Competed in 13 different events during the season... Regular in the freestyle events... Finished second in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:22.42 during a tri-meet against Louisville and Kentucky... Member of the Cougars' winning 400-yard freestyle relay team which posted a time of 3:40.41 during that tri-meet.
Was a letterwinner for head coach Chuck Blackman at Humble High... member of the varsity for four straight years... Earned All-State honors in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle and was an All-American in the 200-yard and 400-yard freestyle relays... Elected team captain as a senior... Also received All-America, All-Region First Team and All-State Second Team recognition in water polo.. Helped lead squad to state championship in 2003... As a freshman at Highlands Ranch High in Colorado, placed in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle events at the state meet.
Full name is Melissa Anne Wright... Born on March 1, 1985, in San Antonio, Texas... Daughter of Louis and Emilia Wright... Has a twin sister, Courtney, who plays soccer at Angelo State... Undecided major.