Ranks third in the school's all-time records in the 100-yard fly (50.23) and 10th in the 100-yard back (52.87).
As a Junior:
Placed 10th at the Atlantic 10 Championships in the 200-yard fly (1:56.32) ... ranked first on the UMass team in the 100-yard fly (50.22 at A-10`s), third in both the 100-yard back (52.87 at A-10's) and 200-yard fly (1:55.92 at A-10's), sixth in the 200-yard IM (2:03.55 vs. Rutgers), eighth in the 200-yard back (2:07.99 vs. Central Connecticut) and 10th in the 50-yard free (22.42 vs. Syracuse).
As a Sophomore:
Ranked third on the team in the 100-yard back (53.53 at Atlantic 10's), fourth in the 200-yard fly (1:57.48 at A-10's) and fifth in the 100-yard fly (51.88 at A-10's).
As a Freshman:
Ranked third on the team in the 200-yard fly (2:00.37 at A-10's), fourth in the 200-yard back (54.76 at A-10's) and fifth in the 200-yard back (1:58.98 vs. Syracuse).
Before UMass: Four-year letterwinner at York (Maine) High School...set school records in the 100-yard fly, 100-yard back, 200-yard IM, 50- and 100-yard free ... finished second in the 100-yard back and fourth in the 200-yard IM as a senior ... won the 1998 100-yard fly state title ... named 1999 Outstanding Swimmer of the Year for Southwestern Maine ... 1998 Portsmouth Herald Swimmer of the Year ... two-time All-State and four-time All-County selection ... four-time swim team captain.
Full name is Darren Butler Johnson ... born August 6, 1981, in Portsmouth, N.H. ... son of Russell and Pamela Johnson ... majoring in Sport Management.