Position
Not Available
Class
Senior
Hometown
E. Lothian, Scotland ,
High School
Knox Academy

2003 SEC Academic Honor Roll

JUNIOR SEASON (2002-03)
Competed at the SEC Championships for the third time in his career … Placed 22nd in the prelims of the 50 freestyle with a time of 20.65, a personal best and the fourth- fastest time of the season by any Tiger … Placed 31st in the 100 freestyle at SEC’s (45.94) … Was the Tigers’ second highest finisher in the 100 butterfly at SEC’s, swimming the finals in a time of 49.12 to place 15th … Teamed with Martin Latz, Evan Martinec and Francisco Paez to win the 400 freestyle relay at Florida State on Jan. 25 (3:09.65) … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2001-02)
Swam in all regular-season meets and competed at the SEC Championships for the second-straight year … Had the fourth-fastest time (20.97) on the team in the 50 freestyle … That time was also a new career-best … Participated in the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships and placed 29th in the preliminaries … Swam in both the 200 and 400 freestyle relays as well as the 200 and 400 medley relays … Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2000-01)
Traveled to the SEC Championships as a freshman and competed in the 50 and 100-yard freestyle events as well as the 100-yard butterfly competition … Recorded the Tigers’ third-fastest time of the season in the 100-yard freestyle event with a mark of 45.76 … Provided much-needed depth in both the freestyle and butterfly events … Made impressive progress in the transition from swimming meters to yards in the sprint events … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Scottish National age group champion in the 100-meter freestyle event from 1996-98 and the 100-meter butterfly competition in 1998 … 1998 bronze medalist in the 100- eter butterfly event at the Scottish Open … Member of the Scottish Youth Squad from 1996-98 and a member of the British Junior squad in 1999.

PERSONAL
Born Feb. 10, 1981 … Parents are Jake and Ann Lowe … Majoring in information systems and decision sciences.

NEIL’S TOP TIMES
50-yard freestyle  20.65  2003 SEC Championships
100-yard freestyle  45.76  2001 Auburn Invitational
200-yard freestyle  1:45.35  2003 UL-Monroe and Delta State
50-yard backstroke  26.22  2002 vs. Wright State
100-yard backstroke  57.28  2002 vs. Wright State
100-yard butterfly  49.08  2003 SEC Championships
200-yard IM   2:02.38  2002 vs. Wright State

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