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Grant Johnson
  • Sophomore
  • Free/Back/Fly
  • Clearwater, Fla. (Holy Family Academy)

Career Best Times
Short Course (Yards)
50 Free - 21.60 (Texas, 11/12/04)
100 Free - 46.37 (Georgia Tech, 11/19/04)
200 Free - 1:24.80 (Georgia Tech, 11/19/04)
500 Free - 4:21.52p (2006 SEC Championships)
1000 Free - 9:21.34 (LSU, 1/12/06)
1,650 Free - 15:20.47 (2006 SEC Championships)
100 Back - 50.55 (Alabama, 1/20/06)
100 Fly - 52.84 (Georgia, 10/27/05)

National/International Competition Placed 34th at the 2004 U.S. Nationals in the 200-meter free in a time of 1:55.34 … Competed in the 100 back, 200 free, 100 free, 50 free and the 100 fly in the 2004 Spring Senior Championships … Recorded five personal best times at the 2004 Texas Senior Circuit in the 100-meter back (58.90), 200-meter free (1:55.42), 100-meter free (52.94), 50-meter free (24.28) and the 100-meter fly (57.30) … Also competed in the 2003 U.S. Open, 2003 Southern Zone Sectionals and 2003 NCSA Junior National Championships.

At Florida

2005-06: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection...Competed in three events at the NCAA Championships in Atlanta (03/23/06)…Placed 23 rd in the 500 free (4:22.70), 28th in the 1,650 free (15:32.97) and 40th in the 200 free (1:38.63)...Placed fifth in three events at the SEC Championships in Knoxville, Tenn. (02/18/06) to earn three All-SEC honors…Recorded a career-best time of 4:21.52 during the preliminaries of the 500 free…Clocked a time of 4:23.56 during the 500 free finals to finish fifth… Swam a career-best time of 15:20.47 in the 1,650 free to finish fifth…Recorded a provisional time in the 200 free (1:36.37) to place fifth… Finished third in the 100 free (46.76) against Indian River C.C (2/4/06)… Also swam the opening leg of the 200 FR (1:22.41)…Helped the 400 MR team place third (3:23.14) against Tennessee (1/28/06)…Earned a seventh-place finish in the 50 free (21.71) against the Volunteers…Swam the opening leg of the 200 MR (1:31.49) to a first-place finish against Auburn (1/22/06)…Exhibitioned the 500 free (4:31.05)…Helped the 400 FR to a fourth-place finish (3:02.34) by swimming the final leg…Finished first in the 500 free (4:26.44) against Alabama (1/20/06)…Also Placed second in the 100 back (50.55)…Recorded a career-best time of 9:21.34 in the 1,000 free against LSU (1/12/06)…Exhibitioned the 500 free (4:35.51) and 200 FR (1:24.97)…Placed third in the 200 free (1:40.26) against Penn State (1/7/06).. Placed fourth in the 200 free (1:39.61) against Florida State…Also placed fifth in the 500 free (4:32.99) against Florida State…Swam the lead leg of the 200 FR (1:26.07) at the Purdue Invitational (11/20/05)…Placed 15th in the 100 back (52.50), 17th in the 200 free (1:41.50), 28th in the 100 free (47.39p) and 29th in the 500 free (4:43.21p)…Earned second-place in the 1000 free (9:30.31) against Florida Atlantic (11/11/05)…Placed sixth in the 100 back (52.79) and eighth in the 100 fly (52.84) against Georgia (10/27/06)…Swam the opening legs in the 400 MR (3:31.01) and 200 MR (1:35.96) in a tri-meet against Texas and California (10/22/05)…Placed second in the 100 back (52.21) and third in the 500 free (4:39.60) against South Carolina (10/15/06)…Clocked a time of 1:41.95 to place second in the 200 free against Virginia (10/14/05)..Also finished sixth in the 500 free (4:38.10).

(2004-05) Placed fifth in the 100 back (53.07) and swam exhibition in the 500 free (4:31.53) and 200 FR (1:29.93) against Indian River C.C. (2/5/05)…Swam exhibition against Virginia (1/28/05) in the 100 free (47.65) and the 400 FR (3:09.98)…Took second place at Alabama (1/22/05) in the 500 free (4:39.96), anchored the 200 MR (1:35.73) to a third-place finish and swam exhibition in the 200 free (1:44.56)…Raced exhibition in the 200 free (1:41.15) and the 400 FR (3:04.25) at Auburn (1/21/05)…Won the 200 free (1:39.36),captured the 400 FR (3:02.52), placed first in the 800 FR (6:43.99), took second in the 500 free (4:29.87), third in the 400 FR (3:25.85), fourth as a member of the 200 FR (1:24.80) and 10th in the 100 free (46.37) at the Georgia Tech Invitational…Led the 400 FR (3:26.89) to a sixth-place finish, was 10th in the 50 free in a time of 21.60 seconds and swam exhibition in the 100 free (47.13) against Texas and South Carolina (11/12/04)…Finished sixth as a member of the 200 MR (1:37.99) and seventh in the 100 back (51.66) while also competing in exhibition races of the 50 free (21.94) and the 100 fly (53.03) vs. Minnesota (10/29/04)…Led the 400 FR (3:30.84) to a fifth-place finish against Georgia (10/28/04)…Raced to a second-place finish in the 100 back (52.25) and a second-place finish in the 50 free (21.82) at Florida Atlantic (10/8/04).

High School Took top honors in the 100 free and the 100 back at the 2002 FHSAA Swimming Championships…Placed fifth in both the 100 free and the 100 back in the 2001 FHSAA Swimming Championships…Two-time high school All-American…Holds two school records…2002 St. Petersburg Times Swimmer of the Year.

Club Member of the Clearwater Aquatics Team…Coached by Mike Yearwood…Holds four team records.


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