University High School (Irvine)

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University High School
University High School logo
School Founded 1970
Team Established
History
City Irvine, California
Team Colors Navy Blue, Columbia Blue and White
Principal Kevin Astor
Head Coach Christopher Esposito
Associate/Other Head Coach(es)
National Championships None
State Championships None
Regional/County Championships None
Region/County Location Orange County
Highest Finish 25th at California State 2018
School Website https://universityhigh.iusd.org/

University High School is a public high school located in Irvine, California. University is in the Irvine Unified School District. Its Academic Decathlon team reached the state finals of the California Academic Decathlon for the first time in 2018.

Performance Chart[edit]

Year Round 1 Score Round 1 Rank Regionals Score Regionals Rank Pre-State Rank State Score State Rank
2019 DNC DNC 44,375.2 2
2018 DNC DNC 41,223.6 5 35 44,179.5 25
2017 DNC DNC 35,288.8 7 DNQ DNQ DNQ
2016 DNC DNC 33,588.8 12 DNQ DNQ DNQ
2015 DNC DNC 37,033.3 8 DNQ DNQ DNQ
2014 DNC DNC 34,146.9 9 DNQ DNQ DNQ

Rosters[edit]

Team Captain denoted with *
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Charlie Xu*
Alyssa Liang
H3
Pranavsai Iddamsetty
S5
S6
Robert Lewis
V8
V9
Alyssa Liang*
Angela Dong
Amy Zhao
Lakshmi Kannan
Samadi Karunasundera
Zaina Deaifi
Maxwell Gallardo
Shaina Fraser
Robert Lewis
Angela Dong*
Amy Zhao
Yuchen Fan
Ariana Zhu
Eric Nguyen
Vanessa Tian
Jenna Bush
Shaina Fraser
Nithish Azhakappan
Adam Lin*
Kyle Chen
Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari
Abhijit Rege
Hamzah Alam
Daniel Simanjuntak
August Carleton
Ariadne Dimarogonas
Robert Pan
Kyle Chen*
Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari
Casey Stanford
Andrew Swanson
David Lee
Sofia Buitrago Yepes
August Carleton
Ariadne Dimarogonas
Daniel Simanjuntak

Overall Individual Scores[edit]

Updated as of Regionals 2019.

Top E-Nationals Scores[edit]

Honors
Place Student Year Score
1 Kyle Chen 2018 7,287.9
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3
4
5
Scholastic
Place Student Year Score
1
2
3
4
5
Varsity
Place Student Year Score
1
2
3
4
5

Top State Scores[edit]

Honors
Place Student Year Score
1 Kyle Chen 2018 9,121.3
2 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 2018 7,946.9
3 Adam Lin 2018 7,033.9
4
5
Scholastic
Place Student Year Score
1 Hamzah Alam 2018 7,034.0
2 Abhijit Rege 2018 6,468.6
3 Daniel Simanjuntak 2018 6,429.6
4
5
Varsity
Place Student Year Score
1 Ariadne Dimarogonas 2018 6,909.1
2 August Carleton 2018 6,699.6
3 Robert Pan 2018 4,553.0
4
5

Top Regionals Scores[edit]

Honors
Place Student Year Score
1 Kyle Chen 2019 8,936.4
2 Kyle Chen 2018 8,656.2
3 Alyssa Liang 2015 8,556.7
4 Winston Chang 1991 8,467.0
5 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 2018 7,815.3
Scholastic
Place Student Year Score
1 Hamzah Alam 2018 7,253.8
2 David Lee 2019 7,140.4
3 Andrew Swanson 2019 7,082.6
4 Sofia Buitrago Yepes 2019 5,729.3
5 Vanessa Tian 2017 5,654.7
Varsity
Place Student Year Score
1 Daniel Simanjuntak 2019 7,155.3
2 August Carleton 2019 6,327.4
3 Ariadne Dimarogonas 2019 6,195.4
4 Ariadne Dimarogonas 2018 6,088.6
5 August Carleton 2018 5,903.8

