John Parise Athlete Profile

John Parise

Position: Freestyle Height: 6-2 Weight: 170 Roster Years: 1991-1992 | 1994-1998 Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA Last School: Capistrano Valley High School

Personal

Served a two-year LDS Church mission to Houston, Texas ... majoring in mechanical engineering ... parents are Phil and Susan Parise ... wife's name is Jessie.

Before BYU

High school All-American in the 200 and 500 freestyle ... finished third in CIF championships at Capistrano High School ... set a school record in the 500 free (4:27.42) as a freshman ... also swam on the 400 medley relay team and 400 and 800 free relay teams which set school records in 1992.




1991-1992 | Freshman Year

Set a school record in the 500 free (4:27.42) and as a member of the 800 free relay team before going on an LDS mission to Houston, Texas.

1994-1995 | Sophomore Year

Set school record in the 50 free (20.35) ... Academic All-WAC.

1996-1997 | Junior Year

Member of school record-setting 200 free, 400 free and 400 medley relay teams ... Academic All-WAC ... competed in the 1997 U.S. National Championships in July ... former BYU record holder in the 50 free (20.35), 500 free (4:27.42), 200 free relay (1:21.90), 400 free relay (3:00.76), 800 free relay (6:40.75) and 400 medley relay (3:19.51).

1997-1998 | Senior Year

Tallied 20 first place wins during the season competing in events such as the 50 and 100 free, 200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay ... at WAC, he was a crucial member in the 200 free relay that placed third, the 200 medley relay that placed fifth, the 400 medley relay that placed third and the 800 free relay that placed third as well.