2007-08 Highlights: All-conference performer in both the 100 and 200 backstroke events, finishing sixth and fourth, respectively ... ranks fourth in the Air Force record books in both events, with marks of 50.25 (100 back) and 1:48.03 (200 back) ... named Air Force Male Athlete of the Week on Feb. 11.
2006-07 Highlights: Consolation finalist in the 100 and 200 back ... posted the seventh-fastest time in school history in the 200 back (1:50.54) and eighth-fastest time in the 100 back (51.36).
2005-06 Highlights: Consolation finalist in the 100 and 200 back.
High School: Lettered four years in swimming and one year in football and volleyball ... swimming All-American ... ILH All-Star in 2004 & 2005 in the 100 back and 200 IM ... helped lead Iolani to two consecutive state championships ... high school swim coach was Brian Lee.
Personal: Member of cadet squadron 13 ... son of Ward and Nan Yamashiro ... brother, Kimo (24), is a 2006 USAFA graduate and was on the swim team for two years ... majoring in legal studies ... hobbies are "surfing left at Pyramid Rock, surfing right at North Beach, long walks on the beach, romantic candle light dinners, reading poetry to the elderly and kittens."