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Bobby Walsh


Virginia Beach, Va. (Ocean Lakes)
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Career Best Times


200 Free: 1:40.57               (2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships)

500 Free: 4:40.61               (2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships)

1,650 Free: 16:27.96          (2010 Georgia Tech Fall Invitational)

100 Fly: 52.18                      (FAU, 1/16/10)

200 Fly: 1:49.30                   (2008 Princeton Invitational)

200 IM: 1:49.02                    (2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships)

400IM: 3:55.01                     (2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships)



200 Free: 1:58.89               (2010 Florida Southern Zone Section Championships)

400 Free: 4:12.64               (2010 Florida Southern Zone Section Championships)

200 Back: 2:21.58              (2010 Florida Southern Zone Section Championships)

100 Fly: 1:00.24                   (2010 GCST Summer Invitational)

200 Fly: 2:07.63                   (2008 Virginia Sr. Championships)

200 IM: 2:07.37                    (2008 Virginia Sr. Championships)

400 IM: 4:35.08                    (2008 Virginia Sr. Championships)


National/International Competition

Competed at the 2009 FINA World Championships for his native Philippines in Rome, Italy, during summer 2009… Placed 49th in the 400 IM, (4:40.57), 59th in the 200 IM (2:08.37) and 61st in the 200-meter fly (2:08.17)…Competed at the 2008 U.S. Open in Minneapolis … Represented the Philippines at the Youth World Championships … Also competed at the Southeast Asia Games.


At Florida

2010-11: Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third consecutive year… Received $6,000 as UF’s male nominee for the SEC Brad Davis Community Service Award… Voted team captain by his teammates… Finished fourth in the 200 fly (1:53.51) against FAU…Finished fifth in the 200 fly (1:53.03) and 200 IM (1:52.07) and seventh in the 400 IM (4:06.65) at the Big Al Open… Won the C final of the 200 IM (1:52.88) and notched a personal best in the 1,650 free (16:27.96) at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational.


2009-10: Named to the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Took second in the 200 IM, fourth in the 400 IM and 10th in the 200 fly at the South Carolina Invitational, while being part of the fourth-place 800 free relay squad.


2008-09: Named to the 2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll…Set a total of five new career-best marks his sophomore year with the Gators…Competed in a total of seven meets for UF during the 2008-09 campaign, including the 2008 Princeton Big Al Invitational, where he took fifth in the 400 IM (3:56.56), ninth in the 200 fly (1:49.30) and 11th in the 200 free (1:41.49)…Set career-best times in the 200 free (1:40.57), 500 free (4:40.61), 200 IM (1:49.02) and 400 IM (3:55.01) at the 2009 Florida Swimming Senior Championships in Orlando, Fla. …Opened the 2008-09 season with a sixth-place finish in the 200 fly versus Michigan (1:54.50)…Swam the 400 IM versus South Carolina…Rounded out the dual meet season with a fifth place in the 200 fly (1:55.14) against Indian River State College.


2007-08: Named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll … Posted a sixth-place finish in the 200 fly (1:56.89) versus FAU … Finished sixth in the 200 fly (1:54.62) in the tri-meet sweep of Purdue and Indian River CC … Placed 10th in the 200 IM (1:53.33) at Purdue’s Boilermaker Invitational … Also took 19th in the 400 IM (4:05.42) and 20th in the 200 fly (1:55.55) at the Boilermaker Invite.


High School

Earned All-America honors for his performance in the 200 IM … Was a four-time district and regional champion in the 200 IM … Was the state runner-up at the 2006 state championships in the 200 IM … Holds the district and regional record in the 200 IM and as a member of the 200 free relay … Olean Lakes was the 2007 district and regional champion … Earned an academic letter, was on the honor roll and received the Dolphin Medallion Award.



A member of the Tidewater Aquatic Club, coached by Mac Walston.

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