|Hometown:||Orchard Park, N.Y.|
|High School:||St. Francis|
Prior to Geneseo: Competed for St. Francis High School under coaches Steve Otremba and Walter Wcislo … team MVP for outdoor and indoor track from sophomore to senior year of high school ... finished ninth in the pentathlon at the NYS Championships … earned the St. Francis Scholar Athlete Award in 2015.
Personal: Christopher "Chris" Frederick Walter was born in Buffalo, N.Y. … raised in Orchard Park, N.Y. … parents are Chris and Michelle Walter … younger brother, Jeff, competes in track & field for RIT … cousin, Michelle Matia, played volleyball for Xavier University … studying communication … enjoys hiking, fishing, lifting, hunting, and forestry/tree-work … favorite professional sports team is the Buffalo Bills with Josh Allen as his favorite professional athlete ... favorite athletic-related moment was anchoring the 4x400 relay and receiving the baton the same time as his opponent’s top 400m runner and then beating his opponent to win the dual meet.