Duke Men's Lacrosse BIO
19 Christian Walsh
Career: Played in 81 career games with 75 starting assignments … Compiled 93 goals and 71 assists for 164 career points … Graduated ranked 18th at Duke in points … 2014 USILA Honorable Mention All-American … USILA Scholar All-America … Key component on Duke’s top midfield line in the 2013 and 2014 NCAA Championship teams … 2014 Team Captain … Four-time ACC Academic Honor Roll member.
2014: Started all 20 games on Duke’s first midfield line … USILA Honorable Mention All-America … Finished the season with 22 goals and 26 assists for 48 points … His 48 points were second most of his career and ranked fifth on the team … Was key component in the top scoring midfield in Duke history … Had at least one point in 19 outings … Registered 11 multiple-point games and seven with three-plus points … Had a career-high six assists and seven points in win over Syracuse (3/23) … Six assists were most by a Blue Devil since 2010 … Followed that with a five-goal outing against Harvard (3/29) … Added three goals and three assists at Virginia (4/11) … Tallied a goal and three assists in NCAA Semifinal win over Denver (5/24) … Finished with a goal and an assist in NCAA Championship game … Also had three GBs against the Irish in the title tilt … Picked up a season-high five ground balls in loss to Syracuse (4/25) … Compiled 37 points in the final 11 games after totaling just 11 in the first nine … USILA Scholar All-America … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.2013: Played in 21 games and started 19 … Started season at attack before moving to the first midfield line … Finished the year with 33 points from 16 goals and 17 assists … Part of a midfield line that accounted for 134 points and nearly 30 percent of the scoring for Duke … Had a point in 17 games and multiple points in 11 of those … Tallied three goals and an assists in the season opener against Denver (2/9) … Scored three-plus points in four games … Had a goal and two assists in NCAA semifinal win over Cornell (5/25) … Added a goal and an assist versus Syracuse (5/27) in the NCAA title game … Handed out two assists against Georgetown (3/23), Virginia (4/12) and at Rutgers (4/20) … Netted a pair of scores in High Point (4/5) victory … Picked up a season-high four ground balls against Jacksonville (2/10) … All-ACC Academic Team … ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Played in all 20 games with 19 starts at attack ... Ranked second on the team in overall points with 49 ... Finished the year with 34 goals and 15 assists ... 34 goals were the third most on the team ... Had at least one point in 18 games and had 14 multiple point outings ... Netted at least one goal in 17 contests and had two-plus goals 11 games ... Voted the ACC Tournament Most Valuable Player after scoring four goals and two assists in the ACC Championship game against North Carolina (4/22) ... Had five goals, two assists and three ground balls in the two games ... Also had a hat trick versus the Tar Heels in the regular season ... Notched three goals in the NCAA Tournament first round win over Syracuse (5/12) ... Had three goals and an assist for four points in the NCAA quarterfinal win over Colgate (5/20) ... ranked second on the team in shooting percent (.382) ... Picked up 32 ground balls for the year ... Corralled a season-high four ground balls in season-opening win over Rutgers (2/11) ... Had at least one ground ball in 18 contests ... All-ACC Academic Team selection ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2011: Played in all 20 games and started 17 on attack ... Ranked third on the team in scoring with 21 goals and 13 assists for 34 points ... Had at least one point in 18 contests and had 12 multiple-point outings ... Netted three goals in ACC Tournament semifinal win over Virginia (4/22) ... Also had three goals in come-from-behind victory over Georgetown (3/26) ... Had first multiple-point outing with two assists in overtime win over Maryland (3/5) ... Tallied two goals, including game-winner, and assist at North Carolina (3/17) ... Had a goal and an assist in NCAA Tournament quarterfinal against Notre Dame (5/22) ... Registered one goal in NCAA semifinal versus Maryland (5/28) ... Led all attackmen with 36 ground balls ... picked up a season-high five ground balls at Jacksonville (4/30) ... Named to All-ACC Academic Team ... ACC Honor Roll selection.
Prep: Lettered for Bobby Shiver at Boys Latin … Also played one season in a postgraduate year at Deerfield Academy for Chip Davis … Selected to Maryland Free State All-Start team in 2008 … Helped lead club team to U-19 Championship at Vail Shootout in 2009. Boys Latin: An All-America selection as a senior … Rregistered 77 goals and 79 assist for a 156 points in two seasons … Had a career-best 92 points from 42 goals and 50 assists his senior season … Team captain as a senior ... Named first team All-MIAA Conference, All-Metro Baltimore, all-state as a senior … Selected as a finalist C Markland Kelly Award as the best lacrosse player in Maryland … also played soccer and basketball … Basketball team most valuable player in 2008 and 2009 … named all-conference in soccer … Served as a captain for both as a senior … Was a member of the National Honor Society. Deerfield Academy: Had 82 points from 48 goals and 34 assists at Deerfield Academy … Compiled a 140 points in his scholastic career … At Deerfield named All-Western New England … Earned the Stew Lindsay Jr. Award as the league’s outstanding attackman and awarded Rhodes Cup as team’s most valuable player.
Personal: Son of Chris and Stacy Walsh … Has two brothers, Luke and Jake, and one sister, Meghan … Grandfather was a lacrosse All-American at Maryland … Father played soccer and basketball at Union College … born July 27, 1991.