Virginia Cavaliers Official Athletic Site

Gretchen Walsh

Free/Fly/Back
Position
Freshman
Class
Nashville, Tenn.
Hometown
Harpeth Hall School
High School / Club
Gretchen Walsh - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

UVA Career-Bests
100 Back: 
51.15
100 Free: 48.00
100 Fly: 52.18
200 Free: 
1:47.99

2021-2022
• Won the 100 free and placed 2nd in the 50 free, and 100 back at NCAA Championships
• Won the 200 free relay at NCAA Championships
• Set NCAA, Meet, American, US Open, and Pool records in the 400 free relay and 400 medley relay at NCAA Championships
• Won the 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay at ACC Championships
• Placed 2nd in the 50 free and 100 back at ACC Championships
• Won the 200 medley relay, 100 back, and 100 free at the team’s meet against NC State
• Won the 400 medley relay, 50 free, and 100 fly at the team’s meet against North Carolina
• Won the 400 medley relay, 100 free and 200 free relay at the team’s meet against Texas
• Won the 200 free at the team’s meet against Army
• Won 4 events at the team’s meet against UC Berkeley

BACKGROUND
• Competed at the 2021 US Olympic Trials
• National High School Record Holder in the 50 freestyle and 100 freestyle
• Eight-time individual Tennessee State Champion
• Two-time Tennessee Female Swimmer of the Year (2020-2021)
• Two-time Tennessee Athlete of the Year (2020-2021)
• Junior National Team Member (2018)
• National Team Member (2019-2021)
• Two-time Individual Gold Medalist at Junior World Championships (2019)
• Scholastic Writing Award (2020)
• Third Honors (2021)

PERSONAL
• Parents are Glynis and Robert Walsh
• Has one sister, Alex
• Recipient of the 2022-23 Juliana Schulte O’Reilly and Brian T. O’Reilly Bicentennial Scholarship