Middle Distance Free/IM
Year Senior
Hometown Bellevue, Wash.
High School Phillips Andover
Birthdate January 01, 2020


2010-11: Competed for the Lions in relays, IM and freestyle events during the dual meet season.

2009-10: Competed for the Lions in sprint free and IM events during the dual meet season.

2008-09: Swam in the dual meet season against Navy and Bucknell.

At Phillips Andover: Seven-time letter winner in water polo (3) and swimming (4) ... swim team captain his senior year ... three-time finalist at the New England Preparatory Schools Interscholastic championships ... swim team took first at the NEPSSA’s in 2007, and second in 2008 ... personal bests include 49.45 (100 free), 1:49.43 (200 free) and 2:03.08 (200 IM) ... made honor roll every semester of his four years at Andover ... AP Scholar with distinction ... Prescott C. Davis Scholar (as a part of CUSP).

Personal: Son of Qinghua Meng and Wengang Zhai ... born 6/2/90 in Harbin, China ... majoring in Philosophy

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