Justin Chiu
Justin Chiu
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Monterey Park, Calif.
High School: Mark Keppel
Position: Breast, IM
Major: Mechanical Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
50-Free - 21.42
100-Free - 47.44
100-Breast - 55.46
200-Breast - 2:04.33
100-Fly - 50.82
200-IM - 1:55.76

2017-18: All-American (400 Medley Relay) … Honorable Mention All-American (100 Breast) … NCAA Qualifier … NEWMAC Champion (200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay) … CSCAA Scholar All-American … broke the NEWMAC Meet Record in the 400 Medley Relay (3:17.92) at the conference championship meet … at the NCAA Division III National Championship, finished fifth with the 400 medley relay team in 3:16.19 and 12th in the 100-breast in 55.61 … also at Nationals, took 22nd in the 200-breast (2:04.33) and 47th in the 50-free in a collegiate best time of 21.42 … at the NEWMAC Championship, took home the league title in the 200 medley relay (1:30.19) and the 400 medley relay in a new NEWMAC meet record time of 3:17.92 … also finished third in the 100-beast (55.62), ninth in the 200-breast (2:07.01) and 16th in the 50-free (21.67) … at the MIT Winter Invitational, took first in the 200 medley relay (1:29.89), second in the 400 medley relay (3:19.02), third in the 100-breast (56.61), ninth in the 200-breast (2:08.26) and 17th in the 400 free relay (3:15.74) … during the regular season, finished inside the top-3 in his respective events 13 times including four times in the 100-breast (Springfield, WPI & Bowdoin, Coast Guard, Boston College) … individually swam seven NCAA “B” cut times as a senior.

2016-17:
All-American (400 Medley Relay) … Honorable Mention All-American (100 Breast) … NCAA Qualifier … NEWMAC Champion (200 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (100 Breast) … CSCAA Scholar All-American … broke the NEWMAC record in the 200 medley relay (1:29.04) at the conference championship meet … at the NCAA Division III National Championship, placed eighth with the 400 medley relay team in a time of 3:17.85 for All-America honors and individually placed 15th in the 100 breast in 55.68 for Honorable Mention All-America accolades … additionally during prelims at nationals, touched the wall sixth in the 200 medley relay (1:29.87) and 21st in the 200 breast (2:05.29) … at the NEWMAC Championship, claimed the league title and set a new meet record with the 200 medley relay team (1:29.04) … also earned Second Team All-Conference honors with his time of 55.67 in the 100 breast ... additionally, placed seventh in the 200 breast (2:05.79), eighth in the 400 medley relay (3:21.23) and 13th in the 50 free (21.64 – a new personal best) … at the MIT Winter Invitational touched the wall third in the 100 breast (56.39), fourth in the 400 medley relay (3:24.11) and the 200 breast (2:04.49), fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:32.71) as well as seventh in the 200 free relay (1:25.11) and the 400 free relay (3:10.51) … during regular season dual meets, came in first three times including twice in the 100 breast against Tufts University and Williams College … individually swam eight NCAA “B” cut times as a junior.

2015-16: All-American (100 Breast, 200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Champion (400 Medley Relay) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (100 Breast) … NEWMAC Relay of the Week (11/3, 1/25, 2/1) … at the NCAA Division III National Championship (3/16-19), aided the 400-medley relay team to fifth place in 3:16.69 and 200-medley relay team to eighth place in 1:30.16 for All-America honors … individually claimed All-America accolades when he touched the wall eighth in the 100-breast in 55.46 … also placed 30th in the 200-breast (2:06.16) and 43rd in the 100-fly (50.90) at nationals … at the NEWMAC Championship (2/18-21), claimed the league title with the 400-medley relay team in 3:20.09 and earned a spot on the All-Conference Second Team when he touched the wall as the runner up in the 100-breast in 56.32 … also placed fifth in the 200-breast (2:06.17), finished 11th with the 200-free relay team in 1:25.12 and the 200-medley relay team in 1:31.97 and touched the wall 12th in the 50-free in 21.87 … at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/4-6), won the 100-breast (56.00) and the 400-medley relay (3:18.66), placed second in the 200-breast (2:05.33) and came in fourth with the 200-medley relay (1:31.85) … individually swam eight NCAA “B” cut times as a sophomore.

2014-15: All-American (400 Medley Relay) ... Honorable Mention All-American (100 Breast) ... NEWMAC Champion (200 Medley Relay, 400 Medley Relay) ... NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (100 Breast) … at the NCAA Division III National Championship (3/18-21), earned All-America honors with the 400-medley relay team as they touched the wall fourth in 3:15.67 … also finished 15th in the 100-breast for Honorable Mention All-America accolades and 24th in the 200-breast (2:05.09) at nationals … at the NEWMAC Championship (2/19-22), claimed the league title with the 400-medley relay team in 3:20.81 and the 200-medley relay team in 1:31.33 for a meet and pool record … also earned a spot on the All-Conference Second Team as he was the runner up in the 100-breast in 56.74 … went on to place sixth in the 200-IM in 1:55.76 and seventh in the 200-breast in 2:07.46 at the league championship … at the MIT Winter Invitational (12/5-7), earned first place in the 100-breast in 56.53 and the 400-medley relay in 3:18.27 and second in the 200-breast in 2:05.49 ... individually swam nine NCAA "B" cut times as a freshman.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … software aerospace engineer at Northrop Grumman … completed a UROP in the Media Lab working on an amphibious project as well as in the Aerospace Controls Lab … mentor and coach in Amphibious Achievement … scribe for Theta Tau … counselor for Freshman Urban Program (FUP).

High School: A 2014 graduate of Mark Keppel High School … lettered four times … 2011 Rookie of the Year… three-time MVP … 2012 Pasadena NewsSwimmer of the Year … 2013-14 Pasadena Star News first team … school record in 100 breast (55.61), 100 butterfly and 200 medley relay … 2012 CIF champion in 100 breast … 2011-2012 CIF team … career-best in 200 breast: 2:02.46 … career best in 200 IM: 1:53.42 … competed for and captain of the Crescenta Canada YMCA … National Honor Society parliamentarian (2013) and corresponding secretary (2014) … Scholastic All-American … California Scholarship Federation … MKHS Iron Aztec … also competed on the water polo team in high school.