Melton was a part the 200 Medley Relay that upset UGA and shocked the swimming world(1:41.48)… Melton also set two new PR’s in the 50 (22.63) and 100 free(49.17)… was apart of two winning relays at the Houston meet… finished the season with three first place finishes, six second and three third place… At the USA Swimming Nationals, Melton’s time in the 50 free qualified her for olympic trials, along with making the NCAA ‘B’ cut for 100 free, 100 fly and 100 back.
Prior to Arkansas
Melton is a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and NISCA All-American. At the 2016 AHSAA 6A-7A Division Swimming and Diving Championships, she won the 100 back in a time of 55.99 and finished runner-up in the 200 free in 1:50.36. She is a 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials qualifier in the 100 back, clocking a 1:03.09 in the prelims. Her top times include a 23.69 mark in the 50 free, 50.45 in the 100 free and 1:49.97 in the 200 free. Her top 100 back time is 54.69.
Born August 17, 2000 in Nashville Tenn… Daughter of Jennifer and Daniel Melton.. has one sister Katelynn Melton… Majoring in Animal science pre-vet.