter diving.
Western Kentucky senior Hilary Mishler (54.48) finished second in the 100-yard backstroke.
In the 400 individual medley, WKU sophomore Hannah Runyon-Hass earned silver with a 4:14.59 mark and WKU senior Alex Van Oost placed fourth and also posted a NCAA B qualifying time of 4:17.41.