MBB Flex Pack
#4 Ali Walsh
Position: Forward
Height: 5'5"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Florissant, Mo.
High School: Hazelwood Central
Experience: 2 Letters
2009 - Turned in a strong comeback campaign registering two goals and three assists after missing 2008 season due to injury...started all 19 games she played in...ranked fifth and sixth, respectively, on the team in shots (25) and shots on goal (10)...scored game-winning goal in Drake's 1-0 overtime home victory over North Dakota...named to MVC Academic Honor Roll as well as earning MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award.  2008 - Redshirted campaign after an injury in the preseason. 2007 - Played in 17 games, starting nine...top freshman scorer on the Drake squad...tied for fourth on the team in scoring with two goals and four assists...earned second team All-Missouri Valley Conference honors while also being named to the MVC All-Freshman team...only two goals of the season were game winners against South Dakota State and at Evansville. High School - Named MVP of Hazelwood Central High School in 2007...led Hazelwood to district championships in 2005, 2006 and 2007...named first team all-Suburban North conference all four years...named second team all-state as a senior...scored 47 goals with 52 assists during four year high school career.  Other - Played club soccer for St. Louis Soccer Club (Formerly Busch Soccer Club) and for JB Marine Soccer Club, which have won 10 consecutive state championships dating back to 1998...finished second at U18 Midwest Regional championships in 2007, scoring a goal in the final. Personal - Born Nov. 20, 1988...majoring in public relations...daughter of Daniel and Michela Walsh...named to Dean's List...Drake Presidential Scholar recipient.