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 Derek Tanizaki-Hudson

TRITON NOTES
One-time PCSC champion (100 IM in 2017).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17
PCSC champion in inaugural 100 IM ... PCSC All-Academic honorable mention ... Competed in five of seven meets, including third PCSC Championships.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015-16
Competed in three of eight meets, including second PCSC Championships ... Missed first five meets, making season debut in double dual vs. CSU Bakersfield and Colorado Mesa (1/9).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014-15
Competed in seven of nine meets, including first PCSC Championships ... Made college debut in opener vs. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (10/25) ... Missed dual meets vs. CSU Bakersfield (1/10) and California Baptist (1/17).

CLUB
Competed for the Santa Clara Swim Club ... Broke the 100 breast Far Western record ... A two-time Joel Ferrell Award honoree.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of American Renaissance Academy in Kapolei, Hawaii.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 8 in Monterey ... Parents are Daimon Hudson and Kelly Tanizaki ... Has an older brother named Virgil and two younger sisters named Kealani and Kiana ... Political science major with environmental studies minor at Roosevelt College ... Has aspirations of going to law school after graduating from UC San Diego ... Enjoys surfing, snowboarding and mountain biking ... Roots for the San Francisco 49ers and Giants ... Favorite athlete is pro surfer Kelly Slater ... Loves pizza.

Position: Breaststroke
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kapolei, HI
High School: American Renaissance Academy
College: Roosevelt
Major: Political Science
Experience: 3 Letters
Derek Photos:
A3 performance Invitational AD