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Walter Loop
Position: Breaststroke
Height: 5'10"
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Mandeville, La.
High School: Mandeville HS
Major: Undecided
Born: 02/05/1992
Walter Loop Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/30/2013

JUNIOR SEASON (2012-13)
Gifted breaststroker who has the opportunity to earn a spot on the SEC Championships roster his senior season … Competed in dual meets against Kentucky, SMU and Texas A&M … Set his career lows after resting for the A&M meet … Notched a victory in the 200 breast (2:01.24) and a second place performance in the 100 breast (56.48) against the Aggies … Took second in the 200 breast (2:10.45) in a dual win over Kentucky.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011-12)
Contributed in the breaststroke and individual medley events in his second season … Competed in four dual meets and in the Tennessee Invitational … Finished 14th in the 200 breast (2:05.63) and 22nd in the 100 breast (58.17) at the Tennessee Invitational … Posted his season lows in the 100 breast (57.28) and 200 breast (2:02.59) against Texas A&M … Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010-11)
A breaststroke and individual medley contributor in his first season … Competed in nine dual meets, Cougar Classic Invitational and SEC Championships … Finished 21st in the 200 breast (2:05.72), 23rd in the 100 breast (58.48) and 40th in the 200 individual medley (1:57.08) at SEC’s … Swam to fourth in the 200 breast at the Cougar Classic and sixth in the 100 breast … Delivered runner-up honors in the 200 breast at Texas A&M with a personal best of 2:03.65 and also registered a career best of 58.03 in the 100 breast … Collected third in the 200 breast in a home victory over Incarnate Word … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Won multiple Louisiana state championships in the 100 and 200 breast … Also a Southern Zone champion and a Junior National qualifier … Brings in a top time of 58.00 in the 100 breast and a lifetime best of 2:05.48 in the 200 breast … Coached by Robby Fritscher.

PERSONAL
Full name is Walter Cantine Loop … Born Feb. 5, 1992, in New Orleans, La. … Parents are Walter and Ellen Loop … Has two younger siblings, Megan and Tyler … Currently undecided on major.

WALTER’S TOP TIMES
100 breaststroke, 56.48, 2013 vs. Texas A&M
200 breaststroke, 2:01.24, 2013 vs. Texas A&M
200 individual medley, 1:57.08, 2011 SEC Championships

WALTER’S TOP 2012 -13 TIMES
100 breaststroke, 56.48, 2013 vs. Texas A&M
200 breaststroke, 2:01.24, 2013 vs. Texas A&M

 

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