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  Melissa Pocsai
Melissa  Pocsai

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Richmond Hill, Ontario

High School:
Maple

Event:
FREE

03/29/2015

Men Win Eastern Zone, Women Second At Speedo Sectionals

Zach Lierley qualifies for two finals and earns a Junior Nationals time in one.

03/28/2015

Olympic Trial, Junior Nationals Qualifying Times Highlight Saturday's Sectionals

Kinga Cichowska had a U.S. Olympic Trial qualifying time for the second straight day.

02/24/2015

Swimming & Diving Programs Named To Scholar All-America Team

Both teams had top-50 GPA's in the entire country.

02/07/2015

Pitt Swimming & Diving Ends Regular Season With Sweep Of Villanova

Men close out the season with five straight wins, while the women won their seventh in a row.

11/08/2014

Panthers Drop Pool Duel To Notre Dame, Virginia Tech

Freshman Amanda Richey earned a "B" cut time in the 1,650-yd free with one of her two first place finishes.

2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, placed fifth in the 50 free and sixth in the 100 free ... At Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern, was fifth in both the 50 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, placed sixth in the 50 free, 11th in the 100 free and 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 freestyle against St. Bonaventure...Finished second in the 100 freestyle against St. Bonaventure... Finished first in the 200 freestyle relay against St. Bonaventure... Finished first in the 200 medley relay against Bucknell...Against Notre Dame and Virginia Tech, she 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 ATaT 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 she helped the 200 free relay finish in the top ten.

High School: Was the winner in the 50 freestyle of the Summer Nats in 2013...World Trials Qualifer in 2013...Olympic Trials Qualifier in 2012...four-time Eastern Canadien Champs Qualifer...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 October 7, 1994...daughter of Laszlo and Elisabeth Poscai...has a older brother, David (22)...majoring in neuroscience.

Pocsai's Personal Best Performances
Event Time Date Venue
50 Free
23.51 2/19/2014 ACC Championships
100 Free
51.80 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational
200 Free
1:54.76 2/19/2014 ACC Championships
50 Back
29.25 1/18/2014 vs. Denison/JMU
100 Back
59.62 11/22/2014 Pitt Invitational
100 Fly
1:10.80 9/17/2012 For Time