Brendon Chiu
Brendon Chiu
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Monterey Park, Calif.
High School: Mark Keppel
Position: Free-SPR
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2013-14: All-American (400 Free Relay) … Honorable Mention All-America (200 Free Relay) … NEWMAC Relay of the Week (400 Free Relay: 12/9, 1/21) … at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/6-7), he was part of the winning 200 free relay with its time of 1:21.49, was second in the 50 free with an NCAA B cut time of 20.72, touched fourth in the 100 breast, earning another B cut with his time of 57.79, was fifth in the 100 free in 46.65 and was part of the winning 400 free relay with its time of 3:01.47 … won the 400 IM at the Wheaton Invitational (2/8) with a time of 4:25.13 … was also second in the 100 back in 55.72 …at the NEWMAC Championships (2/20-23), he was part of the 200 free relay that touched in second with a 1:23.05, came fourth in the 50 free with a time of 21.17, took 11th in the 100 breast in 59.20, was ninth in the 100 free with a 47.92 and was part of the 200 medley relay that came eighth in 1:34.82 … at the NCAA Championships (3/19-22), he came 17th in the 50 free with a time of 20.59 and was 31st in the 100 breast with a 58.55 … he was part of the 200 free relay that came 11th in 1:22.09 and was the second leg of the 400 free relay that came in fifth place with a time of 3:00.01.

2012-13: Started his sophomore season against Springfield (11/10), coming in third place in both the 100 breast and the 100 free, going 1:01.62 and 49.38 respectively … finished third in the 50 free against Bowdoin and Babson (11/17) with a time of 21.18 … swam a best time of 58.81 in the 100 breast against Williams (1/11) … at the NEWMAC Championships (2/15-17), he was part of the 200 free relay that finished in seventh place with a time of 1:22.39 … touched in third place in the 50 free in an NCAA B cut time and personal record of 20.69 … was the breaststroke leg in the 200 medley relay that was first in prelims with a time of 1:34.42 … came fourth in the 100 breast with another personal best time of 57.84 … was eighth in the 100 free in 46.99 … was the anchor in the 400 free relay that came in eighth with a 3:06.62 … at the NCAA Championships (3/20-23), he came in 21st place in the 50 free in 20.70 … was part of the 200 medley relay that came 11th in prelims in 1:30.44.

2011-12: Won the 50 free at the New England Invitational (11/5) in 21.61 … pair of top-three finishes in the 100 free at the New England Invitational and at Bowdoin (11/19) … finished among the top three in three of the four 100 breast races during the regular season … finished fifth in the 50 free at the NEWMAC Championships … sixth in the 100 breast.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … also part of the MIT water polo team … held an internship with Trans-Pacific Institute LLC … interned with the Aerospace Corporations … MedLink … Undergraduate Association Athletics Chair … Poker Club … Chinese Students Club.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Mark Keppel High School … NISCA All-America … NISCA All-America Academic … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Pasadena Star News Boys Swimmer of the Year … set league records in the 50 and 100 free … team captain … also played water polo and ultimate frisbee … National Honor Society … California Scholarship Federation … Crown and Scepter … treasurer of the California Scholarship Federation … National Merit Commendable finalist.