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Tyler Johnson
Tyler Johnson


Chandler, Arizona

High School:
Centennial HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205




Personal Bests 50y free......20.29 100y free....45.22

FRESHMAN (2000-01): Earned first-team All-America accolades at the 2001 NCAA Championships in the 200 free relay... Also named an honorable mention All-America in the 200 medley relay... At the 2001 Pac-10 Championships, placed 14th in the 50 free, touching the wall at 20.29... Placed 24th in the 100 free at Pac-10s with the time of 45.22... Tied for the second-fastest Wildcat in the 50 free for the 2000-01 season with the time of 20.29.

PREP: 2000: At the Junior Nationals West in Anchorage, Alaska, won the 100 free with a time of 45:53... Placed second in the 50 free at 20.89... HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three varsity letters in swimming for Coach Jeff Anderson at Dobson High School in Mesa, Ariz... Won the 50 free with a 20.90 and the 100 free at 45.53 at the state high school championships... Anchored the 400 and 200 free relays with first-place times... At high school regionionals, won the 400 and 200 free relays... Voted Male High School Swimmer of the Year by coaches in 2000... 2000 Regional Swimmer of the Year... Male Athlete of the Year at Dobson High School in 2000... Holds the high school record in the 100 free, the 200 free relay and the 400 free relay... Arizona State Record Holder in the 200 free relay.

PERSONAL: Tyler Severan Johnson... Born 09/18/81 in Mesa, Ariz... Son of Steven and Maureen Johnson... Father graduated from the University of Colorado, and mother attended Colorado State University... Plans to major in history... Hobbies include reading, water skiing, jet skiing and his truck.