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04/28/2015

Eight Swimmers Honored On All-ACC Academic Swimming & Diving Teams

Six Pitt women made the list, tied for the second most from any school.

03/29/2015

Men Win Eastern Zone, Women Second At Speedo Sectionals

Zach Lierley qualifies for two finals and earns a Junior Nationals time in one.

03/28/2015

Olympic Trial, Junior Nationals Qualifying Times Highlight Saturday's Sectionals

Kinga Cichowska had a U.S. Olympic Trial qualifying time for the second straight day.

02/27/2015

First Day of ECAC Championships Complete

Pitt men's and women's divers sweep events.

02/24/2015

Swimming & Diving Programs Named To Scholar All-America Team

Both teams had top-50 GPA's in the entire country.

CAREER: School record holder in the 200 free (1:36.25) that was set at the 2015 ACC Championships ... Also a member of Pitt's school record 800 free relay (6:28.61) that was set at the 2014 ACC Championships.

2015-16: Swam in the 100 breast at Virginia Tech/Notre Dame…Participated in the 200 yard freestyle relay and 400 yard medley relay, took third in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:07.95) and the 200 yard breaststroke (2:24.24), and competed in the 400 yard IM against Bucknell... Participated in the 100 yard breaststroke, the 200 yard beaststroke, and the 200 yard medley relay while helping the 200 yard freestyle relay place second against Georgia Tech...Started her senior season against Duke helping in the 200 fly and 200 breast and finishing third in the 200 IM along with swimming for the 200 medley relay team.

2014-15: 2015 All-ACC Academic Swimming & Diving TeamIn the season opener against Duke, was fifth in the 200 IM and sixth in the 200 breast ... At Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern, placed seventh in both the 200 fly and 200 breast ... Against Bucknell, took second in the 200 breast and fifth in the 200 fly ... At the Pitt Invite, swam in three championship finals, placing second in the 200 IM, third in the 400 IM and fourth in the 200 breast ... Placed third in the 200 IM and fourth in the 200 breast against West Virginia ... At Denison, grabbed third in the 200 IM and fifth in the 200 breast ... Took sixth in the 200 breast at the Senior Recognition Meet ... Placed third in the 200 IM at Villanova ... At the ECAC Championships, swam in three championship finals, placing third in the 200 IM and seventh in both the 100 breast and 200 breast, in addition to swimming on the winning 400 medley relay and runner-up 400 free relay teams.

2013-14: 
Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Finished second in the 200 breaststroke against St. Bonaventure...Finished fourth in the 100 breast against Bucknell...At the Pittsburgh Invitational, she finished sixth in the 200 IM, seventh in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.57), and fifth in the 200 breaststroke (2:23:57)...Finished third in the 200 breast against WVU...Against Villanova, she finished third in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast...Finished first in the 100 breast at the Western. Pa Invite...Competed at the ECAC Championships, where she finished fourth in the 200 IM (2:04.00), sixth in the 100 breast (1:04.16) and sixth in the 200 breast (2:19.51).

High School: Has a runner-up finish in districts...placed third in the state finals...qualified for Junior Nationals where her team finished sixth in the 4x100 free relay...was the recipient of the All-American Scholastic Award...selected for USA Swimming Western Zone Select Camp her freshman season.

Personal: Born August 24, 1995...daughter of Zhongican Yuan and Charlotte Jia-Yuan...has an older brother, Jonathan...majoring in biological sciences with a focus in pre-med.

Charlene Yuan

Charlene  Yuan

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Westview

Event:
BR/IM

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