John Wilson
John Wilson
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Livonia, N.Y.
High School: Livonia
Event(s): Free/Fly

SUNYACs 2018: Took 12th in the 100 fly … Grabbed 13th in the 200 fly … Finished 14th in the 500 free.

Ithaca Invitational 2017: placed first in the 200 freestyle (1:47.61) ... placed second in the 500 (4:58.70).

Prior to Geneseo: Swam for Mercury Aquatics under coach Dave Baker … Livingston County All Star 2014, 2015 and 2016 … Livingston County Senior Swimmer of the Year 2016 … Livingston County Team Championship 2012, 2013, and 2016

Personal: John Drew Wilson was born in raised in Livonia, N.Y. … Parents are William and Carol Wilson … has an older brother, Chris … William Wilson, Father, 1981 Michael Brady, Cousin, 2001 Gertrude Wilson, Grandmother, 1965 all graduated from Geneseo … sailing, Jr. National Champion (Thistle Class): 2013, 2014. North American Champion (Lightning): 2013 … NYS Regents Scholar Award … Science National Honor Society and National Honor Society … Bausch and Lomb Excellence in Science Award … Livonia Teachers Association Award … enjoy sailing, hiking and camping … favorite band is Evanescene ... Favorite athletic related moment causing and upset to win Livingston County Championships in 2016 … Best advice received “Relax and enjoy the race. It’s easy to get caught up focusing on the next big taper meet or next big dual meet. But soon that meet will have come and gone and you realize you missed a lot of opportunities to just enjoy the small stuff throughout the season” … Lists Coach Steve DZina and Dave Baker for having the most influence on his swimming career … joined swimming in 5th grade because his friends were doing the age group team … lists the Detroit Redwings as his favorite sports team and Katie Ledecky as his favorite athlete.

2018-19 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 21.98 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 11/30/2018
100 Butterfly SCY 52.33 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/1/2018
200 Butterfly SCY 2:01.49 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/1/2018

2016-17 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 23.01 Rochester vs Geneseo 1/20/2017
100 Freestyle SCY 50.05 6th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/4/2016
200 Freestyle SCY 1:47.61 Ithaca Invite 2/11/2017
500 Freestyle SCY 4:58.70 Ithaca Invite 2/11/2017
1000 Freestyle SCY 10:52.31 Cortland @ Geneseo 11/12/2016
100 Butterfly SCY 55.69 Ithaca vs Hartwick vs Geneseo 11/20/2016
200 Butterfly SCY 2:05.64 6th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/3/2016