Reia Tong
Reia Tong
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bethesda, MD
High School: Walt Whitman High School
Position: Free

2012-2013: Scored in the 50 free (tied for 4th), the 100 free (7th) and the 100 breast (22nd) at the Ivy League Championship meet…Swam a leg on four relays for the Bears, competing on the fourth-place 200 free relay team, the sixth-place 200 medley relay team, the seventh-place 800 free relay team and the fifth-place 400 free relay team…Achieved an NCAA ‘B’ cut time in the 50 free…Finished the season ranked in the top 25 all-time at Brown in the 50 free (3rd – 22.87), the 100 free (4th – 50.14), the 200 free (9th – 1:50.67) and the 100 breast (5th – 1:04.64)…Received the team’s inaugural Rookie of the Year Award…Earned her varsity letter.

Before Brown: Graduated from Walt Whitman High School where she was an AP Scholar with Honor…A Maryland state finalist for the 2011 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award…Earned four varsity letters as a member of the Walt Whitman High School swim team, captaining the squad during her senior season…Maryland state champion in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free relay and 400 free relay in 2012…Helped Walt Whitman win the Maryland state championship in 2012, and the Washington Metro Interscholastic championship in 2010 and 2011…Selected to the Washington Post All-Met First Team in 2011 and 2012 after receiving honorable mention accolades in 2010…Earned 2012 NISCA All-American honors in the 50 and 100 free…Holds the school record in the 50 free…Also swam for the Rockville Montgomery Swim Club…Named a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American in 2010 and 2011…Honored as a Potomac Valley Swimming Scholar-Athlete from 2009 to 2012… Holds team records in four relays and the 50 free…Set Potomac Valley Swimming records in the 17-18 girls 200 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay.

Personal: Reia Tong is the daughter of Mika Marumoto Tong and Kurt Tong of Bethesda, Maryland...She has an older sister, Mia, and a younger brother, Kyle…Her father, Kurt, graduated from Princeton in 1987…Enjoys outdoor activities, making art and eating frozen yogurt...Concentration is undeclared.