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Alex Walsh

IM/Back/Breast
Position
Sophomore
Class
Nashville, Tenn.
Hometown
Harpeth Hall
High School / Club
Alex Walsh - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

NCAA Champion
2021:
200 IM, 800 Free Relay

All-America
2021: 200 IM, 200 Breast, 200 Free, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay

ACC Champion
2021: 200 IM, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay

All-ACC
2021: 200 IM, 200 Back, 200 Free Relay, 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay

Virginia Career Bests
200 Free: 1:43.61 (6th all-time at UVA)
100 Back: 51.57 (4th all-time at UVA)
200 Back: 1:51.12 (3rd all-time at UVA)
100 Breast: 58.28 (3rd all-time at UVA)
200 Breast: 2:05.64 (3rd all-time at UVA)
200 IM: 1:51.53 (2nd all-time at UVA)

2020-21
• ACC Women’s Rookie of the Year
• VaSID Rookie of the Year
• NCAA Champion in the 200-yard IM and finished fifth in the 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships
• Anchored UVA’s first-place 800 free relay to win the programs first NCAA relay title, and was part of the 200 and 400 free relays that finished second at NCAAs
• Won ACC title in the 200-yard IM, finished third in the 200-yard backstroke and fourth in the 100-yard breaststroke at the ACC Championships
• Swam on four of UVA’s first-place relays at ACCs (200 free relay, 400 free relay, 800 free relay, 400 medley relay)
• Won the 200-yard IM and 200-yard backstroke and was second in the 100-yard backstroke against NC State
• Finished first in the 100-yard breaststroke and second in the 200-yard breaststroke against North Carolina
• Won the 200-yard freestyle against Virginia Tech
• Placed second in the 100-yard breaststroke and 200-yard IM against Tennessee and Alabama
• Won the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke against Navy
• Placed fourth at the Toyota U.S. Open in the 200m IM in addition to finishing sixth in the 200m backstroke and ninth in the 100m butterfly

Background
• National Team member from 2017-20
• A member of the National Junior Team from 2015-17
• Two-time individual gold medalist at the 2019 Pan American Games
• Two-time individual high school state champion
• Named the Tennessee high school female MVP (2016-19)
• Nashville Aquatic Club MVP (2016-17)

Personal
• Undeclared
• Daughter of Glynis and Robert Walsh
• Has one sister, Gretchen
• Mother, Glynis, swam at Boston College