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  Melissa Pocsai
Melissa Pocsai

Player Profile
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Richmond Hill, Ontario

High School:
Maple

Position:
SPRINT

02/20/2014

Diving Makes Big Splash in First ACC Showing

Freshman Tony Galante stands out for the Panthers on the 3M board

02/19/2014

Pitt Women Break Four School Records on Day One of ACC Championships

Blair Wegescheide and Dani des Tombe lead off relays in record setting fashion

02/08/2014

Pitt Falls to Virginia in the Pool

Panthers head to ACC Championships in less than two weeks

12/04/2013

Pitt Swimmers Head to AT&T Winter Nationals

Panthers to race with top American competition

11/25/2013

Panthers Win 25 Events at Pitt Invitational

Winter Nationals up next for the Panthers

2013-2014: 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 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 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.