Swimming & Diving



 Kevin Waller
Kevin Waller

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
North Bend, Ore.

High School:
North Bend HS

Height:
6-5

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly/IM

Experience:
1L


08/08/2013

Kalms Paces Large UW Contingent at U.S. Open

A Record 13 UW Swimmers Competed in the U.S. Open Last Week

02/27/2013

Men's Swimmers And Divers Earn Four First-Team All-MPSF Honors

The Pokes Placed 12 Individuals On The First Or Second Team

02/24/2013

Cowboys Come Close To MPSF Championship Finishing Second, While Cowgirls Finish Third At MW

Hartigan And Kalms Win Conference Championships In The 100-Yard Freestyle

01/19/2013

Cowboys Close The Weekend Undefeated, While Cowgirls Fall To Boise State

The Pokes Defeated Air Force, Seattle And North Dakota For The Second Straight Day

01/18/2013

Cowboy Swimming And Diving Dominates In Three Dual Victories

Wyoming Won Nine Of 13 Events In Tonight's Meet

Freshman: (2012-13): Waller was one of the most consistent freshmen on the Cowboys during his rookie campaign. Kevin earned Second Team All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors in the 1,650 freestyle, as he finished fifth with a personal-best time of 15:26.55, the third fastest mark in school history. He earned a first-place finish in his first weekend as a Cowboy against Air Force, as he took the crown in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:42.89. He earned a second-place finish in the 1,000 freestyle at UNLV with a time of 9:25.11, ranking second on the Cowboys' all-time top-10 list. Also at UNLV, Waller earned a first-place finish in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:33.81.

High School: Waller a native of North Bend, Ore. He was a four-year letterwinner at North Bend High School and was the three-time MVP of the swim team. Waller left North Bend as the state 4A record holder in the 200 and 500 freestyle. He also holds the school records in the 100 butterfly, 200 individual medley, 100, 200 and 500 freestyles. In 2011, he helped North Bend to a state swimming championship. In club swimming, Waller is a three-time Junior National qualifier. He is also a three-time member of the Oregon Swimming Zone team. In the classroom, Waller Academic All-American in 2010 and 2012 as well as a four year honor roll student.

Personal: Waller was born in Coos Bay, Ore., on Sept. 4, 1993. He is the son of John and Christina Waller. He has one older brother, John. He plans to major in agriculture at Wyoming. Waller was also recruited by West Virginia, Pacific, Cornell and Louisville out of high school.

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