Malin Wallen
Malin Wallen
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
High School: Blackebergs Gymnasium
Previous College: Indian River State College
Events: Free/IM
Major: Business Administration

AS A SENIOR (2019-20)… Against Rollins, won the 200-free in 1:59.47… against Tampa, finished second on the 200-free in 2:57.49… in the Florida State quad meet, produced two top-six finishes, placing fifth in the 200-individual medley in 2:11.64, and sixth in the 100-free in 53.79… at the Panther Invite, claimed gold by swimming the 200-individual medley in a season-best 2:06.22… took second in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 52.66…

AS A JUNIOR (2018-19)… HONORS… SSC Commissioner's Honor Roll, D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award… in her first meet as a Moc, won the 200-IM by 1.2 seconds and was a part of the winning 200-free relay… on Day Two of the Panther Invite, Wallen took the 400-IM in 4:25.78, setting a new season-high, and surpassing the NCAA provisional qualifying mark by almost five seconds, while missing the school record by 0.13 seconds… on Day Three, she hit the NCAA B qualifying mark in the 100-free by finishing third in 51.94… at the NCAA Championships, she did not advance beyond the preliminaries in the 400-IM, posting a time of 4:36.73 in her first meet since January 12… also at the nationals, she swam the 100-free, turning in a time of 53.90 seconds during prelims but did not advance to the finals.

AT INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE (2016-2018)… Nine-time NJCAA All-American and two-time NJCAA Champion… As a sophomore at Indian River, won national titles in four relay events (200-medley, 400-medley, 400-freestyle and 800-freestyle), and the 400-IM as an individual… Took second in the 200-IM and 100-back, and third in the 100-free… Won national titles as a freshman in three relay events (200-medley, 400-freestyle and 800-freestyle), and was runner-up in three individual events (200-IM, 500-free, and 200-free)… 2018 FCSAA Female Student-Athlete of the year… Also a member of the 2018 All-Florida Academic Team.

PRIOR TO COLLEGE… 2016 graduate of Blackebergs Gymnasium in Bromma, Sweden… 2016 Athlete-of-the-Year.

PERSONAL… Daughter of Annika and Johan Wallen… Has an older sister (Cecilia) and a younger brother (Andreas)… Swam for club program Sparvagen Simforening… Enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.