UCLA Swimming & Diving BIO
Hayden Walker
Player Profile:
Hayden Walker 1733937
Position: Free
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Paradise Valley, Ariz.
High School: Xavier College Prep HS

Swam a season-best 17:00.85 in the 1650 Free at the Pac-12 Championships, placing 17th ... Posted a career-best 10:07.51 in the 1000 Free at USC, besting her previous top mark by almost 20 seconds ... Also swam a career-best in the 500 Free (4:54.44) and 200 Free (151.40).

Walker had season-best swims in the 100 Backstroke (58.54), 200 Back (2:06.47), 500 Freestyle (4:57.94) and 100 Butterfly (57.52) … third in the 200 Back at San Diego … also had season bests in the 200 Free against USC (1:51.40) and the 1000 Free versus Utah (10:26.56).

Swam for four years at Xavier College Prep in Phoenix ... was an All-American two years and a championship finalist all four seasons ... two-time Arizona All-State ... earned the Coaches Award as a junior and was named Outstanding Senior Swimmer ... Xavier College Prep won AIA Division I State title all four years ... three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American ... swam club with Scottsdale Aquatic Club, earning USA Swimming gold medal status.

Born June 5, 1995 in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... daughter of Jolene and Mike Walker ... has one sister, Page ... political science major.

Hayden Walker’s Career Bests
1650 Freestyle (Short Course) 17:00.85
500 Freestyle (Short Course) 4:54.44
200 Freestyle (Short Course) 1:51.40
1000 Freestyle (Short Course) 10:07.51

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