#13 Will Walsh
Returned to the Irish for a fifth season … started all 37 career matches in which he played … posted a 20-10-7 record with 15 shutouts … had a 0.77 goals-against average and a .808 save percentage … earned three monograms … BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
FIFTH-YEAR (2012): Started 12 matches and notched an 8-3-1 record … recorded a career-high six shutouts … made 36 saves and posted a 0.81 goals-against average and a .783 save percentage … made one save and did not surrender a goal in a 1-0 season-opening win over Duke … made three saves in a 1-0 win over Oregon State in the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament en route to being named the tournament[apos]s goalkeeping co-MVP … registered another shutout in his next start by stopping two shots in a 2-0 triumph of Michigan State … had two saves in a 3-0 victory over Providence … compiled a career-high eight saves in a 1-1 draw at Marquette … made two saves and notched his fifth shutout of the season in a 1-0 win over Connecticut in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship … kept Michigan State off the scoreboard in a 3-0 victory in the second round of the NCAA Championship … matched a career-high total with eight saves in a 2-1 double-overtime setback to Indiana in the NCAA Championship Round of 16 … received his third monogram.
AS A SENIOR (2011): Started all 18 matches and posted a 9-5-4 record with a 0.83 goals-against average and .795 save percentage … notched five shutouts … made a career-high 62 saves and surrendered 16 goals … played 1728:37 of a possible 1734:07 between the pipes for the Fighting Irish … a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … made five saves in the season opener, a 0-0 draw with Indiana … was selected to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for his performance against the Hoosiers … was named the Goalkeeping MVP of the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament as he made 11 saves and allowed just three goals in 200 minutes of action … in the tournament opener, he stopped four shots in a 2-2 draw with Denver and followed that up with a career-high tying seven saves in a 2-1 win over Bucknell … collected five saves and registered his second clean sheet of the season in a 1-0 win at Michigan State … posted his second straight shutout by matching a career-high total of seven saves in a 1-0 upset of third-ranked Louisville … named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the second time of the season for his effort versus the Cardinals … did not surrender a goal and made four saves in 110 minutes of play in a scoreless draw versus Connecticut … recorded his fifth shutout of the campaign by stopping three Georgetown shots in a 3-0 Irish triumph … earned his second monogram.
AS A JUNIOR (2010): Played every minute in goal during the first seven games of the season … posted a 3-2-2 record with four shutouts and a 0.54 goals-against average … registered a .875 save percentage … made 28 saves and surrendered just four goals … earned his first monogram … saw his first collegiate action when he started the season opener, a 1-0 loss to UCLA … made five saves against the Bruins … notched his first career shutout by making four saves in a scoreless draw against California … recorded another clean sheet in the next contest as he made three saves in a 2-0 triumph of Drake … saw his career-best scoreless streak of 357 minutes come to an end with a goal in the 90th minute in a 5-1 win over Cal Poly that clinched the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title for the Irish … posted his third shutout of the season in a 0-0 tie against Michigan … made a career-high seven saves against the Wolverines … had five saves in a 2-0 setback to Michigan State … produced his fourth clean sheet in a 1-0 win over St. John[apos]s … did not see time the rest of the season as fifth-year senior Philip Tuttle returned from injury.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2009): Did not see game action.
AS A FRESHMAN (2008): Did not see game action … was named to the College Soccer News `100 freshmen to keep an eye on[apos] list prior to the season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Starting goalkeeper as a sophomore at Delbarton … suffered an injury and missed his entire junior season … returned as a senior and his team was a state semifinalist and conference champion … as a freshman, he posted a 21-1-0 record, including 15 shutouts and the squad won the Morris County Cup … member of the United States soccer national team training camp in November of 2007 … U.S. national training select team at Nike friendlies in December of 2007 … four-year member of the Region I ODP … has traveled to Germany, Argentina, France and Italy among other places with his ODP squad … five-year member of the New Jersey ODP … in 2005-06 the team was a Region I finalist after being a semifinalist the previous year … member of the Parsippany Soccer Club of the Super Y League … invited to the Super Y national ODP camp in January of 2006 … selected to the all-league team from the 2007 Super Y finals … was the only goalkeeper selected to that squad … invited to the Super Y national ODP camp in January of 2008 … on the Parsippany U-17 Revolution team in 2007 that won the Jefferson Cup U-17 Premier White Division and the Potomac Cup U-17 Chesapeake Division … son of Mary Walsh … graduated from Notre Dame[apos]s College of Arts and Letters with a degree in film, television and theatre.
Walsh[apos]s Career Statistics
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