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    Chris Johnson  
    Chris Johnson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St. John, IN

    High School:
    Lake Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 185

    Position:
    Breast/Free


    12/06/2013

    Irish Set Three Records, Hold Lead After Day One Of Hawkeye Invitational

    Notre Dame establishes new team marks in the 200 IM, 100 Back and 400 Medley Relay at Iowa

    03/30/2013

    Williamson, Stephens Seize All-America Honors

    Duo earn honorable mention All-America citations, bring team meet total to three.

    03/29/2013

    Irish Earn First All-America Honors At The NCAA Championship

    800 free relay seizes first relay All-America citation in program history.

    03/28/2013

    School Records Fall On First Day of NCAA Championship

    400 medley relay sets new mark and Dyer lowers time in 500 free.

    03/20/2013

    Irish Gear Up For NCAA Championship

    Nine Notre Dame student-athletes set to compete this weekend in Indianapolis

    03/28/2013

    Men's NCAA Swimming Championship

    Photos from all three days of competition at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis.

    03/04/2013

    2013 BIG EAST Swimming Championships

    All photos courtesy of Ken Overholt

    01/29/2012

    Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Shamrock Invitational

    The Men and Women of the Fighting Irish Swimming and Diving teams hosted Iowa and Ohio State this weekend.

    01/21/2012

    1/21 Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving vs. Michigan State

    The Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving teams took on Michigan State at home on January 21st.

    10/08/2010

    Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving - Dennis Stark Relays

    The Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving teams began the 2010-2011 season by hosting the 2010 Dennis Stark Relays.

    Made first career appearance at the NCAA Championships, one of a record nine Notre Dame student-athletes to compete at the event, swimming in the 100 breast, 200 breast and the 400 medley relay ... member of the runner-up 200 medley (1:32.09) and 400 free relay (3:07.19) `A' squads in a dual meet with Pittsburgh ... picked up additional second place finish in the 100 breast against the Panthers ... season-best swim of 20.92 in the 50 free to take the top spot in the race against Louisville ... part of the third-place Irish finisher in the 200 medley relay later in the meet against the Cardinals ... placed fourth with the 200 medley squad (1:28.62) at the Hawkeye Invitational ... claimed first relay gold medal of the season with the 200 medley relay `A' entry in a dual meet against Cleveland State ... touched in with a third place time of 56.03 in the 100 breast at the Northwestern Invitational ... set a school and BIG EAST Championship record with a final heat swim of 52.95 in the 100 breast to earn his first career conference gold medal finish at the IUPUI Natatorium ... member of the runner-up 400 medley relay `A' squad that logged a season-best time of 3:12.98 at the BIG EAST Championships.

    AS A JUNIOR (2011-12): Member of the winning 200 free relay team in the season-opening Dennis Stark Relays ... swam the anchor leg of the runner-up 400 medley relay team at the Dennis Stark Relays ... anchored the second place 200 medley relay at the Dennis Stark Relays ... member of the runner-up 200 medley relay team in the quad meet with TCU, Michigan and Oakland... first swimmer in the water for the third place 400 free relay team in four-team dual meet ... anchored the victorious 400 medley relay at Valparaiso ... third-place finisher in the 100 breast (56.41) at Louisville ... part of 200 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay teams that took third at the Hawkeye Invitational ... claimed third place in the 100 breast (56.62) against Northwestern ... runner-up to teammate Frank Dyer in the 50 free against Michigan State ... touched the wall in third place in the 200 breast against Michigan State ... anchor of the runner-up 200 free relay team at the Shamrock Invitational ... won the 100 breast with a time of 56.20 at the Shamrock Invitational ... member of the 400 free relay team that took third at the Shamrock Invitational ... anchored the third place 200 medley relay team at the BIG EAST Championships ... swam a season-best 53.79 in the 100 breast to earn runner-up honors in the event at the BIG EAST Championships ... second swimmer in the water for the second place 400 medley relay team at the BIG EAST Championships ... personal-best time of 1:58.52 in the 200 breast at the BIG EAST Championships ... won third career monogram.

    AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11): Set a new Notre Dame record in the 100 breast with his 53.75 performance at the BIG EAST Championships ... that swim was the first ever 100 breast swim under 54 seconds in Notre Dame history ... the 100 breast showing was also good for his first individual NCAA B-cut ... swam the breaststroke legs of the 200 and 400 medley relays that set new Notre Dame records with NCAA B-cut times of 1:28.86 and 3:15.10, respectively ... also recorded two additional personal-best scores at the league meet with swims of 2:01.18 in the 200 breast and 20.76 in the 50 free.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10): Delivered the ninth-fastest 100 breast performance in program history at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 55.63 ... was a member of the 200 medley relay at the league meet that set a school record ... the relay performance was an NCAA B-cut time ... set a personal-best time of 2:07.72 in the 200 breast at the Shamrock Invitational ... recorded a career-best time of 20.81 at the league meet in the 50 free ... finished the dual meet season with a top three performances in all seven 100 breast races he swam ... recipient of the Beeler Hipp award ... swam in 16 breaststroke events during the course of the year. THE JOHNSON FILE: Four-year varsity swimmer at Lake Central (Ind.) under head coach Todd Smolinski ... team MVP and state champion in his junior and senior seasons ... team captain as a senior ... Lake Central was undefeated in his junior and senior seasons ... held a national ranking as a sophomore, junior and senior ... All-American in each of his four seasons ... set school records in the 100 breast, 200 IM and 50 free ... defending state champion in the 100 breast (56.56) after finishing runner-up in the 2007 edition of the event ... the former effort ranked as the nation's 11th best time in 2008 ... went 20.60 during the 2008 Crown Point Sectional in the 50 free to win the event while bettering that mark with a 20.57 in the event less than one year later ... won the 50 free at the 2008 high school sectional meet ... member of the National Honor Society ... son of Cathy and Greg Johnson ... oldest of two children ... graduated with a degree in marketing from the Mendoza College of Business.

    Johnson's Career Bests

    Event Time Meet
    100 Breast 52.95 BIG EAST (2013)
    200 Breast 1:58.52 BIG EAST (2012)
    50 Free 20.59 BIG EAST (2012)
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