Vandy will be back in the pool again on Jan. 18 for a tri-meet with West Florida and Liberty.
Vanderbilt broke 14 school records over the five-day event
Lauren Torres broke two school records on the day
Vanderbilt broke two school records that were set in 1990
Vanderbilt won individual races in the 100 free and 200 breast on Saturday
2012-13 (Junior): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Set school records as a member of the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relay teams ... Holds third-fastest team time in the 100 free (52.70) and 200 free (1:52.73) ... Swam the 50 free in 24.41 at the SEC Championships ... Placed third in the 50-yard freestyle against UALR ... Finished the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:58.31 against Evansville ... Finished eighth in the 50 free with a time of 25.25 against Tulane and WKU.
2011-12 (Sophomore): Posted the third-fastest time of the season in the 50 free (24.83), fourth-fastest in the 100 free (53.74) and fifth-fastest in the 200 free (1:56.90)... Swam her fastest times of the season at the SEC Championships... Member of the 400 free relay (3:34.69) that finished first versus Arkansas-Little Rock... Won the 50 free versus Marshall with a time of 25.21.
2010-11 (Freshman):Helped set school records in the 400 medley relay (3:50.69) and 400 freestyle relay (3:29.98), both at the SEC Championships...Posted the team's top time in the 50 free with a 24:42 at the SEC Championships...Helped set season's top time in 200 freestyle relay with a mark of 1:36.69 (SEC Championships)...Set personal best of 52.94 at the league's championships...Won the 50 free (25.01) and 100 free (54.13) at Marshall...Helped 400 medleyrelay team win against Tulane with a time of 3:55.69.
High School/Club Swimming: Lettered in swimming at Collierville High under coach Justin Ingram...team captain senior year...named team MVP sophomore, junior and senior season...fifth place finish in 50 free and seventh in 100 free of 2009/10 state finals...set Shelby County record in 100 freestyle...finished first in Shelby County 50 free during 2007, 2008, and 2009...two-time Scholastic All-American Team. Personal: Melissa Roberts...born November 4, 1991...Father Steve is a computer programmer...mother Lynne' works at Petco...one borther, Matthew (20)...one sister, Kaitlyn (22)...enjoys playing brisbee, shopping, eating...favorites include Will Ferrell (actor), Keith Urban (musician), Jersey Shore (television show), Step Brothers (movie)...best swimming moment was traveling to New York for a swim meet...undecided on major.
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