Overall Objectives Scores[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Kyle Chen 6,651.4 2019 Regionals
2 Kyle Chen 6,414.3 2018 State
Kyle Chen 6,382.9 2018 Nationals
Kyle Chen 6,102.9 2018 Regionals
3 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 5,728.6 2018 State
Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 5,648.6 2018 Regionals
4 Amy Zhao 5,485.7 2017 Regionals
5 Casey Stanford 5,411.4 2019 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 David Lee 4,837.1 2019 Regionals
2 Hamzah Alam 4,657.1 2018 Regionals
Hamzah Alam 4,640.0 2018 State
3 Andrew Swanson 4,554.3 2019 Regionals
4 Daniel Simanjuntak 4,188.6 2018 State
5 Abhijit Rege 4,062.9 2018 State
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Daniel Simanjuntak 4,748.6 2019 Regionals
2 August Carleton 4,488.6 2018 State
3 Ariadne Dimaragonas 4,417.1 2018 State
Ariadne Dimaragonas 4,148.6 2018 Regionals
4 August Carleton 4,137.1 2019 Regionals
5 Ariadne Dimaragonas 4,037.1 2019 Regionals

Overall Subjectives Scores[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Kyle Chen 2,707.0 2018 State
Kyle Chen 2,553.3 2018 Regionals
2 Adam Lin 2,495.0 2018 Regionals
3 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 2,481.7 2019 Regionals
4 Casey Stanford 2,321.7 2019 Regionals
5 Kyle Chen 2,285.0 2019 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Hamzah Alam 2,596.7 2018 Regionals
2 Andrew Swanson 2,528.3 2019 Regionals
3 Sofia Buitrago Yepes 2,515.0 2019 Regionals
4 Abhijit Rege 2,405.7 2018 State
Hamzah Alam 2,394.0 2018 State
5 David Lee 2,303.3 2019 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Ariadne Dimaragonas 2,492.0 2018 State
2 Daniel Simanjuntak 2,406.7 2019 Regionals
3 August Carleton 2,326.7 2018 Regionals
August Carleton 2,211.0 2018 State
4 August Carleton 2,190.3 2019 Regionals
5 Ariadne Dimaragonas 2,158.3 2019 Regionals

Super Quiz Team Score[edit]

Place Raw Score Adjusted Score Year Competition
1 69/84 4,830 2019 Regionals
2 68/84 4,760 2018 Regionals
3 62/84 4,340 2018 State
4 46/72 3,450 2015 Regionals
5 42/72 3,150 2016 Regionals

Individual Events[edit]

Art[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Kyle Chen 1,000 2019 Regionals
2 Kyle Chen 960 2018 Regionals
Kyle Chen 960 2018 Nationals
Kyle Chen 880 2018 State
3 Amy Zhao 800 2017 Regionals
3 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 800 2019 Regionals
4 Angela Dong 780 2017 Regionals
4 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 780 2018 Regionals
Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 700 2018 State
5 Casey Stanford 660 2019 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Hamzah Alam 660 2018 Regionals
2 Andrew Swanson 640 2019 Regionals
3 David Lee 620 2019 Regionals
Hamzah Alam 560 2018 State
4 Eric Nguyen 520 2017 Regionals
5 Vanessa Tian 440 2017 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Daniel Simanjuntak 780 2019 Regionals
2 Ariadne Dimarogonas 720 2019 Regionals
3 August Carleton 580 2019 Regionals
4 August Carleton 500 2018 State
5 Ariadne Dimarogonas 460 2018 Regionals

Economics[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Charlie Xu 900 2015 Regionals
1 Kyle Chen 900 2019 Regionals
2 Kyle Chen 880 2018 State
3 Yuchen Fan 860 2017 Regionals
Kyle Chen 860 2018 Nationals
4 Angela Dong 820 2017 Regionals
Kyle Chen 800 2018 Regionals
5 Casey Stanford 720 2019 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 David Lee 700 2019 Regionals
2 Andrew Swanson 600 2019 Regionals
3 Vanessa Tian 580 2017 Regionals
3 Sofia Buitrago Yepes 580 2019 Regionals
4 Ariana Zhu 560 2017 Regionals
5 Daniel Simanjuntak 540 2018 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Shaina Fraiser 680 2017 Regionals
2 August Carleton 620 2018 State
2 Daniel Simanjuntak 620 2019 Regionals
3 August Carleton 540 2019 Regionals
4 Ariadne Dimarogonas 520 2019 Regionals
August Carleton 500 2018 Regionals
5 Jenna Bush 480 2017 Regionals

