Dec. 2, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas (UNLVRebels.com) -
Two new school records by a UNLV freshman highlighted the final day of action at the Texas Invite for the UNLV swimming programs. This year's invite, which was held at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center, did not feature team scoring.
THE RUNDOWN - MEN:
* Freshman Brad Gonzales set a pair of school records in the 1650 free, thanks to his third place swim of 14:46.31, which is a NCAA 'B' standard and breaks the previous UNLV record by over six seconds. His 1000 split of 8:58.91 is also the fastest on the UNLV record books.
* Senior Forrest Beesley paced UNLV in the 100 free with a 44.23, a 'B' time that was 27th overall on Saturday.
* Senior Francois Van Wynsberge posted a time of 2:00.20 to record a 23rd place finish in the 200 breast.
* In the night's final event, Or Sabatier, Dylan Tarazona, Wysberge and Beesley would place 14th in the 400 free relay in 2:58.96.
THE RUNDOWN - WOMEN:
* Senior Kyndal Phillips recorded a 'B' time of 1:55.74 in the 200 back, which placed her seventh overall.
* Sophomore Sofia Carnevale notched a 'B' time in the 200 breast after touching the wall 11th overall in 2:15.23.
* UNLV closed out the night with a 13th place swim in the 400 free relay as Carnevale, Phillips, Kate Afanasyeva and Ida Schutt posted a 3:24.89.
NEXT FOR THE REBELS: The Rebels are off for the rest of the fall semester, and will return to competition in 2018, with a pair of meets at UC Santa Barbara on Jan. 12-13.