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  Leigh Walsh
Leigh Walsh

Player Profile

Dublin, Ireland

High School:
Santa Sabina HS




At Utah

Senior (Fall 2008): Reached the doubles round of 16 at the ITA Central Region Championships with Evgenia Kryuchkova... teamed up with Dee Dee Nelson in doubles at the BYU Invitational, also reaching the round of 16...advanced to singles flight A quarterfinals at the BYU Invitational.

Junior (2007-08): Compiled an overall singles record of 13-22, going 10-11 in dual matches... posted four wins over opponents from ranked teams ... had a 15-1 overall doubles record with Kryuchkova ... earned academic all-Mountain West Conference honors...represented her home country of Ireland in the Universiade Bangkok 2007 games.

Sophomore (2006-07): Named All-MWC in doubles, playing with Elizabeth Ferris at the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, tallying a 13-7 dual match record and going 17-10 overall ... compiled a 15-13 singles record, including 11-9 dual match mark... earned academic all-Mountain West Conference honors.

Freshman (2005-06): Compiled a 14-6 dual record and 17-10 overall record ... tallied the best singles record on the team ... teamed up with Emily Kwok (10-6) primarily at No. 2 doubles ... named academic all-Mountain West Conference.

High School/Juniors: Won the all-Ireland School Championship with St. Dominics High School in 2002 ... represented Ireland at Under 14 and Under 18 tournaments ... competed at the Four Nations Tournament ... was all-Ireland champion three times at the Under 14, 16, and 18 levels ... four-time all-Ireland doubles finalist ... won the Under 14 doubles title.

Personal: Daughter of Joseph and Marion Walsh ... born May 6, 1987 ... majoring in exercise and sports science and minoring in communications.

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