Men's Swimming & Diving

Jordan Melidor-Fuxis
Jordan Melidor-Fuxis
Height: 6-0
Weight: 174
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Jackson Heights, N.Y.
High School: Lycee de Belle Fontaine
Position: Distance/Free
Major: Undeclared

2015-16: Took first in both distance events, touching the wall in 5:12.68 in the 500 free and 10:51.16 in the 1000 free vs CSI... Produced a pair of dominant performances for the Knights, winning the 200 free with a time of 1:45.37 then took first in the 500 free, touching the wall in 4:59.88 in a tri-meet with Baruch and Adelphi... Took first overall in the 200 free with a time of 1:47.24, placed second in the 200 IM with a time of 1:59.55 and third in the 200 fly with a time of 2:02.51 in the USMMA Invitational... Swam to a first-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle with a mark of 5:01.73 in Session 1 of the Ranger Invitational. Notched two more victories in the 100-yard butterfly and the 200-yard freestyle events, winning the former by nearly five seconds in 51.67 in Session 2 of the Ranger Invitational... In the 200 freestyle, placed first with a time of 1:51.95 and first in the 500 free with a time of 5:15.59 in meet with William Patterson... Had a pair of victories, beginning with a first place finish in the 200 freestyle (1:48.41) and then a first in the 500 freestyle, touching the wall in 5:00.25 in meet with St Francis... Placed first in a pair of events, taking first in the 500 free with a time of 5:09.93 and in the 100 fly with a time of 53.19 in tri-meet with Maritime and York... Placed 15th in the men's 100 fly, with a time of 51.93 and also took 22nd in the 200 free with a time of 1:46.04 one day two of the Metropolitan Collegiate Championships... Placed 15th in the 100 free with a time of 48.09 on day three of the Metropolitan Collegiate Championships. 

Had an auspicious debut for the Knights during a tri-meet between York College and Pace University, winning the 500 free in 4:48.13, the 1000 free in 9:57.36, and swimming a leg on the winning 200 freestyle relay team that posted a 1:31.59 (10/27)...Moved down to the 100 butterfly to win in 52.46 and returned to win the 500 free in a dual meet with the College of Staten Island (11/3)...Set a school record in winning the 200 free with his mark of 1:45.78 in a tri-meet contested between Adelphi University and Baruch College (11/13)...Placed third out of 32 swimmers in the 200 free with a mark of 1:46.49, third in the 500 free with a mark of 4:49.45 and sixth out of 32 competitors in the 100 butterfly at the USMMA Invitational (11/22)...Bested the field by nearly thirty seconds in the 500 free during Day One of the Ranger Invitational (12/5)...Lowered his school record time and posted a meet record in the 200 free with a his mark of 1:44.82, which won the event on Day Two of the Ranger Invitational (12/6)...Swam in the 400 yard relay that posted a meet record of 3:54.33 on Day Three of the Ranger Invitational (12/7)...Pulled off another sweep of the distance events in a dual meet against USMMA, winning the 500 free in 4:52.88 and the 1000 free in 10:18.52, and swam the lead-off leg on the first place 200 yard freestyle relay (12/10)...Captured first in the 500 yard freestyle by clocking 5:07.47, nearly forty seconds in front of his nearest competitor, and in the 100 yard butterfly with a mark of 54.91 in the Knights' dual meet with Saint Francis College (1/19)...Had a string of first-place finishes in the team's dual meet with SUNY Maritime, winning the 1650 yard freestyle event in 16:47.75, the 1000 freestyle in 10:09.36 and the 500 free in 4:52.36 (1/22)...Set five school records as a freshman and won the Outstanding Freshman award at the QC annual athletics awards banquet.

Before Queens: Attended Lycee de Belle Fontaine in Martinique, France for high school.

Personal: Son of Paule and Yve Melidor-Foxis...One older brother, Teddy, who graduated from QC...Speaks fluent French and Creole...Lived in both France and Martinique growing up...Nickname is "Frenchy"...Career goals are to become a software developer, combat rescue officer or cyber security...Plans to become and officer in the Air Force after graduation...Favorite food is mac and cheese...Enjoys playing soccer...Major is Computer Science.