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Melanie Roberts
Melanie Roberts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, N.Y.

High School:
Cardinal Gibbons

Event:
Breast/IM

Major:
Exercise Science

All-American
Two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll
Two-time CSCAA Academic All-American

Junior Season (2009-10)
Qualified for the 200 fly consolation final at the 2010 SEC Championships ... Finished 12th overall in the event in a time of 2:00.11, which was third-best on the team ... Also competed in the 200 IM and 400 IM ... Was 25th in the 200 IM (2:03.26) and 23rd in the 400 IM (4:21.89) ... Recorded a third-place finish in the 200 fly at Texas in a time of 2:02.42 ... Finished sixth in the 200 IM against the Longhorns ... Picked up a fourth-place finish in the 100 breast against Georgia.

Sophomore Season (2008-09)
Competed at the 2009 USA Swimming National Championships in the 100m breast, 200m breast, 100m fly, 200m fly and 200m IM ... In the breaststroke events, she took 40th in the 100m (1:13.01 and 46th in the 200m (2:41.78) ... Swam to a 36th-place finish in the 100m fly in 1:01.39, a 30th-place finish in the 200m fly (2:16.51) and was 46th overall in the 200 IM (2:19.70) ... Qualified for the 2009 NCAA Championships and finished 35th in the 100 bresat (1:01.43) and 37th in the 200 breast (2:13.03 ... Swam in three individual events for Auburn at the 2009 SEC Championships ... Was fifth in the 100 breast in a time of 1:00.55, which ranks fifth all-time at Auburn ... Her time of 1:58.39 in the 200 IM was good for seventh place and sixth all-time at school history ... Qualified for the consolation final in the 200 breast and took ninth in a career-best time of 2:12.66.

Freshman Season (2007-08)
Competed at the 2008 United State Olympic Trials in the 100m breast and 200m breast ... Swam to a 19th-place finish in the prelims of the 100m breast (1:10.16) and a 73rd-place finish in the 200 breast (2:38.57) ... At the 2008 NCAA Championships, she earned All-America honorable mention in the 100 breast and 200 breast where she finished 12th and 16th, respectively ... Also finished 23rd in the 200 IM (1:59.73) ... Swam in the championship finals of the 100 breast and 200 IM at the 2008 SEC Championships ... Took sixth in the 100 breast (1:02.22) and sixth in the 200 IM (2:00.71) ... Swam in the consolation finals of the 200 breast, finishing ninth in 2:15.17.

High School
Competed in the 100mbreast, 200m breast, 200m fly and 200m IM at the 2007 USA Swimming Senior National Championships ... Finished ninth in the 100m breast in 1:10.01 ... Made the U.S. National Team for the Japan International Grand Prix, competing in the 100m breast, 200m breast, 100m fly and 200m IM.

Personal
Full name is Melanie Katherine Roberts ... Parents are Rebecca and Charlie Roberts ... Has one brother, Jon ... He is a former Auburn swimmer and also swam at Minnesota ... Father Charlie swam collegiately at Iowa ... Majoring in exercise science.