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Melinda Novoszath

  • position Freestyle/butterfly
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Szeged, Hungary
  • High school Radnoti Miklos HS
  • position Freestyle/butterfly
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Szeged, Hungary
  • High school Radnoti Miklos HS

Melinda Novoszath Bio

NOVOSZATH’S TOP TIMES
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 Freestyle 23.45# 11/17/18 GT Invite Atlanta, GA
100 Freestyle 50.99# 11/18/18 GT Invite Atlanta, GA
200 Freestyle 1:47.70 2/21/19 SEC Championships Athens, GA
500 Freestyle 4:50.98 11/15/18 GT Invite Atlanta, GA
1000 Freestyle

1650 Freestyle

10:20.56

17:03.21

10/12/18

2/18/22

vs NC State

SEC Championships

Columbia, SC

Knoxville, TN

100 Butterfly 55.78 1/12/19 vs East Carolina Columbia, SC
200 Butterfly 1:56.15 2/18/22 SEC Championships Knoxville, TN

! = School Record  |  t = Time Trial  |  # = Leadoff Split/Split | p = Prelims

AWARDS/HONORS

  • CSCAA Scholar All-American – 2022 (2nd team)

2022 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Returned to the team in January and competed in two dual meets and the SEC Championships
  • Placed first in the 200 fly during the meet versus Missouri
  • Placed seventh in the 200 fly at the SEC Championships
  • Set new personal best times in the 200 fly and 1650 free

2017-18 (FRESHMAN)

  • Qualified to compete at the NCAA Championships in the 200 butterfly as a true freshman.
  • Won four races during her first season at Carolina.
  • Finished first in the 200 free twice during the season, winning her first collegiate race against Arkansas with a 1:49.54.
  • Won the consolation final of the 200 fly at the SEC Championships with a season-best 1:56.28 in her b-final race.  Her b-final time was also ranks third in the program’s all-time top performers list.
  • Posted two wins in the 200 fly and two wins in the 200 free during her first season at Carolina.
  • Swam the eighth-fastest 200 free with a 1:47.70 at the SEC Championships.

PRE-COLLEGE

  • Graduated from Radnoti Miklos High School
  • Placed 7th in the 2017 FINA World Championships in the 5km
  • Swam with the Darnyi Tamas Sport Club under coach Peter Horvath

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Melinda Matusovits and Laszlo Novoszath. Sister to Tamas and Noel Novoszath
  • Attended Pazmany Peter Catholic University in Budapest from 2019 to 2021

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