Yawen Li
Yawen  Li


Wuhan, China





Wolf Pack tabs Neil Harper to guide swimming and diving program

Two-time Olympian, three-time ACC Coach of the Year takes over rising Wolf Pack program


Final day at NCAA Championship for Huang and Li

Each competed in three events


Huang earns honorable mention All-America honors

Li places 17th in 3-meter


Nevada athletes finished at day one of NCAA Championship

Huang 21st and Li 45th


Huang and Li compete at NCAA Championship starting Thursday

Both will compete in three events at the championship


2014 Mountain West Championship

2014 Mountain West Championship

2015-16 (Sr.):
Earned All-Mountain West honors in three events and advanced to the NCAA Championships for a third straight season … Competed in all seven regular season events, the conference meet and the 2016 NCAA Championships in Atlanta … Won Mountain West titles in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:10.58) and the 400-yard IM (4:09.89) while also placing runner-up in the 200-yard IM (1:59.31) with NCAA B cut times at the conference meet … Swam in three events at the NCAA Championships, helping Nevada place 20th in the meet as the highest-scoring non-power five team … Placed 44th in the 400 IM, 50th in the 200 IM and 51st in the 200 breast at NCAAs … Tallied a team-best 12 regular season event titles … Helped lead the Wolf Pack to an undefeated 10-0 record, the first Mountain West championship in program history and a top 25 CSCAA national ranking … Letter winner.

2014-15 (Jr.): Won three conference titles at the Mountain West Championship and was named MW Swimmer of the Year … Earned NCAA All-American honorable mention honors … Nevada’s first conference swimmer of the year since 2009 … Set individual program records in the 200 breaststroke, the 200 IM and the 400 IM, while also helping set relay program records in the 200, 400 and 800 free relay … Qualified to the 2015 NCAA Championships in Greensboro, N.C., in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 200 breaststroke … Won the 400 IM ‘B’ finals at NCAAs to place ninth overall with a time of 4:05.56, setting a new Mountain West and program record while earning All-American accolades … Also placed 17th in the 200 breaststroke (2:09.07) and 32nd in the 200 IM (1:58.72) at the NCAA Championships … Won gold medals in the 200-yard IM (1:57.59), 400-yard IM (4:07.65) and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:08.49) at the Mountain West Championships … Her time of 2:08.49 in the 200 breaststroke at the conference meet set a new program record, meet record and pool record … Posted 21 event titles on the season … Claimed first place in the 200 breaststroke in every meet prior to the NCAA Championships … On the season, saw action in the 200 and 1,000-yard freestyle, the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke, the 200 and 400-yard IM and the 200-yard butterfly … Helped Nevada post an 8-2 dual record, place third at the MW Championships and place 33rd at the NCAA Championships … Letter winner.

2013-14 (So.): Set program records in three events over the course of the season; 200-yard breaststroke (2:10.15), 200-yard IM (1:59.16) and the 400-yard IM (4:07.09) … Named to the Mountain West Women’s Swimming & Diving All-Conference Team … Advanced to the NCAA Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., in the 400-yard IM (17th), 200-yard breaststroke (25th) and the 200-yard IM (45th) … Earned a title in the 200 yard breaststroke at the Mountain West Championships, placing first with a season-best time of 2:10.15 … Earned medalist honors in her first seven races of the season … Named to the Mountain West Academic All-Conference team … Placed third in the 200 IM with a season-best time of 1:59.16 to place third at the Mountain West Championships … Won both the 200 IM (2:05.29) and the 200 breaststroke (2:17.57) by over three seconds in season-opening win over Pacific … Led Pack to win over Fresno State, claiming medalist honors in the 1,000 freestyle (10:30.62) and the 200 breaststroke (2:16.66) … Tallied three first place finishes against UC Davis, winning the 100 breaststroke (1:04.48), 200 breaststroke (2:17.11) and 400 IM (4:25.43) … Placed runner-up in the 200 IM (2:05.14) – her first non-win of the season – against UCSB before winning the 200 breaststroke (2:16.72) by four seconds … Tallied two wins against Cal State East Bay, placing first in the 200 free (1:54.82) and 200 breaststroke (2:06.67) … Won three events against San Jose State; 1,000 free (10:10.94), 200 breaststroke (2:16.00) and 200 IM (2:04.80) … Led the Pack in a tri-meet vs. UNLV and Wyoming, winning the 500 free (5:02.18) and the 200 IM (2:05.10), while placing second in the 100 breaststroke (1:05.24) … Helped the Pack earn Scholar All-America team honors with a cumulative GPA of 3.37 … Letterwinner.

2012-13 (Fr.): Joined Nevada at semester and was an integral part of the Pack's success at the MW Championships ... Finished second in the 400 IM with a time of 4:12.74, seventh in the 200 IM with a time of 2:01.57 and fifth in the 200-yard breaststroke at 2:12.78 ... Earned three all-conference honors in the previously mentioned events ... Set two Nevada all-time records 200 breaststroke at 2:12.78, 200 IM at 4:12.74).
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