Amy Walsh (soccer)

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Amy Walsh
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Personal information
Full name Amy Heather Walsh
Date of birth (1977-09-13) September 13, 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Montréal, Canada
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Midfielder
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 McGill University
1997–1999 Nebraska Cornhuskers 63 (14)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 Atlanta Beat 16 (0)
2003 Ottawa Fury Women
2004 Montreal Xtreme
2006–2009 Laval Comets
National team
1997–2009 Canada 102 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Amy Heather Walsh (born September 13, 1977) is a former midfielder for the Canada women's national soccer team. From 1997 to 2009, she played 102 matches for the national team.[1] In May 2017, Walsh was inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Walsh attended the University of Nebraska, where she was twice named in the first team (All-Conference) and once in the first-team (All-Central Region). She played professionally for the Atlanta Beat of Women's United Soccer Association, and also played for the Montreal Xtreme and Laval Comets of the American W-League. Walsh played her last season in 2009. She gave birth to a child in January 2010. Since then she has not returned with the Laval Comets nor Canada’s national team.

Honors and awards[edit]

[3]

  • Olympic Participant (Canada, 2008)
  • Women's World Cup Participant (Canada, 1999, 2007)
  • Canadian National Team Member (1997 to 2009)
  • Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame (2017)[2]
  • College Soccer Online Third-Team All-American (1999)
  • Soccer Buzz Honorable-Mention All-American (1998)
  • NSCAA First-Team All-Central Region (1999)
  • NSCAA Second-Team All-Central Region (1998)
  • First-Team All-Big 12 Conference (1998, 1999)
  • First-Team Academic All-Big 12 Conference (1999)
  • Honorable-Mention Academic All-Big 12 (1999)

References[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Amy Walsh atteint les 100 matchs internationaux, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-14. Retrieved 2011-05-03. 
  2. ^ a b "Former captains Paul Stalteri, Amy Walsh named to Canada Soccer Hall of Fame". CFJC-TV. 25 May 2017. Retrieved 27 May 2017. 
  3. ^ Bio to Amy Walsh, http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=1146646

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