The Nittany Lion 400 freestyle relay team set a new McCoy Natatorium record with a time of 2:57.40
LION CAREER 2012-13: Earned All-America status at the NCAA Championships (3/28-3/30/13) ... Member of the 400 medley relay team that finished eigth at the NCAA Championships with a time of 3:08.42, the third fastest time in Penn State history ... Competed in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships (2/27-3/2/13) ... Recorded a team and personal-best time of 43.85 in the 100 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships, qualifying for the NCAA "B" standard ... Swam the team's best time of the season in the 200 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships, turning in a time of 1:36.62 on the first leg of the 800 freestyle relay, the mark hit the NCAA "B" qualifying standard ... Raced to a personal record time of 4:22.48 in the 500 freestyle at the Big Ten Championships, as the mark was the second fastest on the team for the season ... The time also qualified for the NCAA "B" standard ... Won six races during his junior campaign, with two in the 100 freestyle vs. Missouri State (1/12/13) and vs. West Virginia (10/19/13), four in the 200 freestyle vs. Navy (1/26/13), vs. Villanova (11/10/12), vs. Missouri State and vs. West Virginia and one in the 500 freestyle vs. Navy.
BEFORE PENN STATE 2011-12 (at Maryland): Maryland's most valuable swimmer with top times in the 50 freestlye with a mark of 20.19, the 100 freestyle, finishing in 44.15, the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:36.86 and the 200 IM, turning in a time of 1:48.25 ... Two-time ACC Men's Performer of the Week (11/15 and 1/17) ... Touched the wall 15th in the 200 IM with a time of 1:49.54 at the 2012 ACC Championships ... Finished eighth in the 200 freestyle with a mark of 1:37.55 and 11th in the 100 freestyle, finishing in 44.15 ... Contributed to the 200 medley relay team that finished eighth in 1:28.24 ... Also part of sixth-place 800 freestyle relay, touching the wall in 6:33.11 ... Won the 200 IM with a time of 1:48.85 and the 50 freestyle, finishing in 20.39 at the Terp Cup ... Took second in the 200 freestyle recording a mark of 1:38.01 and the 100 freestyle with a time of 44.43.
2010-11 (at Maryland): Tallied the top 200 freestyle time on the team ... Also boasted top five showings in the 50, 100, 500, and 1,000 freestyle events for Maryland ... Member of eighth-place 800 freestyle relay, finishing in 6:33.90, 200 freestyle relay, touching the wall in 1:20.78 and the 400 medley relay recording a time of 3:16.52 that secured NCAA B-cut marks at the ACC Championships ... Finished 21st in the 500 freestyle, finishing in 4:31.12 ... Took 15th in the 200 freestyle with a mark of 1:38.83 ... Also claimed 17th in the 100 freestyle recoring a mark of 44.32 with an NCAA "B" qualifying standard ... Part of first place 200 freestyle relay, finishing in 1:21.83 at the Terp Cup ... Third in the 500 freestyle and fifth in the 50 and 200 freestyle ... Member of second place 400 medley, 400 and 800 freestyle relay.
Swam at St. Pius X High School ... Four-time high school All-American and two-time PIAA high school state champion in the 500 free ... Holds the district record in the 500 free ... Two-time YMCA state champion and current record holder in the 200 free ... Won the Short Course and Long Course at YMCA Nationals.
John William Hauser was born on June 23, 1992 to Jack Hauser and Ellen Kanaley ... Mother was a swimmer at the Rochester Institute of Technology ... Majoring in economics.
ON CHOOSING PENN STATE
"I chose Penn State because of its strong academics and athletics."