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John Whiteside

Free/Back
Position
Freshman
Class
Fairfield, Conn.
Hometown
Fairfield Ludlowe
High School

All-ACC
2017:
100 Free

Virginia Career Bests
50 Free: 19.84
100 Free: 42.76
200 Free: 1:34.96

2017-18
• Did not compete 

2016-17
• Earned All-ACC in the 100-yard freestyle with a second-place finish
• Finished 36th in the 100-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships 
• Competed with the 800-yard freestyle relay team (19th), 200-yard freestyle relay team (22nd), 400-yard medley relay team (25th) and the 400-yard freestyle relay (25th) at the NCAA Championships 
• Placed second in the 100-yard freestyle, ninth in the 200-yard freestyle and 12th in the 50-yard freestyle, in addition to finishing fourth in the 400-yard freestyle relay, fifth with the 800-yard freestyle relay, fifth in the 200-yard freestyle relay and fifth with the 400-yard medley relay at the ACC Championships
• Won the 100-yard freestyle against UNC, Duke and Pitt 
• Finished third in the 200-yard freestyle, seventh in the 100-yard freestyle 18th in the 50-yard freestyle and 26th in the 100-yard backstroke at the UGA Fall Invite 

Background
• Won 100 back at Connecticut Class L Championships
• High school All-American
• Swam for Wesport/Weston Family YMCA Water Rats

Personal
• Son of Katie and Stuart Whiteside 
• Has two siblings, George and James
• Father, Stuart, swam at St. Lawrence