2013 - Sophomore:
Competed in the 200 freestyle and both the 100 and 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... carries a 3.55 GPA for his career ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2012 - Freshman:
Competed in the 100 and 200 backstroke as well as the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships ... turned in career-best times in both the 100 and 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships, touching at 49.57 and 1:49.22 respectively ... dropped more than a second off his career-best in the 100 backstroke ... named to the Dean's List (3.5 or better grade point average) for the spring semester.
Coached by Lucas Smith and Barbara Aguirre at Shock Wave Aquatic Team and Tupelo High School ... U.S. Open qualifier and two-time NCSA Junior National Championship competitor ... set the state records in the 200 freestyle and 100 backstroke and was part of the state record setting 200 medley and freestyle relays ... Tupelo Sports Council Athlete of the Year in 2007 and 2010 ... Tupelo High School to four consecutive Mississippi State Championships ... Rotary Scholar ... National Spanish Honor Society
Full name: John Albert Servati ... son of Janet Gaston and Albert Servati ... sisters, Sarah and Catherine ... general business major ... born February 1, 1993.
200 freestyle 1:39.81
200 backstroke 1:49.22
100 backstroke 49.57