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Alex  Walton
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Alex Walton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boulder, Colo.

High School:
Fairview H.S.

Height:
6-6

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
12/02/1995

Major:
Finance


Top Times:

100 Free 48.45 10/20/17
200 Free 1:39.67 02/17/17
500 Free 4:24.11 02/16/17
1000 Free 9:26.95 01/20/18
1650 Free 15:18.37 02/18/17
100 Breast 1:00.47 10/13/17
200 IM 1:51.94 02/16/17
400 IM 3:54.80 02/17/17

Honors and Awards:
2017-18 Summit League Academic All-League…2017-18 All-Summit League honors in the 500 free, 400 IM and 1650 free.

2017-18:
Earned NCAA B Standards in the 500 free (4:24.48) and the 1650 free (15:25.05)…Turned in the second-fastest DU time in the 500 free at 4.24.48 at the Summit League Championships… Swam the second -fastest Denver time in the 1000 free at 9.26.95 at the Florida Atlantic University Quad… Tallied the second-fastest DU time in the 1650 free at 15.25.05 at the Summit League Championships.

2016-17 Internationals:
Finished 18th in the 400 IM (4:48.57), 29th in the 400 free (4:17.02), 30th in the 200 IM (2:30.82) at the Mel Zajac International

2016-17:
Participated in 13 meets…Turned in the third-best time this season in the 500 free, finishing with a 4:24.11 at the Summit League Championships, earning an NCAA B Standard in the event…Second-best Pioneer time this season in the 1000 free, an altitude adjusted time of 9:27.92 in a tri-meet with Minnesota and Wyoming…Tallied the third-best time on the team this season in the 1650 free, touching in 15:18.37 at the Summit League Championships.

2015-16:
Reached NCAA B Standards in the 1650 free…Helped team win 17 of 20 events at the 2016 Summit League Championships…Helped set eight Summit League Championship records…Named to the 2016 Summit All-League team.

2014-15:
Achieved NCAA Standard in 1650 Free...Recorded the third-fastest time on the team in the 1000 free with a 9:37.08.

Before Denver:
2011-2012: Two-time All-American...Team captain... Holds Fairview High School records in the 500 Free and 400 free relay.

Personal:
Born on December 2, 1995 in Atlanta, Ga…Son of Mark and Gabriele Walton…Swam for Flatirons Swim Club…Chose DU because he loved the campus and the team when he came to visit, he instantly felt a connection to the school and program…Recruited also by Penn, Harvard, Dartmouth, William & Mary.

 

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