Hong Kong National Teamer Boris Yang Verbally Commits to Penn

Boris Yang, a senior at King George V School in Hong Kong, has made a verbal commitment to the application Process at the University of Pennsylvania.*

“UPenn provides the perfect balance between top-tier Ivy League academics and Division 1 athletics combined with the awesome leadership of Coach Schnur. I look forward to joining the team and being part of the Penn Quaker family.”

Yang swims for the Hong Kong National Swimming Team and has represented Hong Kong in a variety of international, including the 5th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, the 8th Asian Age Group Swimming Championships, and the 1st China Youth Games (Fuzhou).

  LCM SCY converted
200 breast 2:19.77 2:02.31
100 breast 1:05.30 57.02
50 breast 29.33 (relay split) 25.52
200 IM 2:11.65 1:55.72
400 IM 4:47.04 4:12.82

Yang’s converted times would have scored for Penn in the C finals of the 100/200 breast at 2016 Ivy League Men’s Championships.

*IVY LEAGUE DISCLAIMER: A “verbal commitment” by a coach is not an offer of admission, as only the Admissions Office has that authority. An Ivy League coach can only commit his or her support in the admissions process.

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What a great guy!


I see talent and potential in this young man…

Kermit the Frog

i saw on his collegeswimming profile that he swam a 2:17 (LCM) in the 200 Breast…that’s a very impressive 2 second drop within the span of 2 months!!

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