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    Melissa Scott  
    Melissa Scott

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Rochester Hills, MI

    High School:
    Rochester Adams

    Height:
    5-7

    Event:
    Fly/IM


    02/22/2014

    Reaney Sets American Record In 200-Yard Breaststroke

    The junior broke Texas A&M senior and Olympic gold medalist Breeja Larson's mark of 2:04.48.

    02/21/2014

    Strong Day For Irish Highlighted By Reaney's Title In 100 Breast

    The junior set ACC and school records in event to clinch second individual title.

    02/08/2014

    Notre Dame Closes Out Home Slate With Win Over Cleveland State

    The Irish won 162-124 and honored men's head coach Tim Welsh in his final dual meet.

    02/07/2014

    Whyte Enjoying Breakout Year In Pool For Irish

    The junior grew up a multi-sport water athlete, playing water polo in addition to swimming.

    02/01/2014

    No. 24 Irish Breeze Past Iowa At Shamrock Invitational

    Notre Dame won 16 of the 20 events on the weekend.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Swam to a seventh-place finish in the 200 fly at the 2013 BIG EAST Championships (2:00.74) ... also registered a 14th-place showing in the 400 IM (4:21.58) and a 16th-place performance in the 200 IM (2:04.70) ... both of the individual medley performances were career-best times ... recorded a career-best time of 1:59.93 and a seventh-place showing in the 200 fly at the Ohio State Invitational ... during that swim, set a career-best 100 fly time when she split 55.51 in the first 100 yards of the race ... also competed in the 200 IM (2:04.57) and the 400 IM (4:22.84) at the Ohio State Invitational ... the 200 IM performance was a career-best time ... earned four top-three finishes in the 200 fly over the course of the dual meet slate (Shamrock Invitational, at Auburn, vs. Purdue and vs. Pittsburgh) ... added bronze medal finishes in the 200 breast at the Shamrock Invitational and in the 400 IM at the Shamrock Invitational ... was a member of the gold-medal winning 400 medley relay at the Shamrock Invitational and the 400 free relay vs. Pittsburgh ... earned a monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Specialized in the butterfly and individual medley events in first year with the Irish ... finished eighth in the 200 fly (2:02.38) ... also competed individually at the BIG EAST Championships in the 100 fly (56.03) and 400 IM (4:22.17), both season-best times ... recorded best 200 fly and 200 IM results at the Ohio State Invitational, finishing the races in 2:00.70 and 2:05.88, respectively ... posted a second place finish in league dual meet action against Pittsburgh in the 200 fly ... placed third in the 100 fly against Ball State ... gained another bronze in the 400 IM in a dual meet against Auburn ... earned a monogram.

    THE SCOTT FILE: Graduated from Rochester Adams High School (Mich.) in the spring of 2011 ... competed for the Oakland Live Y'ers club team during high school years ... won six state championships in the 100 and 200 backstroke, 100 and 200 fly and 200 and 400 individual medley ... held three team records at time of graduation ... competed in the U.S. Open and is a Senior and Junior National Qualifier ... team won 2008 and 2009 USA Swimming Central Zone Sectional Combined champion- ship ... team also won 2009 USA Swimming Central Zone Sectional Women's championship and was a runner-up in 2010 ... also a strong performer in the classroom, earning three Academic All-American citations ... member of the National Honor Society and Student Council in high school ... named an international finalist in an Essay Writing and Problem Solving contest by University of Colorado ... born to Alan and Carol Scott in Plymouth, England ... has an older brother, Keiran, and a younger brother, Nicholas ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in English.

    Scott's Career Bests

    Event Time Meet
    100 Fly 55.51 (Ohio State, 2012)
    200 Fly 1:59.93 (Ohio State, 2012)
    200 IM 2:04.57 (Ohio State, 2012)
    400 IM 4:21.58 (BIG EAST, 2013)

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