Kristen Melville
Kristen Melville

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
West Lafayette

Event:
Freestyle/Individual Medley

Birthdate:
08/18/1984



2004-05: Academic All-Big Ten ... won the 400 IM title at the Boiler-Make-It Invitational ... best 500 free time of season was a 5:37.35 posted at the Indiana Intercollegiates ... best 1,000 free mark of 11:02.27 was clocked at the Arizona State/Notre Dame triangular meet.

2003-04: Academic All-Big Ten ... competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 500 and 1,650 freestyle ... mile time of 18:04.71 was a career best, as was her 500 time of 5:18.45 ... posted consecutive fourth-place showings in the 1,000 free against Arkansas and Michigan State ... placed fifth in the 500 free against Indiana ... competed reguarly in the 100 and 200 breaststroke ... season best 100 breast time of 1:10.81 was recorded during the finals of the Texas A&M Fall Invitational ... her top 200 breast time of 2:34.86 was posted at the Wisconsin Quadrangular.

2002-03: Honor student ... member of the Dean's List ... member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars ... Big Ten finalist in the 1,650 free (18:21.01) ... competed in the preliminary round of the 200 breast and 500 free at the conference championships ... recorded a pair of top 8 finishes against Indiana, placing eighth in the 1,650 free and seventh in the 200 breast ... placed eighth in the 1,000 free against Notre Dame.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner ... high school team was four-time conference team champions and three time sectional team champions ... individual conference champ in 100 breast as a junior and 500 free and 400 free relay as a senior ... sectional champion in 500 free and 200 medley relay as a junior and 200 medley relay team as a senior ... conference champ with the 400 free relay team as a junior.

Personal: Born Aug. 18, 1984 ... given name is Kristen Leigh Melville ... parents are Dick and Marianne Melville ... has an older brother, Richard ... majoring in hotel and tourism management with minors in French and religious studies.