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  Hongzhe Sun
Hongzhe Sun

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ewa Beach, HI

High School:
Iolani

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Event:
Back/Fly/IM

Experience:
3V

Major:
Management, Sciences & Engineering

All-American Honors
100 Back - 2005, 2006
200 Back - 2004, 2005, 2006
400 Medley Relay - 2006

Pacific-10 Champion
100 Back - 2006
200 Back - 2005, 2006
200 IM - 2006

Hongzhe Sun in the Stanford Record Book
2. 200 Back - 1:40.25 (2006)
3. 200 IM - 1:44.49 (2006)
6. 100 Back - 46.42 (2006)
15. 200 Fly - 1:45.58 (2005)

National Competition: Along with teammate Shaun Phillips, will be a member of the United States team which will compete at the 2007 World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand ... Placed fourth in the 200 meter back at the 2006 USA Swimming National Championships ... Also competed in the 100 meter back at the USA Championship ... Competed in the 100 and 200 meter backstroke at the Pan Pacific Championship ... Finished fifth in the 100 meter back, sixth in the 200 meter back, and seventh in the 200 IM at the 2005 Senior National Championship ... A member of the 2006 United States team at the Pan Pacific Championship ... A member of the 2002 Junior National Team ... Competed in the 2004 Olympic Trials where he placed seventh in the 200 back and 10th in the 100 back.

2005-06 Season (Junior): Enjoyed a breakout season ... The Pac-10 champion in the 100 back (46.79) and 200 back (1:41.17), and in the 200 IM (1:44.49, #3 all-time at Stanford) ... Also helped Stanford score key points in swimming the leadoff leg on the Pac-10 runnerup 400 medley relay ... Also swam the leadoff leg on the third place 200 medley relay ... Gained All-American honors in finishing second in the 200 back (1:40.25, #2 all-time at Stanford) at the NCAA's ... Also gained All-American accolades in swimming the leadoff leg on the third place 400 medley relay (3:07.96) ... Swam the sixth-fastest time in the 100 back (46.42) at the NCAA's.

2004-05 Season (Sophomore): At the Pac-10 Championship, established a career-best and the sixth-best time in school history in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:41.25 ... Captured the league title in the 200 backstroke, touching the wall at 1:41.61 ... At the NCAA's, his prelim time of 46.55 in the 100 backstroke ranks seventh-best in school history ... Placed fourth in the finals of the 100 back ... In the 200 IM, compiled a time of 1:45.56 at the Pac-10 Championship which ranks in the school Top 15 ... Finished third in the 100 backstroke (46.83) at the Pac-10 Championship ... Named an All Pac-10 Academic selection.

2003-04 Season (Freshman): Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... All-American ... Finished sixth at NCAAs in the 200 meter backstroke (1:55.47) ... Placed third in the 200 yard backstroke at the conference championships in a time of 1:42.44 ... Took fourth in the 200 IM (1:48.34) and sixth in the 100 backstroke (48.02) at the Pac-10 Championships ... Competed in the 200 meter IM at NCAAs (2:00.93) and in the 100 meter backstroke (53.64).

High School: A 2003 graduate of Iolani School in Honolulu, Hawaii ... Four-year letterwinner ... Also lettered one year in kayaking ... Two-year team captain ... The 2001 & 2003 Athlete of the Year ... state MVP ... Tabbed Athlete of the Month (March, 2003) ... All-American ... Holds Hawaii high school records in the 100 yard butterfly (49.40) and 100 yard backstroke (49.95) ... Swam with the Iolani Swim Club.

Cardinal Catalogue: Management, Sciences and Engineering major ... Named a 2006 first team All Pac-10 Academic selection ... Parents are Wenhao Sun and Jane Chen ... Born in Shanghai, China ... Enjoys surfing, building airplane models, flying, the beautiful scenery around the Stanford campus and being happy at dinner ... Full name is Hongzhe Michael Sun.

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