Valtteri Halonen
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kouvola, Finland
High School: Kuusankosken Lukio
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Finished third at CAA Championships with 53 points ... Conference champion in 200 Backstroke with meet-record time of 1:44.49 ... Placed second in 100 Backstroke with NCAA “B” cut time of 48.0 ... Added third-place finish with time of 48.17, also NCAA “B” cut time, in 100 Fly ... Helped UNCW to conference championships in 200 (1:27.40) and 400 Medley (3:14.08) relays, where UNCW set meet records in both events.
UNCW’s Rookie of the Year ... Totaled 39 points for the Seahawks at CAA Championships ... Earned All-CAA individual honors with a second-place finish in the 200 Backstroke ... Also swam opening leg of UNCW’s second-place and All-CAA 400 Medley Relay.
Full name: Valtteri Antti Pekka Halonen ... Born Kuusankoski, Finland ... Son of Sirpa and Kari Halonen.