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John Paul Naughton
John Paul  Naughton


San Francisco, Calif.

High School:
St. Ignatius Prep




Top Times:
50 Freestyle -- 22.21 (2014, Hokie Invite)
100 Freestyle -- 46.45 (2/25/17 at the BIG EAST Championships)
200 Freestyle -- 1:38.94 (2/24/17 at the BIG EAST Championships) 
500 Freestyle -- 4:30.86 (2/23/17 at the BIG EAST Championships)
1000 Freestyle -- 9:59.36 (11/12/16 vs. Penn)
1650 Freestyle -- 15:49.91 (2/25/17 at the BIG EAST Championships)
50 Backstroke -- 24.85 (2015, Big Al)

2016-17: Team captain for the 2016-17 season…Named to the All-BIG EAST Team for his performances in the 1650-yard freestyle and 800-yard freestyle relay at the BIG EAST Championships…Helped the 800-yard freestyle relay team break the school record in a time of 6:39.40…Placed fourth in the 200-yard freestyle at the meet with a time of 1:39.22…Finished in fifth place in the 500-yard freestyle, touching the wall at 4:30.86…Raced to a third-place finish in the 1650-yard freestyle with a time of 15:49.91.

2015-16: Swam in 11 meets on the year...Primarily swam in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyles along with the 200 and 400 freestyle relays....Swam in the 200 and 500 freestyle finals at the 2016 BIG EAST Championships...Owned program top times in the 200 and 500 freestyle and 50 back. 

2014-15: Swam in 11 meets on the year ... Primarily swam in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyles along with the 200 and 400 freestyle relays ... Swam in two finals events at the BIG EAST Championships including the 100 and 500 freestyles ... Appeared in 39 events on the season with 18 top-five finishes including two second-place marks and six third-place finishes.

St. Ignatius College Prep: A four-year letter winner in swimming under Coach Jordan Wood ... Swam Freestyle ... Also lettered as a driver for his water polo team ... 2014 California Scholarship Federation member ... A 2012 and 2013 winner of his team's Wildcat Award ... Personal high school bests of 1:42.52 in the 200 Freestyle and 4:45.51 in the 500 Freestyle.

Personal: Born July, 8, 1996 in San Francisco, Calif. to parents, Barry and Mary Ann ... Brother to older sister, Cassie, and younger sister, Sonia ... Attended St. Ignatius College Prep in San Francisco, Calif. ... Achieved the Eagle Scout rank in 2012 ... Hobbies include swimming and water polo ... Majoring in Mechanical Engineering.