Women's Swimming & Diving

Tiffany Zhao
Tiffany Zhao
Year: Junior
Hometown: Beaverton, Ore.
High School: Westview
Position: Free, Breast

Why Brown Statement: "I chose Brown because it provides the perfect balance between athletics and academics. The team, coaching staff, and facilities create an environment in which I will be challenged to become a better swimmer. With the open curriculum, I can craft my own intellectual journey, attaining a high-tier education while satisfying my innate curiosities."

Concentration: Neuroscience

Profile Questions:
Finals march-out song:  Big Data - "Dangerous (feat. Joywave)"
Favorite food:  Anything I'm not allergic to
Favorite dessert:  Anything I'm not allergic to
Favorite city:  Portland, Oregon
Favorite athlete:  Marc-André Fleury
Favorite pro team:  Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite movie or TV show:  Fresh Off the Boat
Current favorite music artist:  OneRepublic
Last book you read:  Herculine Barbin - Michel Foucault
Favorite holiday:  N/A (refer to "Favorite Quote")
Favorite restaurant in Providence:  Ratty
Favorite activity outside the pool:  Getting out of the pool
Who would star as you in a movie about your life:  Constance Wu
Person you’d like to have dinner with:  My momi
Travel destination:  ??
Other sport you enjoy:  Water Polo
Role model / someone you look up to:  Samuel Speroni (is taller than me so I definitely look up to him - also color codes his schedule #goalz)
Something you cannot live without:  EpiPen
Favorite Brown building:  Sidney E. Frank Hall for Life Sciences
Enjoyed this professor’s class:  Neurobiology of Learning and Memory - Dr. Monica Linden
Most memorable meet as a Brown Bear:  Cornell Dual Meet 2k16 (RIP Hawk)
Favorite quote:  "Your job IS a vacation. From poverty." - Louis Huang

2017-18: Competed in all six meets on the season ... Finished second in the 100 breaststroke and fourth in the 200 breaststroke at Cornell ... Placed third in the 100 breaststroke versus Harvard and Penn ... Came in third in the 100 breaststroke against MIT ... Finished fourth in the 100 breaststroke at Yale.

2016-17: Competed in four meets on the season ... Finished fourth in the 100 breaststroke and fifth in the 200 breaststroke against Cornell, Bryant and MIT.

2015-16: Finished 16th in the 100 breaststroke and 25th in the 200 breaststroke at the Ivy League Championships … Also competed in the 50 freestyle at the Championships … Appeared in all six meets on the season.

Before Brown: Earned three varsity letters … Captained team as a senior … Gained Metro League All-Academic honors as a junior and senior … Swam for head coach Audra Gilman … Competed on the club level for Tualatin Hills Swim Club … National Merit finalist and National AP Scholar student.

Personal: Tiffany is the daughter of Peiwen Feng and Shubin Zhao … Has one sister, Stephanie … Born on March 6, 1997 … Biology concentrator.

Personal Records
Event Time Date
50 Free 24.39 2/18/2016
200 Free 1:54.60 12/6/2014
100 Breast 1:03.67 3/28/2015
200 Breast 2:18.95 3/6/2015