#1 Patrick Walsh
|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||Laguna Hills, Calif. (Dana Hills HS)|
2008 Tied for second in saves in Atlantic Sun Conference games only (43). …Fourth in A-Sun games only in save percentage (.754). …Tied for fifth in A-Sun games only in saves per game (4.78). …Sixth in A-Sun games only in goals against average (1.64). …Sixth overall in A-Sun in goals against average (1.69). …Seventh overall in A-Sun in save percentage (.723). …Tied for fifth overall in A-Sun in saves (68). Recorded one shutout, a 2-0 win vs Stetson (10/24). …Season-high nine saves vs USC Upstate (10/12). …Played in 18 games, starting 11.
High School: Named team captain of high school team (2007). …Named to “11-person All-Tournament Team at 2007 Marina Classic. …Lettered four years in high school soccer. …The only freshman player in the past eight years to earn a spot on the varsity team. …Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal: Named captain of West Coast FC U19 Premier Club team. …Captain of club team for four seasons. …Named MVP at SWSC Classic. …Named MVP of ASC California Cup. …Club team won numerous tournament championships. …Parents are Martha, Jan and Pat Walsh. …One sister, Emma (4); and one brother, Michael (14). …Plans to major in Business Administration.
Why he chose Lipscomb: “I want to play a role in helping to build a great soccer program, in a Christian environment, at Lipscomb. I also like the smaller class sizes and the business programs offered.”