Kim Melinsky
Kim Melinsky
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dexter, Mich.

High School:
Dexter HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Backstroke/Freestyle

Birthdate:
04/26/1990

Experience:
2L

2009-10 (Sophomore): Posted career-best times at the Appalachian Conference Championships in the 500 freestyle (5:40.45) and 100 backstroke (1:03.26)...had season-best times in the 100 freestyle with a time of 57.32 and 200 backstroke with a time of 2:23.20.

2008-09 (Freshman): Put up personal-best times in the 100 freestyle (56.86) and100 backstroke (1:04.48) at the Appalachian Conference Championships... Had top times in the200 backstroke against Youngstown State (2:19.55), 100 breaststroke at the Carroll Classic (1:14.40), 200 breaststroke (2:44.74) and 200 individual medley against Fairmont State (2:18.62).

Prior to Marshall: Named All-SEC for three consecutive years ... Was a four-year state qualifier ... Earned All-State honors in the 500 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay ... Was named Breakout Swimmer of the Year in 2006 and won the Coaches Award in 2008 ... Was the team captain in 2008 ... Swam for Club Wolverine.

Personal: Born April 26, 1990 in Peekskill, N.Y. ... parents are Jennifer and Donald Melinsky ... sister, Ally Melinsky, also swam for Marshall... has a younger brother, Derek...majoring in family and consumer sciences.