Amy Zhao
Amy Zhao
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Guilford, Conn.
High School: Phillips Academy
Position: Sprint Freestyle/Butterfly
Events: Sprint Freestyle/Butterfly
Major: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and Applied Mathematics
Bats/Throws: Berkeley
Residential College: Berkeley

Collegiate Bests:
50-yard Freestyle:23.28
100-yard Freestyle: 51.77
100-yard Butterfly: 55.48

High School Bests:
50-yard Freestyle: 23.44
100-yard Freestyle: 51.36
100-yard Butterfly: 56.55

Collegiate Awards:
All-Ivy Second Team (2015)

2017-2018 (Senior):
50-yard freestyle:
 Swam a season-best 24.25 at the HYP meet.
100-yard butterfly:
 Swam a season-best 57.54 at the HYP meet.

2016-2017 (Junior):
50-yard freestyle:
  Tenth place at the HYP meet.
100-yard butterfly:
 12th place at the HYP meet.

2015-2016 (Sophomore):
50-yard freestyle:  Seventh place at the HYP meet.  22nd place at the Nike Cup Invite with a season-best time of 23.72.  Won the event in dual meet against Southern Connecticut. 
100-yard butterfly:  Ninth place at the HYP meet.  27th place at the Nike Cup Invite.  

2014-2015 (Freshman):
50-yard freestyle: 16th place at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships.  Seventh place at HYP.  Eighth place at the Brown Invite (23.91).
100-yard freestyle: 22nd place at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships.  Sixth place at HYP.  Ninth place at the Brown Invite. 
Relay Events: Member of the 200-yard freestyle relay that finished second at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships.  Member of the 400-yard freestyle relay that finished in third place at the Brown Invite.  Member of the 400-yard freestyle relay that finished in third place at HYP.

Why I Chose Yale: “At Yale, not only are the academics phenomenal, but the athletics, extracurricular activities, and people are also extraordinary. When I met the team, they were all incredibly nice and talented and I instantly felt at home! “