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Jack Walker

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Position
Junior
Class
Charlotte, N.C.
Hometown
Myers Park
High School / Club
Jack Walker - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

All-America
2020:
500 Free, 800 free relay

All-ACC
2021: 500 Free
2020: 500 Free

Virginia Career Bests
200 Free:
1:35.42
500 Free: 4:11.93 (2nd all-time at UVA)
1000 Free: 9:02.31 (10th all-time at UVA)
1650 Free: 14:56.26  (10th all-time at UVA)

2020-21
• Finished 19th in the 1650-yard freestyle, 24th in the 500-yard freestyle and 36th in the 200-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships
• Placed third in the 500-yard freestyle to earn All-ACC, finished fourth in the 1650-yard freestyle and 14th in the 200-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships
• Swept the 500-yard and 1000-yard freestyle against North Carolina
• Won the mile against Tennessee and Alabama with a time of 15:13.81
• Placed second in the 500 free against Tennessee and Alabama and seventh in the 200 free
• Finished second in the 1000 free against Navy

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Earned All-America honors in the 500-yard freestyle and 800-yard freestyle relay for advancing to the NCAA Championships in both events
• ACC runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle with a career-best time of 4:11.93
• Placed fifth in the 800-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships
• Ranks second all-time in program history in the 500-yard freestyle
• Placed fifth in the mile at the ACC Championships
• Won the 500-yard freestyle at the Tennessee Invitational
• Placed 11th in the 100-yard freestyle and 12th in the 200-yard freestyle at the Tennessee Invitational
• Won the 400-meter freestyle in the team’s dual meet against Wisconsin
• Placed first in the 500-yard freestyle against Tennessee
• Finished second in the 500-yard freestyle and eighth in the 200-yard freestyle at the USC Trojan Invitational

Background
• Qualified for the Olympic Trials in three events, 100, 200 and 400 free
• Four-time individual high school state champion
• Is a three-time junior national champion
• Holds five state records for North Carolina
• Competed four years for SwimMac

Personal
• Undeclared
• Son of Erin and Bill Walker
• Has one brother, Thomas