ATLANTA (Dec. 4, 2018) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Sam Melhorn has been named the SAA Men's Swimming and Student-Athlete of the Week.
Last weekend, Melhorn won four events at the 3rd Annual Hendrix Invitational.. He won the 100 Breaststroke (56.77), which was a school record. In addition to that mark, he also set a new school mark in the a 100 IM (53.50). The Warrior student-athlete then posted a time of 26.65 in the first 50 of the 100 Breakstroke which also helped set a new team record. Melhorn also won the 200 IM (1.57.16) and 200 Breaststroke (2.09.66).
He was also part of the 200 Free Relay that set a new school record. In that race, he led off in 21.66 which was also a school record in the 50 Free. Finally, Melhorn was also part of recording setting teams in the 200 Medley Relay and 400 Medley Relay.