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07/07/2016

Pitt Places 244 Members on 2015-16 ACC Honor Roll

Conference Record 4,367 Student-Athletes Recognized

11/20/2015

Pitt Invite Opens Successfully for Panthers

Host team wins eight events on the meet’s first day

11/07/2015

Women Best Irish as Pitt Concludes Weekend Dual Meet

Panthers show improvement across the board from this time last season

11/06/2015

Pitt Completes First Day of Dual Meet with Hokies, Irish

Emily Murphy records wins in the 100 free, with 200 free relay

09/01/2015

Pitt Swimmers Perform Well in Elite Events

Two Panthers turned in Olympic Trial cuts during summer competitions

2015-16: Opened the season with a pair of fourth-place marks against Georgia Tech … posted times of 23.96 in the 50 free and 52.29 in the 100 free … took fifth in the 200 free against Bucknell with a time of 1:57.85 … earned fifth in the 50 free with a time of 24.08 in a tri-meet with Virginia Tech and Bucknell … earned two fifth-place marks at the Pitt Invite … posted times of 23.50 in the 50 free and 52.10 in the 100 free … claimed a pair of top-four marks against WVU… placed third in the 50 free with a time of 24.51 and fourth in the 100 free with a time of 53.71 … posted two top-three times against Denison … claimed second in the 50 free with a time of 23.82 … placed third in the 100 free with a time of 52.67 … concluded the year at the ACC Championships … placed 44th in the 50 free with a time of 23.58 … placed 45th in the 200 free with a time of 1:53.42 … claimed 46th in the 100 free with a time of 51.48.

2014-15: Opened the season with fifth place finish in the 50 free and sixth in the 100 free at Duke ... at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern, was fifth in both the 50 free and 100 free and helped Pitt win the 400 free relay ... won the 50 free and led Pitt to the fastest time in the 200 free relay against St. Bonaventure ... finished first in the 100 free and sixth in the 200 free versus Bucknell ... took fifth in the 50 free at Notre Dame/Virginia Tech ... at the Pitt Invite, helped Pitt to second in the 200 free relay ... finished third in the 50 free at Denison ... placed second in the 100 free and fifth in the 200 free at the Senior Recognition Meet ... was third in the 50 free and helped Pitt win the 400 free relay at Villanova ... at the ECAC Championships, swam in one championship final, placing sixth in the 100 free, and one consolation final, taking ninth in the 50 free, in addition to helping Pitt finish second in the 400 free relay.

2013-14: Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... finished first in the 50 free against St. Bonaventure ... finished second in the 100 free against St. Bonaventure ... finished first in the 200 free relay against St. Bonaventure ... finished first in the 200 medley relay against Bucknell ... against Notre Dame and Virginia Tech, earned a second place finish in the 400 free relay ... made the final in the 100 free at the Pitt Invite and finished second in the 400 free relay ... competed at the AT&T Winter Nationals ... finished fourth in the 50 free against Villanova ... finished first in the 200 free relay at the Western PA Invite ... competed at the ACC Championship, where she helped the 200 medley relay break a school record (1:40.64), also helped the 200 free relay finish in the top-10.

High School: Was the winner in the 50 free of the Summer Nationals in 2013 ... World Trials Qualifier in 2013 ... Olympic Trials Qualifier in 2012 ... four-time Eastern Canadian Champs Qualifier ... Age Group National gold medalist in the relay her last two years ... Top 50 in Canada for her age group all four years of High School ... set four club records her senior year of club swimming ... ran cross country, track and played volleyball in high school ... was an honor roll student all four years.

Personal: Born Oct. 7, 1994 ... daughter of Laszlo and Elisabeth Poscai ... has older brother, David  ... majoring in neuroscience.

 

Melissa Pocsai’s Career Performances

Event

Time

Date

Venue

50 Free

23.33

12/05-07/2015

Big Al Open

100 Free

51.48

2/17-20/2016

ACC Championships

200 Free

1:53.42

2/17-20/2016

ACC Championships

50 Back

29.25

1/18/2014

Denison/JMU

100 Back

59.62

11/22/2014

Pittsburgh Invitational

100 Fly

1:01.47

1/29-31/2016

Western PA Invitational

Melissa Pocsai

Melissa  Pocsai

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond Hill, Ontario

High School:
Maple

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