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Alison Walshe Biography
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: August 30, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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General:  Transfer from Tulane University in New Orleans...Expected to be a strong addition to the Wildcat team.

Sophomore (2005-06):  Participated in the 2006 U.S. Women's Amateur at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course in North Plains, Ore., where she advanced to the second round of match play ... Posted a 71-74=145 (+3) during the stroke play portion of the Amateur ... Won the Lowell, Mass., City Championship by 11 strokes in July ... Finihsed in 10th place at the North and South Women's Amateur in Pinehurst, N.C. ... Attended Tulane University....Team won the Conference USA championship...Conference Player of the Year...Louisiana Player of the Year...All-conference team...Second team All-American...Placed second at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship after carding a total of 212 (-1)...Ranked 10th in the Fall 2005 Golfstat Cup Rankings.


Freshman (2004-05):  Attended Boston College...Big East Conference individual champion...Big East Conference Player of the Year...Won three tournaments...Shot a career best total of 69 at the Rutgers Invitational, where she finished even-par 144 for a 13-stroke victory...Finished in the top ten in each event that she competed in throughout the season...Finished the season with a 75.76 stroke average.


High School:  Westford Academy, Westford, Mass...Earned four letters in basketball and golf and two letters in tennis...Dual County all-conference player four years for golf...Boston Player of the Year twice for golf...Golf state champion during senior year...Team went undefeated three of four years.


Personal:  Full Name: Alison M. Walshe...Born May 14, 1985, in Galway, Ireland...Daughter of John and Mary Walshe...Academic major of interest is Interdisciplinary Studies...Wants to play professional golf or become a sports marketer...Has one brother, David, and one sister, Sarah Jane...Lists hobbies as going to the beach, spending time with friends, and traveling...Fan of Boston sports teams, especially the Red Sox.