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Zach Fong

Fly/Breast/Free
Position
Freshman
Class
Moorestown, N.J.
Hometown
Moorestown
High School

All-America
2019:
200 Fly, 400 MR (HM) 
2018: 200 Fly

Virginia Career Bests
100 Fly: 
45.53 (2nd all-time at UVA)
200 Fly: 1:40.18 (1st all-time at UVA)
200 IM:1:44.28 (4th all-time at UVA)
400 IM: 3:48.45

2018-19
• Earned All-America honors at the NCAA Championships, placing fifth in the 200 butterfly 
• Finished 21st in the 100 butterfly at the NCAA Championships
• Swam butterfly for the 400 medley relay in preliminary races at the NCAA Championships, earning All-America honors in the event 
• Placed fourth in the 200 butterfly, sixth in the 100 butterfly and seventh in the 200 IM at the ACC Championships
• Recorded the second-fastest time in school history in the 100 butterfly, recording the time against Virginia Tech 
• Represented the Cavaliers at the ACC-B1G Challenge 
• VaSID first-team All-State honoree 

2017-18
• Earned All-America honorable mention honors with a 12th-place finish in the 200 butterfly, finishing 12th at the NCAA Championships 
• Competed in the 100 butterfly and 200 IM at the NCAA Championships 
• Finished fifth in th 100 and 200 butterfly at the ACC Championships, and ninth 200 IM 
• Set a school record in the 100 and 200-yard butterfly and ranks second in school history in the 200 individual medley 

2016-17
• Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 100-yard butterfly (41st) and 200-yard butterfly (31st) 
• Finished 29th in the 200-yard individual medley, 11th in the 100-yard butterfly and eighth in the 200-yard butterfly 
• Won the 100-yard butterfly against NC State, Virginia Tech and Pitt, and the 200-yard butterfly against Virginia Tech, Penn State, Michigan and Pitt 
• Swam a career best at ACC Championships in the 100-yard butterfly and 200-yard butterfly 
• Recognized on the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team 

2015-16
• Qualified for NCAA Championships in 200-yard butterfly
• Placed 26th in 200 fly at NCAA Championships
• Finished fourth in 200 fly at ACC Championships
• Also scored with 13th-place finish in 400 IM and 21st-place finish in 200 IM at ACCs
• Won 200 fly against Virginia Tech and Towson and 400 IM against Notre Dame
• Recorded season-best 100 fly (47.19) at NCAAs
• Set season-best 200 fly (1:43.43) at Ohio State Last Chance
• Notched season bests in 200 IM (1:46.76) and 400 IM (3:48.45) at ACCs

Background
• NISCA/Speedo High School All-American
• New Jersey state champion in 100 fly and 500 free