Blake Zhou
Blake Zhou
Height: 5-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Henry M. Gunn
Position: Diving
Major: Brain and Cognitive Science

Collegiate Best Scores
6 Dives on 1-Meter Board - 310.05
6 Dives on 3-Meter Board - 326.47
11 Dives on 1-Meter Board - 517.60
11 Dives on 3-Meter Board - 553.30

2017-18: All-American (1-Meter Dive, 3-Meter Dive) … NCAA Qualifier … NCAA Diving Regional 1-Meter Champion … NCAA Diving Regional Qualifier … NEWMAC Women’s Diver of the Year … NEWMAC Champion (1-Meter Dive) … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (3-Meter Dive) … CSCAA Scholar All-American … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Women’s Diver of the Week (11/20, 12/4) … at the NCAA Division III Championship, finished as the National Runner Up on the 3-meter board with a score of 508.85 and third on the 1-meter board with a score of 466.30 … at the NCAA Division III Diving Regional, won the 1-meter board (440.50) and finished fifth on the 3-meter board (434.75) … at the NEWMAC Championship, claimed the league title on the 1-meter board (486.85) and finished as the runner up on the 3-meter board (510.10) … swept both boards at the MIT Winter Invitational with six dive scores of 310.05 (1-meter) and 318.15 (3-meter) … broke the program record on the 1-meter board with an 11 dive score of 517.60 at the MIT Winter Invitational … during regular season dual meets, finished first twice on the 1-meter board (Cornell and Williams/NYU) and finished first twice on the 3-meter board (WPI/Bowdoin, Cornell).

2016-17:
All-American (1-Meter Dive, 3-Meter Dive) … NCAA Division III New England Diving Regional Qualifier … NEWMAC Second Team All-Conference (3-Meter Dive) … NEWMAC Women’s Diver of the Week (11/7, 12/5, 1/30) … aided the Engineers to their best finish in program history at the NCAA Division III Championship as MIT placed fifth with a team score of 165 points … at the NCAA championship, placed third on the 1-meter board with a score of 434.80 and fifth on the 3-meter board with a score of 449.95 – both which were good enough for All-America accolades … at the NCAA Division III New England Diving Regional, placed third in both disciplines with a 1-meter score of 459.75 and a 3-meter score of 486.40 to qualify for nationals … at the NEWMAC Championship, earned Second Team All-Conference honors on the 3-meter board with a season best score of 488.75 and placed third on the 1-meter board with a score of 455.35 … swept both boards during the MIT Winter Invitational, with scores of 265.70 (1-meter) and 283.15 (3-meter) … career best 6 dive scores came after winning both disciplines in a dual meet against Amherst with marks of 278.01 (1-meter) and 326.47 (3-meter) … during regular season dual meets, registered nine board wins which included two board sweeps against Springfield & Wellesley, WPI & Bowdoin and Coast Guard.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in brain and cognitive science with a minor in biology … Research Assistant in Mechanobiology at Kamm Lab.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Henry M. Gunn High School … four-time varsity letterwinner as a member of the swimming and diving team … Most Valuable Diver in 2015 and 2016 … Captain … set the varsity record on the 1-meter board (11 Dives) in both 2013 and 2015 … National Honor Society … Vice President of the Chemistry Club and the Current Events Club.