AS A JUNIOR IN 2016-17
National STUDENT-Athlete Day honoree ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (4/17).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015-16
CoSIDA Academic All-America At-Large Third Team ... CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 At-Large First Team ... ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Posted an impressive 13-6 record for singles ... He produced an 11-2 record in his first 13 games, competing in spots from one to four ... Took a 6-3, 6-3 victory against Division I opponent, UCI (1/17) ... In three sets, won his match vs. No. 2 Hawaii Pacific (3/5) and the eighth ranked player in the nation ... Won in three sets vs. Villanova's (3/3) Division I program ... For doubles, he tallied an 11-8 record ... Earned a win against No. 1 Barry (3/6) 8-4 with partner, Rodrigo Amaral.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014-15
ITA Scholar-Athlete ... Finished the season with an 8-3 overall recording, spending time in the No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 slot ... Earned his first collegiate victory with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over No. 45 Point Loma on Feb. 4 ... Finished the season with five consecutive wins, beginning on March 29 against No. 41 Holy Names and ending on April 10 against Point Loma ... Went 5-2 overall in doubles spending time paired with Rajeev Herekar, Mark Meyer, Edvin Larssen and Eric Tseng ... Won his first three doubles matches of the season, highlighted by a 8-4 win against Division I opponent Villanova on March 5.
A 2014 graduate of Crean Lutheran High School in Irvine ... Qualified for CIF-SS main draw in 2012 ... Was a singles league finalist in 2013 and 2014 ... Was the doubles league champion in 2011 ... Led the Saints to the Academy League (2013-14).
Born Nov. 17 in Woodland ... Parents are Bin Zhang and Yufen Yang ... Has an older brother named Kevin ... Human biology major and organic chemistry minor at Muir College ... Hopes to attend medical school after graduating from UCSD and become a surgeon ... Enjoys working out, playing music and being with friends in his free time ... Roots for the Los Angeles Angels and Rams ... Favorite athlete is Roger Federer ... Listens to ASAP Rocky and CMA ... Lists God, Bruce Lee, and friend Callaghan McDonough as his greatest influences.