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Brett Walsh
Brett Walsh

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Durban, South Africa

High School:
Kearsney College

Height:
6-0

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly

Experience:
1L



04/16/2014

Swimming and Diving Celebrates Record Smashing Season

04/11/2014

Swimming and Diving Recognizes Outstanding 2013-14 Season with Year-End Banquet

In his second year at the helm at Alabama, head coach Dennis Pursley continued his turnaround of the program as the Tide had both an SEC Champion and NCAA Champion for the first time since 2007

04/08/2014

Eight Swimmers and Divers Earn All-American Honors in 2014

The six men who earned honors are the most since the 2007 squad produced six All-Americans while this season also marked the first time in four years that the Tide women have produced multiple All-American honorees

03/29/2014

Swimming and Diving Takes 12th at the Men's NCAA Championships

It was Alabama's first top-20 finish at the NCAA Championships since 2007 and the highest finish since 2003 when the Crimson Tide also finished 12th

03/28/2014

Swimmers Break Records on Day Two of the Men's NCAA Championships

Alabama broke the school record in the 200 medley relay and the 200 freestyle on day two in Austin

Alabama Highlights:
2013 - Freshman:
Won the 200 freestyle relay against Missouri ... scored in the 50 and 100 freestyle and the 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships ... posted career-best times in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships with times of 20.01, 44.01 and 47.56, respectively ... turned in Alabama's top time of the season in the 100 butterfly ... ranked fifth all-time for the Tide in the 50 freestyle and fourth in the 100 butterfly ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Nick Grey at Kloof A.S.C. as well as Wayne Ridden at Seals ... named to the Youth Olympic squad ... All-Africa team ... took the silver medal in the 50m butterfly at the 2012 South Africa International Invitational and the 2012 South African National Championships ... earned a place on the Provincial team, 2008-12 ... earned a place on the National team, 2010-12 ... also played rugby, soccer, water polo and track and field ... editorial team of Greyhound Magazine ... boarding house leader.

Personal Information:
Full name: Brett Hayden Walsh ... son of Ed and Sally Walsh ... brother, Greg ... sister, Deanne ... civil engineering major ... born May 14, 1993.

Top Times:
50 freestyle 20.01
100 freestyle 44.01
100 butterfly 47.56