Men's Swimming & Diving

    Nick Johnson
    Nick  Johnson


    Sacramento, Calif.

    High School:





    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.


    No. 4 USC In Indy For NCAA Championships

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


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

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


    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.


    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.


    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