UCSD Swimming & Diving BIO
 Natalie Tang

Triton Q&A (11/18/16)

Four-time NCAA Championships qualifier (2014-15-16-17) ... 10-time All-American (eight relay, two individual) ... Two-time All-America honorable mention (200 free, 100 free) ... Two-time PCSC champion (800 free relay twice).

AS A SENIOR IN 2016-17
Team tri-captain ... CollegeSwimming.com Division II Preseason All-American (50 free, 100 free, 200 free) ... CollegeSwimming.com Preseason All-PCSC (50 free, 100 free, 200 free).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015-16
Team co-captain ... Six-time All-American (50 free, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 200 free, 800 free relay, 400 free relay) and one-time All-America honorable mention (100 free) ... Six-time All-PCSC (200 medley relay, 800 free relay, 50 free, 200 free relay, 400 medley relay, 400 free relay) ... PCSC All-Academic honorable mention ... TeamUnify/CollegeSwimming.com PCSC Swimmer of the Week (2/2) ... Team's Ryan Kloos Spirit Award ... Anchored PCSC champion 800 free relay in a meet- and school-record 7:20.17 on first night, lowering previous program standard (7:22.00) by almost two full seconds while achieving first NCAA automatic qualifier by Triton swimmers on season ... Broke program marks in 50 back and 50 free (23.14), the latter during prelims at PCSC meet (2/13), just before fellow co-captain Colleen Daley lowered it to 22.98 in the very next heat.

Three-time All-American (200 free relay, 800 free relay, 400 free relay) ... Five-time All-PCSC (800 free relay, 200 free relay, 200 free, 100 free, 400 free relay) ... Led off first-place 800 free relay in meet-record 7:23.23 at PCSC Championships (2/18) ... Tied 39th in 50 free (23.96) at NCAA Championships (3/11).

One-time All-American (800 free relay) and one-time All-America honorable mention (200 free) ... Member of 800 free relay that placed second at NCAA Championships (7:20.08), setting a new school record ... Placed 11th in 200 free (1:50.48) at NCAA Championships ... Competed in 50 free (24.30) and 100 back (58.86) at PCSC Championships, earning season-best marks in both events.

Swam for the Tri-Valley Aquatics club since 2008.

A 2013 graduate of Dougherty Valley High in San Ramon ... Earned all-league honorable mention in 2010 and second team in 2012.

Born May 5 in Walnut Creek ... Parents are Dave and Irene Tang ... Has one younger sister named Meagan ... Economics major at Roosevelt College ... Career aspirations include writing a series of science fiction novels for young adults ... Some of her hobbies include nail painting, playing the ukulele and dancing poorly ... The Wedding Singer is one of her favorite movies ... Roots for the Oakland Raiders ... Favorite athlete is Clay Matthews ... Listens to Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift ... Loves pot stickers.

Position: Freestyle
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: San Ramon, CA
High School: Dougherty Valley HS
College: Roosevelt
Major: Economics
Experience: 3 Letters
Natalie Photos:
Diversity and Inclusion
Hall of Fame (Middle Right AD)