Men's Swimming

 

  Byron Johnson
Byron Johnson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tauton, Mass.

Height:
5-7

Position:
Diving

Birthdate:
02/14/1986


General: Ranks seventh all-time in UMass history in the three-meter (302.50) and eighth in the one-meter (273.98).

2008-09 (Junior): Finished second in the one-meter (271.65) and fourth in the three-meter (280.00) at the A-10 Championships (2/18-21) ... Placed fourth in the one-meter (256.13) and third in the three-meter (283.95) at Fordham (1/31) ... Finished third in the one-meter (255.67) and the three-meter (248.33) at home against Colgate (1/25) ... Notched two second-place finishes: one-meter (273.98) and three-meter (299.85) in the win over Boston College (1/24) ... Finished fourth in the three-meter (264.63) and fifth in the one-meter (269.90) at the Galbraith Diving Invitational (12/6) ... Placed third in the one-meter dive (257.40) and fifth in the three-meter (240.40) at BU's Terrier Invitational (11/21-23) ... Took fourth in the one-meter dive (233.02) against Binghamton (11/8) ... Notched second-place in the three-meter (269.03) and third in the one-meter (240.45) at Stony Brook (11/1) ... Finished second in the one-meter (267.00) and the three-meter (277.43) against Army (10/25) ... Placed third in both the one and three-meter events, scoring 258.83 and 281.63 in each respective event at BU (10/18).

2007-08 (Sophomore): Placed second in the three-meter dive and one-meter dive receiving 284.35 and 595.95 points for each respective dive at the A-10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Finished second in the three-meter dive with 284.35 points at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/11-12).

2006-07 (Freshman): Placed third in the one-meter dive (224.10) and second in the three-meter dive (211.78) against Boston University (11/11) ... Against Army (10/28), placed fifth in the one-meter (208.28) and fourth in the three-meter (201.75) ... Placed third at Stony Brook (10/21) in the three-meter with 181.65 points ... Earned 197.10 points with a one-meter dive at the UConn Invitational for fourth-place.

Before UMass: Massachusetts State Diving Champion in 2004.

Personal: Byron Tyler Johnson ... Born Feb. 14, 1986 in Louisiana ... Son of Steve and Joy Johnson ... Majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Army 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston University 1:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 31
    at Binghamton 5:00 PM
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