Hopkins' Johnson wins 100 butterfly LTC

March 24, 1996|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

ATLANTA - Matt Johnson of Johns Hopkins defended his NCAA title in the 100-yard butterfly Friday with a meet-record time of 48.67 seconds, breaking the record that he had set in the morning preliminary during the Division III Swimming and Diving Championships at Emory University.

The previous record was 49.02, which was set at last year's meet by Tom Richner of Denison.

Johnson, who was swimming in the 200 butterfly finals last night, also earned All-America honors in the 200 freestyle relay (second place); 400 medley relay (third); 50 freestyle (fourth); and 200 medley relay (fourth).

Pub Date: 3/24/96

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