Essay[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Amy Zhao 1,000 2016 Regionals
2 Kyle Chen 962 2018 State
3 Kyle Chen 950 2018 Regionals
4 Kyle Chen 905 2018 Nationals
5 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 865 2018 State
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Daniel Simanjuntak 841 2018 State
2 Hamzah Alam 794 2018 State
3 David Lee 780 2019 Regionals
4 Andrew Swanson 765 2019 Regionals
5 Hamzah Alam 755 2018 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Ariadne Dimarogonas 867 2018 State
2 August Carleton 817 2019 Regionals
3 Ariadne Dimarogonas 775 2019 Regionals
4 August Carleton 746 2018 State
5 Daniel Simanjuntak 700 2019 Regionals

Interview[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Adam Lin 880 2018 Regionals
1 Kyle Chen 880 2018 State
2 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 865 2019 Regionals
3 Casey Stanford 780 2019 Regionals
4 Yuchen Fan 746.7 2017 Regionals
5 Kyle Chen 715 2019 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Hamzah Alam 985 2018 Regionals
2 Abhijit Rege 935 2018 State
3 Sofia Buitrago Yepes 915 2019 Regionals
4 Andrew Swanson 900 2019 Regionals
5 Hamzah Alam 890 2018 State
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 August Carleton 925 2018 Regionals
2 Robert Pan 880 2018 Regionals
2 Daniel Simanjuntak 880 2019 Regionals
3 Nithish Azhakappan 870 2017 Regionals
4 Robert Pan 810 2018 State
5 Ariadne Dimaragonas 790 2018 State

Literature[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 960 2018 Regionals
1 Kyle Chen 960 2019 Regionals
2 Kyle Chen 940 2018 Nationals
Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 900 2018 State
Kyle Chen 900 2018 State
3 Alyssa Liang 880 2016 Regionals
Kyle Chen 840 2018 Regionals
4 Amy Zhao 760 2017 Regionals
5 Angela Dong 740 2017 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Hamzah Alam 720 2018 Regionals
Hamzah Alam 720 2018 State
2 David Lee 660 2019 Regionals
3 Abhijit Rege 640 2018 State
4 Daniel Simanjuntak 600 2018 State
Abhijit Rege 600 2018 Regionals
5 Eric Nguyen 560 2017 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Ariadne Dimarogonas 840 2018 State
Ariadne Dimarogonas 740 2018 Regionals
2 August Carleton 720 2018 State
2 Ariadne Dimarogonas 720 2019 Regionals
2 August Carleton 720 2019 Regionals
3 Daniel Simanjuntak 700 2019 Regionals
4 Shaina Fraiser 680 2017 Regionals
August Carleton 680 2018 State
5 Robert Pan 400 2018 Regionals

Mathematics[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Adam Lin 1,000 2018 Regionals
2 Angela Dong 971.4 2017 Regionals
2 Kyle Chen 971.4 2019 Regionals
2 Casey Stanford 971.4 2019 Regionals
3 Kyle Chen 942.9 2018 Regionals
Adam Lin 942.9 2018 State
Kyle Chen 942.9 2018 Nationals
4 Alyssa Liang 914.3 2016 Regionals
Kyle Chen 914.3 2018 State
5 Amy Zhao 885.7 2017 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Abhijit Rege 1,000 2018 Regionals
Abhijit Rege 942.9 2018 State
2 Andrew Swanson 914.3 2019 Regionals
3 Hamzah Alam 857.1 2018 Regionals
3 David Lee 857.1 2019 Regionals
Hamzah Alam 800 2018 State
4 Pranavsai Iddamsetty 742.9 2015 Regionals
5 Ariana Zhu 685.7 2017 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Ariadne Dimarogonas 828.6 2018 Regionals
1 Daniel Simanjuntak 828.6 2019 Regionals
2 Ariadne Dimarogonas 657.1 2019 Regionals
2 August Carleton 657.1 2019 Regionals
Ariadne Dimarogonas 657.1 2018 State
3 Robert Pan 628.6 2018 Regionals
3 August Carleton 628.6 2018 State
August Carleton 457.1 2018 Regionals
4 Shaina Fraser 428.6 2017 Regionals
5 Jenna Bush 342.9 2017 Regionals

