Zachary Chen
Zachary Chen
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Troy, MI
High School: Troy
Position: Free, Back, IM
Parents: Chi Yang & Jack

Career Best Times:

21.00 50 Free 11/2/2018 Emory Invitational
46.32 100 Free 11/29/2018 Denison Invitational
1:45.04 200 Free 10/24/2015 vs. Birmingham-Southern
50.74 100 Back 2/14/2018 UAA Championships
1:48.69 200 Back 2/23/2018 Royal Open
56.09 100 Breast 2/13/2019 UAA Championships
2:03.68 200 Breast 2/13/2019 UAA Championships
50.69 100 Fly 2/14/2018 UAA Championships
1:48.64 200 IM 3/20/2019 NCAA Championships
4:02.86 400 IM 2/8/2017 UAA Championships

Honors:

2016 All-UAA 100 Back 3rd
CSCAA Scholar All-America
 
2017 CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention
 
2018 CSCAA Scholar All-America
 
2019 National Champion 200 Freestyle Relay
All-America 200 Freestyle Relay 1st
All-America Honorable Mention 200 IM 9th
UAA Champion 200 Freestyle Relay
All-UAA 200 Freestyle Relay 1st
200 IM 2nd

 

Prior to Emory: Served as a team captain for the Troy High School swim team as a junior and senior...3x Academic All-American in 2013, 2014 and 2015...Named All-State for all four years of his high school career...Recorded personal bests in the 200 IM (1:56.0) and 100 Back (52.5) as a junior...Set a new personal best time in the 100 Back with a time of 51.6 as a senior and recorded a 21.20 in the 50 free during his senior season.

Personal: Born May 5, 1997.

Why he chose Emory?: "I chose Emory for the great academics, great athletics and beautiful campus."