AS A SOPHOMORE (2010)
Plays in 65 sets during 26 matches as a sophomore...mostly played opposite but was in the lineup as an outside hitter too...earned a starting role in eight matches...averaged 1.05 kills per set...garnered a career-high six block assists against Kent State (Aug. 31)...tied her previous career high of 11 kills against Tennessee (Sept. 11)...set another personal record with 28 attempts against both the Lady Vols and Robert Morris (Oct. 19)...recorded eight contest with 10 or more swings... assisted on two kills during the year...finished the season with 68 kills and 29 blocks.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009)
Saw action in 43 sets...recorded 29 kills and 34 points on the year...turned in a stellar effort in the season finale vs. Delaware when she chipped in 11 kills...tallied seven kills in the thrilling victory over Louisville...added nine blocks from the right side of the net...stuffed a career-high three attempts at VCU...collected seven digs on the year.
Led West Allegheny to two state championship tournaments, earning gold in 2006 and bronze in 2008...two-time All-Pennsylvania. and All-Tournament team selection...named to the Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-State Team three consecutive years...led her team to the 2008 WPIAL/PIAA Section 4 Championship...a 2008 WPIAL first team All-Star and Midwest Athletic Conference MVP...Moon High School Tournament 2008 All-Tournament team member...named a 2007 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Athlete-of-the-Week and a Beaver County Times Athlete-of-the-Week in both 2007 and 2008...Challis Scholastic Athlete-of-the-Year finalist...earned a "Best in Sport" nod by the Beaver County Times...four-time West Allegheny MVP for kills and blocks...guided her team to the 2006 Midwest Athletic Conference Championship...selected to the 2006 South Fayette All-Tournament Team...also earned All-State basketball honors and participated in track and field.
Born June 4, 1991...daughter of Christopher and Sharon Walker...has a twin brother, Michael, and two sisters Andrea and Natalie...majoring in business.
Walker's Career Highs
Service Aces: 1
Solo Blocks: 1
vs. Robert Morris (9-17-10)
Block Assists: 6
at Kent State(8-31-10)
Total Blocks: 6
at Kent State(8-31-10)
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