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Walter Broodryk
Walter Broodryk

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Andover, Kan.

High School:
Andover Central High

Event:
Breaststroke/ Individual Medley

At Missouri State: Broodryk will enter his junior season as one of the top breaststrokers for the Bears...

2009-10: Broodryk swam a new personal-best in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Mid-American Conference Championship in Ypsilanti, Mich. His time of 2:07.51 was the third-best time in the event for the Bears all season...Also cracked the season top five in the 100-yard breaststroke (59.25) and the 400-yard individual medley (4:08.23), both at the MAC championship...

2008-09: Was a top swimmer for the bears in the breastroke events, earning a top five spot in both the 100-yard and 200-yard event...set personal bests in 100-yard (57.61) and 200-yard (2:08.56) breastroke in the Sun Belt Championship.

Background: Waldo Broodryk comes to Missouri State after spending four years with the Wichita Swim Club where he participated in four consecutive regional championship meets. In 2005, he recorded a third-place finish in the 100 breast at the Missouri Valley All-Star meet. In 2006, he was a member of the 400 medley relay squad that qualified for the junior national meet as well as earning six various top-eight finishes at the Missouri Valley Zone Championships. In his final prep year, Broodryk recorded a top-16 finish at the 2007 Pro-Am and participated in the 2008 Grand Prix meet.

Personal: Full name is Waldo Broodryk. Born August 8, 1990 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Son of Herman and Anne-Marie Broodryk.

Career Best:

Event Time Opponent/Meet, Date

200 Free 1:47.17 LU, SLU, Ill Tech, 01/23/10

200 Back 1:58.96 LU, SLU, Ill Tech, 01/23/10

100 Breast 57.56 SBC Championship, 02/20/09

200 Breast 2:07.51 MAC Championship, 03/06/10

200 IM 1:57.98* Purdue Invitational, 11/22/09

400 IM 4:05.45 SBC Championship, 02/20/09

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