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    Emily Walsh
    27 Emily Walsh
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Worcester, Pa.

    High School:
    Methacton

    Position:
    Defense

    07/31/2014

    14 Field Hockey Student-Athletes Honored by the Big East Conference

    2,091 honorees from 10 member institutions and five affiliates were recognized by the conference

    09/15/2012

    Boddy's Big Day Leads No. 5 Field Hockey Past Rutgers, 5-0

    UConn Wins Sixth-Straight BIG EAST Opener

    09/15/2012

    No. 5 UConn 5, Rutgers 0

    Photos by Steve Slade

    2012
    Saw time in 16 games and earned one starting assignments for UConn ... Scored one goal on nine shots ... Her goal came during UConn's 5-0 victory over Rutgers (Sept. 15) and she started UConn's 8-0 win over Sacred Heart (Aug. 26) ... Was a part of a UConn defense that finished third nationally with a 1.15 opponents goals against average and shut the opposition out seven times. In fact, the UConn defense held its opponent to one goal or less in 15 of 22 games during the 2012 season.

    High School
    Competed at Methacton High School for coaches Nicole Bayer and Jill Palmer ... Honored as a First Team All Pac-10 selection during her senior year and voted onto the Second Team during her junior campaign ... Earned mention as an All-Area First Team from the Times Herald ... Worcester qualified for the Pennsylvania District Playoffs in each of her final three years and Walsh was honored as the team's Most Improved Player during her junior year ... Attended the National Field Hockey Festival and National Indoor Tournament with the WC Eagles Field Hockey Club.

    Personal
    Emily Joan Walsh ... Parents Terrence and Jana Walsh ... An art history major ... Born May 7, 1994 in Worcester, Pa. ... Also played polo in high school for the Brandywine Polo Academy Interscholastic Team ... Played in the Championship Game in 2010 and competed in the playoffs in 2011.

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