Libby Walker

Position Fly/Free/IM
Class Senior
Hometown Columbia, Mo.
High School Hickman HS
bio

Top Collegiate Times

Time Event Date Meet
4:49.25 500 Y Free 11/16/2018 Kansas Classic
16:32.71 1650 Y Free 02/24/2016 2016 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship
1:59.36 200 Y Fly 02/24/2016 2016 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship
4:18.46 400 Y IM 02/24/2016 2016 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship

2018-19 (Junior)

All-Big 12 First Team member … Claimed silver in three 1,000-yard freestyle events … Earned second-place in the 100-yard butterfly (59.60) against TCU (10/27) … Earned a personal-best in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of (4:49.25) at the Kansas Classic (11/16) … Swam to a personal-best time in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:44.15) at the Big 12 Championship (3/2) which finished as the third-fastest time on the team in the event.

2016-17 (Sophomore)

Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Co-champion with Haley Bishop of the inaugural CSCAA five-kilometer (1:05:48.32) Open Water Nationals (9/17) … Shared CollegeSwimming.com’s Big 12 Swimmer of the Week for 9/20 with Bishop … Earned All-Big 12 Second Team honors for her performance at the conference meet (2/22-25) … Recorded three top-seven individual finishes at Big 12s, placing fourth in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:32.88), sixth in the 200-yard butterfly (1:59.67) and seventh in the 400-yard individual medley (4:20.29) … Won the 500-yard freestyle at the Kansas Classic (11/18-20) by swimming a lifetime-best 4:50.83 … Gained another 500-yard freestyle (5:00.80) win against TCU on 10/27 … Lifetime-best 10:12.00 in the 1,000-yard freestyle earned a victory at Nebraska (11/5) … Collected three additional 1,000-yard freestyle victories throughout the season, recording times of 10:20.55 in a double-dual against North Dakota and Missouri State (10/21-22), 10:15.03 against TCU and 10:23.12 at the San Diego Shootout (1/7) … Swam a lifetime-best 2:10.64 against Iowa State (2/3-4) in the 200-yard IM … Set two-lifetime bests at William Jewell (1/19) including a 1:19.17 in the 100-short course meter breaststroke and a Mabee Center record 4:55.97 in the 400-short course meter IM.

2015-16 (Freshman)

Named to the Fall Athletic Director’s & Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Rolls… Recorded lifetime swims in four events at the Big 12 Championships, turning in top-five finishes and earning All-Big 12 First and Second Team honors in all but one race… Placed second in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:32.71), fourth in the 200-yard butterfly (1:59.70) and fifth in the 400-yard individual medley (4:18.46) at the league meet… Won the 200 fly at Iowa State…  Finished in the top-two of each of the 1,000-yard freestyle races she competed in throughout the season with a season-best swim against Nebraska (10:13.51)… Carved her name in the Kansas record books, registering the third-fastest time in school history in the 200 fly (1:59.70) and the fourth-fastest times in the mile (16:32.71) and the 400 IM (4:18.46)… Qualified for ‘A’ finals in three events at the Big Challenge… Competed at the AT&T USA Winter Nationals Meet… A regular scorer for the Jayhawks, placing in the top-eight in every individual race she competed in during her freshman campaign…  Turned in NCAA B cut in the 400 IM… Clinched an Olympic Trials cut in the 200-meter butterfly with a time of 2:14.19.

High School

Placed 10th in the 800 freestyle with a time of 8:57.12 at the NCSA Winter Junior Nationals… Two-time sectional champion in the 1,650-yard freestyle… Three-time distance high-point winner at sectionals… Competed for Gary Galbreath and the Columbia Swim Club.

Personal

Born Elizabeth Walker… Parents are David and Brenda Walker… Has two older siblings, Brandon and Kate… Plans to study psychology.