|Major:||Psychology & Criminology|
|Gamer:||Saint Thomas Aquinas HS|
As a redshirt freshman (2013-14)… Division II Academic Achievement Award winner… CSCAA Honorable Mention Scholar All-American… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll… Took part in 10 meets in his first season of competition with the Moccasins… Had NCAA “B” qualifying times in both the 200- and 400-IM, which he achieved at the Sunshine State Conference Championships, and was the Mocs’ best swimmer there in the 400… Also part of NCAA “B” times in the 200- and 400-freestyle relays… Helped the Mocs win the 400-freestyle relay in a dual meet with junior college national champion Indian River State (Jan. 18)… #1 on Florida Southern’s times list in the 400-IM, second in the 50-breaststroke and the 100-IM, and third in the 50-butterfly and 200-butterfly.
As a freshman (2012-13)… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll during a season in which he redshirted… Dean’s List student.
In high school… Graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas in 2012 where he was a 4-year letterman and 2-time state qualifier in the 200 IM… As a senior, was a state finalist in the 200-freestyle, and both the 200- and 400-freestyle relay… Regional champion in the 100-freestyle… Helped St. Thomas Aquinas finish second at the state championships… Named a Broward County Scholar-Athlete as a senior… State qualifier in the 100-butterfly, 200-medley relay, 200-freestyle relay and 400-freestyle relay as a junior… Personal… Son of Christi and John Wathen… Has one younger brother… Born October 24, 1993… Major: Psychology and Criminology.