Music[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Kyle Chen 880 2018 State
1 Kyle Chen 880 2019 Regionals
2 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 820 2018 Regionals
Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 800 2018 State
Kyle Chen 760 2018 Regionals
3 Casey Stanford 740 2019 Regionals
Kyle Chen 720 2018 Nationals
4 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 640 2019 Regionals
5 Amy Zhao 600 2017 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Daniel Simanjuntak 640 2018 State
2 Andrew Swanson 480 2019 Regionals
3 Ariana Zhu 440 2017 Regionals
4 David Lee 420 2019 Regionals
4 Sofia Buitrago Yepes 420 2019 Regionals
5 Eric Nguyen 400 2017 Regionals
5 Hamzah Alam 400 2018 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Ariadne Dimarogonas 720 2018 State
2 August Carleton 540 2018 State
2 Daniel Simanjuntak 540 2019 Regionals
Ariadne Dimarogonas 500 2018 Regionals
3 Ariadne Dimarogonas 440 2019 Regionals
4 August Carleton 400 2019 Regionals
August Carleton 400 2018 Regionals
5 Robert Pan 300 2018 State

Science[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Kyle Chen 1,000 2018 Nationals
2 Alyssa Liang 980 2016 Regionals
2 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 980 2018 State
Kyle Chen 980 2018 State
3 Kyle Chen 940 2019 Regionals
Kyle Chen 900 2018 Regionals
Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 820 2018 Regionals
4 Amy Zhao 780 2017 Regionals
4 Adam Lin 780 2018 State
5 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 760 2019 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Hamzah Alam 880 2018 State
Hamzah Alam 800 2018 Regionals
2 Vanessa Tian 780 2017 Regionals
3 Abhijit Rege 760 2018 State
4 David Lee 740 2019 Regionals
5 Andrew Swanson 720 2019 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 August Carleton 720 2018 State
1 Daniel Simanjuntak 720 2019 Regionals
2 Ariadne Dimarogonas 700 2018 State
3 Robert Lewis 600 2015 Regionals
4 Robert Pan 580 2018 State
5 Ariadne Dimaragonas 480 2019 Regionals
5 August Carleton 480 2019 Regionals
Ariadne Dimaragonas 480 2018 Regionals
August Carleton 480 2018 Regionals

Social Science[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Kyle Chen 1,000 2019 Regionals
2 Kyle Chen 980 2018 State
Kyle Chen 960 2018 Nationals
3 Alyssa Liang 900 2015 Regionals
Kyle Chen 900 2018 Regionals
4 Amy Zhao 880 2017 Regionals
4 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 880 2019 Regionals
5 Charlie Xu 860 2015 Regionals
5 Daniel Talebzadeh Shoushtari 860 2018 State
5 Casey Stanford 860 2019 Regionals
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Hamzah Alam 880 2018 State
2 David Lee 840 2019 Regionals
Hamzah Alam 780 2018 Regionals
3 Daniel Simanjuntak 740 2018 State
3 Andrew Swanson 740 2019 Regionals
4 Abhijit Rege 520 2018 State
Daniel Simanjuntak 500 2018 Regionals
5 Sofia Buitrago Yepes 440 2019 Regionals
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 August Carleton 780 2019 Regionals
2 August Carleton 760 2018 State
3 Ariadne Dimarogonas 740 2018 Regionals
4 Shaina Fraiser 700 2017 Regionals
Ariadne Dimaragonas 680 2018 State
August Carleton 640 2018 Regionals
5 Daniel Simanjuntak 540 2019 Regionals

Speech[edit]

Honors
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Alyssa Liang 980 2015 Regionals
2 Adam Lin 910 2018 Regionals
3 Kyle Chen 903.3 2018 Regionals
4 Kyle Chen 865 2018 State
5 Adam Lin 860 2018 State
Scholastic
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Abhijit Rege 910 2018 Regionals
2 Sofia Buitrago Yepes 870 2019 Regionals
3 Andrew Swanson 863.3 2019 Regionals
4 Hamzah Alam 856.7 2018 Regionals
5 Abhijit Rege 806.7 2018 State
Varsity
Place Student Score Year Competition
1 Ariadne Dimarogonas 910 2018 Regionals
2 August Carleton 836.7 2018 Regionals
3 Ariadne Dimarogonas 835 2018 State
4 Daniel Simanjuntak 826.7 2019 Regionals
5 Nithish Azhakappan 793.3 2017 Regionals