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Brett Walsh
Brett Walsh

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Durban, South Africa

High School:
Kearsney College

Height:
6-0

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly

Experience:
2L



10/10/2014

Swimming and Diving Posts Strong Showing at Georgia

The Alabama men fell to the Bulldogs 164-128 while the Tide women lost 164-130 to the defending NCAA and SEC Champion Georgia women

09/12/2014

Alabama Opens 2014-15 Collegiate Swimming and Diving Season with Decisive Wins over Delta State

Alabama's men beat Delta State 199-98 while the Crimson Tide women beat DSU 216-79

09/11/2014

Alabama Swimming and Diving Opens Season Friday at Home against Delta State

05/01/2014

The Battle Plan

This has been the most difficult week of the 13 months I have been at the University.

04/25/2014

Alabama Places 48 Student-Athletes on 2014 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

To earn a place on the honor roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.0 or better grade point average for either the preceding academic year or their career and be a sophomore or better in academic standing

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

Top Times:
50 freestyle 19.79
100 freestyle 43.55
100 butterfly 47.21