John Fimmano
John Fimmano
Year: So.
Hometown: Southbury, Conn.
High School: Pomperaug
Major: Exercise Science
  • Two-year letterwinner who has competed in seven individual events at a pair of Landmark Conference Championships
  • Two-time All-Landmark Conference selection; Landmark Conference champion in the 200-butterfly in 2019
  • Holds school records in two events (200-butterfly and 200-freestyle relay)

Sophomore Season (2018-19)

  • Had a strong second season in the Royals program, earning All-Landmark Conference honors in a pair of events at the 2019 Landmark Conference Championships
  • Captured his first Landmark Conference individual championship int he 200-butterfly, winning the event with a school-record time of 1:56.40 to earn All-Landmark Conference First Team honors
  • Swam in two other finals at the Landmark Conference Championships, finishing 5th in the 100-freestyle (47.26) and third in the 100-butterfly (51.59)
  • Helped the Royals' 200-freestyle relay team break a school record at the Landmark Championships on their way to a third-place finish in the event, as the squad hit the wall in 1:25.27 
  • Swam in 11 total events on the year for the Royals
  • Won seven events throughout the course of the year, including a pair at the Diamond City Invitational - the 100-freestyle (48.83) and 200-butterfly (2:01.84)

Freshman Season (2017-18)

  • Swam in four events at the Landmark Conference Championships, finishing in the top-seven in each event
  • Set a school record in the 200 butterfly at the Landmark Conference Championships on February 18 with a time of 1:56.17 to finish second in the event
  • Earned Second Team All-Landmark Conference honors in the 200 butterfly
  • Also finished third in the 200 freestyle, sixth in the 100 butterfly, and seventh in the 500 freestyle
  • Competed in all 11 meets during the season
  • Won 10 individual races during the season and totaled 26 top-five results, 24 of which were third place or better
  • Finished first in the 100 freestyle, 100 butterfly, and 200 butterfly against Goucher and Juniata on November 4

Landmark Conference Championship Finishes

2019

  • 100 Freestyle (47.26, 5th)
  • 100 Butterfly (51.59, 3rd)
  • 200 Butterfly (1:56.40, 1st)

2018

  • 200 Freestyle (3rd; 1:47.34)
  • 500 Freestyle (7th; 4:51.28)
  • 100 Butterfly (6th; 51:95)
  • 200 Butterfly (2nd; 1:56.17)

Notables

  • Royals' record-holder in the 200 butterfly (1:56.17)
  • Member of Royals' record-holder team in the 200 freestyle relay (1:25.27)

Honors/Awards

  • First Team All-Landmark Conference (2019 - 200 butterfly)
  • Second Team All-Landmark Conference (2018 - 200 butterfly)
  • Landmark Conference Winter All-Sportsmanship Team (2019)
  • Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week (Nov. 19, 2018)
  • Landmark Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll (2019)

Personal/High School

  • Earned four varsity letters in swimming at Pomperaug H.S.
  • Helped the team go 44-0 during his career while winning three state championships and four South West Conference championships
  • Was a two-time all-state selection and a three-time all-conference honoree
  • Is the son of Karen and TJ Fimmano
  • Also has three siblings: sisters Austin and Ginny, and a brother, Tres. Ginny is on the swim team at Ithaca College.