The Tide's total includes 24 women's swimmers and divers, 19 men's swimmers and divers, 12 gymnasts, six women's basketball players and four men's basketball players
Alabama Highlights: 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