Cheryl Xiang
Cheryl Xiang
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Vernon Hills, Ill.
High School: Adlai Stevenson
Position: Sprint Freestyle
Events: Freestyle
Major: Economics and Mathematics
Bats/Throws: Saybrook
Residential College: Saybrook

Collegiate Bests:
50-yard Freestyle: 24.52
100-yard Freestyle: 51.46
200-yard Freestyle: 1:51.97

High School Bests:
50-yard Freestyle: 24.79
100-yard Freestyle: 51.46
200-yard Freestyle: 1:52.86

2016-2017 (Junior):
50-yard freestyle: Competed at the HYP meet (24.56).  
100-yard freestyle:   Swam a season best time at the HYP meet (52.13). 
200-yard freestyle:   Swam a season best time at the HYP meet (1:52.12). 

2015-2016 (Sophomore):
50-yard freestyle: 12th place at the HYP meet with a career-best time of 24.67.
100-yard freestyle:  Fifth place at the HYP meet with a season-best time of 52.09. 
200-yard freestyle:  Tenth place at the HYP meet with a career-best time of 1:52.58.  

2014-2015 (Freshman):
50-yard freestyle: 12th place at HYP.
100-yard freestyle: Eighth place at HYP.
200-yard freestyle: Eighth place at HYP.

Before Yale:
Held four high school records. Winter Junior Nationals champion and meet record holder in the 800 free relay. Scholastic All-American. National AP Scholar. National Merit finalist. Presidential Scholars semifinalist. Swam for Patriot Aquatic Club

Why I Chose Yale: “I chose Yale because it combines challenging academics and outstanding athletics with a remarkable community and amazing opportunities. Yale offers me the perfect balance of everything.”