5 Christopher Miao
5 Christopher Miao
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Deerfield Academy
Position: Attacker

Career Highs
 1 vs. Yale (9/1/12)
 2 (2x) vs. Brown (10/28/12)
Steals: 1 (3x) vs. MIT (11/18/12)

2012 (Freshman)
Notched a total of one goal, six assists and four steals in the season ... Had one goal, one assist and one steal against Yale at the Labor Day Invite Sept. 1 ... Registered one steal in a win over Fordham Sept. 22 ... Tallied two assists in a win over Toronto Sept. 30 ... Delivered an assist against Penn Oct. 27 ... Handed out two helpers and recorded one steal versus Brown Oct. 28 ... Had a steal versus MIT Nov. 18.

Before Harvard
Four-year letter winner in water polo … Four-year letter winner in swimming … Four-year letter winner in crew … Captained the water polo team as a senior … Named to the All-Tournament Team at the New England Water Polo Championships – NEPSAC in 2010 and 2011 … Helped the water polo team win the NEPSAC championships in 2008, 2010, and 2011 … Led the water polo team in assists in 2010 and 2011 … Recorded 67 goals in 19 games as a junior … Helped win NEPSAC swimming championship in 2009 … National Merit Scholar Finalist … College Board AP Scholar with Distinction … Four-year member of the Honor Roll … U.S. President Scholar candidate … Co-founder of Room to Read chapter at Deerfield … Coached regional Special Olympics swimming athletes from 2009 – 2011 … Served as Vice President (2011-2012) and Treasurer (2009-2010) of the Asian Student Alliance … Selected as Diversity Alliance Co-Chair and head Tour Guide at Deerfield Academy as a senior … Father, Gene Miao ’83, attended Harvard.