Davis Waln
Davis  Waln
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
The Galloway School

Height:
5-8

Event:
Diving

Club Team:
Atlanta Diving Association


06/27/2018

16 Jackets Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors

Georgia Tech swimming & diving earned CSCAA scholar all-America team honors for both the women's and men's teams for the fall and spring semesters

03/05/2018

Four Jackets Dive on Monday at Zone Championships

Georgia Tech swimming & diving had four Jackets dive on day one of the 2018 NCAA Zone B Diving Championships

03/04/2018

Tech Divers to Compete at NCAA Zone Championships

Georgia Tech diving will have six divers compete at the NCAA Zone Diving Championships this week

01/27/2018

Jackets Sweep Eagles on Senior Day

Georgia Tech swimming and diving swept the Emory Eagles in dual meet action on Saturday at the McAuley Aquatic Center

01/20/2018

Men Win, Women Fall at South Carolina on Saturday

Georgia Tech swimming and diving will be back in action next Saturday at 11 a.m. versus Emory on Senior Day

Before Tech: A four-year diver and team captain at The Galloway School under head coach Gareth Griffith ... Tabbed The Galloway School Male Athlete of the Year for diving at as a senior in 2017 ... Holds the school record with a score of 534.45 for an 11-dive meet ... Also has the school record for a six-dive meet with a mark of 287.20 ... Placed fifth overall in the 1-meter dive at the 2017 Georgia High School State Championship 1-5A meet ... Won the six-dive meet with a score of 287.20 at the 2017 North Forsyth Meet ... Placed sixth overall in the 3-meter dive with a score of 377.95 and ninth in the 1-meter dive with a mark of 330.50 at the 2017 The Carolina Big Dive AAU Invitational event ... Recorded a score of 534.45 for an 11-dive meet at the 2016 Atlanta Invitational ... Also lettered in cross country, track & field and baseball ... Was a three-time recipient of the scholar-athlete award ... Was also awarded the 2016 Hendrix College Book Award and the 2017 Bilancio Comprehensive Science Award ... A recipient of the Principal's Letter of Commendation ... Was a member of the student association for three years from 2013-15.

Personal: Full name is Davis James Waln ... Son of David and Jana Waln ... Was born on June 25, 1998 in Atlanta, Ga. ... Has an older brother named Carson who played baseball at Wofford College (2013-17) ... Father, David (1982, 1984) and Mother, Jana (1984), are both Georgia Tech graduates ... Also had two aunts graduate from Tech ... Chose Tech because of the opportunities of co-op and work experience while working on his education, the athletic potential and opportunities the swim team gives him and because Tech is one of the leading schools in mechanical engineering ... Intends to major in mechanical engineering.



Waln's Career Top Scores (through 4/1/18)
EVENT POINTS MEET
1-meter 265.35 vs. Emory (1/27/18)
3-meter 332.55 vs. Delta State (10/28/17)