John Arzner
John  Arzner


Crawfordsville, Ind.

High School:

Sprint Free/Back


2003-04: Academic All-Big Ten ... Big Ten Championships competitor in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle races, recording season bests in each event ... time of 1:43.69 in the 200 free prelims also served as a lifetime best, and was the team's fifth-fastest mark of the season ... recorded consecutive fifth-place showings in the 200 free against Arizona State and Michigan State ... also placed fifth in the 100 free vs. the Sun Devils ... swam the anchor leg for the 400 freestyle relay team, which recorded a season-best and NCAA provisional time of 2:59.28 at the Big Ten Championships.

2002-03: Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 100 back, 50 free and the 100 free...clocked a personal bests in the 100 free prelim (46.48) and in the 50 free prelim (21.41) ... placed fifth in the 50 free and 100 free against Michigan ... finished fifth in the 50 free against Iowa ... recorded third-place showings in the 100 free in meets against Notre Dame and Miami (OH) ... placed fourth in the 100 free against Michigan State and at the Indiana Intercollegiate meet ... teamed with Louis Paul, Tamas Bessenyei and Tad Sayce to win the 200 medley relay against Miami (OH) ... placed third with Hughes, Pogioli and Scholz in the 400 medley relay against Northwestern/Pittsburgh and Indiana ... finished third with the 400 free relay team in meets against Michigan, Notre Dame, Cincinnati/Georgia Tech, and Iowa.

2001-02: Earned a third-place showing in the 100 free against Miami (Ohio), finishing in 48.44 ... placed fifth with 400 free relay team at Indiana ... competed in the 50 and 100 freestyle races and the 400 free relay at Minnesota/Wisconsin triangular ...captured fifth place in the 100 back vs. Michigan State ... also placed third with the 400 free relay team against the Spartans ... captured a fifth-place showing in the 100 back and placed second with the 200 free relay team vs. Iowa ... finished third with the 200 free relay squad at the Indiana Intercollegiates.

High School: Four-year varsity letter-winner ... also lettered in football ... four-time sectional team champs ... most improved award freshman year ... three-time winner of the most inspirational award ... All-state selection junior year ... All-American junior year ... most valuable swimmer senior year ... received mental attitude award senior year ... captain senior year ... finished seventh in the 100 free and eighth in the 100 back at the state championship in his senior year ... earned Indiana Academic Honors diploma ... Hoosier Boys State delegate.

Personal: Born Jan. 31, 1983 ... given name is John Dominic Arzner ... parents are Gus and Andrea Arzner ... father, Gus was John's high school coach ... has three brothers, Ryan, Nick and Adam ... majoring in management.


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