U.S. Olympian Discusses Her Freshman Year, Life in Berkeley and Her Summer Plans
Mims and Piehl Earn Second-Team Conference Selection
Tran Takes Fifth in the 100 Back as the Bears Improve to Second Place
Senior Edges Freshman Teammate Pelton, as Bears End Night in Fourth Place
Sophomore Swimmer Talks About NCAAs, Pac-12s and Backstroke U.
Earned honorable mention All-America status when she placed 13th at 2012 NCAA Championship in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 52.83.
Placed 19th at 2012 NCAAs in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:54.96.
At the 2012 Pac-12 Championships placed 7th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 52.80 and 11th with a time of 1:56.24.
Earned honorable mention All-America honors by placing ninth in the 200-yard backstroke (1:53.33) at the 2011 NCAA Championships...that time ranked her fourth fastest in Cal history.
Posted a time of 53.45 in the 100-back preliminaries at 2011 NCAAs...that time ranked her 10th fastest at Cal.
Took second in the 200 back at the 2011 Pac-10 Championships with a time of 1:54.96.
In her second Summer Games, Au swam in the heats of the 100- and 200-meter backstrokes in London.
Competed in the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyles.
Was a Hong Kong teammate of former Bears Hannah Wilson and Sherry Tsai.
At 16, was the youngest member of Hong Kong's Olympic team in Beijing.
OTHER INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS
Holds Hong Kong long-course records in the 200- (2:00.85 set in Beijing 2008), 400- (4:13.81) and 800-meter (8:41.66 set in Beijing 2008) freestyles.
Along with former Bears Hannah Wilson and Sherry Tsai (and Hang Yu Sze), set her nation's 400-meter freestyle relay record (4:03.07) at the 2009 East Asian Games.
Environmental economics and policy major
Born on May 30, 1992, in Hong Kong.