Brett Walsh
Brett  Walsh

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Durban, South Africa

High School:
Kearsney College

Height:
6-0

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly

Experience:
3L



01/23/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Sweeps Georgia Tech on Senior Day

The Crimson Tide celebrated senior day with a dominating win over Tech in the midst of Alabama's Power of Pink meet

01/22/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Closes Regular Season Saturday at Home against Georgia Tech

In addition to being the last meet of the regular season, the competition will also be Alabama's Power of Pink meet to help raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer and the Tide will honor it seniors with a pre-meet ceremony

01/08/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Closes out Day One of Competition with Tennessee with Relay Win

The men’s 400-meter medley relay of Christopher Reid, Pavel Romanov, Brett Walsh and Kristian Gkolomeev finished off the night with a win

11/20/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving’s Nonnenberg Does It Again

The sophomore broke her second school record in as many days at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational, leading Alabama to six individual wins on the night

10/09/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving Falls to Auburn in Home Opener

The Alabama men took it down to the wire before falling 158-142 to the Tigers, while the Crimson Tide women fell 192-108

Alabama Highlights:
2016 - Senior:
Scored at the home meet against Georgia Tech in the 200 medley relay and 50 freestyle, taking fourth in both … also competed in the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle relay against Georgia Tech … finaled at the long course home meet against Tennessee in the 50-meter butterfly and 400m medley relay … scored in the 100m butterfly, taking second, 50m freestyle, taking third, and 400m freestyle relay, taking fourth … also competed in the 100m freestyle against Tennessee … finaled at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in the 200 medley relay and 100 butterfly, taking top honors in both, as well as the 100 freestyle, taking fourth and 100 breaststroke, taking tenth … scored at South Carolina in the 400 medley and 400 freestyle relays, taking second in both, 50 freestyle, taking third, and 100 butterfly, taking fifth … finaled at the home meet against Auburn in the 200 medley and 200 freestyle relays, taking top honors in both … also scored in the 50 freestyle and against Auburn, taking second and fourth, respectively … finaled at the season opener at Delta State University in the 400 medley relay and 50 freestyle, taking top honors in both … scored in the 400 freestyle relay at Delta State, taking second … also competed in the 100 butterfly at Delta State.

2015 - Junior:
Part of the Tide’s NCAA runner-up 200 medley relay … finaled at the NCAA Championships as part of the Tide’s third place 400 medley relay and fourth place 200 freestyle relay … scored at the NCAA Championships as part of the Tide’s 11th place 400 freestyle relay … earned First Team All-American honors as part of the Tide’s 200 and 400 medley relays and 200 freestyle relay … earned honorable mention All-America honors as part of the Tide’s 400 freestyle relay … SEC Champion as part of the Tide’s 200 freestyle and 400 medley relays … First Team All-SEC … part of the SEC record setting 400 medley relay … SEC runner-up as part of the Tide’s 200 medley and 400 freestyle relays … finaled at the SEC Championships in the 100 freestyle, taking eighth, and 100 butterfly, taking fourth … also scored in the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships, taking ninth … set the school record in the 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships with a 46.25 … posted career-best times in the 50 freestyle (19.50) and 100 freestyle (43.15) at the SEC Championships, which ranks him fourth in both events all-time at Alabama … part of four school record setting relays during the season … won the 100 butterfly at the H2Okie Invitational … swam on 11 winning relays during the regular season … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2014 - Sophomore:
Earned All-American honors in the 200 and 400 medley and 400 freestyle relays after each quartet posted top eight finishes at the NCAA Championships … part of the Tide’s 200 medley relay that set a school record at the NCAA Championships with a 1;24.47 … scored in the 50 and 100 freestyle and the 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships, taking 13th, 12th and 13th, respectively … his 19.79 in the 50 freestyle at the SEC Championships was a career-best and ranks him tied for fifth all-time at Alabama … a time of 43.55 in the 100 freestyle at the SEC Championships put him sixth all-time at Alabama … a career-best time of 47.21 in the 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships moved him into third place all-time at Alabama … swam on four relay teams at the SEC Championships that set school records, including the 200 and 400 freestyle relays that both shaved two and a half seconds off the previous marks … picked up a victory in the 100 butterfly in a dual meet against Florida during the regular season … earned a place on the SEC Academic Honor Roll … named Second Team All-SEC.

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 Sally and Ed Walsh ... brother, Greg ... sister, Deanne ... civil engineering major ... born May 14, 1993.

Top Times:
100 butterfly 46.25 SR
50 freestyle 19.50
100 freestyle 43.15