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Walsh
Midfielder
Amy    Walsh
Height: 5-8
Born: 09/13/1977 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
College: Nebraska
High School:
How Acquired: Free Agent 05/22/2001
Previous Team: Canadian National Team
   
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Quick Take:

Amy Walsh, a native of Montreal, has played on Canada's national team with her sister, Cindy, since 1998.

National Team:

Earlier this year she scored the tying goal in a 1-1 match against the United States in Kansas City. She was team captain at the Pacific Cup, an Olympic tune-up tournament played January 2000 in Australia. She started all five games for Canada in the 2000 Women's Gold Cup. She has 43 caps and four goals in her international career.

College:

Walsh finished her U.S. college career at Nebraska, which recruits heavily in Canada, in 1999 as a two-time All-Big 12 player. She was an honorable mention all- American in 1998 and one of the most dominant ball-winning central midfielders in the nation. Walsh had 36 points on 14 goals and eight assists in her career with the Cornhuskers.

Personal:

Amy Heather Walsh. She majored in dietetics at the University of Nebraska. Father Christopher is a retired dispatcher, mother Judy is a retired teacher. Why she's an athlete: "I love to compete, and it gives me a chance to play with and against players I admire." Earliest soccer memory: Playing with kneepads and no shinguards as a goalie and forward. "I looked very much like a little boy." Favorite soccer player: Zinedine Zidane. Significance of 1999 Women's World Cup: "It gave millions of young girls role models � something I didn't have growing up." Favorite World Cup memory: "Playing Japan in Spartan Stadium, our opening game with Canada." Community activity: Speaking to schools. Three favorite foods: Miso soup and avocado rolls, Indian food, mushroom rosemary polenta. Biggest challenge of her life: Being cut from Canadian national team and returning the following year.



SEASON TEAM GP GS MIN G A PTS SHT SOG B FC FS C E
2001 BAY-ATL 16 13 1216 0 1 1 4 2 0 29 20 2 0
POST SEASON TEAM GP GS MIN G A PTS SHT SOG B FC FS C E
2001 ATL 2 1 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0


   
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