|High School:||St. Augustine Prep|
Before St. Bonaventure
A native of Voorhees, N.J., Melchiorre was a three time All-South Jersey selection and earned a spot on the All-Non Catholic team for the state his senior year. At St. Augustine Prep he posted top season times of 1:55.44 in the 200 back as well as 53.18 in the 100 back and 400 IM (4:10.78). As a junior, he helped the school to the state Non-Public championship en route to a spot on the All-South Jersey team. His squad also won the championship his freshman and sophomore years.