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2007 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

J.B. Walsh

Fly/IM

CLASS
SR
Hometown
Virginia Beach, Va. (Ocean Lakes)
Experience
2L
School
Career Best Times  
(Yards)  
500 Free - 4:36.54 (2006/2008 SEC Championships)
1,000 Free- 9:39.78 (FAU, 2/9/08)
100 Fly - 48.96x (2008 SEC Championships)
200 Fly - 1:44.30  
200 IM - 1:54.57 (Alabama, 1/20/06)
400 IM - 4:03.75 (Florida Southern Sectionals, 3/21/05)
   
Long Course (Meters)  
100 Fly - 55.47 (2007 Asian Games)
200 Fly - 2:00.45 (2007 Asian Games)
200 IM - 2:10.87 (Virginia Championships, 7/28/06)

National/International Competition
Earned gold in the 200 fly (2:00.45), 400 MR and won silver in the 100 fly (55.47) and 400 FR at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games … Set four Philippine national records in his four events as well as an SEA record in the 200 fly to secure his spot on the 2008 Philippine Olympic team … Qualified for finals in the 200-meter fly at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar … 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 29th in the 200-meter fly, 51st in the 100-meter fly and 60th in the 50-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 silver (200 fly) and bronze (100 fly) medals in the 2003 Southeast Asian Age Group Games … Placed third in the 200 fly at the 2001 Asian Age Group Games.

At Florida
2007-08:  Placed 39th in the 100 fly (48.55) and 27th in the 200 fly (1:46.99) at the NCAA Championships in Seattle (3/27-29) … Exhibitioned the 100 fly (48.96) and 200 fly (1:47.15) at the SEC Championships (2/20-23) … Touched second in the 1,000 free (9:39.78) against FAU (2/9) … Finished second in the 200 fly (1:48.24) for his best finish at Tennessee (2/2) … Earned the win in the 200-meter fly (2:03.48) versus Auburn (1/26) … Won the 200 fly (1:48.64) in the win over LSU (1/12) … Finished second in the 200 fly (2:04.63) at Georgia (10/25) … Finished first in the 200 fly (2:05.49) for his best finish against Michigan (10/19-20) … Was second in the 200 fly (1:49.87) at Minnesota (10/13) … Touched second in the 200 fly (1:48.82) and third in the 100 fly (50.19) in the season opener at Virginia (10/11).

2006-07: SEC Academic Honor Roll selection … Placed 24th in the 200 fly at the NCAA Championships (3/15-17) with a career-best time of 1:47.18 … Exhibitioned the 100 fly (49.53) versus FAU (1/27) … Finished third in the 1,000 free (9:51.61) and fifth in the 200 fly (1:50.68) against Tennessee (1/26) … Placed fifth in the 200 fly (1:49.72) and seventh in the 100 fly (50.08) against Auburn (1/19) … Finished third in the 1,000 free (9:44.22) against Indian River CC (1/13) … Posted a fourth-place finish in the 200 fly (1:48.89) and swam exhibition in the 100 fly (50.60) against Virginia (1/12) … Placed third in the 200 fly (1:49.26) and seventh in the 100 fly (50.17) against Florida State (11/21) … Finished third in the 200 fly (1:49.76) against Texas (11/10) … Notched a runner-up finish in the 200 fly (1:49.76), and also finished fourth in the 100 fly (50.17), against Minnesota (10/27) … Placed fourth in the 200 fly (1:50.91) versus Georgia (10/26) … Won the 200 fly (1:51.38) and swam exhibition in the 1,000 free (9:47.51) in the win over LSU (10/19) … Earned a fourth-place finish in the 200 fly with a time of 1:50.27 versus Michigan (10/14).

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 (2/15-18) … Exhibitioned the 500 free (4:42.00) against Indian River CC (2/4) … Finished second in the 200 fly (1:50.58) and third in the 400 MR (3:23.14) against Tennessee (1/28) … Fourth in the 200 fly (1:49.61) against Auburn (1/21) … Third in the 200 IM (1:54.57) against Alabama (1/20) … 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 (1/12) … 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 (1/7) … 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) … 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) … 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) … 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) 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).

2004-05: Swam exhibition versus Indian River CC (2/5) in the 100 fly (50.74) and 200 free (1:44.32) … Swam exhibition in the 200 MR (1:34.83) versus Tennessee (1/29) … 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) at the Georgia Tech Invitational (11/20) … Won the 200 fly (1:50.43) and placed third in both the 400 MR (3:22..67) and the 100 fly (50.60) at Florida State (11/16) … Fourth in 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) … Placed second in the 200 fly (1:50.50) and swam exhibition in the 400 IM (4:15.63) against Minnesota (10/29) … Took third in the 200 fly (1:50.65) versus Georgia (10/28) … 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 (10/8).

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 at the 2002 state championships … Twice placed third at the Virginia State championships in the 200 IM (2002 and 2003) … Five-time district champion … MVP of his team from 2001-04 … 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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