Lowe sixth at UNLV
Brett Lowe placed sixth in the men’s 200-yard individual medley Saturday for Colorado Mesa University in the UNLV Winter Invitational in Las Vegas.
Lowe finished in 1 minute, 57.37 seconds for his sixth-place finish, one of three Mavericks in the top 11. Zach Andregg was 10th in 1:59.71, and Robert Eisendrath placed 11th in 2:00.72.
Those three teamed with Mehdi El Hazzaz to place sixth in the 400 medley relay in 3:32.86. The men’s 200 freestyle relay team of El Hazzaz, Kirk O’Donnell, Tyler Kaslik and Peter Szekely finished in 1:26.92 to place eighth.
Kaslik was 19th in the men’s 500 freestyle (4:51.81), with Jeremy Pacheco 20th (4:52.35).
In the women’s meet, Briana Purkapile placed 32nd in the 200 IM (2:16.00). The 400 medley relay team of Robyn Meeks, Ashley Ochsner, Purkapile and Kelly Hogan placed 21st (4:11.05), with the Mavericks’ B team of Karli Wagner, Katie Thompson, Katie Olson and Annie Jones finishing 22nd (4:18.94).