Freshmen account for four of NU's eight individual event victories
2014-15: Member of Northwestern’s sprint freestyle group … Had a phenomenal Big Ten Championships, launching himself onto NU’s top times list in all three of his individual events … Ranked third in the 100 fly and 50 free, and fifth in the 100 free for the Wildcats … Swam the first NCAA ‘B’ cut of his career in the 100 fly to qualify for the bonus final at the Big Ten Championships before placing 18th overall with a career-best ‘B’ time of 47.84 in the final … Also made the bonus final of the 100 free at the conference meet, finishing 22nd with a career-best time … Placed 46th in the conference in the 50 free with his first-career sub 21.00 swim … Scored points for the Wildcats in five different events at NU’s home TYR Invitational (11/21-11/23) … Qualified for the championship final of the 50 fly and took fifth in the race … Made the consolation finals of the 50 free, 100 free, 20 free and 100 fly … Swam a career-best 50.33 in the 100 fly consol to place 12th at the TYR … Best dual-meet finishes of the season were fourth-place efforts in the 200 free against Eastern Michigan (10/16) and Milwaukee (1/16).
2013-14: Posted one top NU time finishing No. 5 for the 'Cats in the 200 free ... Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 50 free, 100, free and 200 free ... Placed 55th in the 200 free with a time of 1:41.04 ... Swam in the TYR Invitational finals in the 200 free, 50 fly, and 100 free ... Finished sixth in the 200 free vs. E Mich/Illinois (10/18) ... Finished sixth in the 200 free vs. WKU (10/25) ... Finished sixth 200 free vs. Wisconsin (11/15) ... Finished fifth 100 free vs. ND, Michigan (1/11) ... Finished sixth 200 free vs. Iowa (1/25) ... Finished fourth 200 free Milwaukee (1/31).
High School: All-America consideration time in the 200 free in 2013 with a fourth-place finish at the Pennsylvania state meet to earn all-state honors ... Finished eighth in the state in the 100 fly ... All-American with the state third-place 200 free relay in 2012 ... Led high school to 2011 district championship ... Team captain and 2012-13 MVP ... Holds school records in the 200 free and 200 free relay while ranking second in school history in the butterfly ... Swam club with Central Bucks Swim Team, competing at the 2012 Speedo Champions Series in Buffalo, N.Y., and sectional meets ... Also lettered in water polo for three years, earning all-state honors in 2011 ... Competed in three sports (swimming, water polo, baseball) for his first two years of high school ... Honor roll member.
Personal: Born John Joseph Morris ... Son of Diane and Gary Morris ... Chose Northwestern over Indiana and Boston College ... Major is undeclared.