2010-11 (JUNIOR): Continued to assert himself as one of the top backstrokers on the squad ... posted a pair of top-eight finishes at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 17), placing seventh in the 200 back (1:52.63) and taking eighth in the 100 back (51.79) ... recorded season-best times in both events during the preliminaries, clocking a time of 51.40 in the 100 back and 1:51.06 in the 200 back ... turned in a 13th-place showing in the 200 back at the ECAC Championships (Feb. 25), touching the wall in 1:53.58 ... won the 100 back (53.22) in Army's dual meet victory at Drexel (Jan. 21) ... took gold in the 200 back (1:53.89) and finished fifth in the 100 back (53.29) in the Black Knights' quad-meet versus Stony Brook, Boston College and Seattle (Oct. 8) ... placed runner-up in both the 100 back (53.58) and 200 back (1:57.86) in helping Army sweep Patriot League rivals Colgate and Lafayette (Jan. 29) ... finished second in the 200 back (1:52.60) and placed third in the 100 back (52.51) at Bucknell (Jan. 15) ... touched the wall in 1:54.07 to finish runner-up in the 200 back versus Columbia (Nov. 20) ... added a fifth-place showing in the 100 back (53.14) in that meet against the Lions ... placed second in the 200 back (1:53.68) and finished third in the 100 back (52.47) during the Jan. 22 quad-meet hosted by George Mason ... posted two top-five showings against Connecticut (Nov. 6), placing third in the 200 back (1:56.66) and finishing fifth in the 100 back (54.20) ... took home the fourth-place ribbon in the 200 back (1:51.92) versus Navy (Dec. 9).
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Placed eighth in the 200 backstroke at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 20) ... made the final after swimming a season-best time of 1:51.65 in the preliminaries ... time was the fastest by a Black Knight all year ... finished 11th in the 100 back at Patriots, logging a season-best time of 51.82 ... clocking was the fastest by an Army swimmer in the 100 back all season ... member of the 200 medley relay team that turned in a third-place showing (1:32.41) at the Patriot League Championships ... dominated the 100 back and 200 back events throughout the season ... swept both disciplines against Massachusetts (Oct. 24) ... won the 200 back versus Connecticut (Nov. 7) ... took first in the 200 back against both Lehigh (Jan. 15) and Bucknell (Jan. 16) ... secured victory in the 100 back at Georgetown (Jan. 22) and in the Colgate/Lafayette meet ... showed his range by winning the 500 free at the Syracuse Invitational (Oct. 17) ... selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll after posting a 3.40 grade point average in the spring semester.
2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Finished seventh in the 200 backstroke at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 21) ... advanced to the final after swimming a personal-best 1:50.73 in the prelims ... touched first in the consolation final of the 100 backstroke (51.25) ... logged the team's fastest times of the year in both backstroke events ... ended up eighth in the consolation final of the 500 freestyle after logging a PR 4:36.20 in the prelims ... added a leg to the third-place 400 medley relay (3:22.30) ... swept the 100 and 200 backstrokes while swimming a leg on the first-place 400 medley (3:26.41) relay that set a plebe record against Lafayette and Colgate (Jan. 31) ... also swept both backstroke events against Stony Brook (Oct. 3) before winning the 500 free and the 200 IM versus Holy Cross (Nov. 5).
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Two-year letterwinner at J.J. Pearce High School under coach Jeff Clayton ... team was crowned 2007 State Champions ... scored the most points on the squad as a senior ... also a member of the City of Richardson Swim Team for 12 years ... holds over 20 records ... qualified for junior nationals and sectionals on several occasions.
PERSONAL: Charles X. Zhou was born Dec. 18, 1989 in Richardson, Texas ... parents are Deming and Meifang Zhou ... has one sister, Lily ... hobbies include playing basketball ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering.