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  Meredith Martelle
Meredith Martelle

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
South Mecklenburg

Height:
5-8

Event:
Free, Breast, IM


Top Times

500 Free: 4:54.69

1000 Free: 9:58.50

1650 Free: 16:52.53

400 IM: 4:23.27

ACC Academic Honor Roll

2007-08: Turned in a personal best time of 16:52.53 in the 1650 free at the ACC Championships... also swam the 500 free (4:57.81) and 400 IM (4:25.92) at the championships... was victorious in the 200 IM with a time of 2:10.97 against FAMU, Florida International and Florida Gulf Coast... placed second in the 1000 free (10:18.00) against LSU... finished second in the 200 backstroke (2:08.79) against Boston College... touched the wall in third place in the 400 IM (4:32.05) against FAMU and Miami.

2006-07: Scored points at the ACC Championships (Feb. 14-17) for the second straight season by matching her 10th place finish in 2006 in the 400 IM (4:25.50)...finished 24th in the 500 free (5:02.43) and 18th in the 1650 free (17:11.37)... netted the fastest times of the season in two events at the Nike Cup Invitational (Nov. 16-18) with a ninth place finish in the 1,650 free (17:05.63) and a 35th place finish in the 200 IM (2:12.55)...also placed 6th in the 400 IM (4:26.30) and 29th in the 500 free (5:05.98)... scored the best finish of the season against Miami (Oct. 27) with a personal best second place finish in the 1000 free (9:58.50).

2005-06: Scored points at the ACC Championships (Feb. 15-18) finishing 10th in the 400 IM with a personal best and NCAA "B" cut time of 4:23.27...placed 17th in the 500 free (4:54.69) and the 1650 free (17:21.10)...won the 400 IM in 4:23.94 at the at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Nov. 18-20)...finished fourth in the 1650 free with a personal best of 16:54.09...also finished seventh in the 500 free (5:01.55) and 13th in the 200 free (1:54.83)......recorded a personal best in the 1000 free (10:30.74) in a dual meet against Clemson (Nov. 12)...recorded a personal best in the 200 IM (2:09.70) to finish fifth at an ACC quad meet (Oct. 21-22)...took fourth in the 500 free (5:03.38) and fifth in the 1000 free (10:27.18).

High School: Garnered All-America consideration honors her final season at the NCHSAA state meet in three events...best finish was a second-place 5:02.12 in the 500 freestyle....added a fourth-place 2:08.92 in the 200 individual medley...swam on a pair of fourth-place relays, earning All- America honors in the 400 freestyle (3:38.93)...took fourth in the 100 breaststroke as a sophomore at the state championships, while placing fifth in the 200 IM....member of third-place 200 medley relay...South Mecklenburg won the team title her sophomore campaign...three-time All- Mecklenburg selection by the Charlotte Observer...named N.C. All-Star Conference Swimmer of the Year as a senior...posted the best times of her career the 2004 US Senior Nationals and the NCS Senior Championships...top marks at the US Nationals include 400m freestyle (4:36.35), 800m freestyle (9:27.34) and 1500m freestyle (17:56.45)...at the NCS meet, she posted times of 1:55.58 (200 freestyle), 4:59.38 (500 freestyle) and 16:54.00 (1,650 freestyle)...equally as strong in the classroom where she is a Scholastic All-American and a member of the National Honor Society...coached by Ellen Mullis at South Mecklenburg and Dave Gibbson coached her at Mecklenburg Aquatic Club...took 51st in the 1,500 meter freestyle with a time of 17:36.65...finished two spots back of that with a 9:16.06 in the 800 freestyle.

Personal: Born March 16, 1987...majoring in education...daughter of Joseph and Nancy Martelle...swam on the same high school and club teams as former Seminole's Mark Nichols and Stacy Rademacher...youngest of nine children.

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