PRIOR TO LSU
Lettered four years for coach Shane Barry at Athen Drive Magnet High School ... Named the 2019 High School Honors Swimmer of the Year ... Holds the NCHSAA 4A State Record in the 100-Yard Backstroke ... Record Holder in the 200-Yard Medley Relay ... NCHSAA All-American Swimmer.
Full name is David Christopher Wahlen ... Born on October 21, 2000 ... Parents are Ron Wahlen and Zsuzsa Taligaś ... Has two brothers, Adam and Sammy, and one sister, Julianna ... Member of the A/B Honor Roll sophomore, junior, and senior years ... Chose LSU because of the friendly people, great coaches and amazing campus.