Princeton M. Swimming & Diving BIO
 Zach Ridout

At Princeton — 2013-14: placed third in both the 1000 (9:05.75) and the mile (15:12.22) at the Ivy League Championships … won C final in the 500 in 4:26.96 … posted Princeton’s fastest 1000 and mile of the season and second-fastest 500, behind Ivy champion Samuel Smiddy … moved into Princeton’s all-time Top 4 in the 1000. 2012-13: earned third-place finish in 1650 (15:10.60) to help Princeton to fifth straight Ivy League Championship … earned Top-10 finish in 1000 at Ivy Championships, placing ninth in 9:09.09 … reached Ivy ‘B’ final in 500 (4:28.42) … had Princeton's fastest mile time and second-fastest 500 and 1000 times (all from Ivies).

Before Princeton — competed at both Senior and Junior Nationals ... qualified for the Olympic Trials in the 1500 free ... placed fourth at Summer Junior Nationals in the 800 and 11th in the 1500 free ... led Capistrano Valley to three CIF titles and one runner-up, as well as one state championship ... three-time Scholastic All-America.

Personal — born Dec. 1, 1993 ... son of Ron and Margo Ridout ... father is an accountant; mother is a personal trainer ... has an older sister Samantha and a younger sister Lili.

Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mission Viejo, Calif.
High School: Capistrano Valley