- Swimmer at JCC Sailfish
- in 2008 = 22 DOB: Dec 16, 1985
- 6' 4" (193.0 cm)
- Hometown = Pittsburgh, Pa.
- former resident of New Haven, Conn.
- Coach = Mark Bernardino
- Wikipedia:Patrick Mellors
- USA Swimming's media guide provided some source materials.
Set a Games record and won gold in the 400m IM at the 2007 World University Games ... finished seventh in the 400m IM at 2004 Olympic Trials
World University Games:Edit
2007: Gold, 400m IM(GR) ... 2005: 4th, 400m IM Olympic Trials History: 2004: 7, 400m IM
Took fifth in the 200m IM and sixth in the 400m IM at the CP Spring Nationals ... finished sixth in 200m IM at P66 Spring Nationals
2005(Fr): 5, 400y IM; 10, 200y IM
2007(Jr): 3, 400y IM; 7, 200y IM; 14, 800y FR-R
2007 World Rankings: Edit
6th, 400m IM
2006 World Rankings: Edit
55th, 400m IM
National Teams: 2003 National Junior Team Collegiate: Three-time NCAA All-American (2005-07) ... three-time ACC Champion (2005-07) ... 2007 ACC Men's Swimmer of the Year
High School: Central Catholic HS ’04 College: University of Virginia ’08 College Major: Foreign Affairs, Spanish
Ambitions, Aspirations, Goals, Dreams Edit
Family, Village, Community Edit
Parents: John Mellors and Mary Pat Lewis … father played lacrosse at Dartmouth and is now a physician at Pitt ... mother is dean of nursing SUNY Delhi Sports Played Before Swimming: Ice hockey, soccer, basketball Nickname(s): Meat … a reference to Tim Robbins’ character in the movie Bull Durham … the UVA upperclassmen gave him the name when he was a freshman Hobbies Outside the Pool: Listening to music, supporting UVA athletics, playing fantasy football Ultimate Way to Relax: Listening to assorted alternative artists Most Influential Person: Parents and coach (Al Rose) ... "They have taught me that nothing is granted or given, only earned."
Training Notes Edit
Swims 11,000 meters/yards per day, 4 hours a day, 7 days a week Favorites: Tv: The Office ... movie: No Country for Old Men .. music: Kanye West, Queen, New Found Glory, Wyclef Jean
2007 World University Games 2007: Gold, 400m IM
Event Best Year 200m BK 2:09.12 Jun 06 200m IM 2:02.47 Mar 08 400m IM 4:12.94 Aug 07
Ultraswim GP - 6 Final, 400m IM 08 OSU GP - 20 Final, 100m BR; 5 Final, 200m IM; 3 Final, 400m IM
SCY NATS - t12 Final, 200y IM; 6 Final, 400y IM WUGS - 1 Final, 400m IM 07 ULTRA GP - 11 Final, 400m FR; 7 Final, 200m IM Namesnik GP - 6 Final, 200m IM; 11 Final, 400m IM
SUM NATS - 21 Final, 200m FR; 7 Final, 200m IM; 7 Final, 400m IM NCAA - 13 Final, 400y IM 2005 WC TRIALS - 4 Final, 400m IM 2004 OLY TRIALS - 11 Final, 200m IM; 7 Final, 400m IM SPG NATS - 5 Final, 200m IM; 6 Final, 400m IM 2003 SUM NATS - 24 Final, 200m FR; 14 Final, 200m IM 2002 SUM NATS - 19 Final, 400m IM SPG NATS - 6 Final, 200m IM; 11 Final, 400m IM