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John Whiteside
John  Whiteside


Fairfield, Conn.

High School:
Fairfield Ludlowe



Virginia Men Qualify Five Swimmers For NCAA Championships

Four underclassmen to represent Cavaliers in NCAA Championships in Indianapolis


UVA Men's Swimmers Finish Sixth At ACC Championships

Whiteside grabs silver in 100-yard freestyle, turns in second-fastest time in UVA history


Podium Finish Highlights Day Three At ACC Championship

School records fall in three events as Cavaliers complete day three

100 Free

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

• 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 


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

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


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