Freshman Season (2006-07)
Competed for Auburn at the American Short Course Championships... Placed 19th in the 50 free with a time of 20.98 and 16th in the 200 IM (1:54.47)... Best finish was 15th in the 200 free with a time of 1:41.21... Also competed in the 100 free (46.19) and the 200 back (1:50.15)... Swam anchor for one of Auburn's 800m free relay teams at the U.S. Open.
Attended Bishop Kenny High School... Swam for Jon Sachovich at Bolles... National Honor Society... All-American... Academic All-American... Is an Eagle Scout.
Full name is John Stephen Long, Jr.... Parents are John and Mary Long... Born on March 4, 1988... Has two sisters, Katie and Kelly... Father ran track at the University of Kansas.
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Favorite sports movie is Chariots of Fire... Favorite sports team is Manchester United... Role model in swimming is Mark Spitz... Greatest gift ever received is a slinky.