Melissa Lang
Melissa Lang

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Edison, N.J.

High School:
Bishop George

Event:
Multiple


04/19/2013

Chokran Named MVP at Team's Annual Awards Banquet

Women's Swimmer Chokran Named Team MVP at Annual Awards Banquet

02/23/2013

Pair of Top-Four Finishers Solidify U-M's Sixth-Place Big Ten Finish

Women's Swimming & Diving Comes In Sixth Place at Big Tens

02/22/2013

Four Place in 'A' Finals, Relay Sets Record on Day Three of Big Tens

Four Women's Swimmers in 'A' Finals, Relay Sets Record at Big Tens

02/21/2013

Oldershaw, Beidler Shine in 200 IM on Second Day of Big Tens

Women's Swimmers Oldershaw, Beidler Shine in 200 IM at Big Tens

02/08/2013

U-M Celebrates Seniors with Victory over Toledo

Women's Swimming & Diving Celebrates Senior Night with Win

At Michigan ... Academic All-Big Ten (2012) ... Two-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2011-12) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2011).

Senior (2012-13) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 30th in the 200-yard breaststroke, 40th in the 100-yard breaststroke, 45th in the 200-yard IM at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 20-23) ... Regular Season ... Swam three events vs. Toledo (Feb. 8) ... finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke vs. Michigan State (Jan. 25) ... swam three events vs. Ohio State (Jan. 18) ... swam five events at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ...swam four events against Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... swam in four events against Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... swam in four events vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29), including second-place finishes in 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM.

Junior (2011-12) ... Academic All-Big Ten ...U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished tied for 17th in the 100-yard breaststroke, 20th in the 200-yard breaststroke, and 29th in the 200-yard IM at Big Ten Championships (Feb. 15-18) ... Regular Season ... won the 200-yard breaststroke against Michigan State (Jan. 27) ... second in the 200-yard IM, fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke, and seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke against Ohio State (Jan. 21) ... fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke, sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke against Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 14) ... third in the 100-yard breaststroke, fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke and eighth in the 400-yard IM against Indiana (Jan. 7) ... third both breaststrokes and the 200-yard IM at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2-4) ... fourth in the 100-meter breaststroke, sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 11th in the 200-meter IM against Florida/Stanford (Nov. 4-5) ... fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke, sixth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 12th in the 400-yard IM against IU/Texas (Oct. 28) ... third in the 200-yard breaststroke and fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke against Toledo (Oct. 22) ... fourth in the 200-yard IM and 200-yard breaststroke, sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke and eighth in the 400-yard IM against Minnesota (Oct. 7-8).

Sophomore (2010-11) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 15th in the 200-yard IM, 21st in the 200-yard breaststroke and 23rd in the 100-yard breaststroke at the 2011 Big Ten Championships (Feb. 16-19) ... Regular Season ... Swam three events at Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 15)... placed fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 100- and 200-yard breaststrokes at Indiana (Jan. 8)... finished sixth in the 400-yard IM, seventh in the 200-yard breaststroke and 11th in the 100-yard breaststroke at the EMU Invitational (Dec. 3-4)... swam four individual events against Stanford/Florida (Nov. 5-6)... took fourth in the 200-yard breaststroke and eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke against Indiana/Texas (Oct. 29-30)... finished third in the 200-yard breaststroke and fifth in the 100-yard breaststroke against Toledo (Oct. 22)... swam in four events vs. Minnesota (Oct. 8)...

Freshman (2009-10) ... Regular Season ... Finished second in the 100-meter breaststroke at Copa Coqui (Jan. 2)... set four career-highs at the Purdue Invitational (Nov. 20-22)... swam in five individual events for the Wolverines and three relays... made collegiate debut Oct. 9 at Dennis Stark Relays.

Prep ... Five-time National Qualifier... Longcourse Junior National Qualifier in the 400-yard Individual Medley, 100-yard Breaststroke and 200-yard Breaststroke... placed 32nd in the 200m Breaststroke at the USA Swimming Junior National Championships... placed eighth in the 100-yard Breaststroke at the Spring Sections and 12th in the 200-yard Breaststroke... Senior National Qualifier in the 100- and 200-yard Breaststroke... All-American selection in 100-yard Breaststroke as a sophomore... holds county records for 100-yard Breaststroke and 200-yard Individual Medley... broke state record in the 13-14 age group in the 200-yard Breaststroke with a time of 2:17.08... National Qualifier in the 200-yard Breaststroke... first team All-State selection in the 100-yard Breaststroke as a freshman.

Club/Junior Team ... Scarlet Aquatic Club.

Personal ... Melissa Jean Lang was born Sept. 23, 1991... parents are Fred and Jennie Lang... enrolled in College of Literature, Science & the Arts... pre-medicine major (biology)... both parents attended Syracuse University... father, Fred, played football for Syracuse (1976-80) and professionally for the New Jersey Generals of the USFL... Scholastic All-American.

Event Time Date
50-yard Freestyle 30.42 11/20/09
100-yard Backstroke 1:04.19 1/28/11
100-yard Butterfly 56.26 12/3/11
100-yard Breaststroke 1:02.22 12/3/11
200-yard Breaststroke 2:14.90 12/4/11
200-yard Individual Medley 2:01.69 2/17/11
400-yard Individual Medley 4:31.29 11/20/10

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