Mellouli Wins 400 IM At Texas Invite

Dec. 3, 2004

USC junior All-American Ous Mellouli won a rematch with Michigan's Peter Vanderkaay to punctuate Troy's efforts on the second day of the Texas Invitational in Austin, Texas, on Friday (Dec. 3).

Mellouli touched in an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 3:45.40 in the 400y IM while Vanderkaay went 3:45.74. Senior Paul Fahey was third in 3:47.79 while Ryan Donaldson was seventh in 3:54.08 (both NCAA consideration times)

Junior Mihaly Flaskay was fourth in the 100y breast in 54.62 (NCAA consideration) while sophomore Kristina Sieper was sixth in the women's 100y breast (1:03.43), and NCAA consideration time and a season's best.

Marisa Kozak went 55.64 in the 100y back for a season's best and NCAA consideration.

The meet concludes Saturday (Dec. 4). Prelims are at 10 a.m. and finals begin at 6 p.m. (CST).

Live and complete results can be found here.