Austin, Texas Kansas juniors Carrie Kirkham and Rebecca McFall each had personal-best performances Thursday night, leading the Jayhawks in the Big 12 swimming and diving championships at the Jamail Texas Swim Center.
The Jayhawks are in sixth place with 126.5 points after the first day of the swimming competition and two diving events.
In the 50-yard freestyle, Kirkham finished seventh in an NCAA championships-consideration time of 23.31.
McFall earned the fifth-best score in KU history in the three-meter diving, scoring a career-best 463.75 to place fifth. She already holds the school record in platform diving.