Lowe sixth in decathlon at Open NE

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: May 9, 2009
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David Lowe

AMHERST, Mass. --- Colby College’s David Lowe spent the past two days competing in the toughest event in track and field and came away with a sixth-place finish in the decathlon at the Open New England Championships at University of Massachusetts-Amherst on Friday and Saturday.

Lowe won the 1,500-meter run, the final event of the decathlon, with a clocking of 4:27.25. He placed fourth in both the 400 meters (51.32) and the javelin (139-06). Lowe took a fifth in the shot put (34-2) and a sixth in the 100 dash (11.77).

Lowe also competed in the high jump (5-8.25), 110 hurdles (17.34), pole vault (10-8), and discus (92-11).



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