Ryan Johnston

Ryan Johnston

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  • Hometown:
    Grand Blanc, Mich.
  • High School:
    Grand Blanc

Was the exhibition swimmer at the Horizon League Championships for CSU … Competed in the 200 IM (1:55.44), the 100 back (52.04 seconds) and the 200 back (1:53.19) as the exhibition competitor … Swam in seven traditional events on the season, including swimming 50 free and 100 butterfly for the first time as a collegian … Had top-15 finishes in both backstroke events at Magnus Cup.

Scored in two individual events at League Championships in debut season … Placed 12th in 200 back (1:50.70) and 13th in 400 IM (4:05.73) … Set career bests during season in 500 freestyle (4:43.24) and 200 butterfly (1:58.08) … Also competed in 500 free at League meet … Swam in seven traditional events in his rookie season … Was among the top five in the on the team in both backstroke events.

Achieved all-state status in his senior year at Grand Blanc … Was an eight-time Kensington Lakes Athletic Association individual champion … Helped the Bobcats to the first two team conference championships in school history … Was among the top eight in 2016 Michigan state championships in both 100 backstroke (51.86 seconds) and 200 IM (1:54.86) … Qualified for state championships in each of his four years … Was named the 2016 Flint Journal Swimmer of the Year … Captained Grand Blanc in his senior season … Competed with the Flint Falcons on the club circuit … Finished in sixth place in 200 backstroke at the 2016 LCM YMCA Nationals in 2:08.84.


Son of Mark and Amy Johnston … Born April 14, 1998 … Pre-nursing major.