Clark Johnson '84
Johnson cemented his place in Grove City College's distinguished diving history
by capturing the NCAA Division III title in 3-meter diving as a senior at the
1984 NCAA Championships in Atlanta.
Johnson amassed 443 points on the high board to become Grove City's third all-time national champion in diving. He also placed seventh in 1-meter diving at the 1984 NCAA Championships, becoming a two- time Division III All-American.
His efforts helped Grove City finish 12th at the NCAA Championships, which marked the programís second-best finish at the Division III Championships.
During his four seasons under head coach Jim Longnecker, Johnson helped the Wolverines to a 41-6 overall record in dual meets.The 1983-84 team posted an 11-1 record and Johnson earned the team's Most Valuable Performer award. He co-captained the squad as a senior.
After an undefeated 12-0 record in 1981-82, the
Wolverines went 9-4 in his junior season. Johnson concluded the 1982-83 campaign
by making his first appearance at the NCAA Championships in
one-meter diving, where he reached the semifinal round.
The College inducted him into its Men's Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame in 1991.