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Lindsay Wallace
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Lindsay Wallace

Free, Back

Year Junior
Height 5-6
Hometown Augusta, Ga.
Last School Davidson Fine Arts
Club Team Aiken-Augusta Swim League
Lindsay Wallace

Biography

2017-18 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2016-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll

 

2017-18 (Sophomore): Swam for the Yellow Jackets in the 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 and 1650 free events on the season … One of Tech’s top performers in the middle distance free events … Set new career-best times in the 200 free (1:50.13), 500 free (4:54.75), 1000 free (10:17.71) and 1650 free (17:02.02) … Recorded the fourth-fastest time on the season for the Jackets in the 200 free (1:50.13), 500 free (4:54.75), 1000 free (10.17.71) and 1650 free (17:02.02) events … Her time of 17:02.02 in the 1650 free ranks 10th all-time in Tech history … Also turned in the ninth-best time on the team in the 100 free (52.21) … Was also a member of Tech’s second-fastest 800 free relay time of the season (7:32.48) … Totaled nine top-five individual finishes on the year … Posted a pair of top-three finishes in the dual meet at SCAD placing second overall in the 1000 free (10:42.57) and third in the 200 free (1:58.70) … Also turned in a time of 25.37 in the 50 free at SCAD … Finished fourth overall in the 200 free (1:54.78) against Delta State and touched the wall in a time of 5:08.10 in the 500 free versus the Statesman … Registered a fourth-place finish in the 500 free (5:08.23) and a fifth-place showing in the 200 free (1:55.30) at Northwestern … Picked up a fourth-place finish in the 1650 free (17:52.39) and a fifth-place showing in the 500 free (5:14.64) in the final dual meet of the season versus Emory … Also turned in a time of 10:46.17 in the 1000 free versus Emory … Touched the wall in fifth overall in both the 200 free (1:53.69) and 500 free (5:06.46) in the season-opening meet against Pittsburgh … Finished sixth in the 500 free (5:08.12) and seventh overall in the 200 free (1:55.04) at Notre Dame … Had a pair of seventh-place finishes in the 500 free (5:07.36) and 1000 free (10:29.14) at nationally ranked Georgia, as well as at South Carolina in the 200 free (1:56.03) and 500 free (5:11.83) … … Finished 18th overall with a finals time of 1:51.50 in the 200 free at the Georgia Tech Invitational … Also finished 21st at the GT Invitational event with a finals time of 4:54.75 in the 500 free … Competed for Tech in the 200 free (1:50.13), 500 free (4:57.06) and 1650 free (17:02.02) at the 2018 ACC Championships.

2016-17 (Freshman): Provided depth for the Jackets in the free events all season long, competing in the 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 free events … Finished her freshman campaign out on a high note, posting career-best marks in the 50 free (24.23), 100 free (51.66), 200 free (1:51.76) and 500 free (4:57.08) at the Bulldog Last Chance Meet … Posted the third-fastest time on the team in the 500 free (4:57.08) … Also turned in the fifth-fastest time for Tech on the season in both the 100 free (51.66) and 200 free (1:57.76) … Recorded the sixth-best time on the year for the Jackets in the 1000 free (10:50.27) and the 10th-best time in the 50 free (24.23) … A member of the second-fastest 800 free relay unit on the season with a time of 7:38.80 at the GT Invitational … Recorded 15 top-10 finishes for the Jackets on the year … Finished second in the 250 free (2:29.87) and fourth in the 150 free (1:25.06) in the season-opening half-double meet versus Georgia Southern … Recorded a fourth-place finish in the 500 free versus Cincinnati and FAU (5:12.42) … Posted a fifth-place finish in the 500 free in the dual meet versus Notre Dame (5:11.04) and in the dual meet against Alabama (5:10.91) … Turned in a sixth-place finish in the 500 free versus Georgia (5:10.12) and against both Florida State and SCAD (5:12.59).

Before Tech: A four-year letterwinner at Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School under coach Sara Nelson … Ranked as high as eighth overall in the state of Georgia … A bronze medalist at the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) State Championship in both 2015 and 2016 … An eight-time GHSA State Championship finalist … An eight-time Richmond County High School swim league champion … 2016 Augusta Sports Council Female Athlete of the Year … A two-time Augusta Chronicle Female Swimmer of the Year … Two-time USA Swimming scholastic all-American … A WJBF Scholar Athlete Award winner … A member of the honor roll all four years … Also a member of the National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society and a FLAIR Honor Society member … Was part of the Spanish Club, the Environmental Club and the Yearbook staff … Served as the president of the recycling program … Graduated with a perfect GPA of 4.0 and in the top-10 of her class.

Personal: Full name is Lindsay Marie Wallace … Born Oct. 3, 1997 … Daughter of Scott and Rhonda Wallace … Has four siblings — Aaron, Lauren, Adam and Andrew … Enjoys painting, ceramics, kayaking, hiking, hanging out with friends and watching Grey’s Anatomy and The Bachelor … Chose Georgia Tech because of its prestigious academics, the great swim program and positive team atmosphere, and location … Intends to major in biology (pre-med).

 

Wallace’s Career Top Times (through 4/1/18)
EVENTTIMEMEET
50 Free24.23Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)
100 Free51.66Bulldog Last Chance Meet (2/26/17)
200 Free1:50.132017 Georgia Tech Invitational
500 Free4:54.752017 Georgia Tech Invitational
1000 Free10:17.71 (s)2018 ACC Championships
1650 Free17:02.022018 ACC Championships
* relay splits (s)

 

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