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J. B. Walsh
  • Sophomore
  • Fly/IM
  • Virginia Beach, Va. (Ocean Lakes)
  • 2004 Olympian

Career Best Times
(Yards)
200 Free - 1:44.32 (Indian River C.C., 2/5/05)
500 Free - 4:36.54 (2006 SEC Championships)
1,000 Free - 4:44.50 (Florida State, 11/16/04)
100 Fly - 49.65 (2006 SEC Championships)
200 Fly - 1:48.10 (Florida Southern Sectionals, 3/21/05)
400 IM - 4:03.75 (Florida Southern Sectionals, 3/21/05)

National/International Competition
Earned a silver medal in the 200-meter fly at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games...Broke an 18-year-old record in the event with a time of 2:03.23....Also earned a bronze medal as part of the Philippines 400-meter FR team that swam a national record time of 3:52.35…Competed at the 2005 World Championships and finished 51st in the 100-meter fly … Represented the Philippines in the 200-meter fly and finished in 37th place with a time of 2:06.76 at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece … Competed for the Philippines in the 2003 FINA World Championships … Two-time U.S. Senior Nationals competitor … Member of the 2003 Junior National All-Star Team … Captured a silver (200 fly) and bronze (100 fly) medal in the 2003 Southeast Asian Age Group Games … Placed third in the 200 fly at the 2001 Asian Age Group Games.

At Florida

2005-06: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection…Exhibitioned the 500 free (4:36.54), 100 fly (49.65) and 200 fly (1:48.78) at the SEC Championships (02/15-18/06)…Exhibitioned the 500 free (4:42.00) against Indian River C.C. (02/04/06)…Finished second in the 200 fly (1:50.58) and third in the 400 MR (3:23.14) against Tennessee (01/28/06)…Fourth in the 200 fly (1:49.61) against Auburn (01/21/06)…Third in the 200 IM (1:54.57) against Alabama (01/20/06)…Exhibitioned the 100 fly (51.57) and 200 fly (1:50.32) against the Crimson Tide…Third in the 200 fly (1:51.72) against LSU (01/12/06)...Helped the 200 MR (1:34.63) to fourth-place and exhibitioned the 500 free (4:42.20) against the Tigers…Second in the 200 fly (1:50.64) against Penn State (01/07/06)…Exhibitioned the 100 fly (51.18) and helped the 200 MR team finish fourth (1:34.52)…Finished second in the 200 fly (1:50.55) against Florida Atlantic (11/11/05)…Also competed in the 200 MR (1:36.10) and exhibitioned the 400 IM (4:17.16)...Placed fourth in the 200 fly (1:50.59) and seventh in the 100 fly (51.27) against Georgia (10/27/05)…Earned third-place in the 200 fly (1:50.86) and 10th in the 100 fly (51.66) against Texas and California (10/21-22/05)…Also competed in the 500 free (4:43.37), 400 MR (3:31.01) and 200 MR (1:35.96)…Won the 200 fly against South Carolina (10/15/05) with a time of 1:52.14)…Also helped the 200 MR team to a second-place finish in a time of 1:36.50…Finished first in the 200 fly (1:51.74) and four in the 400 MR (3:28.19) against Virginia (10/14/05).

(2004-05) Swam exhibition vs. Indian River C.C. (2/5/05) in the 100 fly (50.74) and 200 free (1:44.32) … Swam exhibition in the 200 MR (1:34.83) vs. Tennessee (1/29/05) … Placed fifth in the 200 fly (1:51.64), 10th in the 100 fly (51.32), 12th in the 400 IM (4:14.45) and 17th in the 500 free (4:44.50) and swam exhibition in the 400 MR (3:27.74) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Won the 200 fly (1:50.43), placed third in both the 400 MR (3:22..67) and in the 100 fly (50.60) at Florida State (11/16/04) … Fourth in both the 200 fly (1:51.27) and seventh in the 400 MR (3:27.85) in the dual against Texas and South Carolina (11/12/04) … Placed second in the 200 fly (1:50.50) and swam exhibition in the 400 IM (4:15.63) against Minnesota (10/29/04) … Took third in the 200 fly (1:50.65) vs. Georgia (10/28/04) … Second in the 200 fly (1:52.77) and swam exhibition in the 100 fly (52.22) and 400 IM (4:18.50) at Florida Atlantic.

High School
All-American in the 100 fly in 2003 and 2004 … Captured the Virginia state championship in the 100 fly in both 2003 and 2004 … Finished second in the 100 fly in the 2002 state championships … Twice placed third in the Virginia State championships for the 200 IM (2002 and 2003) … Five-time district champion … MVP of his team from 2001-2004 … Named Ocean Lakes High School Male Athlete of the Year for 2003 and 2004 … Awarded the Metropolitan Scholastic Men's Swimming Award in 2003 and 2004 … Recognized as 2004 Virginia Beach Outstanding Male Athlete.

Club Swam for the Tidewater Aquatic Club … Coached by Steve Harrison … Holds four Virginia State Age Group records.


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