The Cougars narrowly lost 155-143 against conference-rival SMU on Saturday at the CRWC, falling in the final event.
The meet was decided by the winner of the 200-free relay in which the Cougars lost 1:28.35-1:32.76.
The Cougars finished first in seven events in the dual meet.
The swimmers started off strong, taking the first five events with Heather Winn as the first-UH winner after finishing in 17:18.23 in the 1,650 free. Winn also went on to finish as the runner-up in the 500 free (5:04.25) with Lizzie Justice taking third in both events.
In the second-to-last event of the day, the 400-yard IM, Reka Kovacs (4:32.86) and Natalie Newcomb (4:40.35) took first and second, further tightening the score with SMU.
The Cougar divers also made a splash with Julia Lonnegren sweeping the 1M (294.38) and 3M (303.90) for the third time this season.