On October 18, 2021, Cadet Anthony Melick broke his second swimming record during his tenure at MMA. Completing the 200-meter individual medley with a time of 2:29:39, he broke the previous MMA record, set by Jim Calhoun in 1979 with a time of 2:29:70.
In 2020, Melick broke the MMA record for the 100-meter backstroke. His time was 1:08:30, beating previous record-holder Randal Adler’s time of 1:08:90, set in 1977.
A junior from Overland Park, Kansas, Melick is the son of Yelena and Robert Melick.
Cadet Melick updated MMA's record board for the 200-meter individual medley and 100-meter backstroke. View photos from the 22 October 2021 record board update.