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    Nick Johnson
    Nick Johnson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sacramento, Calif.

    High School:
    Jesuit

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    Free/IM/Fly

    Birthdate:
    02/20/1992

    04/12/2013

    Lendrum, Godbe, Lim, Basaraba Lead Pac-12 Academic Team Selections

    Lendrum finishes career as a three-time first team pick; Godbe nabs his second first team honor.

    03/26/2013

    No. 4 USC In Indy For NCAA Championships

    Trojans, led by speedster Vladimir Morozov, aiming for top 5 finish.

    03/19/2013

    No. 1 USC In Indy To Do Some Laps At NCAA Championships

    Senior Haley Anderson, defending champ in 500 free, leads strong Trojan contingent.

    03/06/2013

    Morozov Wins 100 Free, Leads 400 Free Relay Victory As USC Closes Pac-12s With Fireworks

    Trojans finish with seven swimming titles, most since 1977.

    03/04/2013

    Morozov (50 Free), Quintero (500 Free), 200y Free Relay All Win Pac-12 Titles

    Junior from Russia claims his second straight title in sprint free; Relay nets first crown since 1996.

    THIS SEASON: Nick Johnson, a 2014 senior, is a strong distance freestyler for the Trojans who is looking to build on his first Pac-12 finalist appearance (500y free) as a junior while continuing to provide scoring punch in dual meets and the postseason.

    2013: Johnson made his conference finalist debut as a 2013 junior, finishing seventh in the 500y free (4:25.01) after posting a PR of 4:22.05 to qualify for the final. He was also 11th in the 1650y free (15:32.48) and 28th in the 200y free (1:39.97, PR) ... At the 2012 U.S. Winter Nationals, he was seventh in the 500y free (4:26.42) and was ninth in the 1650y free (15:22.07, PR) ... He earned 2013 Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention notice for the second year in a row and nabbed CSCAA Scholar All-American honorable mention honors.

    2012: For the second year in a row, Johnson was among USC's top distance swimmers as a 2012 sophomore. At the Pac-12 Championships, he took ninth in the 1650y free (15:19.11) for the second straight season while finishing 15th in the 500y free (4:25.63) and 23rd in the 200y free (1:40.01) ... He was named to the 2012 Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention team.

    2011: Johnson was among USC's top distance swimmers as a 2011 freshman, racing in three events at the 2011 Pac-10 Championships. He was ninth in the 1650y free (15:26.28), 13th in the 500y free (4:26.54) and 18th in the 400y IM (4:00.92). His Pac-10 time in the mile was an NCAA `B' cut and a PR.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Johnson prepped at Jesuit High in Sacramento, Calif., where he was a member of the 2010 U.S. World Youth Team. In 2009, he posted the sixth-fastest time in the 1500m at the U.S. Open Championships and the fifth-fastest time in the 400m free.

    CLUB/COACH: Arden Hills Swimming/Brian Nabeta, Kirk Johnson, Chris Oshiro.

    PERSONAL: Born March 20, 1992 ... He is majoring in business, management, marketing and related support services.

    JOHNSON'S PERSONAL RECORDS:

    Event Time
    200-yard free1:39.97
    500-yard free4:22.05
    1000-yard free9:13.02
    1650-yard free15:22.07
    400-yard IM3:59.82
    200-yard fly1:54.25